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Highlights: Total number of Covid-19 positive cases in Delhi reach 5,980

As coronavirus continues to rattle economies and livelihoods across the globe, nations look forward to reopening. Germany, Israel have eased their lockdown restrictions while governments in India, US prepare guidelines for people to follow post lockdown.

By Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Updated: May 07, 2020 23:16 IST

Global economies are struggling to revive demand in the aftermath of Covid-19. Coronavirus lockdowns have halted production across most sectors and nations like Germany, Israel, even worst-hit Spain and Italy have decided to ease their lockdowns to allow resumption of economic activities. US President Donald Trump who said the pandemic is larger than 9/11 or the Pearl Harbor bombing said the White House Covid-19 task force will concentrate on rebooting the economy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government in India is drafting new rules for the public as the nation looks forward to resume public transport and airlines to restart one of the largest economies in the world.


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Covid-19 infection cases continue to surge despite many worst-hit nations reporting a decline in new infections. Russia and Brazil are emerging as new hotspots as both nations continue to report more than 10,000 new cases. Globally, more than 38 lakh cases of Covid-19 have been recorded with more than 2.6 lakh deaths. India has reported 52,952 cases of Covid-19 so far.


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10:55 PM IST

207 patients have been discharged today: Maharashtra Health Department

207 patients have been discharged today which takes the tally of discharged patients to 3301. 43 deaths have been reported today; death toll rises to 694: Maharashtra Health Department

10:43 PM IST

Total number of Covid-19 positive cases in Delhi reach 5,980

448 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Delhi today; taking the total number of positive cases to 5980. One death has been reported today, death toll rises to 66: Delhi Govt

10:37 PM IST

Spicejet employee at IGI airport tests positive for coronavirus

An employee of budget-carrier SpiceJet working at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport tested positive for coronavirus infection.

10:34 PM IST

Mumbai's coronavirus case tally soars to 11,219

Mumbai's coronavirus case tally soars to 11,219 with addition of 692 new cases; with 25 more deaths, toll reaches 437: BMC

10:32 PM IST

Number of containment zones in Delhi is now at 83

Four areas have been removed from the list of Covid-19 containment zones in Delhi. The number of containment zones in the national capital is now at 83.

10:25 PM IST

First Air India Express flight carrying evacuated Indians from Abu Dhabi lands at Kochi

First Air India Express flight carrying evacuated Indians from Abu Dhabi lands at Kochi: Airline spokesman.

10:23 PM IST

With 1216 new cases registered, Maharashtra's count jumps to 17,974

With 1216 new cases registered, Maharashtra's count jumps to 17,974 on Thursday.

10:02 PM IST

Total Covid-19 positive cases in Jharkhand stand at 132

Total Covid-19 positive cases in the state stand at 132 including 88 active cases, 41 recovered/discharged and 3 deaths: Jharkhand Govt

09:44 PM IST

Air India's first flight for Singapore under Vande Bharat Mission will depart from Delhi tonight t

Air India's first flight for Singapore under Vande Bharat Mission will depart from Delhi tonight to bring back stranded Indians. The flight will return to India tomorrow morning.

09:34 PM IST

77 inmates from a barrack and 26 personnel and guards of Arthur Road jail have been tested Covid-19 positive

77 inmates from a barrack and 26 personnel and guards of Arthur Road jail have been tested Covid-19 positive. They are being treated at St Georges hospital: home minister Anil Deshmukh.

09:28 PM IST

110 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Rajasthan today

110 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Rajasthan today taking the total number of positive cases to 3427. 6 deaths have been reported today; death toll stand at 99: Health Department, Rajasthan

09:12 PM IST

Number of coronavirus cases in Madhya Pradesh rises to 3,252

With 114 people testing positive, number of coronavirus cases in Madhya Pradesh rises to 3,252; death toll goes up to 193 with eight more deaths: officials.

09:09 PM IST

15 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Telangana today

15 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Telangana today. Total positive cases in the state is at 1122 including 400 active cases and 29 deaths: Govt of Telangana

08:50 PM IST

114 more persons have tested positive for coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh

114 more persons have tested positive for coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh taking the total number of cases in the state to 3252. Death toll stands at 193: State Health Department

08:35 PM IST

PM Modi, European Council President discuss Covid-19

Had an excellent discussion with@eucopresident

H.E. Charles Michel on how India and Europe can cooperate during the COVID-19 crisis for protecting global health and contributing to global economic recovery. The India-EU partnership has tremendous potential in many areas, including scientific research and innovation.

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First published: May 07, 2020 06:20 IST

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