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Karnataka reports 10,947 new Covid-19 cases

Delhi government data showed that Covid-19 testing in the national capital has dropped again. As the drop in testing coincides with a drop in cases, experts said that the state government should be conducting as many tests as possible.

By Harshit Sabarwal | Updated: Oct 08, 2020 05:55 IST
Karnataka reports 10,947 new Covid-19 cases
A health worker tests nasal swab samples for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).

On Tuesday, India saw a major dip in its daily Covid-19 tally as 61,267 cases were recorded in the 24 hours. But on Wednesday, the number climbed again as 72,049 Covid-19 cases were registered which pushed the tally to over 6.75 million. The total cases include 907,883 active cases, nearly 5.75 million recoveries and 104,555 deaths.

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Meanwhile Delhi government data showed that Covid-19 testing in the national capital has dropped again. As the drop in testing coincides with a drop in cases, experts said that the state government should be conducting as many tests as possible.

United States President Donald Trump, who returned to the White House on Monday evening reported no symptoms of Covid-19, his physician said. The President instructed aides to stop talks on Covid-19 until after the Presidential Election which will take place in November. 

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11:00 PM IST

Total number of cases in Assam now at 1,90,209

1307 new Covid-19 cases detected out of 33,346 tests today. Total number of cases now at 1,90,209 including 1,55,074 discharges, 34,347 active cases and 785 deaths: Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam Health Minister

10:29 PM IST

Donald Trump Covid-19 symptom-free for 24 hours: Doctor

Donald Trump Covid-19 symptom-free for 24 hours, no fever in four days: Doctor.

09:59 PM IST

Sikkim reports 18 Covid-19 cases, 2 fatalities

Sikkim reported 18 new Covid-19 cases, taking the coronavirus tally in the Himalayan state to 3,236 on Wednesday, an official said.

09:35 PM IST

Covid-19 pandemic could push 115 million into extreme poverty in 2020: World Bank

The World Bank on Wednesday warned that as many as 115 million people could be pushed into extreme poverty this year due to the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

09:34 PM IST

33 more die of Covid-19, 852 fresh cases in Punjab

Thirty-three more fatalities due to coronavirus pushed the death toll to 3,712 while 852 new cases took the infection tally to 1,20,860 in Punjab on Wednesday.

09:10 PM IST

Kerala Higher Education Minister KT Jaleel tests positive for Covid-19

Kerala Higher Education Minister KT Jaleel tests positive for Covid-19. He is in home quarantine.

09:09 PM IST

Karnataka reports 10,947 new Covid-19 cases

Karnataka reported 10,947 new Covid-19 cases, 9,832 discharges and 113 deaths today, taking total cases to 6,68,652 including 5,42,906 discharges and 9,574 deaths. Number of active cases stands at 1,16,153: State Health Department

08:53 PM IST

Union Parliamentary Affairs minister Prahlad Joshi tests positive for Covid-19

Union Parlimentary Affairs minister Prahlad Joshi has tested positive for Covid-19

08:42 PM IST

Maharashtra reports 14,578 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday

Maharashtra reports 14,578 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, tally rises to 14,80,489; death toll in state reaches 39,072 with 355 fatalities: official.

08:37 PM IST

West Bengal reports 3,455 new Covid-19 cases, 3,024 discharges and 58 deaths today

West Bengal reports 3,455 new Covid-19 cases, 3,024 discharges and 58 deaths today. Total cases in the state rise to 2,80,504, including 2,46,767 discharges and 5,376 deaths: Department of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of West Bengal

07:51 PM IST

Kerala's daily Covid-19 count crosses 10,000

In the highest single-day surge of Covid-19, Kerala's fresh infections crossed the grim mark of 10,000 on Wednesday, taking the total infecion count to 2,51,405.

The toll climbed to 906 with 22 more fatalities, the state government said.

07:30 PM IST

Weekly markets, movie halls to reopen in Delhi: CM


Weekly markets will be reopened in Delhi, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Wednesday. Cinema halls will also be opened from October 15 after the Unlock 5 guideline's by the Centre gave permission to open movie theaters.

"Now all the weekly markets of Delhi will be opened. Till now only 2 markets per zone were allowed. The poor people will get a lot of relief from this.

Cinema halls of Delhi will also be opened from October 15. They have to follow all the guidelines issued by the central government," tweeted Kejriwal.

06:29 PM IST

Italy imposes mandatory face masks outdoors

Italy on Wednesday made it mandatory to wear face masks outdoors nationwide in an effort to reduce rising Covid-19 infections, the health ministry said after the cabinet agreed on the measure.

06:09 PM IST

Nepal records highest single day spike of 3,439 Covid-19 cases

Nepal has recorded the highest single day spike of 3,439 Covid-19 cases, taking the country's coronavirus tally to 94,253, a senior health official said on Wednesday.

The country also witnessed 15 Covid-19 deaths, pushing the number of fatalities to 578.

05:40 PM IST

Telangana records 2,154 Covid-19 cases

Telangana recorded 2,154 Covid-19 cases, 2,239 recoveries and 8 deaths yesterday, taking total cases to 2,04,748 including 1,77,008 recoveries, 1,189 deaths and 26,551 active cases, informs the state health department.

First published: Oct 07, 2020 06:38 IST