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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:

06:58 PM IST

Government bans export of alcohol-based hand sanitisers

Export of alcohol based sanitizers has been prohibited by Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce & Industry

05:55 PM IST

No new Covid-19 positive case reported in Gautam Buddh Nagar today

No new Covid-19 positive case reported in Gautam Buddh Nagar today; total cases in the district are 192 so far including 83 active cases: District Surveillance Officer, Gautam Buddha Nagar

05:51 PM IST

Total number of cases in Himachal Pradaesh is at 43

1 person tested positive for Covid-19 in Himachal Pradesh today. Total number of cases in the state at is at 43, including 3 active cases, 34 recovered, and 2 deaths: State Health Department

05:50 PM IST

Total number of positive cases in Odisha now 185

5 new coronavirus positive cases reported in Odisha, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 185 including 122 active cases, 2 deaths and 61 cured/discharged: State Health Department

05:12 PM IST

No Covid-19 positive case reported in the Kerala today

No Covid-19 positive case reported in the Kerala today. Number of total cases in the state is at 502, including 30 active cases: Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala Chief Minister

05:07 PM IST

17 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Nepal today

17 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Nepal today; the highest spike in number of cases in a day in the country. Total number of positive cases stands at 99: Nepal Health Ministry

04:56 PM IST

Total deaths due to coronavirus in West Bengal now at 72

112 Covid-19 positive cases reported today, taking the total cases in the state to 1456. 4 deaths also reported in the last 24 hours, total deaths due to coronavirus in the state now at 72: Alapan Bandyopadhyay, West Bengal Home Secretary

04:05 PM IST

Delhi Police constable dies of coronavirus

A 31-year-old constable posted at Bharat Nagar police station in north-west Delhi died of Coronavirus on Tuesday evening.

04:03 PM IST

Number of Covid-19 cases reach 1831 in Uttar Pradesh

Number of Covid-19 cases reach 1831 in Uttar Pradesh out of which 1080 patients have recovered while 58 others succumbed to the infection. There is no active case in six districts of the state: State Principal Secretary (Health) Amit Mohan Prasad

03:55 PM IST

Total number of active coronavirus cases in Himachal Pradesh is 3

A person has been tested for Covid-19 in Kangra, taking total number of active cases to 3 in Himachal Pradesh: State Special Health Secretary Nipun Jindal

03:41 PM IST

Delhi Government has issued guidelines 'for handling of the passengers coming from abroad

Delhi Government has issued guidelines 'for handling of the passengers coming from abroad and landing at Delhi Airport in view of planned phased return of Indians stranded abroad by Ministry of External Affairs', reports news agency ANI.

03:35 PM IST

China will not prioritise inviting international experts in to investigate the source of Covid-19 until after the pandemic is beaten

China will not prioritise inviting international experts in to investigate the source of Covid-19 until after the pandemic is beaten: Beijing's ambassador to the UN in Geneva

03:16 PM IST

Covid-19 infects 548 doctors, nurses, paramedics across India

Coronavirus has infected around 548 doctors, nurses and paramedics across the country so far, according to data maintained by the Centre, official sources said on Wednesday, reports PTI.

03:10 PM IST

85 more BSF personnel test Covid-19 positive

85 more BSF personnel tested Covid-19 positive today.

03:05 PM IST

While performing operational and essential duties, 85 more personnel have tested positive for Covid-19: BSF

After following all protocols Border Security Force headquarters in Delhi has been made functional today. While performing operational and essential duties, 85 more personnel have tested positive for Covid-19: Border Security Force (BSF)

First published: May 06, 2020 06:16 IST