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Highlights: Total coronavirus cases in Rajasthan rise to 1,964

People continue to get infected by Covid-19 as the global tally has crossed 2.6 million. US continues to be worst-affected by Covid-19 with 8.5 million people infected. In India, 21,700 people are infected.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: Apr 24, 2020 07:03 IST
Highlights: Total coronavirus cases in Rajasthan rise to 1,964

As global cases surge past 2.6 million, Covid-19 continues to choke livelihoods and economies. More than 7 lakh people have already lost their lives to Covid-19. In India, the death toll has touched 686. Economies continue to be a rough road as Covid-19 continues to bring losses into every sector. US President Donald Trump signed an immigration order banning green cards for applicants. Germany sanctioned a $10 billion dollar package - adding to a $1.2 trillion package they had signed earlier - to help the nation's economy.

09:40 PM IST

61 more Covid-19 cases reported in Uttar Pradesh today

61 more Covid-19 cases reported in Uttar Pradesh today, as of 7 pm. Total coronavirus cases in the state now at 1510, including 1280 active cases, 206 discharged, & 24 deaths: State Health Department

09:23 PM IST

Total coronavirus cases in Rajasthan rise to 1,964

76 Covid-19 positive cases have been reported today. Total positive cases in the state stand at 1964: Rajasthan Health Department

09:23 PM IST

Number of containment zones increases to 24 in Haryana's Gurugram district

The number of containment zones increases to 24 in Haryana's Gurugram district - 10 in Gurugram, 11 in Sohna and three in Pataudi: Gurugram district administration

08:57 PM IST

Total coronavirus positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir now at 434

7 more cases reported from Kashmir. Total positive cases now at 434, which includes 57 in Jammu and 377 in Kashmir: Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary (Planning), J&K Government

08:15 PM IST

Odisha government has announced a 60-hour complete shut down in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts from 10 pm today till April 26

Odisha government has announced a 60-hour complete shut down in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts from 10 pm today till April 26, in view of rise in Covid-19 cases: Asit Tripathy, Chief Secretary, Odisha

08:07 PM IST

Tally of Covid-19 cases in Gujarat rises to 2,624

With 217 new cases and nine deaths, tally of Covid-19 cases in Gujarat rises to 2,624 and death toll reaches 112: health official, reports PTI.

08:02 PM IST

23 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Telangana

23 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Telangana. Total cases in the state stand at 970 which includes 25 deaths and 262 discharges: Etela Rajender, Telangana Health Minister

07:28 PM IST

WB Govt directs pvt hospitals for free treatment to Covid-19 patients

West Bengal Govt directs the private hospitals, which have been requisitioned by the govt for Covid-19 treatment, to provide free treatment to Covid-19 patients. "Govt has decided to reimburse charges to the hospitals for treatment of patients," the notification reads.

07:21 PM IST

In the past two weeks, around two dozen flights departed for India from five cities in China: MEA

In the past two weeks, around two dozen flights departed for India from five cities in China carrying nearly 400 tonnes of medical supplies, including RT-PCR test kits, Rapid Antibody Tests, PPE kits, thermometers etc: Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson, Anurag Srivastava

07:11 PM IST

ICMR looking into the kits sourced from China: Govt official

ICMR is looking into the kits sourced from China: Govt official

06:50 PM IST

26 persons have been tested positive for Covid-19 in Punjab today

26 persons have been tested positive for Covid-19 in Punjab today. Total positive cases in the state stand at 283: Health Department, Punjab

06:21 PM IST

Total coronavirus cases in Kerala rise to 447

10 new Covid-19 cases have been reported in Kerala. Total positive cases in the state stand at 447 of which 129 are active cases: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

06:19 PM IST

PM Modi, Singapore PM exchanged views on Covid-19

Exchanged views on the COVID-19 pandemic with PM @leehsienloong, and thanked him for the support and care being extended to Indian citizens in Singapore. The India-Singapore strategic partnership can contribute to stability and prosperity in the post-COVID world: PM Modi tweets

06:14 PM IST

US economy sheds 4.4 million jobs in the week ended April 18

US economy has shed 4.4 million jobs in the week ended April 18

05:48 PM IST

Total coronavirus cases in Karnataka stand at 445

18 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Karnataka in last 24 hours. Total positive cases in the state stand at 445 which includes 17 deaths and 145 discharges: Health Department, Karnataka Govt

First published: Apr 23, 2020 05:29 IST