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511 fresh Covid-19 cases, 29 deaths reported in Gujarat in last 24 hours

Highlights: Union Home Minister Amit Shah after meeting Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal this morning said that Covid-19 testing will be doubled in the national capital in next few days.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: Jun 15, 2020 05:27 IST
511 fresh Covid-19 cases, 29 deaths reported in Gujarat in last 24 hours

Highlights: A new surge of cases in China has caused fears of a second wave. Xinfadi market in Beijing was closed down after several new cases connected to the seafood and vegetable market were reported. Several states in the US reported a new surge in cases with Washington’s medical authorities warning of a substantial increase.

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Coronavirus cases continue to surge in India as Delhi, Maharashtra and Gujarat continue to report a high number of cases. As per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India today registered 9,195 deaths and 320,922 cases due to the virus. Once Covid-19 free, the northeastern region’s states are now reporting a large number of cases with Assam and Tripura leading the tally in terms of cases.

05:40 PM IST

425 more Covid-19 cases reported in Nepal in the last 24 hours

425 more Covid-19 cases reported in Nepal in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases in the country is now at 5760, including 19 deaths: Nepal Health Ministry

04:10 PM IST

Updated Clinical Management Protocol for Covid-19 has been released in which drug Remdesivir has been included as “investigational therapy”

An updated Clinical Management Protocol for Covid-19 has been released by Ministry of Health in which drug Remdesivir has been included as “investigational therapy” only for restricted emergency use purposes along with off label use of Tocilizumab and Convalescent Plasma: Govt of India

03:21 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh reports 253 new Covid-19 cases and 2 deaths in last 24 hours

Andhra Pradesh reports 253 new Covid-19 cases and 2 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in the state to 4841 including 2034 active cases and 84 deaths: State Health Department

02:12 PM IST

Joint team of doctors, Delhi Health Dept, AIIMS and 3 Municipal Corporation of Delhi will visit all Covid-19 hospitals in Delhi: Amit Shah

A joint team of doctors of Health Dept of GOI, Delhi Health Dept, AIIMS and the 3 Municipal Corporation of Delhi will visit all Covid-19 hospitals in Delhi and inspect the health systems and preparedness to fight the disease and prepare a report: Union Home Minister Amit Shah

02:06 PM IST

Bi-directional relationship between Covid-19 and diabetes

The New England Journal of Medicine published a letter by Stephanie A. Amiel from King's College London in the UK where the researcher outlined that new-onset diabetes were observed in Covid-19 patients alongside atypical metabolic complications from already existing diabetes.

01:22 PM IST

Covid testing to be doubled in Delhi in next few days, says Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah also said that testing for Covid-19 in Delhi will be doubled in the next few days and will be tripled in six days, reports ANI.

01:17 PM IST

60% of beds in private hospitals to be provided at low rates, says Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah after his meeting with Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said that a committee has been formed to provide 60% of beds in private hospitals for Covid-19 patients at low rates.

01:11 PM IST

Govt to provide railway coaches to in view of shortage of beds in Delhi: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah said that the Narendra Modi government will provide 500 railway coaches in view of shortage of beds for Covid-19 patients in Delhi, reports PTI.

01:00 PM IST

Assam reports 43 new cases, tally goes up to 3,943

Assam reported 43 cases with districts Nagaon, Golaghat and Kamrup accounting for 34 cases.

12:58 PM IST

Meghalaya has recorded three recoveries

3 persons belonging to southwest Garo Hills have recovered from Covid-19. There are 17 active cases in the state.

12:31 PM IST

Russia's low death rates raise concern

WHO said that the lower number of death rates in Russia is unusual. Tatyana Golikova, the nation's deputy PM was quick to deny the allegations raised by Western media and critics, “We have never manipulated the official statistics,” she said.

11:11 AM IST

Covid-19 cases in Odisha nearing 4,000-mark; 186 new cases reported

186 more people tested positive for Covid-19 in Odisha in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in the state to 3,909, the state health department said, reports ANI.

11:07 AM IST

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal arrives at MHA, to meet Home Minister Amit Shah

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal arrived at the Ministry of Home affairs after state health minister Satyendra Jain. The chief minister will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan regarding the Covid-19 situation in the national capital, reports ANI.

10:59 AM IST

Rajasthan reports 131 new cases

The state health department said the state has 12,532 cases with 286 deaths.

10:17 AM IST

Jammu and Kashmir death toll reaches 56

A sexagenarian in Gandhi Nagar, Jammu and Kashmir succumbed to Covid-19, taking the death toll in the region to 56.

First published: Jun 14, 2020 07:01 IST