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Highlights: With 725 new cases, Gujarat's Covid-19 tally crosses 36,000

WHO reported the highest single-day spike in coronavirus cases globally. Both the Americas lead in terms of both new cases and death due to coronavirus. Russia and India continue to report a high number of cases.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: Jul 06, 2020 00:00 IST
Highlights: With 725 new cases, Gujarat's Covid-19 tally crosses 36,000

The World Health Organization said that the world had recorded more than 212,326 fresh coronavirus cases. 61% percent of these newly reported cases are from the US and Brazil. Mexico became the fifth worst-hit nation due to coronavirus as the nation recorded 30,366 deaths surpassing France.

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US, India, Russia, Mexico and Brazil continue to report high caseloads. Even though Russia had seen a slight dip, cases continue to rise. India reported more than 24,800 cases today. Cases and deaths also rose in Italy and Australia.

11:38 PM IST

With 725 new cases, Gujarat's Covid-19 tally crosses 36,000

With 725 new Covid-19 cases in Gujarat, the count of total cases in the state on Sunday reached to 36,123 cases. "Gujarat reported 725 new COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths in last 24 hours, taking the state's case tally to 36,123," said the State Health Department, reports ANI.

11:36 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh crosses million-mark in virus testing

Andhra Pradesh government on Sunday said that it has conducted over one million Covid-19 tests in the state till date to combat the widespread illness.

A total of 78 laboratories including government, private, and TrueNat labs along with dedicated hospitals for treating infected patients are conducting the tests, reports ANI.

11:13 PM IST

Covid-19 cases in Bihar nearing 12,000; death toll at 90

A total of 404 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Bihar on Sunday, taking the state's tally to 11,864, while the death toll reached 90 after two patients succumbed to the disease, the health department said, reports PTI.

10:43 PM IST

326 new virus cases in Madhya Pradesh

Highest single-day spike of 326 Covid-19 cases in Madhya Pradesh, tally 14,930, active cases 2,911; toll rises to 608 with 10 more deaths: Official

10:23 PM IST

Italy reports dip in coronavirus cases after 5 days

After five straight days of small increases, the number of day-to-day confirmed Covid-19 cases in Italy has dipped.

According to Health Ministry figures on Sunday, 192 cases were registered in the previous 24 hours, compared to 235 in Saturday’s tally.

10:22 PM IST

77 new virus cases in Goa

77 new Covid-19 cases in Goa, tally 1,761, active cases 818; toll rises to 7 with another death: Official

09:47 PM IST

2 week total lockdown in Assam's district

2-week total lockdown to be imposed in Assam's Dima Hasao district from Monday amid rising Covid-19 cases: Officials

09:19 PM IST

Assam secretariat departments shut for a week

Most departments in Assam secretariat to remain shut for a week after 4 employees test Covid-19 positive: Official

09:13 PM IST

Two new Covid-19 cases in Himachal, tally now 1,049

Two more people tested positive for Covid-19 in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, pushing the state's tally to 1,049.

A total of 10 people have died of the virus in the state so far.

09:11 PM IST

Rajasthan govt cancels college, university exams in view of Covid-19

The Rajasthan government has decided to cancel all examinations of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in universities, colleges and technical educational institutions in the state in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, officials said on Sunday.

09:06 PM IST

106-year-old Delhi man who was child during Spanish Flu survives Covid-19

A centenarian man from Delhi, who was four years old during the 1918 Spanish Flu, has survived Covid-19 and recovered faster than his son, in his 70s, at a dedicated coronavirus facility here, doctors said.

The 106-year-old patient (name withheld), a resident of Old Delhi, was discharged from the Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital (RGSSH) recently after recovering, they said.

08:53 PM IST

1,311 new virus cases in Mumbai

1,311 new Covid-19 cases and 69 deaths recorded in Mumbai today, taking total number of cases to 84,125 including 55,883 recoveries and 4,896 deaths: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

08:07 PM IST

177 new virus cases in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad's Covid-19 case count rises by 177 to 21,892 and fatalities by 9 to 1,484: Health department

06:47 PM IST

Delhi records 2,244 new Covid cases, city’s tally over 99,000

Delhi on Sunday recorded 2,244 new Covid cases, taking the city's tally to 99,444. Delhi also reported 63 new deaths due to coronavirus. Delhi's Covid death toll now stands at 3,067.

06:22 PM IST

Kerala issues notification extending enforecement of state's coronavirus rules till July 2021

Kerala Health Department issues notification extending the enforcement of state's Covid-19 regulations till July 2021.

First published: Jul 05, 2020 06:50 IST