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Friday, Dec 04, 2020

Highlights: Madhya Pradesh records 635 fresh Covid-19 cases

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he will self-quarantine after being identified as a contact of a person who tested positive for Covid-19.

By | Updated: Nov 03, 2020 08:14 IST
Highlights: Madhya Pradesh records 635 fresh Covid-19 cases
A health worker in PPE coveralls works with swab samples collected for coronavirus tests.

India on Monday recorded 45,231 new cases of the coronavirus disease, which further showed a dip in the daily numbers of the infection. The nationwide tally reached 8,229,313. Four hundred seventy-nine people died due to the disease in the last 24 hours. The number of active cases stood at 561,908 and India’s death toll is at 122,607, the health ministry’s data showed.

With 53,285 recoveries in the last 24 hours, 7,544,798 Covid-19 patients have been cured of the viral disease so far. Globally there are 46,804,614 Covid-19 cases and death toll stands at 1,205,044.

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Meanwhile, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he will self-quarantine after being identified as a contact of a person who tested positive for the infection.

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11:23 PM IST

Hungary to decide on fresh restrictions to curb spread of coronavirus: Report

The Hungarian government will decide later this week whether to impose new restrictions to curb a fast spread of coronavirus infections, Prime Minister Viktor Orban's cabinet chief told local Inforadio on Monday, reports Reuters.

10:13 PM IST

55 new cases push Bihar's Covid-19 tally to 218,117

Four more people died of Covid-19 in Bihar, raising the toll in the state to 1,101, while 577 fresh cases took the tally to 218,117, a health department official said on Monday. The state's recovery rate climbed to 96.27 per cent, up from 96.08 per cent a day ago, he added, reports PTI.

09:42 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh records 635 fresh Covid-19 cases, seven more related deaths

The number of Covid-19 cases in Madhya Pradesh reached 172,717 on Monday with 635 more people testing positive for coronavirus, while seven fatalities in the last 24 hours took the toll to 2,965, a health official said, reports PTI.

08:54 PM IST

Europe may see 'several' waves of Covid-19: Report

Europe risks being hit with further waves of coronavirus infections next year, France's scientific council has warned, as the continent scrambles to cope with a second deadly spike in Covid-19 cases, reports AFP.

08:29 PM IST

Delhi sees fall in daily Covid tally; 4,001 new cases logged

After recording nearly 6,000 Covid-19 cases from the past few days, Delhi witnessed a fall in its daily tally. The national capital on Monday 4,001 cases and 42 deaths which pushed the overall tally and death toll to 396,371 and 6,604 respectively, reports ANI.

07:51 PM IST

331 fresh cases push Uttarakhand's Covid-19 tally to 62,881

Uttarakhand recorded 331 fresh Covid-19 cases on Monday, taking the tally to 62,881, while two more patients died due to the disease, a state health department bulletin here said, reports PTI.

07:33 PM IST

71 new Covid-19 cases in Meghalaya, tally mounts to 9,678

At least 71 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Meghalaya on Monday, increasing the tally in the state to 9,678, a senior official said.

The northeastern state currently has 1,009 active coronavirus cases, while 90 persons have succumbed to the infection, health services director Aman War said, reports PTI.

07:09 PM IST

Mumbai's Dharavi reports 11 new coronavirus cases

The Covid-19 tally in Mumbai's slum colony of Dharavi increased to 3,617 with the addition of 11 new cases on Monday, according to a senior BMC official.

The official said 3,152 19 patients in the densely populated locality have recovered from the infection and discharged from hospitals, reports PTI.

06:48 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh records 1,916 fresh coronavirus cases, 13 more deaths

Andhra Pradesh on Monday recorded 1,916 fresh coronavirus (Covid-19) cases and 13 deaths which pushed the state's tally and death toll to 827,882 and 6,719 deaths respectively. The active cases have climbed to 22,538 while nearly 799,000 people have recovered so far, reports PTI.

06:38 PM IST

J-K’s Covid-19 tally nearing 96,000; 385 new cases logged

Jammu and Kashmir's Covid-19 on Monday climbed to 95,710 after 385 new cases and eight deaths were registered. The total cases include 6,080 active cases, 81,140 recoveries and 1,490 deaths, reports ANI.

05:56 PM IST

Greece imposes coronavirus lockdowns in northern regions

Greece will impose a two-week lockdown in regions of Thessaloniki and Serres in the north to contain a resurgence in Covid-19 cases, government spokesman Stelios Petsas said on Monday. The country has logged 40,929 caes and 635 related deaths till now, reports Reuters.

05:45 PM IST

UK PM Boris Johnson faces opposition from his own party on Covid-19 lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is defending his decision to reverse course and impose a second national lockdown as he prepares to face British lawmakers for the first time since announcing his U-turn over the weekend. He is facing opposition from some members of his own party who say the lockdown will cost jobs and infringe on human rights, reports AP.

05:14 PM IST

Global coronavirus deaths cross 1.2 million

The novel coronavirus has killed at least 1,201,450 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019 r, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP. More than 46,543,100 cases of coronavirus have been registered. Of these, at least 30,903,200 are now considered recovered.

04:44 PM IST

Virus, political risk, rising as Fed takes stock of post-election landscape

Over the past four years the US Federal Reserve has navigated a global trade war, absorbed verbal blows from a volatile president, and confronted a once-in-a-century pandemic, reports Reuters.

04:10 PM IST

German defence minister self-quarantines after coming into contact with infected person

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the defence minister of Germany is self-quarantining after learning that she came into contact with a person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the ministry said, reports Reuters.

First published: Nov 02, 2020 06:19 IST