Highlights: 7,581 coronavirus cases in Gujarat, death toll at 277
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in a press briefing this afternoon said that the gap between active cases and those recovered from the infection in India is progressively increasing. Recovered cases in the country are almost 2 times more than the active cases.
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While the US recorded more than 55,000 new cases, US President Trump hosted Mexico’s Andrés Manuel López Obrador to refresh economic ties and launch the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, partly in a bid to win votes from the Hispanic diaspora in the US. Republican Convention in Texas was also cancelled due to rising cases in the state.
The US, Poland, New Zealand and Egypt will go into polls later this year. French municipal election results will show whether Macron will be able to embark on a reelection campaign. Earlier, Taiwan and South Korea held polls. India also held its Upper House elections and all eyes are on Bihar as the state gears up for polls. Twelve million cases have been recorded across the globe with 7 lakh people infected in India.
5 more die of Covid-19 in Haryana, 679 new cases
As many as 19,369 people have been infected with Covid-19 in Haryana. On Thursday, 679 fresh cases were reported in the state, while the death toll toll stood at 287.
Punjab crosses 7K-mark in 122 days, death toll reaches 183
With 197 fresh Covid-19 cases, Punjab on Thursday crossed 7,000-mark in 122 days.
Gujarat's Surat records highest one-day spike of 307 Covid cases
Surat district in Gujarat recorded its highest one-day spike of 307 coronavirus cases, taking the infection tally to 7,581, while death toll went up by six to 277, state health department said.
Pune Mayor, tested positive for Covid-19, discharged from hospital
Pune Mayor Murlidhar Mohol who had tested positive for coronavirus was discharged from a hospital after treatment on Thursday.
Manipur firm supplies reusable masks to front-line warriors
A firm in Manipur has supplied more than 1,000 cotton reusable masks to front-line Covid-19 responders.
UP announces complete shutdown till July 13
In view of the Covid-19 situation, a complete lockdown in UP has been announced till July 13.
Ahmedabad registers 162 new coronavirus cases
With the detection of 162 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the count in Ahmedabad district of Gujarat rose to 22,580 on Thursday.
31 new Covid-19 cases detected in Amravati; tally at 781
In Maharashtra's Amaravati, 31 new Covid-19 cases have been detected, taking the infection tally to 781.
Bengal registers more than 1000 new Covid-19 cases
Bengal on Thursday registered 1,088 fresh Covid-19 cases. This is the highest single day spike registered in the state till date. The state also registered its highest death toll in 24 hours. As many as 27 people died of the infection in the state on Thursday.
Madhya Pradesh records 305 new Covid-19 cases
Madhya Pradesh recorded 305 fresh cases of coronavirus on Thursday, taking the count to 16,341.
5 more die of Covid-19 in Haryana, 679 new cases in state
Haryana on Thursday reported five more coronavirus deaths as 679 new cases took the total number of infections to 19,369.
6,875 fresh Covid-19 cases take Maharashtra's tally to 23,0,599
As many as 23,0,599 people have been infected with Covid-19 in Maharashtra. Death toll in the state has gone up to 9,667.
Covid-19 pandemic in Africa is now reaching ‘full speed’
The coronavirus pandemic in Africa is reaching “full speed” and it’s good to prepare for the worst-case scenario, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention chief said Thursday, after a South African official said a single province is preparing 1.5 million graves.
Intermediate 2nd year supplementary exams cancelled in Telangana
Telangana has cancelled the intermediate second year supplementary exams and declared every student passed.
1,248 new Covid-19 cases reported in UP
As many as 1,248 fresh cases of coronavirus were reported in UP on Wednesday. State Principal Secretary (Health) Mohan Prasad said, "In the last 24 hours, 1,248 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in the state. There are 10,373 active cases, 21,127 discharged so far and 862 patients have succumbed to the infection."
First published: Jul 09, 2020 07:14 IST