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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:

09:43 AM IST

Mumbai private doctors asked to reopen clinics

Mumbai private doctors below 55 years of age have been asked to reopen their clinics. Director of Medical Research said that doctors will be provided with PPE and will be paid.

09:24 AM IST

Germany records 947 new cases

The Robert Koch Institute in Germany confirmed to Reuters that the nation has recorded 947 fresh cases of Covid-19. The total number of infected in Germany is currently 164,807.

09:15 AM IST

India records 1,694 Covid-19 deaths

India has recorded 49,391 cases of Covid-19. Maharashtra and Gujarat continue to be the most affected states. 1,694 people have died so far due to coronavirus nationwide.

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08:43 AM IST

More than 15,000 people have died in Latin America

An AFP tally says more than 15,000 people have died due to Covid-19 in Latin American and Caribbean region. Brazil has the most amount of fatalities.

08:39 AM IST

UP's GB Nagar police recommend installing AarogyaSetu

GB Nagar Commissioner of Police, A Dwivedi told ANI that people out in public spaces will have to download Aarogya Setu app. He said, "If smartphone users do not have Aarogya Setu App installed on their phones, while out in a public place, then this will be punishable offence for the violation of lockdown norms."

07:46 AM IST

Ghaziabad will have Section 144 in place till May 31

Ghaziabad DM AS Pandey said that Section 144 CrPC will be in place till May 31, 2020. The period can be reduced or cancelled as per situation, he added.

07:14 AM IST

US President Trump makes first trip post pandemic - without wearing a mask

US President Donald Trump travelled to Honeywell mask making factory without wearing a mask and admitted that reopening of states could pose risk for people.

06:43 AM IST

Bihar govt issues order against healthworkers 'missing in action'

362 medical officer have been found absent across several hospitals in Bihar. The state govt will now take action against them under the Disaster Management Act 2005, Epidemic Act, 1897.

06:27 AM IST

2,333 dead due to Covid-19 in 24 hours in US

US despite recording a low single-day death toll on Tuesday has reported a high death toll on Wednesday morning as a John Hopkins tally showed that 2,333 people died in 24 hours due to Covid-19.

06:23 AM IST

US, UK discuss free trade agreement

Trade ministry officials from both US and UK released a joint statement saying that a free trade agreement will help "recover from the challenges posed by Covid-19".

First published: May 06, 2020 06:16 IST