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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.

By | Updated: Jun 12, 2020 06:57 IST
Highlights: With 330 new Covid-19 cases, Ahmedabad's tally rises to 15,635

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.

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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.

12:53 PM IST

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.

12:30 PM IST

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.

12:23 PM IST

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.

12:01 PM IST

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.

11:46 AM IST

'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.

11:38 AM IST

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.

11:28 AM IST

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.

11:20 AM IST

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.

11:04 AM IST

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.

10:53 AM IST

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.

10:32 AM IST

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.

10:23 AM IST

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.

10:18 AM IST

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.

09:25 AM IST

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.

08:02 AM IST

EU slams Russia and China in a new report

EU has slammed China and Russia for taking out a misinformation campaign regarding the coronavirus and also on research related to its vaccination.

First published: Jun 11, 2020 06:44 IST