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Highlights: Total Covid-19 positive cases in Mumbai stand at 35,273

Coronavirus cases and deaths in many countries continue to spike. While US and Brazil are crossing grim milestones when it comes to Covid-19 death toll, cases have been on the rise in India.

By | Updated: May 30, 2020 13:38 IST
Highlights: Total Covid-19 positive cases in Mumbai stand at 35,273

India has recorded 158,333 cases and 4,531 deaths, as per Ministry of Health on Thursday. The country has recorded over 6,000 cases for the last three days. Maharashtra remains the most-affected state in the country. With Nagaland reporting new infections, the entire northeastern region has been infected by Covid-19.

The pandemic has shown no signs of abating as Brazil and US recorded a high number of deaths. 1 lakh people have died in the US due to Covid-19. US wants to reopen as the administration believes the curve could be flattening.


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06:29 PM IST

Total 827 positive cases reported today in Taml Nadu

Total 827 positive cases reported today, including persons who travelled from other states. Tamil Nadu's total cases stand at 19,372: State Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar

06:24 PM IST

Tally of Covid-19 cases in Mumbai's Dharavi slum rises to 1,675 with 36 new patients

Tally of Covid-19 cases in Mumbai's Dharavi slum rises to 1,675 with 36 new patients; death toll remains unchanged at 61: Official.

06:08 PM IST

Second floor of Delhi Jal Board office to remain closed till 30th May after 3 employees test Covid-19 positive

The second floor of Delhi Jal Board office to remain closed till 30th May, after 3 employees have been tested positive for Covid-19 reports ANI.

06:05 PM IST

Total number of Covid-19 cases in Mumbai Fire Brigade is 41

The total number of Covid-19 cases in Mumbai Fire Brigade is 41 including 22 persons under treatment and 2 deaths.

06:01 PM IST

Karnataka suspends arrivals of flights, trains and vehicles from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, MP and Rajasthan

Karnataka suspends arrivals of flights, trains and vehicles from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, MP and Rajasthan into the state to contain the spread of Covid-19, reports ANI.

05:59 PM IST

6 passengers on IndiGo's Bengaluru-Coimbatore flight test positive for Covid-19

6 passengers on IndiGo's Bengaluru-Coimbatore flight and 2 on Delhi-Coimbatore flight on Wednesday test positive for Covid-19. Three flyers of IndiGo's Delhi-Jammu flight 6E955 on Tuesday have tested positive for COVID-19: Airline.

05:57 PM IST

Total number of Covid-19 positive cases in Ladakh is 54

The total number of Covid-19 positive cases in Ladakh is 54 including 11 active cases and 43 cured: Govt of Union Territory of Ladakh

05:38 PM IST

As on midnight, 27th May, 1,660 persons have tested positive for Covid-19

As on midnight, 27th May, 1,660 persons have tested positive for Covid-19: Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of Odisha

05:14 PM IST

84 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Kerala today

84 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Kerala today: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

04:53 PM IST

In last 24 hours, 11 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Manipur

In last 24 hours, 11 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Manipur; taking the total number of confirmed cases to 55: Government of Manipur

04:50 PM IST

RT-PCR test is testing for the presence of the virus: Prof K. Vijay Raghavan

RT-PCR test is testing for the presence of the virus and is agnostic whether you have symptoms or not. Whether you are asymptomatic, if you have virus it will be detected: Principal Scientific Advisor (PSA) to the Government of India Prof K. Vijay Raghavan

04:30 PM IST

Total number of Covid-19 cases rises to 18 in Nagaland

The total number of Covid-19 cases rises to 18 with 9 more people testing positive. All 9 people have returned from Chennai: Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom

04:29 PM IST

30 groups in India trying to develop vaccines: Principal Scientific Advisor to government

There are about a total of 30 groups in India, big industry to individual academics, who are trying got develop vaccines, of around 20 are keeping a good pace: Principal Scientific Advisor (PSA) to the Government of India Prof K. Vijay Raghavan

04:25 PM IST

AICTE and CSIR have embarked on a drug discovery hackathon: Prof K. Vijay Raghavan

AICTE and CSIR have embarked on a drug discovery hackathon- this is a high-end hackathon where students are trained with information on how to do computational drug discovery: Principal Scientific Advisor (PSA) to the Government of India Prof K. Vijay Raghavan

04:24 PM IST

We will win the war against coronavirus: Niti Aayog member

India's pharma industry is called pharmacy of the world. Our vaccines and medicines are sent to the world. We will win this war against coronavirus, said VK Paul, member- health, Niti Aayog

First published: May 28, 2020 06:58 IST