Highlights: 2-wk quarantine in Karnataka for those coming from Maharashtra
Coronavirus infections have surged past 9.6 million infections globally. US epidemiologists have suggested that 10% of the population might be infected by Covid-19.
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Coronavirus tally continues to rise across the world as 9.6 million people are infected. US epidemiologists believe that 10% of the population could be infected and several thousands of them might have gotten cured without being tested.
China continues to report new cases but officials believe that they will bring it under control. Rising number of cases in populated countries has worried governments. US, India and Brazil continue to report large numbers of cases. India has so far recorded 508,953 cases with 15,685 deaths, with 18,552 cases and 384 deaths reported in the last 24 hours.
Complete lockdown in TN's Madurai district from June 27 to 29
The district collector of Tamil Nadu's Madurai district has issued an order for a complete lockdown from June 27 till June 29, according to ANI.
Only essential services including milk delivery, hospitals and pharmacies will be allowed in the district during this period.
7-day institutional quarantine for those coming from Maharashtra: Karnataka govt
People coming from Maharashtra will be placed in 7-day institutional quarantine followed by 7-day home quarantine in Karnataka. People coming from other states will need to undergo 14-day home quarantine: Karnataka Govt
Goa records highest single-day jump of 89 cases
Goa registered its highest single-day jump of 89 Covid-19 cases, state's infection count now at 1,128: Official
Jharkhand's tally at 2,339 after 45 new Covid-19 cases reported today
Jharkhand reported 45 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total number of cases to 2,339 including 1,724 recoveries: State Health Department
All containment zones in Jammu denotified after no new Covid cases reported in a month
Authorities in Jammu denotify all 12 containment or red zones in district after no fresh Covid-19 cases were reported from the areas in last 30 days: PTI
With 167 new Covid-19 cases, MP's tally climbs to 12,965
Madhya Pradesh's Covid-19 tally rises to 12,965 with 167 more people testing positive, 4 new deaths push toll to 550: Officials
Covid-19 recoveries exceed active cases by 98,493: Health ministry
Covid-19 recoveries in India exceed active cases by 98,493, according to the Union Health Ministry
Night curfew in Karnataka from 8 pm to 5 am from June 29
In Karnataka, the existing timing of night curfew from 9 pm to 5 am in the morning is altered to 8 pm to 5 am with effect from 29th June: Karnataka Chief Minister's Office
All government offices shall remain closed on all Saturdays, with effect from July 10: Karnataka Chief Minister's Office
Lockdown would be imposed every Sunday, with effect from July 5, until further orders. No activities shall be permitted on that day except essential services and supplies.
Maharashtra's Covid-19 tally nears 1.6 lakh
Maharashtra reported 167 deaths and 5,318 new Covid-19 positive cases on Saturday. Of the 167 deaths- 86 occurred in the last 48 hours and rest 81 are from the previous period. The total number of cases in the state stands at 1,59,133: State Health Department
Burari Hospital to be fully functional Covid-19 facility: Delhi govt
Council of Ministers has approved the proposal of Delhi Health and Family Department to make 450 beds of under-constriction Burari Hospital as fully functional Covid-19 hospital in shortest possible time in a phased manner (150 beds in one week): Delhi Govt
Arvind Kejriwal praises Centre, Radhaswami Beas sect for Delhi's new Covid-19 Care Centre
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday praised the Centre and the Radha Swami Beas sect for the new 10,000-bed Covid-19 Care Centre in the national capital.
In a tweet, he said, " I asked everyone for help to save Delhi from corona in this hour of crisis and everyone helped us. With Centre and Radhaswami Beas (sect's) help, now there is such a big centre for Delhiites."
इस मुसीबत की घड़ी में दिल्ली को करोना से बचाने के लिए मैंने सबसे सहयोग माँगा। और सबने बढ़ चढ़ के सहयोग किया। केंद्र सरकार और राधा स्वामी ब्यास के सहयोग से अपने दिल्ली वालों के लिए इतना बड़ा करोना सेंटर बन गया है। pic.twitter.com/OqRYdL2Z03— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) June 27, 2020
Kerala reports 195 fresh Covid-19 cases, tally crosses 4,000
In the highest single day spike of Covid-19 cases so far, Kerala reported 195 positive cases on Saturday, taking the total number of infections in the state to 4,071, reports PTI.
Italy records 30 new Covid-19 deaths, tally rises to 239,961
Italy registered 30 more deaths of people with coronavirus infections on Friday, with 16 of them in Lombardy, the northern region that continues to still have by far the highest daily tally of new confirmed cases, reports Associated Press.
According to Health Ministry data, the nation confirmed 259 new cases since Thursday, raising to 239,961 the number of known coronavirus infections since Italy's outbreak began in late February.Deaths now total 34,708.
Delhi records 2,948 new Covid-19 cases, 66 deaths in last 24 hours
Delhi reported 2,948 Covid-19 positive cases and 66 deaths from the disease on Saturday, according to the state health bulletin.
With this, the national capital's tally has gone up to 80,188 including 28, 329 active cases, 4, 9301 recovered/discharged/migrated cases and 2,558 deaths.
First published: Jun 27, 2020 08:16 IST