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Highlights: Russia’s new Covid-19 cases hit new record high of 17,347

Delhi which had earlier seen a reduction in its daily Covid-19 tally since mid September is now recording increased number of infections in a period of 24 hours.

By Harshit Sabarwal | Updated: Oct 27, 2020 06:49 IST
Highlights: Russia’s new Covid-19 cases hit new record high of 17,347
A health worker tests a sample for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19)

According to the Union health ministry's dashboard, India's Covid-19 tally on Monday went over 7.9 million after 45,148 cases 480 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours. Active cases have further fallen down to 653,717 and the recoveries stand at 7,137,228.The maximum number of recoveries have been reported from states such as Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu.

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Delhi which had earlier seen a reduction in its daily Covid-19 tally since mid September is now recording increased number of infections in a period of 24 hours. Although, state health minister Satyendar Jain said that the overall Covid-19 situation is under control adding the government is doing all it can.

Meanwhile, amid the increasing levels of air pollution in the country especially in the northern parts, experts have suggested all those who live in such places and have recovered from the disease should get a flu shot. Air pollution along with winter season tend to aggravate the spread of Covid-19.

09:17 PM IST

Delhi reports 2,832 new Covid-19 cases

Delhi reports 2,832 new Covid-19 cases, 3,736 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 54 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases here rise to 3,59,488, including 3,27,390 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 6,312 deaths. Active cases 25,786: Delhi Government

07:58 PM IST

Punjab reported 336 new Covid-19 cases

Punjab reported 336 new Covid-19 cases and 8 deaths on 26th October.

Total number of cases stand at 1,31,391 with 1,23,047 discharges, 4,219 active cases & 4,125 deaths: State Government

06:44 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh reports 1,901 new Covid-19 cases

Andhra Pradesh reports 1,901 new Covid-19 cases and 19 deaths.

Total cases in the state increase to 8,08,924 out of which 28,770 are active patients. 6,606 deaths reported till date.

02:17 PM IST

Trump again shadowed by Coronavirus as he enters final swing

President Donald Trump enters the final week before Election Day with a surge in US coronavirus cases and another White House outbreak threatening efforts to reverse his political fortunes with a string of barnstorming rallies, reports Bloomberg.

01:40 PM IST

Russia’s new Covid-19 cases hit new record high of 17,347

Russia's daily tally of new coronavirus cases surged to a record high of 17,347 on Monday, including 5,224 in Moscow, taking the national tally to 1,531,224, reports Reuters.

12:37 PM IST

Ronaldinho tests positive for Covid-19

Former Brazil footballer Ronaldinho has become the latest victim of the novel coronavirus. The 40-year-old announced on Sunday that he was infected.

12:35 PM IST

Tripura reports 36 new Covid-19 cases, 183 more recoveries

The number of single-day Covid-19 recoveries surpassed fresh cases in Tripura by a wide margin on Monday, with 183 people recuperating from the disease, even as 36 more tested positive for the infection, pushing the tally to 30,257, a senior official said, reports PTI.

11:38 AM IST

Maharashtra deputy CM Ajit Pawar tests positive for Covid-19

Maharashtra deputy CM Ajit Pawar has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) disease. He has been admitted to Mumbai's Breach Candy hospital.

11:02 AM IST

Melbourne lockdown lifted after zero new Covid cases recorded

Australia's second-biggest city will exit its coronavirus lockdown after nearly four months under onerous restrictions, authorities announced Monday, with no new daily cases or deaths recorded, reports AFP

10:07 AM IST

AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine seen effective in elderly patients

AstraZeneca’s vaccine candidate produced a robust immune response in elderly people, the Financial Times reported. Johnson & Johnson said the first batches of its vaccine could be available for emergency use as soon as January, as it set to resume US trials that had been paused due to safety concerns, reports Bloomberg.

09:52 AM IST

Global Covid-19 cases near 43 million: Report

The coronavirus cases worldwide have neared the 43 million cases mark, as per the latest updates by Johns Hopkins University. The total cases currently stand at 42,923,311 cases of which 1,152,978 patients globally have succumbed to the virus, according to the University's global tracker, reports ANI.

09:29 AM IST

45,148 fresh cases push India’s Covid-19 tally to over 7.9 million; active cases further fall to 653,717

India's Covid-19 tally on Monday went over 7.9 million after 45,148 cases 480 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours. Active cases have further fallen down to 653,717 and the recoveries stand at 7,137,228.

<p>45,148 fresh cases push India’s Covid-19 tally to over 7.9 million; active cases further fall to 653,717</p>
08:47 AM IST

Joe Biden accuses Donald Trump of giving up in Covid fight

US presidential challenger Joe Biden on Sunday accused Donald Trump of giving up in the fight against Covid-19 as the president faced a new outbreak in his team, surging infections nationwide and an uncomfortable admission by his chief of staff, reports Reuters.

08:25 AM IST

United States witnesses highest number of new infections in last two days

The United States has seen its highest ever number of new Covid-19 cases in the past two days, keeping the pandemic a top election issue as Vice President Mike Pence travels the country to campaign despite close aides testing positive. The country registered 79,852 new cases on Saturday, close to the previous day's record of 84,244 new cases, reports Reuters.

07:52 AM IST

Mizoram's Covid-19 tally nearing 2,500; death toll stands at zero

As many as 46 more people tested positive for Covid-19 in Mizoram, taking the total number of cases in the state to 2,493. 2,203 people have discharged so far while active cases stand at 290. Mizoram has not reported any death due to the disease till now, reports ANI.

First published: Oct 26, 2020 07:33 IST