Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Delhi Police sub-inspector dies due to COVID-19

A 59-year-old sub-inspector of Delhi Police died on Tuesday due to coronavirus, officials said

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9 Jun 2020, 8:00 PM

With 2,259 new patients detected, number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra rises to 90,787

With 2,259 new patients detected, number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra rises to 90,787; death toll stands at 3,289 with 120 deaths on Tuesday: Health official

9 Jun 2020, 7:54 PM

Delhi Police SI dies due to COVID-19

A 59-year-old sub-inspector of Delhi Police died on Tuesday due to coronavirus, officials said.

Earlier, one constables and two assistant sub-inspectors of Delhi police had died due to COVID-19.

Another constable, who had underlying health conditions and had been on leave since November last year, also died last week. Police said his test for COVID-19 also came positive.

The sub-inspector who died on Tuesday has been identified as Karambeer. He was posted in northeast district, they said.

9 Jun 2020, 7:40 PM

Delhi govt panel suggests using Pragati Maidan, Talkatora Stadium, Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, JLN Stadium as makeshift COVID facilities

9 Jun 2020, 7:39 PM

38 more COVID-19 cases reported in Gautam Buddha Nagar

38 more COVID-19 cases reported in Gautam Buddha Nagar today. Total number of cases in the district is now at 691, including 258 active cases, 423 cured & 10 deaths: District Surveillance Officer

9 Jun 2020, 7:38 PM

Total 4346 positive cases detected in Jammu & Kashmir

A total of 4346 positive cases have been detected in Jammu & Kashmir so far - 939 in Jammu and 3407 in Kashmir. 48 deaths reported till date - 5 in Jammu and 43 in Kashmir. 1506 people have recovered till date - 241 in Jammu and 1265 in Kashmir: Govt of Jammu & Kashmir.

9 Jun 2020, 7:25 PM

5 more test COVID-19 positive in Nagaland, tally 127: Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom

9 Jun 2020, 7:17 PM

Karnataka: Karate coaches in Bengaluru say they're facing hardship amid COVID-19 pandemic

Karnataka: Karate coaches in Bengaluru say they're facing hardship amid COVID-19 pandemic, as schools & coaching classes remain closed. A coach, Firoz Khan says, "We've been sitting at home since 3 months. We know only karate and nothing else. We have no other source of income."

9 Jun 2020, 6:51 PM

1,685 COVID-19 cases, 21 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu

1,685 COVID-19 cases, 21 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 3,4914, including 307 deaths: State Health Department

9 Jun 2020, 6:31 PM

147 new COVID19 cases reported in Andhra Pradesh

147 new COVID19 cases reported in Andhra Pradesh today, taking the total number of positive cases to 3990: State Health Department.

9 Jun 2020, 6:27 PM

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tests negative for COVID-19

9 Jun 2020, 6:07 PM

Record single-day spike of 18 COVID-19 deaths in UP; 388 new cases detected

Uttar Pradesh reported its highest single-day spike of 18 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, taking the toll over the 300-mark as 388 new cases of the infection surfaced in the state.

With this, the total number confirmed cases in the state reaches 11,335.

"The count of active COVID-19 cases in the state stands at 4,365; while as many as 6,669 COVID-19 patients have been discharged from various hospitals. As many as 301 COVID-19 patients have died," Principal Secretary, Health, Amit Mohan Prasad told reporters.

9 Jun 2020, 6:05 PM

161 new positive cases reported from 8 June in Karnataka

2 deaths and 161 new COVID-19 positive cases reported from 8 June, 5pm till today 5pm, taking the total number of positive cases to 5921: Karnataka Health Department

9 Jun 2020, 5:38 PM

The total number of COVID19 cases in Himachal Pradesh is now 437, 5 deaths

The total number of COVID19 cases in Himachal Pradesh is now 437 including 184 active cases, 237 recovered and 5 deaths: State Health Department

9 Jun 2020, 5:31 PM

So far, more than 4347 Shramik Special services have been operated by Indian Railways, says Indian Railways

So far, more than 4347 Shramik Special services have been operated by Indian Railways to transport approximately 60 lakh persons to their destination states. Shramik trains are being run since 1st May 2020: Ministry of Railways

9 Jun 2020, 4:52 PM

2 persons test COVID-19 positive in Daman, which was in green zone: Officials

9 Jun 2020, 2:59 PM

38 new COVID-19 cases in Tripura, tally 841

9 Jun 2020, 2:59 PM

146 new COVID-19 cases in Odisha, tally 3,140, active cases 1,136

146 new COVID-19 cases in Odisha, tally 3,140, active cases 1,136: Health Dept

9 Jun 2020, 2:30 PM

33 new COVID-19 positive in Assam today, total number of positive cases rise to 2,868

33 new positive cases have been reported in Assam today. Total number of positive cases rise to 2868, including 2076 active cases, 784 discharged, and 5 death: Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

9 Jun 2020, 2:15 PM

BJP’s Jyotiraditya Scindia, mother admitted to Delhi hospital for COVID symptoms

BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia and his mother Madhavi Raje Scindia have been admitted to Max Super Speciality hospital in Saket after they complained of throat irritation and also had fever -- both COVID-like symptoms.

9 Jun 2020, 1:45 PM

Coronavirus spread by people with no symptoms 'appears to be rare': WHO

9 Jun 2020, 1:32 PM

BMC issues amendments to the circular of extension of lockdown

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) issues amendments to the circular of extension of lockdown and revised guidelines on the measures to be taken in respect to easing of restrictions and phase-wise opening of lockdown.

9 Jun 2020, 1:28 PM

Rahul Gandhi highlights the health situation in Delhi, shares moving video

For the millions of my sisters and brothers like Ajay, we share your pain. We will do everything to protect you. We will overcome this together, tweeted Rahul Gandhi

9 Jun 2020, 1:20 PM

By 15 June, there'll be 44,000 cases & 6,600 beds will be needed, says Delhi Dy CM

By 15 June, there'll be 44,000 cases & 6,600 beds will be needed. By 30 June we'll reach 1 lakh cases & 15,000 beds will be required. By 15 July there'll be 2.25 lakh cases & 33,000 beds will be needed. By 31 July, 5.5 lakh cases expected & 80,000 beds will be needed: Delhi Dy CM

9 Jun 2020, 12:59 PM

A Central Industrial Security Force head constable succumbed to COVID-19

A Central Industrial Security Force head constable succumbed to COVID-19. He was posted in CISF 1st reserve Battalion in Barwaha (Madhya Pradesh). He was admitted in hospital for anaemic issue and a major surgery was also done: CISF

9 Jun 2020, 12:45 PM

Rajasthan reports 144 cases, 11,020 total cases, 251 deaths

Rajasthan reports 144 new COVID-19 positive cases and 5 deaths today, taking the total number of positive cases and deaths to 11,020 and 251 respectively: State Health Department.

9 Jun 2020, 12:38 PM

No community transmission in Delhi, says Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia

Officers of Central Government were present at the meeting and they said that there is no community spread in Delhi as of now so it need not be discussed: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia after State Disaster Management Authority meeting on COVID-19

9 Jun 2020, 12:36 PM

Infection source unknown in 50% cases in Delhi for centre to declare community spread, says Health Minister

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain Tuesday said the source of COVID-19 infection was unknown in 50 per cent cases in the national capital. He, however, added it was up to the Centre to declare whether the city had entered the phase of community spread, reported Indian Express

9 Jun 2020, 12:31 PM

Amit Shah slams WB CM over 'Corona Express' remark on trains for migrants, It will become your exit route, says Amit Shah

Mamata ji, you reffered to Shramik Special Trains as 'Corona Express'. The name that you have given, 'Corona Express' will become an exit express for TMC. You've insulted migrant workers, you've rubbed salt into their wounds & they will not forget it: Amit Shah.

9 Jun 2020, 12:22 PM

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan holds meeting with Group of Ministers (GoM) through video conferencing

9 Jun 2020, 12:18 PM

Delhi LG Baijal, Deputy CM Sisodia and State Health Minister Satyendar Jain at a meeting to discuss whether there is community spread

Delhi: Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and State Health Minister Satyendar Jain at State Disaster Management Authority meeting being held on COVID-19 situation and to discuss whether there is community spread.

9 Jun 2020, 11:58 AM

COVID tally cases cross 3K-mark in Odisha

As many as 146 more people, including 61 NDRF and ODRAF personnel tested corona positive in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 3,140 in Odisha, said the state health department on Tuesday.

9 Jun 2020, 11:53 AM

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s sample collected for COVID-19 test

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's sample has been collected for COVID-19 test.

9 Jun 2020, 11:22 AM

We can say that (there is community spread) only when Centre admits it, says Delhi Health Minister

"We can say that (there is community spread) only when Centre admits it... Community spread is when there are cases in which source (of infection) cannot be ascertained... Almost half of our cases are like this," says Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain.

9 Jun 2020, 11:21 AM

We were expecting that the beds in private hospitals would cater to patients up to 15 days, says Delhi Health Minister

We were expecting that the beds in private hospitals would cater to patients up to 15 days but most of the beds reserved for COVID-19 patients have been used in 4-5 days. We have to further enhance the capacity now: Delhi Health Minister, Satyendar Jain

9 Jun 2020, 10:55 AM

SC directs states, UTs to collect data for giving employment to migrant workers after mapping their skills

9 Jun 2020, 10:55 AM

SC asks states, UTs to formulate scheme for providing employment to migrant workers

9 Jun 2020, 10:54 AM

SC asks authorities to consider withdrawal of complaints against migrant workers for alleged violation of lockdown norms

SC asks authorities to consider withdrawal of complaints against migrant workers for alleged violation of lockdown norms

9 Jun 2020, 10:54 AM

SC directs Centre to provide additional trains for transportation of migrant workers within 24 hrs of states making demand

SC directs Centre to provide additional trains for transportation of migrant workers within 24 hrs of states making demand

9 Jun 2020, 10:53 AM

SC directs Centre, states to facilitate returning of migrant workers within 15 days from today

9 Jun 2020, 10:47 AM

No new COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra Police over the last 24 hours

No new COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra Police over the last 24 hours. Total coronavirus cases in the force stand at 2,562, death toll at 34: Maharashtra Police

9 Jun 2020, 10:46 AM

Delhi LG summons all party meeting to discuss COVID-19 situation

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has called meeting with all political parties today over prevailing COVID-19 situation

9 Jun 2020, 10:29 AM

Total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Jharkhand rise to 1,330, 7 deaths

Total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Jharkhand rise to 1,330 including 804 active cases, 519 recovered and 7 deaths: State Health Department

9 Jun 2020, 10:23 AM

Government of India issues fresh guidelines to prevent spread of COVID-19

Government of India issues fresh guidelines for officials and staffers of Central Government to prevent spread of COVID-19, after several officials in various Central Government Ministries/Departments have tested positive .

9 Jun 2020, 10:08 AM

Six new COVID-19 cases in Sikkim, total climbs to 13

Six more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sikkim, taking the total number of cases in the state to 13, a senior Health Department official said on Tuesday.

9 Jun 2020, 9:41 AM

India reports the highest single-day spike of 9,987 new cases and 331 deaths

India reports the highest single-day spike of 9987 new COVID-19 cases and 331 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases in the country now at 2,66,598, including 1,29,917 active cases, 1,29,215 cured/discharged/migrated and 7466 deaths: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

9 Jun 2020, 8:18 AM

Iran re-emerges as hardest-hit Mideast country by COVID-19

Iran has re-emerged as the hardest-hit country by the COVID-19 pandemic in the Middle East region, as the country is witnessing a respike of the pandemic with its confirmed cases going beyond 173,000.

Iran reported a total of 173,832 coronavirus cases on Monday after an overnight registration of 2,043 new ones, Xinhua news agency reported.

The pandemic has so far claimed the lives of 8,351 Iranians, up by 70 in the past 24 hours. Besides, 136,360 have recovered and been discharged from hospitals while 2,619 remain in critical condition.

Iran's health officials have urged the people to wear face masks in public places, particularly in the public transport vehicles as the country has started to restart businesses and social activities.

In Turkey, now the second hardest-hit country in the Middle East, the COVID-19 cases increased by 989 on Monday to 171,121, according to Health Minister Fahrettin Koca.

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