38 deaths & 513 fresh cases of COVID19 reported in Gujarat in the last 24 hours The total number of COVID19 positive cases in the state is now 22,067: Gujarat Health Department
440 more COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths reported in West Bengal today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 9768, including 3988 discharged, 442 deaths: State Health Department
67 new COVID19 positive cases including 24 from Jammu and 43 from Kashmir reported, taking the total number of positive cases in the union territory to 4574: govt of Jammu and Kashmir
India's tour to Sri Lanka, which was scheduled to take place later this month, has become the latest series to be postponed due to the ongoing pandemic: International Cricket Council
83 people tested positive for COVID-19 today. The total number of cases in Kerala is now at 2244, including 1258 active cases. There are 133 hotspots in the state: Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala Chief Minister
Delhi High Court directs that all private hospitals in Delhi that have been called upon to reserve 20% beds for COVID-19 patients, should conduct tests on symptomatic & asymptomatic persons, seeking admission for undergoing surgeries or procedures of other nature as well.
1875 COVID-19 cases, 23 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 38716, including 17659 active cases, 20705 discharged, 349 deaths: State Health Department
The number of deaths due to coronavirus in Delhi is rising steadily. Sanjay Sharma, a BJP leader of the Delhi unit of the party, died due to COVID-19 on Thursday.
Sharma was the chairman of a party committee in Delhi and was involved in social work to provide relief to the needy in the city during the lockdown. He was infected with the coronavirus and died on Thursday during treatment.
General Secretary of Delhi BJP Rajesh Bhatia has condoled the death of Sanjay Sharma. He tweeted: "Sanjay Sharma, Committee President of BJP Delhi, who was very active during the lockdown, has died due to corona. Pray to Lord to give the departed soul peace in heaven and the family the power to bear with this pain."
Delhi BJP leader Neelkant Bakshi also expressed grief over the demise of Sanjay Sharma.
Delhi has reported more than 31,000 COVID cases so far, while more than 900 people have died. Questions are also being raised about the health infrastructure in the city. Many people have accused the hospitals of not admitting patients in spite of the claim of sufficient beds.
204 new COVID19 positive cases reported in the state in the last 24 hours; taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 6245: Karnataka Health Department
After taking public opinion and consulting scholars, it has been decided that from Maghreb (sunset) today till 30th June at Jama Masjid, says Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid
Assam reports 34 new COVID-19 positive cases today, taking the total number of positive cases to 3319: State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma
India is such a large country and prevalence is very low. India is not in community transmission: Prof (Dr.) Balram Bhargava, DG, ICMR, Delhi on COVID19
We found that about 0.73% of the population in these 83 districts showed a prevalence of past exposure to infection. It means that lockdown measures were successful in keeping it low and preventing rapid spread: Prof (Dr.) Balram Bhargava, DG, ICMR, Delhi on serosurvey
The States cannot lower their guard and need to keep on implementing effective surveillance and containment strategies preventing the spread of COVID19 : ICMR
Today, our recovery rate is 49.21%. The number of patients recovered presently exceeds the number of active patients: Lav Agrawal, Joint Secretary, Health Ministry on COVID19 situation in the country
The total number of COVID19 positive cases in Chandigarh is now 332 with 4 new cases reported today: Chandigarh Health Department
Tomorrow, Friday, 12th June, 10 AM onwards, join my conversation with Ambassador Nicholas Burns on how the COVID crisis is reshaping the world order, across all my social media platforms, tweeted Rahul Gandhi
75 new COVID-19 positive cases reported till 2pm today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 1637: Uttarakhand Health Department
Lufthansa, the German airliner, will axe 22,000 jobs as it struggles to restart operation following the pandemic which continues to hurt the aviation industry.
The number of total COVID-19 positive cases in Odisha rose to 3,386 with the detection of 136 more cases in the last 24 hours, said the Health department on Thursday.
Shehbaz Sharif, chief of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), has tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the latest top politician to be infected by the deadly virus on a day when the number of COVID-19 cases in the country touched 119,536.
Kerala: State education dept conducts online classes at libraries, anganwadis for economically weak, backward students, as schools are closed due to COVID-19. Asst Education Officer says, "Students from poor&backward communities don't have smartphones so they come to such centres."
In the meeting with Sabarimala tantri and Travancore Devaswom Board, it has been decided that Sabarimala Temple will not be opened for public for the monthly pooja and temple festival will also be cancelled: Kerala Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran (file pic)
Telangana: A COVID-19 survivor, Punna Reddy has developed an artificial intelligence based screening system that detects people who have high temperature or those not wearing masks. The system has been installed at Secunderabad and Hyderabad Railway stations.
Imphal’s total number of COVID-19 cases reaches 342 with 31 new cases. Number of active patients stands at 279.
The total number of positive cases in Himachal Pradesh is 458 now including 182 active cases, 259 recovered and 6 deaths: State Health Department
Andhra Pradesh reports 135 new COVID-19 positive cases; the total number of cases in the state increases to 4261 including 1641 active cases, 2540 discharged/cured and 80 deaths: State Health Department
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) develops chamber for sanitizing uniforms of security forces after Delhi Police gave their requirement for sanitizing their uniforms, canes, cane shields, helmets etc: DRDO officials
Bihar reports 109 more COVID-19 positive cases, taking the total number of cases in the state to 5807: State Health Department
42 laboratories are functional in Delhi. 7 of them were stopped for 2-3 days as they were delaying test results. All labs have to give test results within 24 hours: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain
A Chief Medical Officer of CRPF has tested positive. The CMO has been shifted to a private hospital in Okhla. Total positive cases in CRPF now stands at 544, out of which 353 have recovered and 4 died.
Every citizen of this country has resolved to turn this crisis into an opportunity. We have to make this a major turning point for this nation. What is that turning point? A self-reliant India: PM Narendra Modi on 95th Annual Day of Indian Chamber of Commerce.
51 new positive cases and 5 deaths in Rajasthan till 10:30 AM today; 27 people recovered from the disease and 26 discharged during this period. Total number of positive cases in the state rises to 1,1651, including 264 deaths, 8596 recovered and 8,221 discharged: State health dept
In a fresh spurt, two health workers among 13 in Firozabad have tested positive for the Coronavirus, even as the tally in neighbouring Agra reached 999 on Thursday, as authorities expressed concern over the growing crowds in streets and markets.
The toll increased to 54 after an 80-year-old succumbed to the virus in Kamla Nagar area of the Taj city. So far, a total of 825 people have recovered.
India reports the highest single-day spike of 9,996 new cases and 357 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases in the country now at 2,86,579, including 1,37,448 active cases, 1,41,029 cured/discharged/migrated and 8,102 deaths: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Nine employees in the UP Chief Minister's helpline office have tested positive for Coronavirus in the reports that came on Wednesday night.
The office, which is located in Gomti Nagar, has around 700 persons working in it.
The government spokesman said that those working in the helpline office had no contact with the Chief Minister's office and secretariat.
"The helpline office has been outsourced and works like any other call centre. Those who have tested positive for Coronavirus are being treated," he said.
The global number of COVID-19 cases has increased to over 7.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 416,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
As of Thursday morning, the overall number of cases stood at 7,357,011, while the death toll increased to 416,084, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
The US continues with the world's highest number of confirmed cases and deaths at 1,999,552 and 112,895, respectively, according to the CSSE.
In terms of cases, Brazil comes in the second place with 772,416 infections.
This was followed by Russia (493,023), the UK (291,588), India (276,583), Spain (242,280), Italy (235,763), Peru (207,794), France (192,068), Germany (186,522), Iran (177,938), Turkey (173,036), Chile (148,456), Mexico (129,184), Pakistan (113,702) and Saudi Arabia (112,288), the CSSE figures showed.
Regarding fatalities, the UK continues in the second position after the US with 41,213 COVID-19 deaths, which also accounts for the highest number of fatalities in Europe.
The other countries with over 10,000 deaths are Brazil (39,680), Italy (34,114), France (29,322), Spain (27,136) and Mexico (15,357).