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Coronavirus positive cases rise to 804 in Rajasthan

The United States has surpassed Italy, Spain and China in terms of Covid-19 death toll. Mass graves at New York’s Hart Island mark how coronavirus crippled on the world’s largest cities. More than 107,000 have died due to coronavirus across the globe. In India, the Covid-19 death toll has crossed 200.

By Susmita Pakrasi | Updated: Apr 12, 2020 23:06 IST
Coronavirus positive cases rise to 804 in Rajasthan

The United States now leads the global tally and global death toll due to coronavirus as 20,000 people have died so far. New York City’s mass burial sites mark how the epicentre of the coronavirus has now firmly shifted to North America. Globally, 1.7 million people are infected with Covid-19. India has seen more than 8,000 cases and over 200 deaths so far.


Catch the LIVE updates on the coronavirus pandemic:

11:06 PM IST

56-year-old Assistant Sub-Inspector of Delhi Police has tested positive for Covid-19

A 56-year-old Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of Delhi Police has tested positive for Covid-19 today. He last came on duty on 8th April. He is the third personnel of Delhi Police who has tested positive: Delhi Police

10:51 PM IST

France reports lower coronavirus daily death toll, total almost 14,400

France reports lower coronavirus daily death toll, total almost 14,400, reports AFP.

10:46 PM IST

Amid lockdown Assam, Meghalaya to open liquor shops from Monday

Amid the ongoing lockdown two states in northeast-Assam and Meghalaya-have decided to allow liquor shops to open from Monday.

10:12 PM IST

Two Covid-19 deaths reported in Telangana, toll rises to 16

Two Covid-19 deaths reported in Telangana, toll rises to 16: State Govt.

09:59 PM IST

A total of 1,95,748 samples from 1,81,028 individuals have been tested as on 12 April, 9 PM: ICMR

A total of 1,95,748 samples from 1,81,028 individuals have been tested as on 12 April, 9 PM: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

09:53 PM IST

Coronavirus positive cases rise to 804 in Rajasthan

A total of 104 new Covid-19 cases have been reported in the state today including 40 from Jaipur and 12 from Tonk. Total positive cases rise to 804: Rajasthan Health Department.

09:26 PM IST

Coronavirus death toll in United Kingdom passes 10,000

The UK became the fifth country to record more than 10,000 deaths from the coronavirus as officials warned the country could eventually become the hardest hit in Europe.

09:06 PM IST

Wearing facial masks made mandatory in Bengal, especially in public places

The West Bengal government on Sunday made it mandatory for the citizens to wear facial masks, especially when they are in public places, to prevent any outbreak of the COVID-19 disease.

08:51 PM IST

Total Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra now 1982 with 22 deaths

221 new Covid-19 cases and 22 deaths reported in the state today; the total number of Covid-19 cases in the state now stands at 1982: Maharashtra Health Department

08:41 PM IST

China reported 97 new imported Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours

China reported 97 new imported Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the highest in a single day with more than half of the cases reports said stemming from a Russian flight to Shanghai the day before.

08:39 PM IST

Pope calls for global solidarity to confront 'epochal challenge' posed by coronavirus

Pope Francis in his traditional Easter address on Sunday delivered a message of hope calling for solidarity across the world to confront the "epochal challenge" posed by the coronavirus pandemic.

08:30 PM IST

Two coronavirus patients die in West Bengal; death toll rises to 7

Two coronavirus patients die in West Bengal; death toll rises to 7: Health bulletin

06:40 PM IST

No restriction on movement of interstate and intrastate cargo of exempted goods: MHA Spokesperson

There is no restriction on movement of interstate and intrastate cargo of exempted goods.

Warehouses and cold storages are also in the exempted category.

State authorities are required to ensure passes for employees of units producing essential goods smooth movement, says Ministry of Home Affairs Spokesperson

06:11 PM IST

106 new positive coronavirus cases reported in Tamil Nadu today

106 new positive cases reported in Tamil Nadu today, of which 90 persons are from 'single source conduct'. Total number of positive cases rises to 1075 in the state, of which 971 cases are from single source conduct. Total 11 deaths till now: Beela Rajesh, Tamil Nadu Health Secretary

06:02 PM IST

UK PM Boris Johnson discharged from hospital

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from hospital to continue his recovery from Covid-19.

First published: Apr 12, 2020 05:38 IST