Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 13 deaths and 1,295 new positive cases in Delhi, 19,844 total cases

13 deaths and 1,295 new positive cases reported in Delhi today, taking the total number of cases in Delhi to 19,844 and death toll to 473: Delhi Government

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31 May 2020, 6:13 PM

13 deaths and 1,295 new positive cases in Delhi, 19,844 total cases

13 deaths and 1,295 new positive cases reported in Delhi today, taking the total number of cases in Delhi to 19,844 and death toll to 473: Delhi Government

31 May 2020, 5:17 PM

A Cabinet Minister in Uttarakhand Government test positive

A Cabinet Minister in Uttarakhand Government has tested positive. 22 people including his family members and staff have also tested positive: State Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh

31 May 2020, 4:56 PM

From 5th June, all markets, market areas and shops, except malls and market complexes, are allowed to function on odd-even basis from 9 am to 5 pm: Maharashtra Govt guidelines

31 May 2020, 4:56 PM

Maharashtra Government extends lockdown till June 30

Maharashtra Government extends lockdown till 30th June in the state. Movement of individuals to remain strictly prohibited between 9 pm to 5 am except for essential activities.

31 May 2020, 4:13 PM

All markets will remain open from 9 am to 9 pm, says UP Additional Chief Secretary

All markets will remain open from 9 am to 9 pm. Super markets are allowed to open with conditions of social distancing and other precuationary measures. Weekly markets allowed in rural areas: UP Additional Chief Secretary (Home), Awanish Awasthi

31 May 2020, 4:13 PM

All Government offices will operate with 100% workforce, says UP Additional Chief Secretary

All Government offices will operate with 100% workforce. Staggered timings will be followed- 9 am to 5 pm, 10 am to 6 pm and 11 am to 7 pm: UP Additional Chief Secretary (Home), Awanish Awasthi

31 May 2020, 4:12 PM

Rajasthan Government issues guidelines for the 5th phase of lockdown for the period of June 1 to June 3

Rajasthan Government issues guidelines for the 5th phase of lockdown for the period of June 1 to June 30 - Shops, beauty parlours, community parks to be open following social distancing guidelines and other precautions; Govt offices to function with full strength.

31 May 2020, 4:12 PM

State buses will be allowed to operate on the condition that only passengers according to the seating capacity of the buses travel

State buses will be allowed to operate on the condition that only passengers according to the seating capacity of the buses travel, passengers cannot travel while standing in the bus: UP Additional Chief Secretary (Home), Awanish Awasthi

31 May 2020, 3:56 PM

7 more people test positive in Nagaland, 43 total cases

7 people, in Kohima, 3 in Dimapur districts -- who recently returned from Chennai test positive in Nagaland, tally 43: Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom

31 May 2020, 3:55 PM

COVID19 lockdown to continue till 30th une in the state, says UP Additional Chief Secretary

COVID19 lockdown to continue till 30th une in the state. Religious places, hotels, restaurants and shopping malls to reopen from 8th June: UP Additional Chief Secretary (Home), Awanish Awasthi

31 May 2020, 3:41 PM

JIPMER doctor, 8 others test positive in Puducherry; active cases 46

31 May 2020, 3:40 PM

Guidelines on lockdown measures in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to continue till June 8, 2020: Jammu and Kashmir Government

31 May 2020, 3:40 PM

262 new positive cases in UP, 4,709 total cases, 213 deaths

In last 24 hours, 262 new positive cases have been reported in Uttar Pradesh. There are 2901 active cases in the state and 4,709 people have been cured/discharged. Death toll stands at 213: State Principal Secretary (Health), Amit Mohan Prasad

31 May 2020, 3:13 PM

55 new cases in Madhya Pradesh's Indore district, tally 3,486

55 new cases in Madhya Pradesh's Indore district, tally 3,486; death toll 132 with 3 more fatalities: Health Department official

31 May 2020, 3:12 PM

Bihar extends lockdown till June 30

Bihar extends lockdown till June 30, reported NDTV

31 May 2020, 2:42 PM

Andhra Pradesh reports 3,571 total cases

Coronavirus cases shoot up by 110 to 3,571 in Andhra Pradesh. Toll due to CVOID-19 rises to 62 following two fresh deaths. Government bulletin

31 May 2020, 2:21 PM

Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque reopens after 2 months

After remaining closed for two months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the compound of the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, which is the third-holiest site in Islam after Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia, started welcoming worshippers from Sunday again

31 May 2020, 1:58 PM

A 52-year-old Police personnel who had tested positive passed away today: Delhi Police

31 May 2020, 1:27 PM

Delhi govt has sought Rs 5,000 crore as assistance from Centre as there is shortage of revenue: Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

31 May 2020, 12:47 PM

Priyanka Gandhi hits out at Piyush Goel over conditions of Shramik trains

80 people have died inShramik trains. 40% of trains are running late. Many trains lost their way. In many places there are pictures of inhuman treatment with passengers.

In the midst of all this, the Ministry of Railways's saying that weak people should not travel by train is shocking.

The conditions of Shramik trains were being ignored. While in this crisis, workers should be treated with more sensitivity

31 May 2020, 12:14 PM

Manipur reports 4 new positive cases taking total tally to 66

Manipur reports 4 positive cases, taking the total number of cases to 66. Number of active cases stand at 59: State Govt

31 May 2020, 12:04 PM

Odisha reports highest single day spike with 129 COVID cases

Odisha on Sunday registered its highest single day spike as 129 more persons tested positive for the coronavirus, said the Health Department.

The total COVID-19 positive cases reached to 1,948 in the state.

31 May 2020, 11:36 AM

COVID-19 is very much there and we cannot be complacent, PM Modi reminds people

31 May 2020, 11:24 AM

There is no class of people who did not suffer due to COVID-19 outbreak, but poor, labourers hit hardest: PM

31 May 2020, 11:23 AM

Assam crosses 1,200-mark in COVID-19 with 159 new cases

Assam's COVID-19 cases crossed the 1,200-mark on Saturday with 159 people, including 20 air travellers, across districts testing positive for the disease, state Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

31 May 2020, 11:22 AM

Arunachal reports fourth COVID-19 case

Arunachal Pradesh reported its fourth COVID-19 case after a 12-year-old student, who recently returned to the state from Delhi in a bus, tested positive for the disease, a senior official said on Sunday.

31 May 2020, 11:21 AM

J&K IAS officer tests corona positive, many officials quarantine self

After a senior IAS officer tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir, over a dozen top officials went into self-quarantine on Sunday.

Reports said the Commissioner/Secretary-level officer had tested positive late Saturday evening.

The officer had attended a meeting in which other senior officers like a Financial Commissioner-rank officer, a Principal Secretary, and officials of the Health and Medical Education Departments had participated. A Government Medical College Principal, a senior microbiologist and an epidemiologist also attended the meeting.

31 May 2020, 11:18 AM

Out of the 1626 samples tested yesterday, results of 62 are positive: King George's Medical University (KGMU), Lucknow

31 May 2020, 11:13 AM

Road ahead is a long one; we are fighting a pandemic about which little was previously known: PM Modi on COVID-19 outbreak

31 May 2020, 11:13 AM

Fight against COVID-19 is also being powered by innovative spirit of our citizens, says PM Modi

31 May 2020, 11:12 AM

India's fight against COVID-19 is people-driven and country's 'seva shakti' is visible in this battle: PM Modi in 'Mann ki Baat' address

31 May 2020, 11:07 AM

It is important to be even more vigilant as major chunk of economy has opened up, says PM Narendra Modi on COVID-19 outbreak

31 May 2020, 11:00 AM

76 new positive cases in Rajasthan, 8,693 total cases, 194 deaths

76 positive cases, 1 death, 33 recovered and 20 discharged in Rajasthan. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 8,693, including 194 deaths, 5,772 recovered, 5,099 discharged: State health department

31 May 2020, 10:42 AM

Maharashtra issues guidelines for state govt employees, daily thermal screening, masks mandatory

Maharashtra issues guidelines for state govt employees, daily thermal screening, masks mandatory, reports NDTV

31 May 2020, 9:53 AM

A Delhi Police personnel posted in Crime Branch, who had tested positive, passed away yesterday: DCP Central Sanjay Bhatia

31 May 2020, 9:41 AM

Highest spike of 9,380 new cases and 193 deaths in the last 24 hours in India

Highest spike of 9,380 new cases in the last 24 hours in India, 193 deaths reported. Total number of cases in the country now at 1,83,143 including 89995 active cases, 86984 cured/discharged/migrated and 5164 deaths: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

31 May 2020, 9:22 AM

Iraq imposes week-long curfew

Iraqi authorities have imposed a week-long curfew to curb the growing spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country, an official statement said.

The decision was made on Saturday after a meeting by the Higher Committee for Health and National Safety, headed by Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, which took several measures, including imposing "full curfew in Baghdad and the Iraqi provinces for a week starting from May 31 to June 6", Xinhua news agency quoted the statement as saying.

31 May 2020, 9:13 AM

IT companies and IT-enabled services can function with 20% employees (maximum 40 persons): Tamil Nadu government

31 May 2020, 8:58 AM

Turkey to resume domestic flights from June 1

Turkey has announced that it will resume domestic flights from June 1 as part of measures towards normalization amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The first flights resume from Istanbul to major provinces including Ankara, Izmir, Antalya, and Trabzon, and other cities will be resumed gradually, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoglu said in a statement on Saturday.

On the same day, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca reported 983 new cases and 26 deaths, reports Xinhua news agency.

The total number of COVID-19 cases has increased to 163,103, with 4,515 deaths, the minister tweeted.

31 May 2020, 8:55 AM

Jharkhand recoirds highest day spike with 72 cases yesterday, 594 total cases

Jharkhand recorded highest single-day spike with 72 cases yesterday, taking total number of cases to 594: Health secretary Nitin Madan Kulkarni

31 May 2020, 8:30 AM

Tamil Nadu govt extends lockdown till June 30

Tamil Nadu govt extends coronavirus lockdown till June 30, with new set of relaxations including partial resumption of public transport

31 May 2020, 8:08 AM

Global COVID-19 cases top 6 million

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases topped six million, reaching 6,003,762 as of 4.32 pm (2032 GMT), according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

31 May 2020, 8:05 AM

Delhi secretariat department sealed as official tests positive

The General Administration Department (GAD) at the Delhi Secretariat has been sealed for sanitisation after an employee tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Saturday.

"The official was from the GAD. The department has been sealed for sanitisation. Also, some of the officials are considered as close contacts and have been put under quarantine," a government official told IANS.

31 May 2020, 8:02 AM

Italy COVID-19 hospitalisations dip

The COVID-19 hospitalisations decreased in Italy on Saturday, the Civil Protection Department said, continuing a positive trend for the hard-hit Mediterranean nation as it geared up for the end of domestic travel restrictions next week.

31 May 2020, 8:02 AM

Belgian Prince contracts COVID-19 after lockdown party

A Belgian prince has contracted coronavirus after attending a party during lockdown in Spain, the country's royal palace says.

Prince Joachim, 28, travelled from Belgium to Spain for an internship on 26 May, the palace said, the BBC reported on Saturday.

31 May 2020, 8:01 AM

With 5 fresh cases Agra tally reaches 892

Five fresh cases of coronavirus were reported in Agra on Saturday taking the total tally to 892, health officials said on Sunday morning.

Two more deaths were reported till Saturday evening as the number of total deaths reached 41.

Till now 788 people have recovered from the deadly virus and discharged from the hospitals. Now the city has only 63 active cases. The recovery rate was reported to be 88.34 %

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