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Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020
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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.

By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Jun 28, 2020 00:18 IST
Highlights: 2-wk quarantine in Karnataka for those coming from Maharashtra
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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.

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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.

11:05 PM IST

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.


10:33 PM IST

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

10:07 PM IST

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

09:48 PM IST

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

09:29 PM IST

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

09:03 PM IST

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

08:31 PM IST

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

08:24 PM IST

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.

08:09 PM IST

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

07:59 PM IST

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

07:56 PM IST

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."

07:36 PM IST

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.

07:30 PM IST

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.

07:04 PM IST

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.

06:55 PM IST

100 new Covid cases reported in Punjab

Punjab reported 100 new Covid-19 cases and seven deaths today. Total number of cases stands at 5,056 and death toll is at 128, as per the Department of Information & Public Relations, Govt of Punjab: ANI

First published: Jun 27, 2020 08:16 IST