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Highlights: Donald Trump says coronavirus crisis 'worse than Pearl Harbor'

More than 37 lakh people are infected across the globe with coronavirus. The recovery rate from Covid-19 is 33% globally as more than 12 lakh people are cured. In India, more than 49,000 cases have been recorded.

By Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Updated: May 09, 2020 13:55 IST
Highlights: Donald Trump says coronavirus crisis 'worse than Pearl Harbor'

Coronavirus continues to ravage global economies as infections across the globe continue to surge past 37 lakh. Though more than 12 lakh people have recovered, the recovery rate globally still remains 33%. US remains still the worst-affected country but the Trump administration is pushing the governors to reopen their states to restart the economy even as infections are surging.


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India's recovery rate rose up to 29% as the amount of recovered cases tally crossed the 14,000-mark. India currently has recorded 49,391 cases of Covid-19 with 1,694 deaths.


Follow latest updates on how Covid-19 is affecting India and the world:

11:23 PM IST

Donald Trump says coronavirus crisis 'worse than Pearl Harbor' or 9/11

US president Donald Trump says coronavirus crisis 'worse than Pearl Harbor' or 9/11, reports news agency AFP

11:17 PM IST

Air India opens bookings for those passengers who meet eligibility criteria

Air India opens bookings for those passengers who meet eligibility criteria and wish to travel from India to London, Singapore and select destinations in the USA on flights operating between 8th May to 14th May: Air India

10:48 PM IST

99 more Covid-19 cases and 7 deaths reported in Pune in the last 24 hours

99 more Covid-19 cases and 7 deaths reported in Pune in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases in the district is at 2300, including 665 discharged & 127 deaths: Pune Health Department

09:27 PM IST

PM Modi to deliver keynote address on Buddha Purnima in honour of Covid-19 warriors

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shall be delivering the keynote address in the morning. The event is being organised in honour of the victims and the frontline warriors of Covid-19: Prime Minister's Office

09:05 PM IST

Mumbai Covid--19 cases cross 10,000-mark with 769 new additions

Mumbai Covid-19 cases cross 10,000-mark with 769 new additions; Case count 10,527 while death toll rises by 25 to 412: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

08:47 PM IST

Total number of cases in Uttar Pradesh is now at 2,998

118 more Covid-19 cases reported in Uttar Pradesh today, as of 6 pm. Total number of cases in the state is now at 2998, including 1808 active cases, 1130 discharged, and 60 deaths: State Health Department

08:47 PM IST

44 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Nagpur today

44 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Nagpur, taking total number of cases to 200 out of which 139 cases are active. 58 patients have recovered while three others succumbed to the infection in the city: Nagpur Municipal Corporation

08:22 PM IST

Number of containment zones in Delhi is now 87

One more area removed from the list of Covid-19 containment zones in Delhi. The number of containment zones in the national capital is now at 87.

08:08 PM IST

No 'certainty' but 'significant evidence' coronavirus originated in Wuhan lab: Mike Pompeo

No 'certainty' but 'significant evidence' coronavirus originated in Wuhan lab: Mike Pompeo, reports AFP.

08:00 PM IST

Maharashtra Covid-19 cases stand at 16,758

1,233 new cases found on Wednesday, highest ever rise in a day. State's count reaches to 16,758, according to the state health department

07:38 PM IST

1 death and 68 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Dharavi today

1 death and 68 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Dharavi today. Total positive cases in the area stands at 733* which includes 21 deaths: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

07:37 PM IST

Two more cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Ranchi, taking the total number of cases to 127 in Jharkhand

Two more cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Ranchi, taking the total number of cases to 127 in Jharkhand out of which 37 patients have recovered: Jharkhand Health Secretary Nitin Madan Kulkarni

07:07 PM IST

Instances of overcrowding in bazaars, bathing of people in rivers, people playing cricket, football during lockdown in West Bengal: MHA

Instances of overcrowding in bazaars, bathing of people in rivers, people playing cricket, football during lockdown in West Bengal: MHA

07:05 PM IST

Delhi government announces summer vacation in its schools from May 11 to June 30: Officials

Delhi government announces summer vacation in its schools from May 11 to June 30: Officials

07:03 PM IST

Lockdown violations noted in Kolkata, Howrah by specific groups in specific localities: MHA

Lockdown violations noted in Kolkata, Howrah by specific groups in specific localities; 'corona warriors' attacked there: MHA.

First published: May 06, 2020 06:16 IST