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Friday, Dec 04, 2020

Highlights: Lockdown in Maharashtra extended till Aug 31 amid covid-19 outbreak

US reported almost 1,600 Covid-19 deaths in a single-day. Hong Kong, China sees new coronavirus infections rise. Mumbai, New Delhi eye contagion containment.

By Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Updated: Jul 30, 2020 00:44 IST
Highlights: Lockdown in Maharashtra extended till Aug 31 amid covid-19 outbreak

Xinjiang led the tally of fresh coronavirus cases as China reported 101 new infections across the country. Hong Kong has warned that the city could witness a full-scale outbreak of new infections. Arkansas, Florida, Montana and Oregon saw record deaths as US recorded close to 1,600 fresh Covid-19 deaths which is the highest in two and a half months.

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Delhi awaits to know if it has reached its herd immunity threshold as the city will begin its second round of serological study in the city. Mumbai recorded 700 fresh Covid-19 cases, lowest since May 12 as the city saw its doubling rate reach 69 days.

10:41 PM IST

Maharashtra government extends lockdown in state till August 31: Official

Maharashtra Govt allows opening of malls, market complexes without theatres, food courts and restaurants between 9 am and 7 pm from August 5: Official

08:19 PM IST

With 9,211 new coronavirus cases, Maharashtra breaches 4-lakh mark

07:28 PM IST

Independence Day functions to be allowed with maintaining of social distancing to check Covid-19 spread: MHA in Unlock 3 guidelines

07:27 PM IST

Strict enforcement of lockdown in containment zones till August 31: MHA

07:27 PM IST

Yoga institutes, gyms to be allowed to open from August 5, SOP to be issued by Health Ministry, says MHA

07:23 PM IST

India extends Covid-19 lockdown till August 21

Lockdown shall continue to be implemented strictly in the Containment Zones till 31 August, 2020: Government of India

07:23 PM IST

Cinema halls, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars, auditoriums remain shut

All activities, except the following, shall be permitted outside containment zones - Metro Rail, cinema halls, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars, auditoriums, assembly halls & similar places: Government of India

07:22 PM IST

Gyms, yoga institutions to open from August 5

07:19 PM IST

In Unlock 3, no night curfew from August 1; schools, colleges, metro to remain shut

03:27 PM IST

UK signs deal for 60 million vaccine doses

The British government has signed a deal with GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi Pasteur for 60 million doses of a potential coronavirus vaccine that could start to be rolled out in the first half of next year.

Britain's GSK and France's Sanofi have the largest vaccine manufacturing capability in the world.

02:29 PM IST

Indonesia reports more than 2,300 new cases

Indonesia recorded 2,381 new cases and 74 deaths on Wednesday.

02:28 PM IST

Elections could be delayed in Hong Kong due to outbreak

The polls for Hong Kong city's legislature scheduled for Sept. 6 could be postponed amid fears of of a resurgence in novel coronavirus cases.

02:27 PM IST

Maharashtra Police records 236 new cases

Maharashtra Police has recorded 236 cases and 1 death due to Covid-19 in last 24 hours. The tally has reached 8,958.

11:22 AM IST

Britain signs up for 60 million doses of possible Covid-19 vaccine

Sanofi, GSK and the UK govt have signed a supply deal for 60 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine being developed by Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline. Britain minister Alok Sharma said it is imperative to sign and secure early access as there are 'no guarantees'.

10:20 AM IST

India records 48,513 new cases in a single day

India recorded 48,513 fresh Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours and along with 768 fatalities. The total number of Covid-19 cases has reached 1,531,669.

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First published: Jul 29, 2020 06:47 IST