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Highlights: 250 fresh cases push Meghalaya’s Covid-19 tally to nearly 3,500

Maharashtra's Covid-19 on Friday tally crossed the one million-mark on Friday after 24,886 fresh cases and 393 related-fatalities were added.

By Susmita Pakrasi | Updated: Sep 13, 2020 23:51 IST
Highlights: 250 fresh cases push Meghalaya’s Covid-19 tally to nearly 3,500

According to the Union health ministry's dashboard, India on Friday logged 96,551 cases and 1,029 deaths due to the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19), which pushed the tally and death toll to 4,562,414 and 76,271 respectively.

Maharashtra's Covid-19 on Friday tally crossed the one million-mark on Friday after 24,886 fresh cases and 393 related-fatalities were added. The total cases include 2,71566 active cases, over 715,000 recoveries and 28,724 deaths.

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India is considering Russia’s proposal for conducting the third phase of clinical trials and manufacturing of its vaccine Sputnik V by firms in the country, Niti Aayog member Vinod Paul said. Sputnik V is the world’s first Covid vaccine to be approved by a government, after it received regulatory clearance from Russia on August 11.

Worldwide there are 28,312,894 coronavirus cases and 913,076 confirmed deaths, according to worldometer.

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10:56 PM IST

250 fresh cases push Meghalaya’s Covid-19 tally to nearly 3,500

Five more people died due to Covid-19 in Meghalaya, raising the toll in the northeastern state to 24, a senior official said on Friday. At least 250 people tested positive for the disease since Thursday, which pushed the tally to 3,447, he said, reports PTI.

10:29 PM IST

29 fresh cases push Andaman's Covid-19 tally to 3,494

As many as 29 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Andaman and Nicobar, pushing the total number of cases to 3,494 which includes 286 active cases, 51 deaths, reports ANI.

09:57 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh reports 9,999 new Covid-19 cases

A total of 9,999 new COVID-19 cases and 77 deaths were reported in Andhra Pradesh on Friday. The state's count of coronavirus cases has gone up to 547,686, reports ANI.

09:26 PM IST

Over 2 million Covid-19 tests done in Delhi so far

The number of Covid-19 tests conducted so far has crossed the 20 lakh-mark in the national capital which has witnessed a surge in coronavirus cases, according to Delhi government's health bulletin, reports PTI.

08:55 PM IST

Greece's Covid-19 death toll mounts to 300

Greece's death toll from the novel coronavirus hit 300 on Friday, the state health agency said, as the total number of infections topped 12,700, reports AFP.

08:37 PM IST

Maharashtra’s Covid-19 tally crosses 1 million-mark

Maharashtra's Covid-19 on Friday tally crossed the one million-mark on Friday after 24,886 fresh cases and 393 related-fatalities were added. The total cases include 271,566 active cases, over 715,000 recoveries and 28,724 deaths, reports ANI.

08:24 PM IST

29 Delhi MLAs get tested for Covid ahead of assembly's special session on Monday

Twenty-nine Delhi MLAs on Friday underwent COVID-19 tests at a temporary testing centre set up at the assembly complex here ahead of a one-day special session to be held on September 14, reports PTI.

08:02 PM IST

Uttarakhand logs 995 fresh Covid-19 cases, tally rises to 29,221

Uttarakhand's Covid-19 tally climbed to 29,221 on Friday with 995 fresh cases, while the death toll mounted to 388 as 11 more patients succumbed to the disease, a state health department bulletin said, reports PTI.

08:00 PM IST

185 fresh cases push Maharashtra Police's Covid-19 tally to over 18,000

A total of 185 Maharashtra police personnel were detected with Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the infection count in the force to 18,405, of which 185 have succumbed so far, an official said on Friday, reports PTI.

07:31 PM IST

Covid-19 spiking in Eastern Europe

The number of new confirmed coronavirus cases spiked Friday in parts of eastern Europe, with Hungary and the Czech Republic registering all-time daily highs, reports AP.

07:14 PM IST

J-K's Covid-19 tally crosses 50,000-mark

Jammu and Kashmir reported 1,578 new Covid-19 cases, taking the tally to 50,712 on Friday, while nine more deaths in the last 24 hours pushed the union territory's death toll to 854, officials said. Of the fresh Covid-19 cases, 808 were detected in Jammu region and 770 in the Kashmir valley, the added, , reports PTI.

06:53 PM IST

4,266 cases in last 24 hrs push Delhi’s Covid-19 tally to over 209,000

As many as 4,266 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Delhi, taking the national capital's tally to 209,748 which includes 26,907 active cases, 178,154 recoveries/discharges and 4,687 deaths, the Delhi government said, reports ANI.

06:17 PM IST

Bengal BJP chief says 'Corona is over', TMC asks him to visit a doctor

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh has claimed that the Covid-19 pandemic is over but chief minister Mamata Banerjee is imposing lockdown and other restrictions in West Bengal only to stop BJP from organising public meetings before the assembly polls due next year. The TMC mocked Ghosh's remarks and asked him to visit a doctor, reports PTI.

06:15 PM IST

109 fresh cases push Manipur's Covid-19 tally to nearly 7,600

As many as 109 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Manipur, taking the total number of cases in the state to 7,579 which includes 1,533 active cases, over 6,000 recoveries and 44 deaths, reports ANI.

05:25 PM IST

Union minister of State for Railways, Suresh Angadi tests positive for Covid-19

Union minister of State for Railways, Suresh Angadi tested positive for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) on Friday. Through a tweet, he requested all those who came in contact with him to get tested in case of any symptoms.

First published: Sep 11, 2020 05:01 IST