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Highlights: Spain's total coronavirus cases rise to 326,612

The World Health Organization (WHO) said that there was still hope of conquering the Covid-19 pandemic despite the probability of 750,000 deaths and 20 million cases being recorded this week.

By | Updated: Aug 11, 2020 23:59 IST
Highlights: Spain's total coronavirus cases rise to 326,612

India’s Covid-19 tally on Tuesday neared 2.27 million after more than 53,601 cases and 571 deaths were registered. The total number of recoveries in the country crossed 1.5 million, a record high which the health ministry attributes to its strategy of aggressive testing, tracking the treating those infected with the virus. As per government data, more than 10 states are responsible for at least 80% of the new infections in the country.

Delhi’s Covid-19 recovery rate crossed 90 per cent after more than 130k people recovered from the infection. The national capital has been witnessing a downward in the number of cases being registered on a daily basis. A three member central team which is in Hyderabad to review the management of coronavirus in Telanagana, asked the state government to ramp up testing and presented the 'Delhi model' as an example to curb the spread of Covid-19. Telanagana has been witnessing a spike in the number of positive cases in the last few days.

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The World Health Organization (WHO) said that there was still hope of conquering the Covid-19 pandemic despite the probability of 750,000 deaths and 20 million cases being recorded this week.

10:50 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar reports 43 fresh Covid-19 cases

As many as 43 people, including 14 jail inmates, tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Muzaffarnagar on Tuesday, officials said.

10:29 PM IST

Spain's total coronavirus cases rise to 326,612

Spain's health ministry reported 1,418 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, below last week's peaks.

09:52 PM IST

Goa records new 415 Covid-19 cases; tally rises to 9,444

At least 415 persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in Goa on Tuesday, taking the coastal state's tally to 9,444, an official from the health department said.

09:29 PM IST

Uncertain about coronavirus vaccine patent exclusivity: Moderna

There was a possibility it was not the first company to make breakthroughs claimed in its patent applications, including those for its experimental coronavirus vaccine, Moderna Inc has said.

09:10 PM IST

With 150 new Covid-19 cases, Ahmedabad's Covid-19 tally rises to 28,192

With 150 new coronavirus cases, Ahmedabad's tally has gone up to 28,192; three patients have died, taking the toll to 1,640, according to state health department.

08:52 PM IST

Gujarat Covid-19 tally goes up to 73,238

Gujarat's Covid-19 tally has gone up by 1,118 to 73,238, and as many as 23 people have died, taking the toll to 2,697, said state Health department.

08:26 PM IST

India's shortage of remdesivir is easing, says producer Cipla

India's supply of antiviral drug remdesivir is stabilising after shortages of the vital Covid-19 medicine at hospitals, according to a top executive at Cipla Ltd.

08:05 PM IST

Manipur's Covid-19 recovery rate 54.68%; tally at 3,941

As many as 88 new Covid-19 cases reported in Manipur including 13 personnel from CAPF. The total number of cases in the State stands at 3,941 including 889 central security personnel. The recovery rate is 54.68%, according to State Health Department.

07:44 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh records 9,024 fresh Covid-19 cases

Andhra Pradesh's Covid-19 tally went up to 2,44,549 on Tuesday as 9,024 fresh cases were added, while 87 more deaths pushed the overall toll to 2,203.

07:19 PM IST

5 Covid-19 deaths take Kerala's toll to 120

As many as 1,417 people tested positive for coronavirus in Kerala; five fresh fatalities took the death toll to 120, health officials said on Tuesday.

07:05 PM IST

Delhi records 8 deaths due to Covid-19, lowest in over 2 months

Delhi has recorded 8 deaths due to coronavirus, lowest in over 2 months, authorities said on Tuesday.

06:44 PM IST

8 more test positive for Covid-19 in Mumbai's Dharavi

Covid-19 tally in Mumbai's Dharavi rose to 2,634 on Tuesday after eight more persons tested positive for the infection, city civic body said.

06:28 PM IST

Karnataka to work towards bringing down Covid-19 death rate

Karnataka will take all steps to implement Prime Minister Narendra Modi's suggestions to bring the Covid-19 spread under control, Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar said on Tuesday.

06:06 PM IST

UK schools begin full return despite increase in Covid-19 cases 

Scottish children began attending schools for the first time in five months on Tuesday as leaders across Britain try to kickstart a return to education despite coronavirus cases increasing again. 

05:54 PM IST

Poet Rahat Indori, who was Covid-19 positive, dies of heart attack

Poet Rahat Indori, who was being treated for Covid-19, died of heart attack in Indore hospital, his son informed news agency PTI.

First published: Aug 11, 2020 06:44 IST