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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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04:20 PM IST

There are about a total of 30 groups in India, big industry to individual academics, who are trying to develop vaccines: Prof K. Vijay Raghavan

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

04:07 PM IST

Fight against coronavirus will be won through vaccine and drugs: Niti Aayog

The fight against coronavirus will be won through vaccine and drugs. Our country's science and technology institutions and pharma industry are very strong: VK Paul, Member- Health, Niti Aayog

04:06 PM IST

Spike in European deaths since March linked to COVID-19: WHO official

About 159,000 more people in 24 European countries have died since early March than would have ordinarily been expected, a World Health Organization official said on Thursday, adding a "significant proportion" of the spike is linked to Covid-19.

03:27 PM IST

33 new cases of Covid-19 reported in Assam today

33 new cases of Covid-19 reported in Assam today. Total number of positive cases stands at 831, including 87 discharged and 4 deaths: Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

03:16 PM IST

Indonesia reports 687 new coronavirus cases, 23 deaths

Indonesia reported 687 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the Southeast Asian country to 24,538, a health ministry official said on Thursday.

03:05 PM IST

There's been a steady rise in the number of Covid-19 calls on police helpline 100: Maharashtra HM

There's been a steady rise in the number of Covid-19 calls on the police helpline 100. As many as 96,697 such calls received. 254 instances of assaults on policemen have left 86 injured and seen 833 arrests. There have been 40 attacks on health professionals too: Maharashtra HM

02:55 PM IST

US virus toll crosses 100,000 as pandemic rages in Latin America

The US coronavirus death toll passed 100,000 as the pandemic tightened its grip on South America, which is outpacing Europe and the United States in daily infections.

02:42 PM IST

Russia Covid-19 cases increase; third highest in the world

Russia is continuing to see high numbers of new coronavirus cases even though its far-flung regions have increasingly moved to reopen the economy.

02:35 PM IST

Beijing will not flood economy with liquidity in Covid-19 recovery: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

Beijing will not flood economy with liquidity in Covid-19 recovery, measures are forceful, targeted says Chinese Premier Li Keqiang as reported by local Chinese media

02:13 PM IST

Coronavirus death toll in Europe crosses 175,000

The coronavirus death toll in Europe crossed 175,000 on Thursday, according to an AFP tally from official sources

02:07 PM IST

PIL filed regarding less number of Covid-19 tests in Gujarat

Dr Vasant Patel while speaking to ANI highlighted that Gujarat government needs to ramp up its testing capabilities as Covid-19 test needed before any surgery.

01:31 PM IST

Singapore health ministry confirms rise in new cases

Singapore health ministry confirmed 373 cases of Covid-19. A total of 33,250 people have been infected by Covid-19.

01:06 PM IST

South Korea faces second wave, reimposes curbs

South Korea saw a fresh outbreak of the Covid-19 virus as new cases were reported in the country leading to re-imposition of social distancing rules.

12:26 PM IST

Coronavirus pandemic could push 86 million children into poverty

More than 86 million children will be pushed into household poverty if Covid-19 pandemic continues unabated.

11:45 AM IST

Covid-19 cases in Rajasthan near 8,000-mark, death toll at 179

131 confirmed cases and 6 deaths were reported in Rajasthan today due to the novel coronavirus infection. The total number of cases in the state have reached 7,947. 179 people have died and 4,566 have recovered so far, reports ANI.

First published: May 28, 2020 06:58 IST