The eight northeastern states registered 65,882 COVID-19 positive cases with 174 people succumbing to the disease so far, Union Ministry of Health and Family Affairs said on Thursday.
According to the figures from the Ministry, Assam tops with 50,445 coronavirus cases and 121 deaths.
As the deadly virus spreads rapidly across the country including the northeastern region of India, there are three states -- Mizoram (537), Sikkim (800) and Meghalaya (929) -- where there are less than 1,000 positive cases found so far.
As on Thursday, of the 65,882 nCoV positive cases reported in the eight states - Assam has the highest 50,445 cases followed by Tripura (5,725), Manipur (3,093), Nagaland (2,498), Arunachal Pradesh (1,855), Meghalaya (929), Sikkim (800) and Mizoram (537). A total of 21,347 are active cases in the eight states and 44,361 people have recovered from the disease.
Highest single-day spike of 1,298 new COVID cases in Kerala, tally 30,443, active cases 11,983: Health Minister K K Shailaja.
At least 4 people missing due to massive landslide at Brahmagiri hills triggered by heavy rains in Karnataka's Kodagu district: Officials.
1,299 COVID-19 cases, 1,008 recovered, and 15 deaths reported in Delhi today. Total number of cases in the national capital is now at 1,41,531, including 1,27,124 recovered, 10,348 active cases & 4,059 deaths: Delhi Health Department, reports ANI
44 more COVID-19 cases in Meghalaya, tally 983, active cases 633: Health officials
Forget standing up to China, India’s PM lacks the courage even to name them. Denying China is in our territory and removing documents from websites won’t change the facts, tweeted Rahul Gandhi
BCCI and Chinese smartphone maker Vivo suspend partnership for IPL 2020, reports NDTV
Senior CPI(M) leader Shyamal Chakraborty Succumbed COVID-19 at hospital in Kolkata: Party sources
Saifuddin Soz Saheb has played a significant role in strengthening the processes of Indian democracy. By treating him as a prisoner, the BJP government is crushing democracy. J&K has been literally under dictatorship for a year.
I would like to remind the government that India is a democratic republic, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi
Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke actor Sameer Sharma dies by suicide. Reportedly, he was at his Mumbai home when he took the big step. Sameer has been a popular TV actor and has been seen in shows like Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, Left Right Left, Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon – Ek Baar Phir among others, reports India TV.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, on Thursday ordered a probe into the fire incident at a Ahmedabad Covid hospital which claimed eight lives on Thursday morning.
65 fresh cases take Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally to 1,855, number of active cases 642: Official.
Odisha's COVID-19 tally rises to 40,717 with record 1,699 fresh cases, 10 more fatalities push death toll to 235: Officials.
Real GDP growth to remain in negative zone in 1st half and in full fiscal, says RBI Governor.
Economic activity had started to recover, but surge in infection has forced imposition of lockdowns, says RBI Governor Das.
Global economic activity has remained fragile; surge in COVID-19 cases has subdued early signs of revival, says RBI Governor.
Portion of tunnel wall at Pernem in Goa collapses due to heavy rains; several trains on Konkan Railway route diverted via Londa in Karnataka: Official.
The whole world is looking at a balanced & equitable trade. We would like to work with Japan to balance the Indo-Japan trade. Let us work together in this spirit of partnership: Union Minister Piyush Goyal, reports ANI
Bollywood actress Disha Patani's father and two other officers of the vigilance unit of the Uttar Pradesh power department, have tested positive for the Coronavirus.
Disha's father, Jagdish Patani, is a deputy SP in the vigilance unit of the state power department here.
Jagdish Patani and the two other officers were investigating a transformer scam. They had come to Bareilly from Lucknow.
Following their corona test reports, the zonal chief engineer's office has been closed for the next 48 hours.
Supreme Court adjourns for August 20 the review plea filed by fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya (in file pic), who has sought review of its May 2017 order holding him guilty of contempt of court for transferring money to his children in violation of the court's order, reports ANI
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said that he was "committed" to reopen schools next month.
"I commit to the young people, to the families, to the country, to teachers, and to staff that schools will reopen," Xinhua news agency quoted Conte as saying in an interview published in the Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera on Wednesday.
"I have no doubt," he added.
Also on Wednesday, Minister of Education Lucia Azzolina approved nearly 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) in new spending on the country's schools, which is in addition to the 1.3 billion euros announced previously.
Panchganga river water at Kolhapur in western Maharashtra crosses warning level following heavy rainfall in area: District Disaster Management Cell.
539 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Rajasthan till 10:30 am today. A total of positive cases in the state rises to 48,383. Death toll mounts to 753 and 34,318 recovered in the state so far : Rajasthan Health department, reports ANI.
Why is the PM lying?, tweeted Rahul Gandhi over Chinese intrusion in Ladakh.
BJP leader and sarpanch Sajad Ahmad shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam, reports NDTV
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manoj Sinha was on Thursday appointed the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, a day after G.C. Murmu in a surprise development resigned from the post exactly a year after the nullification of Article 370 in the erstwhile state, and barely nine months after he took over the reins of the newly created Union Territory.
Residents of dozens of villages have been forced to evacuate and shift to flood relief camps, after huge amount of water was released from upstream dams and barrages into the Sharda, Ghaghara and Mohana rivers.
The most affected village is Raini in Dhaurahra tehsil. Most of its houses and nearly all standing crops have been destroyed by flood waters, affecting 110 families who have been relocated to relief camps.
The district administration is distributing ration kits to all families affected by floods and has also advised sugar mills to immediately clear sugarcane dues of farmers belonging to the affected villages.
Medical check-ups of people staying in flood relief camps are being carried out and they are being asked to maintain social distancing.
Four minor girls, three of them from the same family and two of them aged 2 and 3 years, who had gone missing from Ahmadgarh town near here, were traced in Aligarh on Wednesday.
Bulandshahr Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Santosh Kumar Singh said the four had ventured out of their homes in Ahmadgarh on Tuesday afternoon to go to their maternal grandparents in Aligarh.
The SSP said a 14-year-old girl started from Ahmadgarh for Aligarh, nearly 45 km away, along with her friend of the same age and her two toddler sisters.
India reports 56,282 new COVID-19 cases and 904 deaths in the last 24 hours. The COVID tally of the country rises to 19,64,537 including 5,95,501 active cases, 13,28,337 cured/discharged/migrated & 40,699 deaths: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare