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Highlights: United States Covid-19 death toll crosses 130,000

In the United States, the number of infections has risen to 2,876,143 while the 129,891 others have succumbed to the disease.

By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Jul 07, 2020 00:03 IST
Highlights: United States Covid-19 death toll crosses 130,000
Workers in protective mask disinfects a waiting hall following the outbreak of a new coronavirus at the Nanjing Railway Station, in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China. (Image courtesy: Reuters)

The countries across the world continued to reel under Covid-19 crisis as the World Health Organization reported a one-day high in global infections over the weekend, while Mexico, Indonesia and Iran reported their deadliest day yet.

In the United States, the number of infections has risen to 2,876,143 while the 129,891 others have succumbed to the disease.

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Meanwhile, in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the country is in a state of emergency in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases. Spain ordered a lockdown of a second region amid fears of Covid-19 spread.

While, India surpassed Russia in the infections tally and became the country with most infections after US and Brazil.

The total number of Covid-19 cases now stands at 697,413 after it recorded 24,248 fresh cases of infection on Monday.

There are 14 states in the country which have reported more than 10,000 Covid-19 cases and Maharashtra remained the worst-hit on Sunday.

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04:51 PM IST

Covid-19 patient goes missing from new facility

A 71-year-old Covid-19 patient has gone missing from the newly-commissioned Global Hub Corona Hospital in Thane city, police said on Monday.

A Kapurbawdi police station official said a missing person complaint has been filed and teams were out to trace the elderly patient.

04:48 PM IST

55-year-old Covid-19 patient hangs self in Pune

A 55-year-old coronavirus positive man on Monday allegedly died by suicide in an educational institute hostel being used as a COVID care centre in Pune, police said.

02:05 PM IST

People coming from other states to Karnataka shall be placed in 14-days: State govt

Karnataka government revised the quarantine norms on Monday in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases. Under the revised guidelines, people coming from other states to Karnataka, including Maharashtra, shall be placed in 14-days home quarantine.

01:52 PM IST

No option but to learn to live with Covid-19: Karnataka CM

"Country will have to learn to live with coronavirus as there are no options", Karnataka chief minister said on Monday.

"We don't have any other option, we have to learn to live with this virus. Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the same thing. We have increased ambulances, we have made all arrangements to fight the pandemic. It is very important to safeguard ourselves," he said.

01:42 PM IST

114 Indian nationals stranded in Pak due to Covid-19 to be repatriated to India

As many as 114 Indian nationals stranded in Pakistan due to Covid-19 to be repatriated to India via Attari-Wagah border on July 9, according to a Pakistan government release.

01:20 PM IST

Russia reports more than 6,600 new coronavirus cases

Russia's official coronavirus case tally, the fourth largest in the world, rose to 687,862 on Monday after officials reported 6,611 new infections in the last 24 hours.

Authorities also said 135 people had died overnight, bringing Russia's official death toll to 10,296.

01:04 PM IST

Pakistan’s health minister Zafar Mirza contracts Covid-19

Pakistan's health minister Dr Zafar Mirza tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday and is now isolating himself at home.

01:04 PM IST

Over 100 Covid-19 cases in Japan

For the fifth consecutive day, Japan's Tokyo detected over 100 cases of Covid-19 infections.

Total 102 new cases were found as the city tried to contain the rapidly spreading virus without resorting to widespread business shutdowns.

12:15 PM IST

Covid-19 death rate has come down in Delhi: Kejriwal

Out of 25,000 active patients, 15,000 are being treated at home. Death rate has also come down. We've also started the country's first corona plasma bank. Our trials have shown that plasma therapy can help moderate patients improve significantly: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

12:07 PM IST

Covid-19 cases cross 1 lakh mark in Delhi: CM Kejriwal

Covid-19 cases crossed 1 lakh mark in Delhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday, adding, "there is no need to panic as around 72,000 people have also recovered."

12:00 PM IST

1 crore Covid-19 tests conducted in India as off 11am today: ICMR

Covid-19 tests in India crossed the 1 crore (10 million) mark, said Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) officia.

As of 11am today, 1,00,04,101 tests were conducted in the country, said the official.

11:40 AM IST

Pakistan's Covid-19 tally crosses 231,000-mark

Pakistan's coronavirus cases on Monday crossed the 231,000-mark after 3,344 new infections were detected in the last 24 hours, while 50 people died of the deadly disease, taking the death toll to 4,762, the health ministry said on Monday.

According to the Ministry of national health services, the number of confirmed cases reached 231,818 after 3,344 new infections surfaced in the country, but 131,649 patients have also fully recovered from the Covid-19.

11:24 AM IST

Odisha reports 456 new Covid-19 positive cases

Odisha reports 456 new Covid-19 positive cases and 290 recoveries. Total positive cases in the state stand at 9,526 including 3,254 active cases and 6,224 recoveries: Information & Public Relations, Department Government of Odisha

11:11 AM IST

Karnataka: 24x7 helpline set up for complaints on hospitals denying Covid-19 treatment

The Karnataka government on Monday set up a 24x7 toll-free helpline against hospital refusing to accept coronavirus suspected patients.

"If denied admission, the patient can call 1912. It is a 24x7 helpline number. Whoever calls the number will get immediate relief," Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar told reporters.

10:46 AM IST

US: 52,228 cases takes Covid-19 tally to 2,841,906

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sunday reported 2,841,906 cases of new coronavirus, an increase of 52,228 cases from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had risen by 271 to 129,576.

First published: Jul 06, 2020 05:54 IST