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Covid-19 Highlights:AI flights from Sharjah, Malaysia, Kuwait bring back Indians

According to worldometer.com, India is currently the 14th worst affected country in the world.

By Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Updated: May 10, 2020 00:51 IST
Covid-19 Highlights:AI flights from Sharjah, Malaysia, Kuwait bring back Indians
An Air India Express flight brought back 177 passengers and 4 infants to Kochi from Kuwait, May 9, 2020 (ANI)

Coronavirus cases in India is set to cross 60,000-mark. The Health Ministry’s figures on Saturday morning showed the total number of infected in India are 59,662. In total, 1,981 people have died so far due to Covid-19 infection.

According to worldometer.com, India is currently the 14th worst affected country in the world.

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10:38 PM IST

Air India flights from Malaysia, Kuwait bring Indians back

Air India flights bringing Indians back from Malaysia and Kuwait landed in India late on Saturday evening. The external affairs minister S Jaishankar informed about the arrival of AI flight 988 from Kuwait in Hyderabad and Air India Express flight from Malaysia landing in Trichy, Tamil Nadu, through a couple of tweets.


10:18 PM IST

31 new coronavirus positive cases reported in Telangana today

31 new coronavirus positive cases reported in the state today; the total number of positive cases in the state is 1163: Telangana Health Department

10:07 PM IST

Flight from Muscat arrives in Cochin airport with 181 passengers

A flight from Muscat arrived in Cochin airport with 181 passengers.

09:56 PM IST

Number of coronavirus cases in Madhya Pradesh rises to 3,457

Number of coronavirus cases in Madhya Pradesh rises to 3,457 with 116 new patients detected; death toll reaches 211 with eleven persons succumbing to infection: Health official.

09:55 PM IST

Air India flight from Kuwait reaches Cochin international airport

An Air India flight from Kuwait reached Cochin international airport with 177 passengers. This is the first flight from Kuwait. Two other flights are expected later in the night. In Mission Vande Bharat India is carrying out the biggest evacuation after the 1990 Kuwait invasion by the Iraq. 1.70 lakh people were evacuated then.

09:49 PM IST

129 fresh cases of Covid-19 and three deaths have been reported in Rajasthan today

129 fresh cases of Covid-19 and three deaths have been reported in Rajasthan today, taking total number of cases and deaths to 3708 and106, respectively. Number of active cases stands at 1440: Rajasthan Health Department

09:43 PM IST

Air India Express flight brings back 182 Indians to Lucknow from Sharjah

An Air India Express flight brings back 182 Indians to Lucknow from Sharjah

09:43 PM IST

Number of Covid-19 containment zones increases to 2,646 in Mumbai

Number of Covid-19 containment zones increases to 2,646 in Mumbai, Maharashtra: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

09:37 PM IST

Air India flight with over 180 Indians from Sharjah in UAE arrived in Lucknow on Saturday evening

Air India flight with over 180 Indians from Sharjah in UAE arrived in Lucknow on Saturday evening: Lucknow airport director AK Sharma.

09:32 PM IST

New York reports 226 coronavirus deaths

New York reported 226 new deaths related to the coronavirus

08:56 PM IST

Total number of positive cases in Mumbai is 12,864

722 cases reported in Mumbai on Saturday followed by 27 deaths. The total number of positive cases in Mumbai is 12,864 followed by 489 deaths.

08:51 PM IST

Ahmedabad reports 280 new Covid-19 cases and 20 deaths

Ahmedabad reports 280 new Covid-19 cases and 20 deaths, taking total case count to 5,540 and fatalities 363: Health official.

08:45 PM IST

Three trains from Karnataka, 2 each from Punjab and Tamil Nadu, 1 from Telangana will ferry stranded people to West Bengal over next few days

Three trains from Karnataka, 2 each from Punjab and Tamil Nadu, 1 from Telangana will ferry stranded people to West Bengal over next few days: Railways

08:41 PM IST

Covid-19 cases count rises to 20,228 in Maharashtra

Covid-19 cases count rises to 20,228 in Maharashtra; 1165 news cases recorded.

08:30 PM IST

Coronavirus death toll passes 275,000 worldwide

Coronavirus death toll passes 275,000 worldwide: AFP tally

First published: May 09, 2020 07:57 IST