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Former Italy PM Silvio Berlusconi tests positive for Covid-19

India may overtake Brazil sometime in the next two weeks if the cases continue to grow at the same pace.

By Shivani | Updated: Sep 08, 2020 05:59 IST
Former Italy PM Silvio Berlusconi tests positive for Covid-19

Countries around the world raced to develop a vaccine for coronavirus (Covid-19) as the pandemic continues to rage. Worldwide there are 25,884,248 million coronavirus cases and 859,944 confirmed deaths, according to worldometer. India on Wednesday logged 78,357 new cases, 1,045 deaths due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, which has taken the overall tally to 3,769,523 cases, according to the union health ministry’s dashboard.

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India may overtake Brazil sometime in the next two weeks if the cases continue to grow at the same pace.

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10:24 PM IST

Former Italy PM Silvio Berlusconi tests positive for Covid-19

Former Italy prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has tested positive for Covid-19, news agency AFP reported.

10:11 PM IST

Chhattisgarh reports 12 deaths and 1,916 fresh cases of Covid-19

Chhattisgarh reported 12 deaths and 1,916 fresh cases of Covid-19 cases on Wednesday. The total number of positive cases in the state is now 35,330 including 16,811 active cases, 18,220 discharged patients and 299 deaths, said state government.

09:57 PM IST

12 deaths and 1,511 fresh cases in Rajasthan

12 deaths and 1,511 fresh infections reported in Rajasthan today. The total number of positive cases in the state is now 84,674 including 70,674 recovered, 12,919 active cases and 1,081 deaths, said state health department.

09:24 PM IST

West Bengal reports 2,976 fresh Covid-19

West Bengal reported 2,976 fresh Covid-19 cases reported today. The total number of positive cases in the state is now 1,68,697 including 24,445 active cases, 1,40,913 discharged patients and 3,339 deaths, said state health department.

08:57 PM IST

Maharashtra detects 17,433 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours

Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 17,433 new Covid-19 cases, 13,959 recoveries and 292 deaths, taking active cases to 2,01,703, recoveries to 5,98,496 & death toll to 25,195, said state health department.

08:12 PM IST

Gujarat reports 1,305 Covid-19 positive cases in a day

Gujarat on Wednesday reported 1,305 Covid-19 positive cases and 12 deaths in the last 24 hours. With this, the state's total tally raises to 99,050 including 15,948 active cases, 80,045 cured/discharged patients and 3,048 deaths, said state health department.

07:40 PM IST

Punjab caseload rises to 56,989

Punjab reported 1,514 fresh positive cases in the last 24-hours The total number of positive cases in the state is now 56,989 including 15,629 active cases, 39,742 discharged patients and 1,618 deaths, said government on Wednesday.

07:22 PM IST

Coronavirus death toll mounts to 3,616 in UP

Coronavirus death toll mounts to 3,616 in UP with 74 fresh fatalities, 5,716 fresh cases raise state's infection count to 2,41,439; number of active cases 56,459, as per the daily health bulletin figures.

07:01 PM IST

Dharavi reports 12 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours

Twelve new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Dharavi area of Mumbai today, taking the total number of cases to 2,792, BMC said.

06:33 PM IST

Centre issues SOP for metro rails to resume operations from Sep 7

Metro trains will resume services in a graded manner and metros having more than one line should open different lines starting from September 7 onwards in a staggered manner so that all corridors become operational by September 12, according to standard operating procedures (SOPs) issued on Wednesday for restarting Metro services under the Unlock 4 guidelines.

06:04 PM IST

Delhi reports 2,509 new Covid-19 cases in a day

Delhi on Wednesday reported 2,509 new Covid-19 cases, 1,858 discharges and 19 deaths today. Total number of cases now at 1,79,569 including 1,58,586 recovered or discharged after getting cured, 16,502 active cases and 4,481 deaths.

04:46 PM IST

Odisha reports 3,219 new Covid-19 cases

Odisha on Tuesday reported 3,219 coronavirus cases, taking the total number of positive cases to 1,09,780 in the state, the health department said.

The total number of cases now stands at 1,09,780 including 80,770 recoveries, 28,443 active cases and 514 deaths.

04:18 PM IST

Uttarakhand CM to be in isolation as some staff members test Covid-19 positive

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat will isolate himself for the next three days as some of his staff members, including his officer on special duty, have tested positive for coronavirus.

According to the information received from the Uttarakhand Chief Minister's Office, Rawat will not attend departmental meetings and public events as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of the virus.

03:49 PM IST

UP: 5,716 fresh Covid-19 infections in a day

Uttar Pradesh reported as many as 5,716 fresh Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours, said principal health secretary Amit Mohan Prasad.

03:39 PM IST

Tripura reports highest single-day spike in Covid infection

Tripura on Wednesday reported its highest single-day spike of 566 new Covid-19 cases, taking the tally to 12,722. The number of active cases in the state now stands at 4,667, said an Official.

First published: Sep 02, 2020 04:51 IST