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Highlights: Maharashtra reports 5,537 new Covid-19 cases, tally over 1.80k

The US is likely to witness 100,000 new cases of coronavirus per day if people do not adhere to the safety norms, warned coronavirus task force member Dr Anthony Fauci.

By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Jul 02, 2020 00:26 IST
Highlights: Maharashtra reports 5,537 new Covid-19 cases, tally over 1.80k

In the biggest one day spike in coronavirus infections, United States recorded more than 47,000 cases on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally.

California, Texas and Arizona have emerged as new US epicenters of the pandemic, reporting record increases in Covid-19 cases.

Infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci on Tuesday warned the authorities against the negligence in precautions saying that new coronavirus cases could more than double to 100,000 per day if authorities and the public fail to take steps to suppress the pandemic.

Meanwhile, India recorded highest number of fatalities in the last 24 hours with a jump of 507 deaths. The number of Covid-19 infection was pushed beyond 5.85 lakh after reports of 18,653 new cases, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The number of deaths in the country stood at 17,400.

The national capital remained in the list of the worst-affected state as it recorded 2,084 infections on Tuesday, taking the total tally to 85,161.

In the national capital, the Delhi Medical Council has collaborated with New Delhi district authorities to train community-based health care workers to fight against Covid-19.

In Maharashtra, the number of infections is at 77, 197.

Read highlights on Covid-19 here:

09:59 PM IST

134 new Covid cases were reported in CRPF on Wednesday

134 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in CRPF today, taking the total number of positive cases to 1385, of which 682 are active cases & 694 recovered cases. The death toll is at 9.

09:17 PM IST

Assam Health Minister inaugurates Covid-19 care hospital in Guwahati

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday inaugurated a 900-bed Covid-19 care hospital at Khanapara field in Guwahati.

08:36 PM IST

Maharashtra reports 198 deaths and 5,537 new Covid-19 cases

Maharashtra reported 198 deaths and 5,537 new Covid-19 cases today, taking the total number of cases in the state to 1,80,298, including 79,075 active cases, 93,154 recovered cases and 8053 deaths.

08:31 PM IST

Haryana's Covid-19 case count reaches 14,941

Haryana's Covid-19 case tally rises to 14,941 with 393 new positive cases reported today: State Health Department

08:30 PM IST

Karnataka reports 1,272 new Covid-19 cases

Karnataka reports 1272 new Covid-19 positive cases including 735 cases from Bengaluru Urban, taking the total number of cases to 16514. Death toll rises to 253 after 7 deaths were reported today: State Health Department

07:29 PM IST

Punjab reports 101 fresh Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

Punjab reported 101 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking total number of cases 5,668 including 3,989 discharges and 149 deaths: State Health Department

07:29 PM IST

Manipur records 26 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

Manipur records 26 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, taking total number of cases to 1,260 out of which 681 cases are active: Directorate of Health Services

07:19 PM IST

Kerala reports 151 new Covid cases

151 new Covid-19 positive cases and 131 recoveries have been reported in Kerala today. Total positive cases stand at 4593 including 2130 active cases. There are 124 Covid-19 hotspots in the state: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

07:13 PM IST

Tamil Nadu on Wednesday reported 3,882 new Covid-19 cases

Tamil Nadu reports 3,882 new Covid-19 positive cases, 2,852 discharges and 63 deaths today. Total number of cases rise to 94,049 including 39,856 active cases, 52,926 discharges and 1,264 deaths: State Health Department

07:13 PM IST

Dharavi reports 14 new Covid cases

14 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Dharavi area of Mumbai today, taking the total number of cases to 2,282: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

06:58 PM IST

Migrant works from Ahmedabad return to their workplaces

In Ahmedabad, migrant workers who had returned to their native places due to Covid-19 lockdown are now returning to their workplaces. A migrant worker says, "I am from Bihar. Recently, I got a call from my employer that work has started here so I am back now".

06:50 PM IST

Delhi Police issues 746 challans related to Covid guideliens violations

Delhi Police issued 746 challans related to Covid-19 guidelines violations (not wearing face masks, spitting & flouting social distancing norms) today, according to a report in ANI. A total of 21,093 such challans have been issued till date.

06:14 PM IST

All foreign returnees to undergo 7 days of mandatory institutional quarantine: Chandigarh Administration

All foreign returnees have to, immediately on arrival, undergo 7 days of mandatory institutional quarantine at an approved facility on payment basis followed by 7 days of home isolation if the person tests negative in first 7 days: Chandigarh Administration

06:01 PM IST

Odd-even system to also apply to street vendors, says Chandigarh Administration

Odd-even system, presently being followed in selected markets will be discontinued. This will also apply to street vendors: Chandigarh Administration

06:00 PM IST

G Kishan Reddy visits a Covid Care Centre in Delhi's Kalkaji area

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy visited a Covid Care Centre in Delhi's Kalkaji area today, according to ANI.

First published: Jul 01, 2020 07:18 IST