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Highlights: US Covid-19 deaths exceed 180,000

The global coronavirus tally has gone up to 24,335,741 cases and 829,676 deaths, according to worldometer.

By Shivani | Updated: Aug 29, 2020 05:37 IST
Highlights: US Covid-19 deaths exceed 180,000

Countries around the world raced to develop a vaccine for coronavirus (Covid-19) as the pandemic continues to rage. India reported 75,760 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 1,023 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to 3,310,234, 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 24,335,741 cases and 829,676 deaths, according to worldometer.

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12:06 PM IST

633 new Covid-19 positive cases and 6 deaths reported in Rajasthan

633 new Covid-19 positive cases and 6 deaths reported in Rajasthan. Total number of cases now at 75,303 including 14,646 active cases and 998 deaths: State Health Department

12:03 PM IST

Odisha reports 3,384 more Covid-19 cases

Odisha has reported 3,384 new Covid-19 cases, informed the state's Information and Public Relations Department on Thursday.

11:52 AM IST

511 new Covid-19 cases, 275 discharged cases and 10 deaths reported in Puducherry today

511 new Covid-19 cases, 275 discharged cases and 10 deaths reported in Puducherry today. Total number of cases in the state stands at 12,434, including 4,483 active cases, 7,761 recovered cases and 190 deaths till date: State Health Department, Government of Puducherry

11:20 AM IST

We have not exhausted our ammunition on rate cuts or policy actions, says RBI chief

RBI chief Shaktikanta Das said that the central bank has not exhausted its ammunition, whether on rate cuts or other policy actions to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic.

11:14 AM IST

Once there is clarity on Covid-19 curve and other aspects, RBI will start giving its estimates on inflation and growth: Shaktikanta Das

Once there is clarity on Covid-19 curve and other aspects, RBI will start giving its estimates on inflation and growth, says Shaktikanta Das

11:13 AM IST

Post containment of pandemic, careful trajectory needs to be followed for unwinding: Shanktikanta Das

Post containment of pandemic, careful trajectory needs to be followed for unwinding; financial sector should return to normalcy: Shaktikanta Das

11:12 AM IST

Debt resolution framework is expected to give durable relief to borrowers facing Covid-related distress: Shaktikanta Das

Debt resolution framework is expected to give durable relief to borrowers facing Covid-related distress: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das

09:46 AM IST

Total number of cases in Telangana stands at 1,14,483

2,795 new Covid-19 positive cases, 872 recoveries and 8 deaths were reported in Telangana on August 26, taking the total number of cases to 1,14,483.

The total number of cases include 27,600 active cases, 86,095 recoveries and 788 deaths: Health Department, Telangana Govt.

09:45 AM IST

Mizoram's Covid-19 count stands at 974, active tally at 501

Mizoram has a total of 974 Covid-19 cases, including 802 male and 172 female patients as of 7 am on Thursday, the Information and Public Relations Department of the state government said.

09:26 AM IST

Highest single-day spike of 75,760 Covid-19 cases take India's tally to over 3.31 million; death toll surpasses 60,000

India's Covid-19 case tally crosses 33 lakh-mark with 75,760 fresh cases and 1,023 deaths, in the last 24 hours.

The Covid-19 case tally in the country rises to 33,10,235 including 7,25,991 active cases, 25,23,772 cured/discharged/migrated & 60,472 deaths: Ministry of Health

09:17 AM IST

Police check vehicles amid bi-weekly Covid-19 lockdown in the state; visuals from Howrah Bridge

West Bengal: Police check vehicles amid bi-weekly Covid-19 lockdown in the state; visuals from Howrah Bridge.

The state is observing complete lockdown for 2 days every week until end of Aug. There're 1,47,775 Covid cases in the state, as per the latest state health dept bulletin

07:45 AM IST

Moscow announces advanced trials for new Covid-19 vaccine

The mayor of Moscow invited residents Wednesday to join trials of a coronavirus vaccine that Russia approved for use earlier this month, in what officials described as a breakthrough on par with the Soviet Union’s launch of the world’s first satellite in 1957.

07:30 AM IST

Coronavirus cases in Brazil rise by 47,161 in last 24 hours

The number of Covid-19 cases in Brazil rose to 3,717,156 with 47,161 cases reported in the past 24 hours, Sputnik reported citing the national Ministry of Health.

07:18 AM IST

12 Covid-19 relates fatalities reported in Moscow, death toll rises to 4,776

A total of 12 Covid-19 related fatalities were recorded in Russia's capital Moscow in the last 24 hours, Sputnik reported citing the city's coronavirus response center.

07:13 AM IST

Argentina daily Covid-19 cases top 10,000 for first time

Argentina posted a record daily rise of 10,550 Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, the health ministry said, taking the total caseload to 370,188 as the country struggles to rein in the spread of infections while trying to ease open its crisis-hit economy.

First published: Aug 27, 2020 06:41 IST