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Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020
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Highlights: Total number of Covid-19 cases in Assam stand at 27,744

According to the data published by John Hopkins, 14,845,978 people have been confirmed of Covid-19 globally. While the 615,364 people have succumbed to the virus with the US recording the maximum number of deaths.

By Susmita Pakrasi | Updated: Jul 23, 2020 15:40 IST
Highlights: Total number of Covid-19 cases in Assam stand at 27,744

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to grapple countries across the world, US President Donald Trump warned that the “nasty horrible’” virus will get worse in the US before it gets better.

According to the data published by John Hopkins, 14,845,978 people have been confirmed of Covid-19 globally. While the 615,364 people have succumbed to the virus with the US recording the maximum number of deaths.

On Tuesday, the country reported more than 1,000 new fatalities, in a first time since June 10. More than 140,000 Americans have lost their lives in just five months in the US due to Covid-19.

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Meanwhile in India, at least half of the population was confined to their homes under various types of lockdowns — full, partial or weekend — according to orders issued by different state governments over the past few days.


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11:13 PM IST

Total number of Covid-19 cases in Assam stand at 27,744 including 19,350 discharged cases

972 new Covid-19 patients in Assam today. Out of these, 354 cases were recorded from Kamrup (M) and 51 from Jorhat. Total number of cases stand at 27,744 including 19,350 discharged cases, 8325 active cases and 66 deaths: State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

10:25 PM IST

451 more test positive for Covid-19 in Uttarakhand, tally crosses 5,000

In the highest single-day surge in Covid-19 cases in Uttarakhand, 451 people tested positive for the virus on Wednesday, taking the state's tally past the 5,000-mark, while the death toll due to the disease shot up to 57 with two more fatalities.

10:20 PM IST

1,554 new Covid-19 positive cases and 9 deaths reported in Telangana today

1,554 new Covid-19 positive cases and 9 deaths have been reported in Telangana today. Total number of cases stand at 49,259 including 11,155 active cases, 37,666 recovered cases and 438 deaths: Govt of Telangana

09:24 PM IST

With 196 new Covid-19 cases, Ahmedabad count rises to 24,963

The number of Covid-19 cases in Ahmedabad district in Gujarat rose by 196 to 24,963 on Wednesday, the state health department said.

08:48 PM IST

In last 24 hours, 1,020 new Covid-19 positive cases and 20 deaths reported in Gujarat

In the last 24 hours, 1020 new Covid-19 positive cases and 20 deaths have been reported in Gujarat. State tally rises to 51,485 including 12,016 active cases, 37,240 cured/discharged cases and 2,229 deaths: State Health Department

08:13 PM IST

Maharashtra records 337,607 Covid-19 cases, with 10,576 new cases

Maharashtra records 337,607 Covid-19 cases, with 10,576 new cases.

Total Deaths : 12,556 ( 280 today)

People recovered so far: 187,769 (5,552 today)

Total Tested: 16,87,213

In Mumbai

Total Cases: 104,678

New Cases: 1,310

Total Deaths: 5,875 (58 today)

08:05 PM IST

724 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Haryana

724 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Haryana, taking the total number of cases to 28186: State Health Department

07:42 PM IST

1,502 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Bihar

1502 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Bihar, taking the total number of cases to 30066 including 19876 discharged cases, 208 deaths and 9981 active cases: State Health Department

07:14 PM IST

In last 24 hours, 45 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Manipur

In the last late 24 hours, 45 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Manipur. Total number of cases nor stands at 2060 of which 642 are active and 1418 recovered cases: State Govt

07:08 PM IST

29 fresh Covid-19 positive cases reported in Chandigarh today

29 fresh Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Chandigarh today, taking the total number of cases to 780 including 241 active cases and 13 deaths: Health Department, Chandigarh

06:55 PM IST

Nepal's Covid-19 tally rises to 18,014

Nepal's coronavirus tally reached 18,014 with the detection of 100 new cases in the last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Wednesday, as the country lifted the nationwide lockdown.

06:45 PM IST

Maintaining the Covid-19 protocol, I am self-quarantining: Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur

Maintaining the Covid-19 protocol, I am self-quarantining: Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur after an official tested positive for Covid-19 at Chief Minister's Office

06:38 PM IST

5,849 new Covid-19 positive cases and 74 reported in Karnataka today

5,849 new Covid-19 positive cases and 74 have been reported in Karnataka today. Total number of cases stand at 1,86,492 including 51,765 active cases and 2700 deaths: State Health Department

06:33 PM IST

Manipur to go under complete lockdown for 14 days, starting 2 pm tomorrow

Manipur to go under complete lockdown for 14 days, starting 2 pm tomorrow, reports ANI.

06:26 PM IST

1,038 new Covid-19 cases have been reported in Kerala today

1,038 new Covid-19 cases have been reported in Kerala today, which is the highest single day spike in cases in the state. Out of the new cases, 276 cases have been reported in Thiruvananthapuram. Number of active cases now stands at 8,818: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

First published: Jul 22, 2020 06:11 IST