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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.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: Jul 04, 2020 22:34 IST
Highlights: Coronavirus cases cross 30,000-mark in Gujarat, 18 new deaths

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.

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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.

02:27 PM IST

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

02:12 PM IST

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.

01:34 PM IST

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.

01:14 PM IST

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.

01:12 PM IST

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.

12:59 PM IST

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.

12:30 PM IST

BSF Covid-19 cases reach 868

Border Security Forces have recorded 868 cases of Covid-19. 5 personnel have died so far.

11:48 AM IST

Rajasthan reports 91 new cases

1 person died and 91 fresh cases were reported in Rajasthan till 10:30 AM today.

11:42 AM IST

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

<p>People flock to UK beaches, doctors raise concern</p>
People enjoy the hot weather at the beach, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Bournemouth, Britain, June 25, 2020 in this still image obtained from a social media video. Instagram/@Arubabournemouth/via REUTERS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES
10:23 AM IST

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.

09:43 AM IST

'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.

09:17 AM IST

India registers steepest hike with 17,296 cases

India records steepest-hike in number of cases with 17,296 fresh cases.

<p>India registers steepest hike with 17,296 cases</p>
07:49 AM IST

Night curfew hours revised in UP's districts

Noida, Meerut, Ghaziabad,Bulandshahr, Hapur and Muzaffarnagar sees revised curfew timings.

07:24 AM IST

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.

06:37 AM IST

Texas halts reopening plans due to surge in Covid-19

Texas governor Greg Abbott has decided scale back some of his plans to reopen as Covid-19 cases surge throughout Houston and other areas of the state.

First published: Jun 26, 2020 06:27 IST