Highlights: Telangana's Covid-19 case tally rises to 41,018
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates expressed confidence that India's pharmaceutical industry will be able to manufacture Covid vaccine for the country but also for the entire world.
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US recorded more than 67,000 cases in the last 24 hours. California, Arizona and Florida also recorded along with Texas almost 36,000 cases. Several state governments have asked establishments to ensure customers and visitors wear masks. India also saw a record rise in the number of cases. More than 32,700 fresh cases have been recorded in the lat 24 hours. The death toll has crossed 24,915 with 606 fresh fatalities. Maharashtra remains the worst-affected with 2.75 lakh cases.
Economists said that Latin American nations’ GDPs will go back to pre-2010 levels due to the huge rise in unemployment and called the lack of growth ‘a lost decade’ for these economies.
Telangana's Covid-19 case tally rises to 41,018 with 1,676 new cases reported today
Telangana's Covid-19 case tally rises to 41,018 with 1,676 new cases reported today. So far, 27,295 patients have recovered/ discharged. Death toll is 396: State Health Department
207 new Covid-19 positive cases and 4 deaths reported in Jharkhand today
207 new Covid-19 positive cases and 4 deaths reported in Jharkhand today. The total number of positive cases in the state is now 4783, death toll 42: State Health Department
13 new positive cases reported in Himachal Pradesh today
13 new positive cases reported in the state today, taking the total number of Covid-19 cases in the state to 1377 including 382 active cases, 971 recovered and 9 deaths: Himachal Pradesh Health Department
Goa reported 157 new Covid-19 cases today
Goa reported 157 new Covid-19 cases today, taking total number of cases to 3,108 including 1,272 recoveries and 19 deaths. Number of active cases stands at 1,817: State Health Department
Odisha govt announces 14-day complete lockdown in 6 districts from 9 pm of July 17 to July 31 midnight
Odisha government has announced 14-day complete lockdown in Ganjam, Khordha, Cuttack, Jajpur distric and Rourkela Municipal Corporation area from 9 pm of July 17 to July 31 midnight: State Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy
West Bengal reported 1,690 new Covid-19 cases and 23 deaths
West Bengal reported 1,690 new Covid-19 cases and 23 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total number of cases to 36,117 including 21,415 recoveries and 1,023 deaths. Discharge rate in the state stands at 59.29 per cent: State Health Department
735 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Madhya Pradesh today
735 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Madhya Pradesh today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 20378, of which 5562 are active cases. Death toll stands at 689: State Health Department
Maharashtra reports total 284,281 Covid-19 cases
Maharashtra reports total 284,281 Covid-19 cases.
New Cases: 8641
Total Deaths : 11,194 (266)
People recovered so far: 158,140 (5,527 on Thursday)
Total Tested: 14,46386
Total Cases: 97,950
New Cases: 1,476
Total Deaths: 5,523 (56)
Delhi reported 1,652 new Covid-19 cases and 58 deaths in last 24 hours
Delhi reported 1,652 new Covid-19 cases and 58 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking active cases to 17,407 and death toll to 3,545. There are 658 containment zones: Delhi Health Department
Jammu and Kashmir records 490 fresh Covid-19 cases today
Jammu and Kashmir records 490 fresh Covid-19 cases today. 259 cases alone in Srinagar.
Total of 3,26,826 samples tested in last 24 hours: Health Ministry
A total of 3,26,826 samples have been tested in the last 24 hours in the country. The cumulative number of 1,27,39,490 samples tested translated to a figure of 9231.5 testing per million for India: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
JJ hospital confirms Telugu poet P Varavara Rao has tested positive for Covid-19
JJ hospital confirms Telugu poet P Varavara Rao has tested positive for Covid-19. Dr Ranjit Mankeshwar, dean of JJ hospital confirmed that Varavara Rao is Covid19 positive. He is asymptomatic.
As of 15th July, 68,7467 Indian nationals have returned to India: MEA
As of 15th July, 68,7467 Indian nationals have returned to India; 1,01,014 nationals have returned from Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh by land borders: Anurag Srivastava, official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
India has 3,31,146 active Covid-19 cases: Health Ministry
India has 3,31,146 active Covid-19 cases, which is around a third of country's tally of 9.68 lakh infections, says Union Health ministry, credits targeted measures for steady decline in active caseload, reports PTI.
With steady decline, active Covid-19 cases now constitute a third of total tally: Health Ministry
India has 3,31,146 active Covid-19 cases, which is around a third of the country's total tally that rose to 9.68 lakh on Thursday, the Union Health ministry said and credited targeted measures for the steady decline in active caseload.
First published: Jul 16, 2020 07:09 IST