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Highlights: Maharashtra reports 4,153 new Covid-19 cases

Globally, there are 58,961,247 cases and 1,393,176 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.

By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Nov 24, 2020 09:58 IST
Highlights: Maharashtra reports 4,153 new Covid-19 cases

India on Sunday logged 44,059 new Covid-19 cases and 511 deaths in last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry data. The nation’s tally now stands to over 9.13 million. The death toll has risen to 133,738.

Meanwhile, Delhi on Sunday Delhi recorded 6,746 fresh Covid-19 cases and a positivity rate of 12.29 per cent while 121 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 8,391, authorities said.

These fresh cases came out of the 54,893 tests conducted on Saturday, including 23,433 RT-PCR tests, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Delhi health department.

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Globally, there are 58,961,247 cases and 1,393,176 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.

Catch all the major highlights here:

10:00 PM IST

Delhi reports 4,454 Covid-19 cases

Delhi on Monday reported 4,454 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the national capital's case tally to 5,34,317. A total number of 121 new deaths were reported due to coronavirus in Delhi in last 24 hours.

09:42 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh reports 454 new Covid-19 cases

With 454 new cases reported today, the state's Covid-19 case tally rises to 34,781 including 6,680 active cases, 27,518 recovered cases and 550 deaths: Health Department, Himachal Pradesh

08:38 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh reports 2,067 new Covid-19 cases

Uttar Pradesh reports 2,067 new Covid-19 cases, 2,060 discharges & 23 deaths in the last 24 hours, says State Health Department. Total Positive Cases till date: 5,28,833. Active cases till date: 23,776. Total discharges: 4,97,475. Death toll: 7,582

08:09 PM IST

Maharashtra reports 4,153 new Covid-19 cases

Maharashtra reported 4,153 new Covid-19 cases, 3,729 recoveries & 30 deaths today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 17,84,361 till date. There are 81,902 active cases in the state and 16,54,793 patients have recovered so far. The death toll is at 46,653.

08:02 PM IST

Chandigarh reports 98 new Covid-19 cases

Chandigarh today reported 98 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total positive cases to 16,769, says Health Department, UT-Chandigarh. A total of 15,389 patients recovered from the infection till date, death toll at 263. Active cases stand at 1,117.

07:19 PM IST

Gujarat reports 1,487 new Covid-19 cases

1,487 new Covid-19 cases, 1,234 discharges/recoveries, and 17 deaths reported in Gujarat in the last 24 hours, according to the State Health Department

07:00 PM IST

Karnataka reports 1,509 new Covid-19 cases

Karnataka reports 1,509 new Covid-19 cases, 1,645 discharges and 24 deaths today. Total cases in the state rise to 8,74,555, including 8,38,150 discharges and 11,678 deaths. Active cases stand at 24,708.

05:46 PM IST

Travellers from Delhi, Goa, Rajasthan and Gujarat entering Maharashtra need to show Covid-19 negative test report

-- The passengers travelling in flights from Delhi, Rajasthan, Goa and Gujarat will have to produce negative RTPCR report on landing at airports in Maharashtra. The rest should have done 72 hours prior to the scheduled journey.

-- The passengers travelling in trains from these four states will have to produce the negative report obtained 96 hours prior to journey on arrival.

-- People travelling by roads to Maharashtra will have to undergo screening at the check posts borders. The people with symptoms will have to undergo antigen test. If found positive, the traveller will have get admitted to Covid centre by bearing the cost of treatment.

05:33 PM IST

Uttarakhand Governor, dignosed with Covid-19, admitted to AIIMS, Rishikesh

Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya, diagnosed with Covid-19, has been admitted to AIIMS, Rishikesh. A team of five medical experts has been formed for treatment and monitoring her health: AIIMS PRO Dr Harish Thapliyal

04:47 PM IST

Capacity of beds to increase to 3,000 for Covid patients in Delhi-NCR: SS Deswal

"We will expand the operational capacity of beds from 2,000 to 3,000, for the treatment of Covid-19 patients in Delhi-NCR. These added beds will also include oxygen supply facility," said SS Deswal, DG, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on Covid Care Centre at Chhatarpur, as quoted by ANI.

"There are nearly 550 patients admitted & patients admitted here are those who can't afford private & high-end hospitals. There is enough supply of oxygen and there are sufficient doctors, nurses & pharmacists to cater to 3,000 patients at the Centre," he added.

04:23 PM IST

Switzerland report 9,751 new coronavirus cases in three days

The total number of confirmed cases in Switzerland and neighbouring principality Liechtenstein increased to 300,352 and the death toll rose by 213 to 3,788, while 410 new hospitalisations kept pressure on the health care system, according to a report in Reuters.

04:13 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh imposes night curfew in Mandi, Shimla Kullu and Kangra from Nov 24 till Dec 15

Himachal Pradesh government imposes night curfew in Mandi, Shimla Kullu and Kangra, between November 24 and December 15; only 50% Class 3 and Class 4 govt employees to attend offices till December 31.

04:03 PM IST

Indore district administration caps number of people allowed at a gathering

Madhya Pradesh's Indore district administration caps number of people allowed to gather at any religious/social/cultural event to 250, in view of rising cases of Covid-19; organisers need to inform the nearest police station.

03:28 PM IST

Maximum number of persons at closed-door gatherings reduced to 100 from 200 in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh government decreses the maximum number of persons at any closed-door gathering to 100 (or 50% of the capacity) from 200; all Covid-19 related protocols to be followed, according to a report in ANI.

02:54 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan distributes masks in Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan distributes masks in Bhopal to spread awareness about Covid-19. The chief minister also asked the people to wear face masks as a protection against the coronavirus.

<p>Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan distributes masks in Bhopal</p>

First published: Nov 23, 2020 05:14 IST