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.
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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.
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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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.
Karnataka reports 1,781 new #COVID19 cases,1,799 discharges and 20 deaths today— ANI (@ANI) November 21, 2020
Total cases in the state rise to 8,71,342, including 8,34,968 discharges and 11,641 deaths.
Active cases stand at 24,714 pic.twitter.com/VuoDI8hnp1
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.
Mumbai reports 1092 new #COVID19 cases, 1053 recoveries/discharges and 17 deaths today.— ANI (@ANI) November 21, 2020
Total cases here rise to 2,74,572, including 2,51,509 recoveries/discharges and 10,654 deaths.
Active cases stand at 9,325. pic.twitter.com/WC54JDIiKo
'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."
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.
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.
Assam reports 223 new #COVID19 cases today.— ANI (@ANI) November 21, 2020
Total cases in the State now at 2,11,427 including 2,07,219 recoveries, 3,232 active cases, and 973 deaths: Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma pic.twitter.com/uy0p3M5T7n
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
First published: Nov 21, 2020 08:33 IST