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Highlights: WHO wishes Bolsonaro swift recovery from coronavirus

Covid-19 regulations are being reinforced to curb the spread across several countries. Across the world, lawmakers continue to urge people to wash hands, wear masks and maintain social distance as cases surge.

By Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Updated: Jul 07, 2020 23:53 IST
Highlights: WHO wishes Bolsonaro swift recovery from coronavirus
(Photo: Reuters)


Cities in Israel and the US re-imposed several restrictions as Covid-19 continues to wreak havoc on healthcare systems and the economy. Rise in cases in Florida saw Miami-Dade county go under lockdown. Arizona has most cases of Covid-19. Authorities in Israel believe that the lockdown was lifted too early as cases continue to rise across the nation.

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Several lawmakers throughout the world reiterated the need for wearing masks and maintaining social distance. New York City mayor De Blasio warned citizens against complacency. German Chancellor Angela Merkel doubled down on the need of wearing masks as several lawmakers said the rule is a trade-off if people want to travel freely again. Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro who diluted the mask-wearing law underwent a test for Covid-19 after developing symptoms.

10:50 PM IST

Covid-19 victim dumped on pavement in Bhopal, inquiry ordered

A magisterial inquiry was ordered on Tuesday after a 69-year-old Covid-19 victim was dumped on a pavement outside a private hospital in Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh a day earlier, officials said.

10:32 PM IST

175 fresh cases reported in BSF, ITBP and CRPF

As many as 175 personnel from three Central Armed Police Forces -- the BSF, the ITBP and the CRPF -- tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday, officials said.

A total of 69 fresh cases were reported in the 2.5 lakh strong Border Security Force, which also had 29 recoveries in the last 24 hours, officials said, quoting the latest data.

09:43 PM IST

WHO wishes Bolsonaro swift recovery from coronavirus

09:14 PM IST

India’s recovered Covid-19 cases more than active cases per million: Govt

India's recovered cases per million population is more than active Covid-19 cases per million, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday, crediting states and Union Territories for early identification and effective management of coronavirus cases.

08:58 PM IST

Brazil president Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

07:42 PM IST

Only one new coronavirus case found in Mumbai's Dharavi

Dharavi, known as Asia's largest slum, reported only one new coronavirus patient on Tuesday which took the case tally in the densely populated area in the heart of Mumbai to 2,335, an official stated.

The last time Dharavi had recorded a single new coronavirus case was on April 5, three months ago.

07:31 PM IST

5,134 new coronavirus cases recorded in Maharashtra

07:29 PM IST

Six booked for violating Covid-19 restrictions in Kerala

Six people, including the manager of a private resort, have been arrested for organising a party with belly dance performance in violation of Covid-19 restrictions at nearby Udumbanchola in this hilly district, police said on Tuesday.

07:24 PM IST

2,008 new coronavirus cases recorded in Delhi

07:12 PM IST

Bengal enforces tougher lockdown from July 9

Bengal to club containment and buffer zones to enforce tougher lockdown from 5 pm of July 9 to stem Covid-19 spread: Official

06:52 PM IST

6 new virus cases in Mizoram

6 people, including 5 NDRF personnel, test Covid-19 positive in Mizoram, tally 197, active cases 58: Official

06:32 PM IST

Process for Covid-19 vaccine clinical trials begins at NIMS Hyderabad

The process of conducting clinical trials for Covaxin, a vaccine candidate for Covid-19, began on Tuesday at the Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), a top official of the state-run medical facility said.

06:02 PM IST

India's Covid-19 fatality rate per million lowest in world, says govt

India’s Covid-19 tally, fatality rate per million population lowest in world: Health ministry

05:42 PM IST

1,332 new virus cases in Uttar Pradesh

Highest spike of 1,332 new Covid-19 cases in UP, tally 29,968, active cases 9,514; toll rises to 827 with 18 more deaths: Health official

05:22 PM IST

CBSE classs 9 to 12 syllabus reduced by 30 per cent: HRD ministry

CBSE rationalises syllabus by up to 30 per cent for classes 9 to 12 to make up for academic loss during Covid-19 lockdown: HRD ministry

First published: Jul 07, 2020 06:50 IST