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LIVE: Jharkhand reports 1,137 new Covid-19 cases, 10 deaths

Globally, India is the third worst-hit nation from the pandemic. India may overtake Brazil sometime in the next two weeks if the cases continue to grow at the same pace.

By Shivani | Updated: Aug 26, 2020 22:56 IST
LIVE: Jharkhand reports 1,137 new Covid-19 cases, 10 deaths

India reported 67,151 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 1,059 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to 3,234,474, according to the Union health ministry's dashboard. Globally, India is the third worst-hit nation from the pandemic. India may overtake Brazil sometime in the next two weeks if the cases continue to grow at the same pace.

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Meanwhile, the global coronavirus tally has gone up to 24,061,215 cases and 823,513 deaths, according to worldometer.

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10:55 PM IST

Jharkhand reports 1,137 new Covid-19 cases, 10 deaths

Jharkhand reported 1,137 new Covid-19 cases, 736 recoveries and 10 deaths, taking total cases to 33,311 including 22,486 recoveries and 362 deaths. Number of active cases stands at 10,463, said state health department.

10:33 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh Covid-19 caseload rises to 3,82,469

Andhra Pradesh's Covid 19 caseload increased to 3,82,469 after recording 10,830 new cases of infection. The number included 92,208 active cases, 2,86,720 recoveries and 3,541 deaths, said state health department.

10:06 PM IST

94-year old woman, 71-year-old daughter recover from Covid-19

In Tamil Nadu's Chennai, a 94-year old woman and her 71-year-old daughter were discharged from a hospital after recovering from Covid-19, taking the total number of recoveries in the state to 3,32,454, reports ANI.

10:01 PM IST

2,974 new Covid-19 cases in West Bengal

West Bengal recorded 2,974 new Covid-19 cases and 55 deaths today, taking the total number of cases to 1,47,775 including 26,954 active cases, 1,17,857 recoveries and 2,964 deaths: State Health Department

09:20 PM IST

Chandigarh reports 167 fresh Covid-19 positive cases

Chandigarh reported 167 fresh Covid-19 positive cases on Wednesday, taking the total number of in the union territory to 3,376 including 1,537 active cases, 1,796 discharged and 41 deaths.

08:37 PM IST

14,888 new Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra

Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 14,888 new Covid-19 cases and 295 deaths. The total number of positive cases now stands at 7,18,711 including 5,22,427 recoveries and 1,72,873 active cases, said state health department.

08:20 PM IST

Delhi reports 1,693 new Covid-19 cases, 17 fatalities in a day



Delhi's Covid-19 caseload jumped to 1,65,764 after reporting 1,693 new cases of infection in a day. The death toll has increased to 4,347 after 17 people succumbed to the disease.

07:56 PM IST

1,397 new Covid-19 cases in Haryana

As many as 1,397 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Harayan on Wednesday taking total cases to 58,005. The death toll increased to 634 after 11 fresh fatalities, said state health department.

07:37 PM IST

Odisha: Schools, colleges to remain close till Durga Puja holidays

In view of ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, schools and colleges to remain closed in Odisha till Durga Puja holidays, according to the statement by chief minister's office.

07:22 PM IST

Dharavi's Covid-19 tally rises to 2,737: BMC

On the second day in row, Dharavi slum colony on Wednesday reported 12 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total count to 2,737, a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official said.

With 2,380 of the total 2,737 patients already recovered from the infection, the slum sprawl is now left with only 97 active cases, he said.

06:40 PM IST

All state public service exams are postponed in Maharashtra

All state public service exams are postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic. New schedule for the exams will be announced later, state chief secretary informs Maharashtra cabinet.

06:38 PM IST

Nepal’s Covid-19 caseload reaches 34,418


Nepal on Wednesday recorded 885 new Covid-19cases, taking the country’s caseload to 34,418, health ministry said.

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Health Dr Jageshwar Gautam said that 385 patients were discharged after recovery from various isolation centers.

06:31 PM IST

Jharkhand govt allows worshipers in Baidyanath Jyotirlinga temple

The Jharkhand government allowed residents to worship in Baidyanath Jyotirlinga temple at Deoghar. However, a cap of 50 visitors per hour has been fixed in view of the Covid-19 spread.

06:01 PM IST

Complete lockdown to be observed on September 7, 11 and: West Bengal CM


Current lockdown measures to remain in place in the state till 20th September. Complete lockdown to be observed on September 7, 11 and 12, said West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee/

04:10 PM IST

Tripura's Covid-19 caseload rises to 9,542

Tripura's Covid-19 caseload rose to 9,542 on Wednesday as 329 more people tested positive for the infection, while four fresh fatalities pushed its coronavirus death toll to 83, a health official said.

The fresh infections have taken the number of active cases in the state to 2,866, while 6,574 people have recovered from the disease so far and 19 patients have migrated to other states, he said.

First published: Aug 26, 2020 06:44 IST