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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.

By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Jun 17, 2020 00:18 IST
Highlights: Haryana reports 550 Covid-19 cases in highest single-day spike
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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.

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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:

09:33 AM IST

India records 10,667 new cases, death toll reaches 9,900

India records 10,667 cases in last 24 hours.

<p>India records 10,667 new cases, death toll reaches 9,900</p>
09:18 AM IST

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.

09:01 AM IST

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.

08:54 AM IST

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.

08:40 AM IST

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.

08:32 AM IST

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.

08:17 AM IST

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.

07:54 AM IST

New Zealand reports two fresh cases of Covid-19

New Zealand's 24-day streak of no Covid-19 cases comes to an end as two people with travel history to UK get infected. New Zealand was one the first nations to declare itself Covid-19 free.

First published: Jun 16, 2020 07:42 IST