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Highlights: Czech Republic, Russia see rise in new coronavirus cases

In Europe, leaders sounded alarms about the outbreak untamed as France climbed to a record, while the Spanish government declared a state of emergency for the Madrid region.

By Susmita Pakrasi | Updated: Oct 12, 2020 10:11 IST
Highlights: Czech Republic, Russia see rise in new coronavirus cases
Reuters

Seven months after the coronavirus (Covid-19) disease was declared as pandemic by the World Health Organisation, the uncertainty and lack of information still remains. As the the deadly virus continues to surge across the world daily virus cases around the world topped a record 350,000, on Friday.

In Europe, leaders sounded alarms about the outbreak untamed as France climbed to a record, while the Spanish government declared a state of emergency for the Madrid region.

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In UK, government warned that the outbreak is "getting out of control". As the government seeks to curb the accelerating spread, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to make a statement to parliament on Monday about potential new lockdown restrictions.

In the United States, worst-hit country by the Covid-19, the number of infection reached 7,659,932. While US President Donald Trump announced his first his first in-person event, at the White House on Saturday, since contracting Covid-19, and plans to hold a rally in Florida on Monday.

Meanwhile, India's Covid-19 tally neared 7 million mark. As of Saturday morning, the number of total infection stood at 6,979,423, as per the figures published by the Union health ministry.

Follow all the live updates here:

11:04 PM IST

US CDC reports 213,037 deaths from coronavirus

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Saturday reported 7,641,502 cases of new coronavirus, an increase of 58,302 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 926 to 213,037.

10:36 PM IST

Two more die of Covid-19, 96 new cases in Chandigarh

Two more fatalities due to Covid19 took the death toll to 190 while 96 fresh cases pushed the infection count to 13,081 in Chandigarh on Saturday.

09:23 PM IST

Covid-19 infections in Karnataka breach seven lakh mark with

The coronavirus infections in Karnataka breached the seven lakh mark with 10,517 fresh cases on Saturday whereas 102 fatalities took the death toll to 9,891.

08:45 PM IST

176 new coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad, four deaths

Ahmedabad reported 176 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, taking its infection tallyto 38,736, the Gujarat health department said.

07:56 PM IST

Maharashtra reports 11,416 new coronavirus cases

Maharashtra reports 11,416 new coronavirus cases, taking tally to 15,17,434; death toll in state reaches 40,040 with 308 new fatalities: Official.

07:42 PM IST

Rajasthan records 2,123 new Covid-19 cases and 15 deaths today

Rajasthan records 2,123 new Covid-19 cases and 15 deaths today. The total cases in the state rise to 1,56,908, including 1,636 deaths, 1,33,918 recoveries and 21,354 active cases: Government of Rajasthan

07:18 PM IST

96 new positive cases and 2 deaths reported in Chandigarh today

96 new positive cases and 2 deaths reported in Chandigarh today. The total number of positive cases now stands at 13,081 including 1,229 active cases, 11,662 recoveries and 190 deaths: UT Administration

06:36 PM IST

5,653 new Covid-19 cases reported in Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours

5,653 new Covid-19 cases reported in Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases in the State is now at 7,50,517 including 46,624 active cases, 6,97,699 recoveries and 6,194 deaths so far: State Government

05:59 PM IST

Puducherry records 337 new Covid-19 cases, 1 death and 411 discharges today

Puducherry records 337 new Covid-19 cases, 1 death and 411 discharges today. Total cases in the Union Territory rise to 31,233, including 559 deaths and 25,955 recoveries: Government of Puducherry

04:35 PM IST

UK plans new 3-tier system of Covid-19 lockdown measures

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to unveil a new three-tier system of measures alongside local regions across the country being handed greater decision-making powers as part of efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus.

04:12 PM IST

Prague gears up as fresh coronavirus cases rise

Czech Republic along with neighbour Slovakia has registered large number of cases for four days in a row. 27,000 people in Czech Republic have tested positive in the last 5 days.

04:08 PM IST

Jharkhand reports 768 new Covid-19 cases

Jharkhand's tally crossed 91,254 on Saturday as the state recorded 768 more cases. 781 people have died so far due to coronavirus.

03:42 PM IST

171 people test positive for Covid-19 in Tripura

Tripura's Covid-19 tally reached 28,153 with 171 new cases. Death toll rose to 310 with 2 fresh deaths.

03:39 PM IST

Russia reports record number of fresh Covid-19 cases

Russia recorded 12,846 fresh cases of Covid-19 taking total number of infections to 1,285,084

03:11 PM IST

Indonesia reports 4,294 new Covid-19 cases

Indonesia has recorded 328,952 total cases and with 88 deaths the death toll has reached 11,765.

First published: Oct 10, 2020 06:50 IST