Highlights: With 330 new Covid-19 cases, Ahmedabad's tally rises to 15,635
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to the Indian Chamber of Commerce on its 95th Annual Day this afternoon said that every citizen has resolved to turn the Coronavirus crisis into an opportunity.
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The coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone globally and has kept governments busy in bolstering their healthcare systems for the first half of the year. As per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India recorded 286,579 cases and 8,102 deaths due to the novel Coronavirus infection. Almost 10,000 cases and 357 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours.
The recovery rates across several countries are on the rise as Covid-19’s infectivity rate is far higher than its mortality rate.
Recovery rates are still low across the Americas as Mexico and the US still continue to report a high number of cases. Brazil continues to remain a hotspot.
24 more succumb to Covid-19 in UP, toll rises to 345; tally 12,088
The death toll due to coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday rose to 345 after it reported a record 24 fatalities, while 478 fresh cases pushed the tally in the state to 12,088, officials said here.
India is not in community transmission: ICMR
India is such a large country and prevalence is very low. India is not in community transmission: Prof (Dr.) Balram Bhargava, DG, ICMR, Delhi on Covid-19
0.73 percent of population in 83 districts where sero-survey was conducted had evidence of past exposure to coronavirus infection: ICMR
ICMR says 0.73 percent of population in 83 districts where sero-survey was conducted had evidence of past exposure to coronavirus infection.
States cannot lower their guard and need to keep on implementing effective surveillance: ICMR
The states cannot lower their guard and need to keep on implementing effective surveillance and containment strategies preventing the spread of Covid-19 : ICMR
Today, our recovery rate is 49.21%: Health Ministry
Today, our recovery rate is 49.21%. The number of patients recovered presently exceeds the number of active patients: Lav Agrawal, Joint Secretary, Health Ministry on Covid-19 situation in the country
Covid-19 tally climbs to 1,637 in Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand's Covid-19 tally mounted to 1,637 on Thursday, with 75 more people testing positive.
Total number of Covid-19 positive cases in Chandigarh is now 332
The total number of Covid-19 positive cases in Chandigarh is now 332 with 4 new cases reported today: Chandigarh Health Department
PIL filed in Delhi High Court seeking imposition of strict lockdown in Delhi
Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed in Delhi High Court seeking imposition of strict lockdown in Delhi. According to Delhi govt, the national capital might see
5.5 lakh Covid-19 cases by July end, reports ANI.
Russia coronavirus cases top 500,000
Russia, the country with the world's third-largest coronavirus outbreak, passed the symbolic milestone of 500,000 confirmed cases on Thursday, after the capital lifted tight lockdown restrictions this week.
The latest figures took the country's total to 502,436 cases, after 8,779 new cases were recorded in the last day, a government website said.
75 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Uttarakhand till 2pm today
75 new Covid-19 positive cases reported till 2pm today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 1637: Uttarakhand Health Department
Karnataka government extends ban on online classes till 7th standard
Karnataka government extends ban on online classes till 7th standard. Earlier, it was decided to not allow online classes till 5th standard, reports ANI.
Philippines reports nine novel coronavirus deaths, 443 more infections
The Philippines' health ministry on Thursday confirmed nine more new coronavirus deaths and 443 additional infections.
In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed infections have increased to 24,175 while deaths have reached 1,036.
Beijing city reports first confirmed Covid-19 case in nearly two months
Beijing has confirmed a new coronavirus case on Thursday, Chinese official and ruling Communist Party-backed media reported, the first confirmed Covid-19 case in the capital in nearly two months.
Singapore records 422 new Covid-19 cases, mostly foreign workers
Singapore on Thursday reported 422 new coronavirus cases, majority of them foreign workers living in dormitories, taking the total number of infections in the country to 39,387, the Health Ministry said.
Lufthansa to cut off 22,000 jobs
Lufthansa, the German airliner, will axe 22,000 jobs as it struggles to restart operation following the pandemic which continues to hurt the aviation industry.
First published: Jun 11, 2020 06:44 IST