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.
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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a meeting, attended by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and other senior officials. The discussion was held on Dr Paul's Committee Report on Containment Strategy on #COVID19 in Delhi: MHA pic.twitter.com/NdOmtfR3Sw— ANI (@ANI) June 21, 2020
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
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.
Madhya Pradesh: Flight carrying Indians from Kyrgyzstan landed at Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport in Indore today. District Health Department screened the passengers upon their arrival. #VandeBharatMission pic.twitter.com/GXPAoAdrY7— ANI (@ANI) June 21, 2020
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
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
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)
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)
AAP Govt is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Delhi— AAP (@AamAadmiParty) June 21, 2020
Hon'ble CM @ArvindKejriwal and Hon'ble Dy CM @msisodia discussed key strategies with Hon'ble HM @AmitShah on making contact tracing more robust and further strengthening of medical services in severely impacted areas pic.twitter.com/omyAQxMlsg
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.
Delhi: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, Health Secretary Priti Sudan and other senior officials leave from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), after attending the meeting, chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, over COVID-19 situation pic.twitter.com/RMJvchIIUp— ANI (@ANI) June 21, 2020
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
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
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.
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