Highlights: Coronavirus cases cross 30,000-mark in Gujarat, 18 new deaths
In view of the Covid-19 outbreak, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said that all international flight operations to and from India will remain suspended till July 15.
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More than 9.5 million coronavirus cases have been recorded globally since the pandemic started. The pandemic which had brought the economy to a grinding halt has not receded and fresh waves of new infections threaten the reopening plans across several cities of US.
US and Mexico continue to report fresh cases in large numbers. US health officials also estimate that close to 20 million people might have been infected by Covid-19. Mexico’s Covid-19 deaths surged past 25,000. India recorded more than 15,000 cases for two days in a row.
Assam announces 2-week lockdown in Kamprup district, weekend curfew in urban centres
Assam will enforce a complete shutdown in the Kamrup Metropolitan district from June 28 for a fortnight and urban areas of the state will be brought under lockdown during the weekend as the number of coronavirus cases (Covid-19) surged in the northeastern state, its health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said
Odisha's Covid-19 tally crosses 6,000; 218 new cases reported
218 more people, including seven personnel of the National Disaster Response Force tested positive for Covid-19 in Odisha, taking the total number of cases in the state to 6,180. The death toll stands at 17 while 4,291 people have recovered from the infection, reports PTI.
Oximeter being delivered to cases of home isolation
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said that it has come to the notice of doctors that asymptomatic patients face a sudden, drastic drop in oxygen levels. To check this, oximeters will be delivered to cases of home isolation.
13k beds ready for Covid-19 patients: Kejriwal
Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi CM said that most cases do not require hospitalisation and 13,000 beds are ready to cater to the requirements if rate of hospitalizations increase.
In the last one week, the number of beds occupied has been around 6,000 despite almost 3,000 new cases daily as they do not require hospitalisation. COVID19 cases in Delhi are mild and most of them don't require hospitalisation. Right now, we have over 13,000 beds ready: Delhi CM https://t.co/QJ9dCBB7w8— ANI (@ANI) June 26, 2020
Increased testing, citizens should not worry: Delhi CM
Delhi CM Kejriwal says Delhi has ramped up testing and 45k people have recovered from Covid-19. He asked citizens not to worry after seeing the rise in cases.
No.of COVID19 cases in Delhi is high but the situation is under control&there is no need to worry. We've increased testing by three times but positive cases have increased by around 3000 per day only. Out of the total COVID19 patients,approx 45,000 people have recovered: Delhi CM pic.twitter.com/LNED3rCqhe— ANI (@ANI) June 26, 2020
Recovery rate higher in northeastern states of India
Govt of India highlighted that northeast India has a higher rate of Covid-19 recovery compared to other states and death rates are lower as Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim have lower number of cases.
The North Eastern states have a lower no. of COVID-19 cases compared to the country- active cases are 3731, recoveries are 5715. The death rate continues to be low, with no deaths in Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim: Government of India— ANI (@ANI) June 26, 2020
BSF Covid-19 cases reach 868
Border Security Forces have recorded 868 cases of Covid-19. 5 personnel have died so far.
The total number of COVID19 positive cases in Border Security Force is 868 including 245 active cases, 618 cured and 5 deaths: Border Security Force (BSF) pic.twitter.com/IOkqj3p5PB— ANI (@ANI) June 26, 2020
Rajasthan reports 91 new cases
1 person died and 91 fresh cases were reported in Rajasthan till 10:30 AM today.
1 death and 91 new COVID19 positive cases reported in the state till 10.30am today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 16,387: Rajasthan Health Department pic.twitter.com/qnb0RZ5VLJ— ANI (@ANI) June 26, 2020
People flock to UK beaches, doctors raise concern
People flocked to beaches in England to beat the heat but as crowds swelled in these beaches, despite Covid-19 warnings. Though Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health & Social Care, s
Delhi's drive-in testing clinics begin operations
Dr Dangs Lab is allowing people with mild/moderate symptoms to come and test for Covid-19 in their drive-in test clinics.
'Swept away the successes of recent years': Vietnam PM
Vietnam PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has warned Southeast Asian leaders of an impending economic calamity. He indirectly also pointed at China for taking advantage of the crisis and making advancements in the South China Sea.
India registers steepest hike with 17,296 cases
India records steepest-hike in number of cases with 17,296 fresh cases.
Night curfew hours revised in UP's districts
Noida, Meerut, Ghaziabad,Bulandshahr, Hapur and Muzaffarnagar sees revised curfew timings.
Night curfew hrs in Noida,Meerut,Ghaziabad,Bulandshahr, Hapur&Muzaffarnagar revised;to be imposed from 8 pm-6 am. Those found without mask/spitting in public places to be penalised.Movement,except essential services, prohibited in containment zones: Meerut Divisional Commissioner— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) June 26, 2020
Mexico cases cross 2 lakh
Mexico took four months to reach 2 lakh cases and 25,060 deaths. The first infection was recorded in March.
Mexico has surpassed 25,000 COVID-19 deaths and 200,000 cases, the government says.— AFP news agency (@AFP) June 26, 2020
Jose Luis Alomia, head of epidemiology at the health secretariat, said the country of 127 million has reached 25,060 deaths and 202,951 cases since reporting first infection almost 4 months ago pic.twitter.com/XY0syYfBiL
First published: Jun 26, 2020 06:27 IST