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Highlights: With 6,330 Covid cases, Maharashtra records highest single-day spike

India’s first Covid-19 vaccine candidate by Bharat Biotech Ltd has received the central drugs controller’s approval for human clinical trials.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: Jul 04, 2020 22:34 IST
Highlights: With 6,330 Covid cases, Maharashtra records highest single-day spike

The number of coronavirus cases in India reached 6,04,641, taking its death toll to 17,834, Union health ministry data showed on Thursday morning. There are 10,644,064 Covid-19 cases and 514,527 people have died due to the disease across the world, according to the Johns Hopkins University’s tracker.

Coronavirus outbreak: Full coverage

India’s first Covid-19 vaccine candidate by Bharat Biotech Ltd has received the central drugs controller’s approval for human clinical trials.

Read live updates on Covid-19 here:

11:07 PM IST

Telangana reports 1,213 new Covid-19 cases

1,213 Covid-19 cases, 987 discharged and 8 deaths reported in Telangana today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 18,570, including 9,226 active cases, 9,069 discharged, and 275 deaths: State Health Department

10:28 PM IST

Jharkhand reports 60 new Covid-19 cases

60 Covid-19 cases and 57 recoveries reported in Jharkhand today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 2585, including 582 active cases, 1988 recovered/discharged & 15 deaths.

09:09 PM IST

Maharashtra Covid-19 tally rises to 1,86,626 with 6,330 new cases

Maharashtra Covid-19 tally rises to 1,86,626 with 6,330 new cases, which is a new single-day high. With 125 recent deaths, state's toll reaches to 8,178.

09:04 PM IST

Delhi reports 2,373 new Covid cases, 61 deaths

2,373 Covid-19 cases, 3015 discharged and 61 deaths reported in Delhi today. Total number of cases in the national capital is now at 92175, including 63007 recovered/discharged/migrated, 26304 active cases and 2864 deaths.

08:39 PM IST

Mumbai reports 1,554 news Covid cases, 57 deaths

57 deaths and 1554 new positive cases of Covid-19 reported in Mumbai today, taking the total number of cases to 80,262. 5903 patients recovered and discharged today.

07:48 PM IST

Amit Shah emphasises on early hospitalization to reduce mortality rates

Amit Shah held a meeting to review management of Covid-19 situation in NCR and discuss a unified strategy to tackle Covid pandemic. The video conference was attended by health minister Harsh Vardhan, UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar.

At the meet, Amit Shah emphasised on:

1. Adoption of more testing using Rapid Antigen Test Kits to help reduce infection transmission rate. These kits can be provided by GoI to UP and Haryana.

2. Focus on early hospitalization to reduce mortality rates.

3. Extensive use of Aarogya Setu & Itihaas App to help mapping of Covid in NCR.

4.UP & Haryana can avail AIIMS-Telemedicine consultation through which patients will get advice from experts.

5.Small hospitals in both states can take guidance from AIIMS thru Tele-videography.

06:59 PM IST

In last 24 hrs, 11,881 Covid patients have been cured: Govt

During the last 24 hours, a total of 11,881 Covid-19 patients have been cured, taking the cumulative figure to 3,59,859. This further takes the recovery rate to 59.52%. Presently, there are 2,26,947 active cases and all are under medical supervision: Government of India

05:43 PM IST

Monuments can open up with complete precautions from 6th July: Prahlad Singh Patel

Have decided that all monuments can be opened with complete precautions from 6th July: Prahlad Singh Patel, Union Minister of Tourism & Culture

05:34 PM IST

Amit Shah chairs meet via video call with CMs from Delhi, UP and Haryana to take stock of Covid situation

Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a meeting today via video conference with UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, to review the Covid-19 situation in Delhi-NCR.

04:36 PM IST

Uttarakhand Police issues notice of suspension of Kawand Mela-2020

Uttarakhand Police issues notice of suspension of 'Kawand Mela-2020' due to Covid-19, and requests devotees not to come to Haridwar as the district's borders have been sealed.

03:46 PM IST

India's Covid-19 recovery rate at 59.52%, says health ministry

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said during the last 24 hours, a total of 11,881 Covid-19 patients have been cured, taking the cumulative figure to 3,59,859. This further takes the recovery rate to 59.52%. Presently, there are 2,26,947 active cases and all are under medical supervision, the ministry added, reports ANI.

03:39 PM IST

Just one coronavirus vaccine is not enough, says Anthony Fauci

American physician Anthony Fauci said the world needs more than one vaccine to tackle the new coronavirus, even as pharma companies race to be the first with a pandemic shot, reports Bloomberg.

02:55 PM IST

Total people being tested for Covid-19 will touch 1 crore soon, says Govt

The total number of people being tested for Covid-19 in the country will soon touch one crore. This has been possible due to removal of all bottlenecks by Government of India. Various steps taken by Central Government have paved the way for enhanced testing for Covid, GoI said.

02:43 PM IST

Covid-19 cases in Tokyo spike to highest number since May

The Japanese capital has confirmed 107 new cases of the coronavirus, the highest since early May, raising concern about a possible resurgence of the disease just as businesses return to normal, reports Reuters.

02:22 PM IST

Pakistan's coronavirus tally reaches 2,17,809

Pakistan reported 4,339 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 2,17,809, the health ministry said on Thursday. The country also reported 78 deaths due to the disease, taking the death toll to 4,473, reports PTI.

First published: Jul 02, 2020 04:47 IST