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Highlights: Delhi reports 7,340 new Covid-19 cases

Several cities across the globe that had earlier contained the spread of the coronavirus disease are now seeing a second wave of the outbreak.

By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Nov 18, 2020 22:55 IST
Highlights: Delhi reports 7,340 new Covid-19 cases
A health worker preserves a swab sample to test for coronavirus infection. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)

On Saturday, India’s daily coronavirus (Covid-19) tally remained below the 50,000-mark after 44,684 cases and 520 related deaths were logged in the last 24 hours. The total cases have now reached 8,773,479 which include 129,188 deaths, over 8.16 million recoveries and 480,719 active cases. The active cases continue to be below the 500,000-mark and constitute 5.55 per cent of the total case load.

Delhi which continues to be worst-hit from the pandemic- added over 7,800 Covid-19 cases and 91 deaths on Friday. The positivity rate- which is the percentage of people who test among the total tested for the disease, further rose to 13.8 per cent.

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Meanwhile, the global coronavirus tally mounted to 53,722,975 out of which over 1.3 million have died so far, according to worldometre figures. Several cities across the globe that had earlier contained the spread of the disease are now seeing a second wave of the outbreak.

10:21 PM IST

Delhi reports 7,340 new Covid-19 cases

Delhi reports 7340 new Covid-19 cases, 7117 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 96 deaths in the last 24 hours.

Total cases in the national capital rise to 4,82,170, including 4,30,195 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 7519 deaths.

Active cases stand at 44,456.

10:05 PM IST

Mumbai reports 726 new Covid-19 cases, 859 discharges and 16 deaths today

Mumbai reports 726 new Covid-19 cases, 859 discharges and 16 deaths today.

Total cases here rise to 2,69,130, including 2,44,659 dishcharges and 10,555 deaths.

Active cases stand at 10,077

09:47 PM IST

Karnataka reports 2,154 fresh Covid-19 infections,2,198 recoveries

Karnataka on Saturday reported 2,154 fresh Covid-19 cases and 17 deaths, taking the infection count and toll to 8,60,082 and 11,508 respectively, the health department said.

09:27 PM IST

West Bengal's Covid-19 tally rises to 4,28,498 with 3,823 new cases

West Bengal's Covid-19 tally rises to 4,28,498 with 3,823 new cases; 53 fresh fatalities push death toll to 7,610: Health bulletin.

09:06 PM IST

Meghalaya reports 51 new Covid-19 cases, 2 fresh fatalities

Meghalaya's Covid-19 tally rose to 10,632 on Saturday as 51 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.

08:40 PM IST

Covid-19: 28 more discharged in Mizoram, active cases reach 545

As many as 28 people recovered from the novel coronavirus and were discharged in Mizoram on Saturday, reducing the active cases to 545, according to the state health department.

08:20 PM IST

84 new coronavirus cases in Goa, one death

Goa's coronavirus caseload reached 45,845 on Saturday with 84 new infections being reported, a health official said.

07:49 PM IST

Tamil Nadu reports 1,912 new Covid-19 cases,2,494 recoveries

Tamil Nadu on Saturday recorded 1,912 new coronavirus cases and 12 deaths, pushing the cumulative tally of infections to over 7.56 lakh and total fatalities to 11,466.

07:19 PM IST

With 4,237 new Covid-19 cases, Maharashtra's tally rises to 17,44,698

With 4,237 new Covid-19 cases, Maharashtra's tally rises to 17,44,698; 105 deaths take toll to 45,914: state health department.

07:00 PM IST

Gujarat reports 1,124 new Covid-19 cases, tally rises to 1,87,240

Gujarat reports 1,124 new Covid-19 cases, tally rises to 1,87,240; death toll reaches 3,797 with six new fatalities: Health Department.

06:52 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh reports 1,657 new Covid-19 cases

Andhra Pradesh reports 1,657 new Covid-19 cases taking the total positive cases in the State to 8,52,955

There are 19,757 active cases and 8,26,344 recovered cases in the State; the death toll is at 6,854 as per the State Health Department

06:39 PM IST

Maharashtra reports 4,237 new Covid-19 cases

Maharashtra reports 4,237 new Covid-19 cases, 2,707 recoveries & 105 deaths today. There are 85,503 active cases in the State and 16,12,314 patients have recovered so far. The death toll is at 45,914.

06:34 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh reports 1,012 new Covid-19 cases

Madhya Pradesh reports 1,012 new Covid-19 cases, 7 deaths and 876 recoveries today, as per the State Health Department. Total cases in the State now stand at 1,83,057 including 3,083 deaths and 1,70,969 recoveries

Active cases at 9,005.

04:59 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh reports 2361 new Covid-19 cases, 2002 discharges and 29 deaths in last 24 hours

Uttar Pradesh reports 2361 new Covid-19 cases, 2002 discharges and 29 deaths in last 24 hours.

Active cases in the state stand at 23,367. Death toll rises to 7354, a total of 4,79,182 discharges recorded so far.

04:13 PM IST

Greece tightens Covid-19 lockdown, shuts primary schools

Greek authorities announced on Saturday the closure of nurseries and primary schools until the end of November, tightening a nationwide lockdown after a spike in Covid-19 cases.

First published: Nov 14, 2020 06:00 IST