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Highlights: Covid-19 lockdown in Kerala capital extended till July 28

India which stands the third worst-hit nation by the pandemic recorded its highest ever single day spike of 38,902 cases. The country's tally has now reached 1,077,618.

By Susmita Pakrasi | Updated: Jul 21, 2020 05:57 IST
Highlights: Covid-19 lockdown in Kerala capital extended till July 28

US continues to see massive spikes in the number of coronavirus cases rose by 1.4%. Texas reported more than 10,000 cases for the fifth consecutive day and Arizona reported a record number of Covid-19 deaths. The European Union is yet to finalise a economic recovery plan as the southern European nations expressed their displeasure accusing the northern counterparts of being ‘frugal’.

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India which stands the third worst-hit nation by the pandemic recorded its highest ever single day spike of 38,902 cases. The country's tally has now reached 1,077,618.

States such as Bihar and Karnataka saw spikes in Covid-19 cases and deaths. Bihar health minister said that the state is increasing its testing capabilities and asked citizens not to panic. More than 90 people have died in Karnataka due to Covid-19 in last 24 hours.

10:40 PM IST

153 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Jharkhand today

153 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Jharkhand today, taking total number of cases to 5552. Death toll rises to 49 after 1 death was reported today: State Health Department

10:20 PM IST

Telangana recorded 1296 new Covid-19 positive cases and 6 deaths today

Telangana recorded 1296 new Covid-19 positive cases and 6 deaths today. Total number of cases rise to 45,076 including 12,224 active cases, 415 deaths and 32,438 recovered cases: State Government

09:39 PM IST

Lockdown in Kerala capital extended till July 28 in view of rising number of Covid-19 cases

Lockdown in Kerala capital extended till July 28 in view of rising number of cases.

09:28 PM IST

Weekend lockdown in Jammu from July 24

From 6pm on all Fridays till 6am on all Mondays, starting from 24 July, there shall be complete restriction on movement of individuals, vehicles&all activities within Jammu district, except movement for emergency medical requirements for which no pass is required: J&K Government

08:24 PM IST

Gujarat reported 965 Covid-19 positive cases

Gujarat reported 965 Covid-19 positive cases and 20 deaths in the last 24 hours. State tally rises to 48,441 including 11,412 active cases, 34,882 cured/discharged and 2,147 deaths: State Health Department

08:16 PM IST

Maharashtra records a total of 310,455 Covid-19 cases with 9,518 new cases

Maharashtra records a total of 310,455 Covid-19 cases with 9,518 new cases.

Total Deaths : 11854 ( 258 today)

People recovered so far: 169,569 (3906 today)

Total Tested: 1564129

In Mumbai

Total Cases: 101,388

New Cases: 1037

Total Deaths: 5714 (64 today)

08:14 PM IST

4,120 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Karnataka today

4,120 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Karnataka today, of which 2156 cases are from Bengaluru. Total number of cases rise 63772 including 39370 active cases. Death toll rises to 1331 after 91 deaths were reported today: State Health Department

07:35 PM IST

310 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Punjab today

310 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Punjab today, taking the total of cases to 10,100. Number of active cases stand at 3311. Death toll rises to 254 after 8 deaths were reported today: Punjab Govt

07:11 PM IST

Tamil Nadu reports new single day high of 4,979 Covid-19 cases

Tamil Nadu reports new single day high of 4,979 Covid-19 cases, tally crosses 1.70 lakh while 78 fatalities push toll to 2,481: Govt.

07:08 PM IST

821 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Kerala today

821 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Kerala today. There are 7063 active cases and 5,373 patients have recovered till date: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

06:25 PM IST

Delhi records 1,211 fresh Covid-19 cases, tally rises to 1,22,793

Delhi records 1,211 fresh Covid-19 cases, tally rises to 1,22,793; 31 fatalities take death toll to 3,628: Authorities.

05:54 PM IST

Total number of Covid-19 positive cases in Himachal Pradesh stands at 1,483

The total number of Covid-19 positive cases in Himachal Pradesh stands at 1,483 including 420 active cases, 1037 recoveries and 9 deaths: State Health Department

05:22 PM IST

36 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Dharavi area of Mumbai today

36 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Dharavi area of Mumbai today, taking the total number of cases to 2,480 including 143 active cases and 2088 discharges: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

04:45 PM IST

Covid-19: Bank unions write to Maharashtra CM over employees safety in state

Bank unions have raised concerns over lack of regular sanitisation and adherence to social distancing norms at various bank branches in Maharashtra, putting lives of employees at risk from Covid-19.

04:06 PM IST

Situation not conducive for resuming of tourism Jammu and Kashmir: Report

Most of the tourism players in the valley are not enthused over the Jammu and Kashmir government's move to reopen the Union Territory for tourists amid the coronavirus crisis, saying the ground situation is far from normal for any such activity to take place. They said that in these extraordinary times, the survival of people is paramount and everything else comes later, reports PTI.

First published: Jul 19, 2020 07:06 IST