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Highlights: Global coronavirus cases rise by one-day record of 400,000

Coronavirus resurgence worries governments across the Atlantic. Germany, Italy, France report record cases as global tally reaches 39 million.

By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Oct 18, 2020 00:01 IST
Highlights: Global coronavirus cases rise by one-day record of 400,000
A commuter wearing a face mask is silhouetted at the main train station Hauptbahnhof in Berlin (REUTERS)

Countries across Europe are seeing a resurgence of Covid-19. England, Germany, Portugal and Italy have seen a record surge in cases. Germany, once lauded for its handling of the pandemic, has recorded its highest number of cases this week than it ever did during the first seven months of the pandemic. As temperatures dip across the US, the country which remains the worst-affected by Covid-19, recorded most daily infections in two months taking the tally to 8 million.

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan asked Indians to exercise caution ahead of the festive and winter season. India’s daily number of cases have dipped but concerns remain regarding fresh outbreaks that could fuel a second wave of Covid-19. Kerala, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan cases and deaths remain a concern for the authorities as these states continue to show an uptick in cases.

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11:52 PM IST

Delhi reports 3,259 new Covid-19 cases, 35 deaths

Delhi reported 3,259 new coronavirus cases and 35 deaths on Saturday.

Delhi government said that 3,154 people recovered or were discharged in the last 24 hours, reports ANI.

11:38 PM IST

Trump shows new determination to minimise virus

In the week since he emerged from coronavirus isolation, President Donald Trump has demonstrated new determination to minimize the threat of the virus that has killed more than 215,000 Americans and complicated his chances of winning another four years in the White House, reports AP.

11:23 PM IST

Cuomo: Movie theaters in New York can open Friday, with limits

Movie theaters in New York state can reopen beginning next Friday with restrictions on audience size and other precautions in place, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday, reports AP.

11:11 PM IST

Tamil Nadu reports 4,295 new Covid-19 cases, 57 deaths

Tamil Nadu reported 4,295 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday taking the total reported count of cases to 6,83,486. The state Health and Family Welfare Department said 5,005 patients were discharged today, reports ANI.

11:00 PM IST

Jharkhand reports 542 new Covid-19 cases, 8 deaths

Jharkhand reports 542 new Covid-19 cases, 501 discharges and 8 deaths today.

Total cases at 95,967 including 88,559 discharges, 832 deaths and 6,576 active cases, said the state health department.

10:40 PM IST

1,161 new coronavirus cases in Gujarat, nine deaths

The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 1,58,635 with 1,161 new cases being reported on Saturday, the state health department said.

With the death of nine Covid-19 patients, the death toll rose to 3,629, it said.

10:10 PM IST

Global coronavirus cases rise by one-day record of 400,000

Global coronavirus cases rose by more than 400,000 for the first time late on Friday, a record one-day increase as much of Europe enacts new restrictions to curb the outbreak.

10:08 PM IST

3,259 new Covid-19 cases, 35 deaths and 3,154 recoveries/discharges/migrations reported in Delhi today

3,259 new Covid-19 cases, 35 deaths and 3,154 recoveries/discharges/migrations reported in Delhi today.

Total cases rise to 3,27,718 including 2,98,853 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 5,981 deaths. Active cases stand at 22,884:Government of Delhi

09:44 PM IST

Punjab registers 19 more Covid-19 deaths, 427 new cases

The Covid-19 death toll in Punjab rose to 3,999 on Saturday after 19 more people succumbed to the disease, while 427 new cases took the infection tally to 1,27,154, according to a medical bulletin.

09:09 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh: 1,222 new coronavirus cases, 18 deaths, 1,434 discharged

Madhya Pradesh on Saturday recorded 1,222 new coronavirus cases, which pushed its caseload to 1,59,158, while 18 fatalities took the death toll to 2,753, a health official said.

08:24 PM IST

Maharashtra reports 10,259 new Covid-19 cases, 14,238 discharged cases and 250 deaths today

Maharashtra reports 10,259 new Covid-19 cases, 14,238 discharged cases and 250 deaths today.

Total positive cases at 15,86,321 including 13,58,606 discharges, 1,85,270 active cases & 41,965 deaths: State Health Department

08:18 PM IST

All educational institutions in Assam to reopen from November 2

All educational institutions in Assam to reopen from November 2.

08:01 PM IST

Uttarakhand reports 606 new Covid-19 cases today

Uttarakhand reports 606 new Covid-19 cases today, 665 patients cured. Total cases in the state rise to 57,648 including 50,820 recoveries and 924 deaths: Uttarakhand State Control Room

07:41 PM IST

Manipur records 426 new Covid-19 cases and 2 deaths today

Manipur records 426 new Covid-19 cases and 2 deaths today; the total number of positive cases in the State stands at 15,141 including 11,443 recoveries, 3,587 active cases and 111 deaths: State Health Department

07:21 PM IST

Uddhav Thackeray declares to restart operations of gyms and fitness centres from Dusshera

Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray declares to restart operations of gyms and fitness centres from Dusshera provided that they have to strictly follow standard operating procedure

First published: Oct 17, 2020 06:59 IST