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Highlights: 2,033 fresh coronavirus cases in Delhi, recovery rate nears 75%

Coronavirus has shown no signs of abating as several countries are yet to reach their peak. Lockdowns are being reinforced across several cities to curb the spread.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: Jul 08, 2020 23:57 IST
Highlights: 2,033 fresh coronavirus cases in Delhi, recovery rate nears 75%

Several states in US have reported a record single-day rise in the number of Covid-19 cases. California and Texas released huge numbers of new cases with both states reporting 10,000-plus cases. Hawaii, Idaho, Missouri, Montana and Oklahoma also broke their previous daily record spikes for new cases.

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Bogota followed the footsteps of Melbourne as Colombian President Duque ordered a nationwide lockdown. Belgrade saw violence as Serbian President Vucic ordered a lockdown. Cuttack and Guwahati have also decided to reimpose lockdowns.

02:46 PM IST

Elderly patient with Covid-19 symptoms jumps to death in Rajasthan

An elderly man admitted to a hospital here with symptoms of coronavirus allegedly committed suicide by jumping from second floor of the medical institute on Wednesday, police said. He was admitted to Rajasthan University of Health Sciences (RUHS) in Pratap Nagar, they said.

His Covid-19 test report came negative, minutes before he took the extreme step, police said, adding he was not aware of the test result.

02:22 PM IST

Andhra records 1,062 Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

12 people have died due to Covid-19 and 1,062 people were infected on a single day in Andhra Pradesh. The state has 22,259 cases.

02:17 PM IST

ADB sells US dollar bonds to collect aid

The Asian Development Bank has sold US dollar bonds and raised $4 billion to help Asian nation fight off the effects of Covid-19.

02:13 PM IST

Jharkhand CM Soren under home quarantine

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren has kept himself under home quarantine after his colleague tested positive for Covid-19.

02:00 PM IST

Russia records 6,562 new cases

Russia's Covid-19 cases have crossed the 700,000 mark with 6,562 new cases and 173 deaths.

01:08 PM IST

112 cases recorded in Puducherry

Puducherry recorded highest ever single-day spike as it recorded 112 case of Covid-19.

12:42 PM IST

Six people in Rajasthan dead in last 24 hours

Rajasthan saw 6 casualties due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. The state has 21,577 cases of Covid-19.

11:42 AM IST

Minister in Jharkhand CM's Soren's cabinet tests positive

A minister in Jharkhand's cabinet has tested positive for Covid-19. The minister is also said to have met CM Hemant Soren as well.

11:01 AM IST

Need to reopen monuments with great caution: Patel

Union minister Prahlad Patel said that reopening of historic sites will be done after consulting with state governments. He said that work is the tourism industry needs to resume soon.

10:30 AM IST

Modi wishes Bolsonaro a speedy recovery

Brazil president Bolsonaro tested positive for Covid-19. PM Modi tweeted to the Brazil president wishing him a quick recovery.

10:21 AM IST

Karnataka CM takes stock of Covid-19 situation

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa seen holding an emergency meeting with deputy CM Dr A Narayan. Karnataka has 26,815 recorded Covid-19 cases.

09:47 AM IST

Aussie coronavirus emergency cabinet looks at reducing returnees

Prime Minister Scott Morrison's coronavirus emergency cabinet is considering limiting number of its citizens and residents returning home from abroad.

09:39 AM IST

India's Covid-19 daily case tally remains over 22k

India reported 500 fresh Covid-19 cases compared 22,252 cases in July 7.

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08:44 AM IST

Germany reports 397 new cases of Covid-19

Germany reported 197,341 total cases and 397 new cases in the last 24 hours. 12 deaths have also been reported.

08:22 AM IST

Rural Bihar's parents worry about mid-day meals

Parents in Bihar's Muzaffarpur are concerned that mid-day meals are not provided to children. Parents also claim that the govt is not doing enough to provide children food.

First published: Jul 08, 2020 06:53 IST