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Highlights: 371 new Covid-19 cases reported in Jharkhand today

Death toll due to coronavirus crossed 150,000 in the US. Brazil records more than 69,000 new Covid-19 cases. India begins phase three of reopening.

By Susmita Pakrasi | Updated: Jul 31, 2020 00:00 IST
Highlights: 371 new Covid-19 cases reported in Jharkhand today

Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in the states of Florida and California as US’ Covid-19 death toll crossed 150,000. Death tally in Texas rose by 13% and testing centres in Florida could be closed due to tropical storm. Brazil recorded 69,000 fresh coronavirus cases in a single-day as the nation reopens to international travellers.

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India’s central government rolled out instructions regarding the lifting of curbs imposed during the lockdown period to curb the contagion. Areas that report clusters of new Covid-19 infections will remain under strict lockdown. India reported 52,123 new cases of the coronavirus disease in the last 24 hours, the Union health ministry dashboard showed on Thursday, which took its tally to 15,83,792.

10:32 PM IST

371 new Covid-19 cases reported in Jharkhand today

371 new Covid-19 cases reported in Jharkhand today. Total number of cases in the State is now at 10,399, including 6,120 active cases, 4,176 recovered & 103 deaths: State Health Department

10:15 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh's Covid-19 case tally rises to 2,506

Himachal Pradesh's Covid-19 case tally rises to 2,506. There are 1,090 active cases, 1,387 recovered cases and 12 deaths in the State: Himachal Pradesh Health Department

10:15 PM IST

2,112 new Covid-19 cases detected in Assam out of 41,028 tests in last 24 hrs

2,112 new Covid-19 cases detected in Assam out of 41,028 tests in the last 24 hrs. The total number of cases in the State stands at 38,407 including 27,832 recovered, 10,478 active cases and 94 deaths: Himanta Biswa Sarma, State Health Minister

08:43 PM IST

623 new Covid-19 cases reported in Haryana today

623 new Covid-19 cases reported in Haryana today; the total number of cases in the State reaches 34,254. There are 6,497 active cases; death toll stands at 417: State Health Department

08:31 PM IST

511 new Covid-19 cases reported in Punjab today

511 new Covid-19 cases reported in Punjab today. The total number of cases now stands at 15,456 including 4,577 active cases, 10,509 discharged cases and 370 deaths: Department of Information & Public Relations, Punjab Government

08:15 PM IST

Suspension of flights to Kolkata from 6 cities extended till August 15

Suspension of flights to Kolkata from 6 cities- Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur & Ahmedabad has been extended till 15th August: West Bengal Additional Chief Secretary (Home) in a letter to Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation

08:02 PM IST

Maharashtra records 4,11,798 total Covid-19 cases with 11,147 new cases

Maharashtra records 4,11,798 total Covid-19 cases with 11,147 new cases.

Total Deaths : 14,729 (266 new cases)

People recovered so far : 248,615 (8860 today)

Total Tested : 20,70,128


In Mumbai -

Total Cases: 1,13,199

New Cases: 1208

Total Deaths : 6300 (53 new cases)

07:34 PM IST

Kerala records 506 Covid-19 positive cases, two fatalities

Kerala reported 506 positive cases and 794 recoveries on Thursday as the death toll climbed to 70 with two more fatalities.

The infection tally has now touched 22,297.

07:24 PM IST

Bihar government extends lockdown till August 16

Bihar government has extended coronavirus lockdown till August 16

07:16 PM IST

1,159 Covid-19 cases and 22 deaths reported in Gujarat in last 24 hours

1,159 Covid-19 cases and 22 deaths reported in Gujarat in the last 24 hours. State tally rises to 60,285 including 13,793 active cases, 44,074 cured/discharged and 2,418 deaths: State Health Department

07:12 PM IST

Karnataka reports 6,128 new Covid-19 cases and 83 deaths today

Karnataka reports 6,128 new Covid-19 cases and 83 deaths today. The total number of cases in the State stands at 1,18,632 including 69,700 active cases and 2,230 deaths: State Health Department

07:11 PM IST

UK worries about second Covid-19 wave in Europe, more quarantine steps possible

British authorities are worried about a second wave of coronavirus infections in Europe and will not hesitate to bring back more quarantine measures, possibly within the next few days, as they did with Spain.

06:16 PM IST

US donates 100 ventilators to Pakistan to combat Covid-19 pandemic

The US on Thursday provided Pakistan 100 ventilators to help it fight the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed nearly 6,000 lives and infected over 277,000 people in the country.

05:58 PM IST

Philippines sees record jump in Covid-19 cases as govt plans new strategy

The Philippines reported nearly 4,000 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, a record daily jump in infections for the fourth time this month, just as President Rodrigo Duterte prepared to announce a major shift in his government's Covid-19 response.

05:46 PM IST

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh says plasma will be provided free of cost by the state government to all those in need

Amid spiralling Covid infections and deaths, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh says that plasma will be provided free of cost by the state government to all those in need: Punjab Chief Minister's Office

First published: Jul 30, 2020 06:48 IST