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Friday, Dec 04, 2020

Highlights: Russia ready to provide other nations with Covid vaccine, says Putin

On the global front, the United States, again, continues to be the worst affected country with 57,902,489 cases and 1,377,539 deaths reported in the last 24 hours.

By | Updated: Nov 22, 2020 08:03 IST
Highlights: Russia ready to provide other nations with Covid vaccine, says Putin

India on Saturday logged 46,232 new Covid-19 cases and 564 deaths in last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry data on Friday. In the last 24 hours, 46,232 new cases of the coronavirus disease were reported from across the country, the health ministry’s dashboard showed.

Meanwhile, Delhi on Friday reported 6,608 new COVID-19 cases taking the tally to 5,17,238.

According to a health bulletin of the Delhi government, the death toll due to Covid-19 climbed to 8,159 as 118 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

As many as 8,775 recoveries were reported on Friday, taking the total number of recovered patients to 4,68,143.

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On the global front, the United States, again, continues to be the worst affected country with 57,902,489 cases and 1,377,539 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. Many countries in Europe are feeling the pinch of lockdowns again as infections keep rising across the continent.

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09:43 PM IST

Karnataka case tally reaches 871,342

Karnataka recorded 1,781 new Covid-19 cases taking its Covid-19 state tally to 871,342. 11,641 deaths have been recorded so far due to Covid-19.

09:38 PM IST

Mumbai reports close to 1,100 fresh cases

Mumbai's Covid-19 case tally neared 275,000 as the state recorded 1,092 new cases on Saturday. Death toll in the city touched 10,654.

09:36 PM IST

'We have a duty to rise to the challenge together': King Salman at G20

Saudi Arabia's ruler King Salman in his opening remarks at the virtual G20 summit said, "We have a duty to rise to the challenge together during this summit and give a strong message of hope and reassurance."

09:34 PM IST

Surat's recovery rate reaches 94.1%

Surat recorded a recovery rate of 94.1% as close to 29,000 people recovered from Covid-19 till Saturday. Close to 40,000 people had been infected by Covid-19 in the state.

09:33 PM IST

Assam case tally goes past 211,000

More than 200 fresh coronavirus cases were reported in Assam on Saturday. 973 people have died due to Covid-19 in the state.

09:31 PM IST

Dharavi reports 10 fresh Covid-19 cases

Cases in Dharavi rose to 3,640 after the area in Mumbai recorded 10 fresh cases on Saturday.

07:31 PM IST

Vladimir Putin says Russia ready to provide vaccines to other nations

Russian president Vladimir Putin says Russia is ready to provide Sputnik V to other nations.

07:28 PM IST

Gujarat records 1,515 Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

Gujarat's Covid-19 tally surged past 1,95,000 after it recorded 1,515 Covid-19 cases. The death toll reached 3,846 in the state.

05:40 PM IST

Covid-19: Nigeria GDP contracts for second consecutive quarter

Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, slipped into recession after the nation's gross domestic product contracted for the second consecutive quarter. The Covid-19 pandemic has led to fragile growth and low oil prices have also contributed to this slump.

05:33 PM IST

Iran reimposes tough restrictions to stop third wave of virus

Iran in a bid to curb a third wave of coronavirus has ordered citizens to remain indoors and has closed down non-essential businesses and have imposed travel curbs.

04:40 PM IST

Singapore-Hong Kong air travel bubble plans halted

Recent spike in Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong has led to postponement of Singapore and Hong Kong air travel bubble aimed to boost tourism of both nations.

04:23 PM IST

UP administrations starts checking buses from Delhi

In a bid to stop the spread of Covid-19, Muzaffarnagar district administration has started checking passenger buses coming from New Delhi. 3 people tested positive during those checks.

03:54 PM IST

Polish PM Morawieck asks citizens to not go out for trips on Christmas

As several regions in Poland saw a huge surge in cases, Polish prime minister Mateusz Morawieck asked citizens to avoid travel during Christmas. Poland is increasing its Covid-19 restrictions as the nation became the third highest in the EU after Italy and France in temrs of number of coronavirus-related deaths, according to the Agence-France Presse

03:13 PM IST

US reports over 194,000 new Covid-19 cases, sets new record

The United States on Friday made a new record after reporting over 194,000 new Covid-19 cases, and the hospitalisation of over 82,000 people, reported New York Times.

03:08 PM IST

Philippines logs 1,791 new Covid-19 cases, Duterte calls for universal vaccine access

The Department of Health (DOH) of the Philippines on Saturday reported 1,791 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 infection, bringing the total number in the country to 416,852.

First published: Nov 21, 2020 08:33 IST