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Highlights: Ahmedabad's Covid-19 cases rise by 146 to 26,663

US death toll inches towards 155,000. Mexico has the third-highest death toll due to Covid-19.

By Susmita Pakrasi | Updated: Aug 01, 2020 23:24 IST
Highlights: Ahmedabad's Covid-19 cases rise by 146 to 26,663

Central and North America struggle to contain the coronavirus as death toll continues to rise across US and Mexico. US infections have also shown that children could be susceptible to the coronavirus and can transmit as well as infect. Death toll soared in Florida for the fourth straight day. Mexico overtook UK as it became the nation with the third-highest Covid-19 death toll. Mexican and Brazilian administrations continue to focus on reopening their economies more than the increasing Covid-19 cases and deaths.

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India is moving towards increasing its testing capacity to test at least 10 lakh citizens per day. Maharashtra’s case count inches towards 425,000. Rajasthan, Assam, Telangana and Odisha also see higher number of daily coronavirus cases. India has recorded more than 50,000 cases for two days in a row.

11:03 PM IST

738 new Covid-19 cases reported in Jharkhand today

738 new Covid-19 cases reported in Jharkhand today. Total number of cases rises to 12,104 including 7,477active cases, 4,513 recovered and discharged cases and 114 deaths: State Health Department

10:56 PM IST

193 new Covid-19 cases and 1 death reported in Chhattisgarh today

193 new Covid-19 cases and 1 death reported in Chhattisgarh today. Total number of cases now at 9,385 including 2,720 active cases, 6,610 discharged cases and 55 deaths: State Health Department

10:13 PM IST

2,589 new Covid-19 cases and 48 deaths reported in West Bengal today

2,589 new Covid-19 cases and 48 deaths reported in West Bengal today. The total number of cases now stands at 72,777 in the state including 20,631 active cases, 50,517 discharged cases and 1,629 deaths: State Health Department.

09:19 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh reported 808 new Covid-19 cases and 9 deaths in last 24 hours

Madhya Pradesh reported 808 new Covid-19 cases and 9 deaths in the last 24 hours. With this, number of total cases rose 32,614 including 22,969 recoveries and 876 deaths: State Health Department

08:37 PM IST

Coronavirus case tally in Maharashtra rises to 4,31,719

Coronavirus case tally in Maharashtra rises to 4,31,719 with 9,601 new patients being reported, while death toll reaches 15,316 with 322 new fatalities: Health official.

08:31 PM IST

Ahmedabad's Covid-19 cases rise by 146 to 26,663

Ahmedabad's Covid-19 cases rise by 146 to 26,663; four deaths take toll to 1,601: Gujarat health department

08:24 PM IST

With 1,136 new cases, coronavirus case tally rises to 62,574 in Gujarat

With 1,136 new cases, coronavirus case tally rises to 62,574 in Gujarat, death toll in state reaches 2,465 with 24 new fatalities: health department.

08:09 PM IST

264 new Covid-19 cases reported in Uttarakhand today

264 new Covid-19 cases reported in Uttarakhand today, taking total cases to 7,447 including 4,330 recoveries and 83 deaths: State Health Department

07:46 PM IST

Punjab reported 944 coronavirus cases and 19 deaths in last 24 hours

Punjab reported 944 coronavirus cases and 19 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 17,063 including 11,075 discharges and 405 deaths: State Health Department

07:21 PM IST

5,172 new Covid-19 cases and 98 deaths reported in Karnataka in last 24 hours

5,172 new Covid-19 cases and 98 deaths reported in Karnataka in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 1,29,287 including 53,648 discharges and 2,412 deaths. The number of active cases stands at 73,219: State Health Department

07:18 PM IST

Covid-19 cases rise to 1,079 in Chandigarh

Covid-19 cases rise to 1,079 in Chandigarh out of which 378 cases are active: Chandigarh Administration

07:08 PM IST

Planning to reopen schools, colleges and educational institutions from September 1: Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

We are planning to reopen schools, colleges and educational institutions from 1st September. However, final decision will be taken by the Centre: Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

06:43 PM IST

Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new Covid-19 cases, 99 deaths

Tamil Nadu continued to record a slight dip in number of fresh Covid-19 cases with 5,879 patients contracting the infection on Saturday, taking the tally to 2,51,738, the health department said.

06:02 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh reported 9,276 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours

Andhra Pradesh reported 9,276 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. Total cases rise to 1,50,209 including 76,614 discharges and 1,407 deaths. Number of active cases stands at 72,188: State Health Department

05:17 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh's Covid-19 case tally rises to 2,596

Himachal Pradesh's Covid-19 case tally rises to 2,596. There are 1,105 active cases, 1,462 recovered cases and 12 deaths in the state: State Health Department

First published: Aug 01, 2020 07:04 IST