Highlights: Haryana reports 550 Covid-19 cases in highest single-day spike
Prime Minister Modi held a video conference with CMs from worst-affected states to draw a plan to defeat the Covid-19 pandemic. He will interact with another set of chief ministers on Wednesday.
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The United States, Brazil and Russia continue to report high numbers of fresh coronavirus cases. The number of Covid-19 deaths recorded daily have decreased in the last two days but Brazil and Russia continue to report high numbers of Covid-19 deaths as well as cases. Brazil’s coronavirus cases inch towards 8.9 lakhs with over 43,000 people dead. The Latin American region has already surpassed 80,000 deaths.
The speed of reopening of cities and business centres across the world has caused worry among health experts who fear a second wave of Covid-19. Beijing has imposed restrictions across several parts of the city to curb a second wave. New Zealand reported two fresh cases of Covid-19.
In India, PM Modi held a video conference with CMs from worst-affected states to draw a plan to defeat the pandemic. He will interact with another set of chief ministers on Wednesday.
Here are the latest updates on coronavirus pandemic:
India records 10,667 new cases, death toll reaches 9,900
India records 10,667 cases in last 24 hours.
Chances of T20 World Cup slims
Cricket Australia chairman has said that it is 'unrealistic' to think of conducting the T20 World Cup this year.
27 new cases reported in Beijing
Beijing's fresh cluster of Covid-19 has 106 cases. Beijing had reported a new spurt in the number of cases as several people got infected by Covid-19 recently.
China reports another 27 #coronavirus cases in Beijing, where a fresh cluster has sparked @WHO concern.— AFP news agency (@AFP) June 16, 2020
The new cases bring the number of infections confirmed in Beijing over the past five days to 106https://t.co/KIUwFoYOqo
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PM Modi and CMs to meet over 2 days to discuss contagion curb
PM Modi and CMs of all states and union territories will meet in order to decide new strategies to take on the Covid-19 pandemic. India currently has 3.3 lakh cases of Covid-19 with 9,520 deaths.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to interact with Chief Ministers of all states and union territories today and tomorrow. (file pic) pic.twitter.com/PvRULr4068— ANI (@ANI) June 16, 2020
Germany reports 378 Covid-19 cases
Coronavirus cases in Germany crossed 185,000 mark as the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases reported 378 new cases. 9 people died taking the Covid-19 toll to 8,800.
Mizoram's new Covid-19 cases have travel history
4 returnees from Delhi and Maharashtra have tested positive for Covid-19 in Mizoram. The returnees are currently asymptomatic.
4 new #COVID19 cases confirmed last night, taking the tally to 121 in Mizoram. 3 are returnees from Delhi while 1 returned from Maharashtra. All are from Aizawl District, asymptomatic, between ages 24-30, under quarantine: Dept of Information & Public Relations, Govt of Mizoram pic.twitter.com/7stF1cXVd3— ANI (@ANI) June 16, 2020
France reports 29 new Covid-19 deaths
With 29 new deaths the French death toll due to Covid-19 reached 29,436. France also reported 152 new cases, taking the tally 157,372.
First published: Jun 16, 2020 07:42 IST