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.
Covid-19 cases in Himachal Pradesh mount to 458
The total number of Coronavirus cases in the state of Himachal Pradesh have reached 458 out of which 182 are active cases, 259 people have recovered and 6 have died, the state's health department said, reports ANI.
Andhra Pradesh registers 4,261 Covid-19 cases, death toll at 80
Andhra Pradesh reported 135 new Coronavirus cases, taking the state's tally to 4,261. 80 people have died 2,540 have been discharged so far, the state's health department said, reports ANI.
Covid-19 cases in Bihar nearing 6,000, 109 new cases reported
109 more people tested positive for Coronavirus in Bihar taking the total number of Covid-19 cases in the state to 5,807, the state's health department said, reports ANI.
European Union blames China for ‘huge wave’ of Covid-19 disinformation
The European Union accused China of operating "targeted influence operations and disinformation campaigns" globally, for the first time, as the bloc set out a plan to tackle a "huge wave" of false facts about the pandemic, The Guardian said, reports ANI.
'Plug and play': PM Modi calls for bold decisions to spur economic growth
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to the 95th Annual Day of the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) said that Indian economy has to move out of 'command and control' and be taken towards 'plug and play'. He also said this is the time to make bold decisions and bold investments and not the time for conservative approach, reports ANI.
At this time we've to take Indian economy out of 'command and control' and take it towards 'plug and play'. This isn't the time for conservative approach. It's time for bold decisions & bold investments. It's time to prepare a globally competitive domestic supply chain: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/admkS9VOnM— ANI (@ANI) June 11, 2020
A Chief Medical Officer of CRPF tests positive for Covid-19 in Delhi
A Chief Medical Officer of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has tested positive for Covid-19 in Delhi. The officer has been shifted to a hospital in Okhla. Total number of cases in the CRPF have reached 544, out of which 353 have recovered and four have died, reports ANI.
Every Indian has resolved to turn Covid-19 crisis into an opportunity: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in view of the Coronavirus outbreak said that every citizen has resolved to turn this crisis into an opportunity. He also said that the country has to be made self-reliant, reports ANI.
Every citizen of this country has resolved to turn this crisis into an opportunity. We have to make this a major turning point for this nation. What is that turning point? A self-reliant India: PM Narendra Modi on 95th Annual Day of Indian Chamber of Commerce. #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/RDXmYcvY8p— ANI (@ANI) June 11, 2020
Along with Covid-19, India fighting other challenges too, says PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address at the 95th Annual Day of the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) said that the world and India too is fighting the Coronavirus pandemic. He also said that India is facing multiple challenges as well such as flood, locusts, hailstorm, fire in oil well, small earthquakes, cyclones, reports ANI.
The world is fighting Coronavirus, India is fighting that too. But there are other issues also. Flood, locusts, hailstorm, fire in oil well, small earthquakes, two cyclones - we are fighting all of these together: PM Narendra Modi on 95th Annual Day of Indian Chamber of Commerce pic.twitter.com/RCFBuo5wms— ANI (@ANI) June 11, 2020
With 51 fresh cases, Rajasthan’s Covid-19 tally reaches 11,651
51 more people tested positive for Coronavirus in Rajasthan, taking the total number of cases in the state to 11,651. 264 people have died while 8596 have recovered 8221 have been discharged, the state's health department said, reports ANI.
51 #COVID19 positive cases & 5 deaths in Rajasthan till 10:30 AM today; 27 people recovered from the disease & 26 discharged during this period. Total number of positive cases in the state rises to 11651, including 264 deaths, 8596 recovered & 8221 discharged: State health dept pic.twitter.com/tv6nbltlrx— ANI (@ANI) June 11, 2020
Restaurants reopen in Kerala's Kottayam with low customer turnouts
Restaurants have reopened in Kerala's Kottayam city but customer turnout continues to be low, amid the Coronavirus outbreak. A restauranteur said, "We are facing trouble at this time. Very few customers are coming here after shops reopened. We are not earning much, our material gets wasted'', reports ANI.
Kerala: Restaurants have reopened in Kottayam but customer turnout continues to be low, amid #COVID19 pandemic. A restauranteur says, "We are facing trouble at this time. Very few customers are coming here after shops reopened. We are not earning much, our material gets wasted." pic.twitter.com/mbpbJKdobI— ANI (@ANI) June 11, 2020
United States Covid-19 death toll could reach 200,000 by September: Report
An eminent Indian-American professor warned that total number of deaths due to Covid-19 can reach 200,000 by September. United States still continues to remain the worst-hit nation.
No new Covid-19 case, death reported in Thailand
Thailand reported no new cases or deaths due to Covid-19, maintaining the total of 3,125 confirmed cases and 58 fatalities. It was the first time in nearly three weeks that no cases were reported and the 17th day without a local transmission, reports Reuters.
India records 9,996 fresh Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours
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.
Covid-19 cases in United States surpass 2 million
The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in the United States topped two million on Wednesday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 112,900 people in the United States, reports AFP.
First published: Jun 11, 2020 06:44 IST