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Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020

Highlights: Maharashtra reports 3,870 new Covid-19 cases, tally past 1.32 lakh

The rising Coronavirus infections in India come at a time when most lockdown restrictions in the country have been lifted to revive the economy.

By Prashasti Singh | Updated: Jun 22, 2020 00:12 IST
Highlights: Maharashtra reports 3,870 new Covid-19 cases, tally past 1.32 lakh
Healthcare workers write down details of residents during a check-up camp.

After over seven months since the first case of coronavirus was reported in China, the outbreak continues to spread. Countries have tried their best to curb the disease by imposing lockdowns, ensuring social distancing and providing requisite treatment to the infected but the virus still lingers. 

India, the fourth most-affected nation in the world, recorded 410,461 cases and 13,254 deaths as per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

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Delhi, which has now emerged as the country’s Covid-19 hot spot after Mumbai, was subjected to a controversial order wherein all delhiites who tested positive had to go through a mandatory five-day institutional quarantine. However, this order was rolled back immediately considering the lack of health infrastructure available to accommodate patients.

United States continues to be the worst-affected nation from the outbreak. The total cases have crossed 2.3 million in the country, followed by Brazil and Russia.

10:32 PM IST

Mumbai's Covid count reaches 66,488, death toll at 3,671

Mumbai case count reaches to 66,488 as 1159 cases recorded in a day. Death toll rises to 3,671 as 41 more deaths registered in a day.

10:20 PM IST

Maharashtra reports 3,870 new Covid cases, tally past 1.32 lakh

Maharashtra recorded 3870 Covid-19 cases on Sunday, taking its tally to 1,32,075. It also saw addition of 101 deaths. Toll stands at 6170: State Health department

10:18 PM IST

Serological survey on 20k sample to ascertain scale of Covid spread in Delhi

Serological survey to be done from June 27 till July 10 on 20,000 samples to ascertain the scale of spread in Delhi:MHA.

10:04 PM IST

Contact tracing to be done for all Covid cases in Delhi: MHA

Contact tracing will be done for all COVID-19 positive cases in Delhi with help of Aarogya Setu app: MHA

10:02 PM IST

Mapping of containment zones in Delhi to be done again: MHA

Mapping of containment zones in Delhi will be done again; close watch on activities inside such areas, says MHA

09:52 PM IST

Flight carrying Indians from Kyrgyzstan arrives in Indore

Flight carrying Indians from Kyrgyzstan landed at Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport in Indore today. District Health Department screened the passengers upon their arrival. The flight was part of the Centre's Vande Bharat Mission.

09:05 PM IST

Rajasthan's Covid-19 count rises to 14,930, death toll at 349

Rajasthan reports 393 new Covid-19 cases and 12 deaths till 8.30 pm today. Total number of cases rise to 14,930 including 2,984 active cases, 349 deaths and 11,355 discharges: State Health Department

08:27 PM IST

Goa reports 64 new cases, Covid-19 tally rises to 818

64 new Covid-19 cases have been reported in Goa, taking the total number of cases to 818. There are 683 active cases and 135 recovered cases: Directorate of Health Services, Goa

08:17 PM IST

14 new Covid-19 cases in ITBP in 24 hrs

Fourteen more personnel of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. There are total 58 active cases & 210 have recovered till date: Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)

08:08 PM IST

CM Kejriwal discussed with home minister key strategies: AAP on Covid-19 meeting

AAP government is closely monitoring Covid-19 situation in Delhi, CM Arvind Kejriwal & deputy CM Manish Sisodia discussed key strategies with Union home minister Amit Shah on making contact tracing more robust & further strengthening of medical services in severely impacted areas: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

08:04 PM IST

Meeting over Delhi's Covid-19 situation, chaired by Amit Shah, ends

The virtual meeting, chaired by Union home minister over the Covid-19 situation in Delhi has ended. It was attended by the L-G Anil Baijal, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, deputy CM Manish Sisodia, Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, and other senior officials.

07:40 PM IST

Nagaland's Covid-19 count at 211 with 10 new cases

Ten new Covid-19 cases in Nagaland, tally rises to 211 including 70 active cases: Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom

07:28 PM IST

Delhi reports 3,000 new Covid-19 cases, 63 deaths

Delhi's Covid-19 tally rose to 59,746 with 3,000 new cases being reported on Sunday. The death toll has risen to 2,175 after 63 deaths were reported today.: ANI

06:43 PM IST

Delhi prison reports first Covid-19 death

A 62-year-old inmate lodged in Delhi's Mandoli Jail has died of coronavirus, a first Covid-19 casualty in a prison in the national capital, prompting authorities to test 28 other inmates who were sharing the barrack with the man, officials said on Sunday, according to PTI.

Kanwar Singh passed away on June 15 and his Covid-19 test report came out positive on Saturday, they said.

06:19 PM IST

TN records highest single-day spike in Covid-19 cases, tally now at 59,377

Tamil Nadu reported the highest single-day spike of 2,532 Covid-19 cases on Sunday; 53 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases stands at 59,377. There are 25,863 active cases now in the state. Death toll rises to 757, as per the State Health Department: ANI

First published: Jun 21, 2020 08:08 IST