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Highlights: Maharashtra records 1,278 Covid-19 cases, its highest tally in a day

Coronavirus restrictions are being eased across the planet despite 40 lakh cases globally. Seoul, Rome and Berlin reopened but as Korea and Germany saw new Covid-19 cases the governments fear a second wave could be surging.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: May 11, 2020 00:29 IST
Highlights: Maharashtra records 1,278 Covid-19 cases, its highest tally in a day
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As fresh coronavirus cases and deaths surge around the world, countries are trying to figure out how to reopen hoping the coronavirus does not come surging back. Health officials and governments were divided in Germany and Italy on how to balance lives and reopen economies.

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Officials were scared that crowds thronging the streets of Rome, Milan will threaten recovery. Germany saw a new spate of infections in slaughterhouses as 190 cases were reported in Coesfeld. Seoul was forced to close 2,100 bars and nightclubs after 1,940 people tested positive. India, expected to gradually start reopening from May 16, has seen 62,939 cases and 2,109 deaths due to Covid-19.

10:41 PM IST

Maharashtra records 1,278 Covid-19 cases, its highest tally ever in a day

Maharashtra recorded 1,278 Covid-19 cases on Sunday, its highest tally ever in a day. With this, the state tally climbed to 22,171.

the death toll of the state rose to 832 as 53 deaths registered, highest so far, in a day

09:22 PM IST

Telangana's Covid-19 cases near 1200

Covid-19 cases in Telangana rise to 1,196 after 33 more people, including 26 from Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation limits, test positive; active cases 415: PTI

08:40 PM IST

Railways to gradually restart passenger train ops from May 12

Railways to gradually restart passenger train ops from May 12, booking to begin from 4 pm tomorrow

07:26 PM IST

Bengal reports 153 new Covid-19 cases, total positive cases rise to 1939

153 new Covid-19 cases reported in West Bengal today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 1939: State Health Department: ANI

06:34 PM IST

AI flight with 139 Indians depart Riyadh

Air India flight AI 926 departed from King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh for Delhi with 139 passengers on board earlier this evening.

05:32 PM IST

BSF reports 18 new cases

18 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Border Security Force (BSF) today- 16 from Tripura and 2 are from Delhi. The total number of Covid-19 cases in the force stands at 276.: ANI

05:18 PM IST

'Urge all states to allow evacuation of stranded migrants': Railway Minister

"I urge all states to allow evacuation of stranded migrants, so we can get all of them back to their homes in next 3-4 days": Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

05:16 PM IST

UP has 1884 active Covid-19 cases: Official

There are 1884 active cases of Covid-19 are at present in Uttar Pradesh. The total number of people who have been cured and discharged are 1504, says Principal Secretary (Health) Amit Mohan Prasad: ANI

03:55 PM IST

Indian Navy's ship to evacuate stranded Indians from Maldives reaches Male

INS Magar, the second naval ship of Indian Navy’s Operation Samudra Setu, to evacuate stranded Indians from Maldives & ensure smooth and safe passage back to India, arrived at Male Port today: ANI

03:34 PM IST

Delhi's Ganga Ram Hospital to resume OPD from tomorrow

Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital will resume OPD services in a graded manner from Monday, from 10 am to 4 pm. Each doctor will see a maximum of four patients in one hour, said Dr DS Rana, Chairman, Board of Management, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital: ANI

02:55 PM IST

PM Modi to meet chief minsters on Monday at 3 PM

PM Modi to meet chief minsters via video conferencing on Monday at 3 PM

02:28 PM IST

Coronavirus infections in Indonesia cross 14,000

Indonesia reported 387 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, taking the total number to 14,032, said health ministry official Achmad Yurianto. Meanwhile, 2,698 people have recovered, reports Reuters.

02:24 PM IST

3.5 lakh migrant workers ferried by 350 special trains

Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba also pointed out that more than 350 'shramik special trains' have been run by railways carrying 3.5 lakh migrant workers, reports ANI.

02:10 PM IST

Movement of all doctors, nurses, paramedics should be unhindered, says Cabinet Secy

Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba during his video conference with chief secretaries and health secretries of all states and union territories emphasised that movement of doctors, nurses and paramedics should be totally unhindered and all steps should be taken to facilitate and protect the, reports ANI.

01:53 PM IST

40 prisoners return back to Indore Central jail after testing negative for virus

As many as 10 inmates who had tested positive for Covid-19 and 30 others who were quarantined after showing symptoms of coronavirus, have returned to the Indore Central Jail after they were tested negative, reports ANI.

First published: May 10, 2020 06:27 IST