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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:

02:51 PM IST

Indonesia reports 367 new coronavirus cases, 23 deaths

Indonesia reported 367 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the total to 12,438, said health ministry official Achmad Yurianto.

02:21 PM IST

Covid-19 cases reach 1,681 in Indore; death toll rises to 81

The number of coronavirus cases in Indore rose to 1,681 after 27 more people tested positive for the disease in the Madhya Pradesh district in last 24 hours, an official said on Wednesday.

02:17 PM IST

No new positive case has been reported in Uttarakhand today till 2 pm

No new positive case has been reported in Uttarakhand today till 2 pm. Total number of positive cases of Covid-19 stands at 61 with only 1 death. Active cases remain 21 in the state: State Health Department

02:10 PM IST

Haryana cases cross 500-mark

Haryana has reported 7 cases of Covid-19 taking the afflicted tally to 555. 6 people have died so far.

02:07 PM IST

UK PM urges people to continue social distancing

UK PM Boris Johnson in a Twitter message urged people in the UK to continue social distancing in order to halt the contagion.

02:01 PM IST

All shops, some sports: German govt and states reach settlement

The German federal government has reached an agreement with the state to restart some sporting fixtures and competitions like the Bundesliga and allow shops to conduct businesses.

01:23 PM IST

Isuzu Motors can restart Andhra operations

Utility vehicler manufacturers Isuzu Motors told PTI that local authorities of the Andhra government have permitted them to restart operations at its plant in SriCity, Andhra Pradesh. "It will co-ordinate with all component manufacturers to serve both domestic and export customers," Isuzu Motors India added.

01:08 PM IST

Our elderly should be protected: Rahul Gandhi

The Congress' Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi says elderly people, diabetic patients and patients with heart conditions should be prioritized.

12:37 PM IST

Concerned about Maharashtra: Union health minister Dr H Vardhan

Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said 34 out of 36 districts have Covid-19 cases and he is holding discussions to take further action to control the contagion.

12:18 PM IST

Karnataka announces Covid-19 stimulus package

Karnataka government will award compensation of Rs. 5000 to more than 2 lakh barbers and 7 lakh farmers.

11:51 AM IST

Rajasthan lost 10,000 crore in revenue: Gehlot

Rajasthan CM demands an extensive stimulus package to restart the economy.

11:51 AM IST

Former PM wants post-lockdown 3.0 roadmap

Former PM Manmohan Singh questioned the government on its steps after the third phase of lockdown ends.

11:38 AM IST

Disinfectant sprayed at migrant workers in Bengal

Migrant labourers at Bengal's Dankuni railway station got an unsavory welcome as disinfectant were sprayed at them.

11:38 AM IST

Delhi reports 206 fresh cases

Delhi health minister says 206 fresh Covid-19 cases have been reported. 1,468 patients have recovered.

10:20 AM IST

Shramik train en route to Bihar from Maharashtra

A Shramik special train carrying 1,200 passengers of whom mostly are migrant labourers is on its way to Bihar.

First published: May 06, 2020 06:16 IST