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Highlights: Indore records highest single-day spike of 295 Covid-19 cases

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that over 5 crore samples have been tested for Covid-19 in India so far out of which nearly 11 lakh samples were tested on Monday.

By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Sep 09, 2020 00:01 IST
Highlights: Indore records highest single-day spike of 295 Covid-19 cases
A health worker tests employees of a university in India.

According to the Union health ministry's dashboard, India on Tuesday logged 75,809 cases and 1,133 deaths due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) disease, which pushed the overall tally and death toll to 4,280,422 and 72,775 respectively. The active cases have climbed to 883,697 whereas over 3.3 million have recovered from Covid-19 so far.

India has overtaken Brazil to become the nation with the second-highest number of Covid-19 cases. Brazil, which now stands at third position, has over 4.1 million cases whereas United States which continues to be worst hit from the pandemic has over 6.4 million cases.

Meanwhile,the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that over 5 crore samples have been tested for Covid-19 in India so far out of which nearly 11 lakh samples were tested on Monday.

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Maharashtra, which is one of the worst affected states, constitutes one-fourth of India’s active cases. More than 126,000 cases and 2,205 deaths were recorded in a just a period of seven days. State health minister Rajesh Tope attributed this surge in infections due to unlocking.

11:07 PM IST

88 fresh Covid-19 cases in UP's Muzaffarnagar

Eight-eight more people, including 18 jail inmates and 11 employees of a sugar mill, have tested positive for Covid-19 in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar as the number of active cases in the district rose to 930 on Tuesday, officials said.

10:43 PM IST

French PM to have Covid-19 test after contact at Tour de France

French Prime Minister Jean Castex is to undergo a Covid-19 test as a precaution after he shared a car with the director of the Tour de France cycle race, who has since tested positive for the virus, the prime minister's office said on Tuesday.

10:16 PM IST

Four more Covid-19 deaths in Himachal; case tally crosses 7,800-mark

Four more people died of coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday, taking the death toll to 59, while 171 fresh cases pushed the state's infection tally to 7,832.

09:58 PM IST

1,590 new Covid-19 positive cases and 13 deaths reported in Rajasthan

1,590 new Covid-19 positive cases and 13 deaths reported in Rajasthan till 8.30 pm today. Total number of cases now at 94,126 including 15,090 active cases and 1,164 deaths: State Health Department

09:27 PM IST

Covid-19 positive cases in Goa rise to 21,630

Covid-19 positive cases in Goa rise to 21,630 including 4,499 active cases, 16,875 recovered cases and 256 deaths: State Health Department

09:19 PM IST

Maharashtra records 20,131 new Covid-19 cases, 13,234 discharges and 380 deaths today.

Maharashtra records 20,131 new Covid-19 cases, 13,234 discharges and 380 deaths today. The total cases in the state rise to 9,43,772 including 6,72,556 recoveries and 27,407 deaths. Active cases stand at 2,43,446: Public Health Department, Maharashtra

08:57 PM IST

7,866 new Covid-19 cases and 146 deaths reported in Karnataka in the last 24 hours

7,866 new Covid-19 cases and 146 deaths reported in Karnataka in the last 24 hours. There are 4,12,190 cases in the State now, including 3,08,573 discharges and 96,918 active cases: State Health Department

08:47 PM IST

Delhi records 3,609 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking tally to 1,97,135

Delhi records 3609 new Coviid-19 cases, 1756 cases that were recovered/discharged/migrated and 19 deaths. The total cases in the national capital rise to 1,97,135including 1,70,140 that were recovered/discharged/migrated and 4,618 deaths. Active cases stand at 22377: Delhi Govt

08:37 PM IST

West Bengal reports 3,091 new Covid-19 cases and 57 deaths, taking total cases to 1,86,956

West Bengal reports 3,091 new Covid-19 cases and 57 deaths, taking total cases to 1,86,956 including 1,60,025 discharges, 23,254 active cases and 3,677 deaths: State Health Department

08:22 PM IST

NCW chief Rekha Sharma tests positive for Covid-19

National Commission for Women chief Rekha Sharma says she has tested positive for Covid-19 and home quarantined herself.

08:20 PM IST

Haryana reports 2,286 new Covid-19 cases and 25 deaths today

Haryana reports 2,286 new Covid-19 cases and 25 deaths today, taking the total number of cases to 81,059 including 854 deaths. There are 16,890 active cases: State Health Department

08:08 PM IST

With 1,295 new cases, Gujarat's Covid-19 tally rises to 1,06,966

With 1,295 new cases, Gujarat's Covid-19 tally rises to 1,06,966; total fatalities rise to 3,136 with 13 more deaths: Health Department.

07:57 PM IST

Health Ministry issues SOP for partial reopening of schools for students of 9th-12th classes on a voluntary basis

Health Ministry issues SOP for partial reopening of schools for students of 9th-12th classes on a voluntary basis, for taking guidance from their teachers in the context of Covid-19

07:56 PM IST

Punjab reports 1964 new Covid-19 cases, 67 deaths and 2307 discharges today

Punjab reports 1964 new Covid-19 cases, 67 deaths and 2307 discharges today. The total cases in the state rise to 67,547, including 1990 deaths and 49,327 cured: Government of Punjab

07:26 PM IST

10,601 new covid-19 positive cases and 73 deaths reported in Andhra Pradesh today

10,601 new covid-19 positive cases and 73 deaths reported in Andhra Pradesh today. Total number of cases now at 5,17,094 including 96,769 active cases, 4,15,765 recoveries and 4,560 deaths: State COVID-19 nodal officer

First published: Sep 08, 2020 06:00 IST