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Highlights: Maharashtra records 2,127 new Covid-19 cases, tally at 37,136

The ministry of health said that a total of 2,350 Covid-19 patients have been cured in the last 24 hours taking the total number of recoveries to close to 40,000.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: May 20, 2020 13:39 IST
Highlights: Maharashtra records 2,127 new Covid-19 cases, tally at 37,136

India’s Covid-19 tally crossed the 100,000-mark on Tuesday as the country entered day two of the fourth phase of lockdown.

The ministry of health said that a total of 2,350 Covid-19 patients have been cured in the last 24 hours taking the total number of recoveries to close to 40,000.

Meanwhile, the World Health Organisation (WHO) agreed to launch an independent probe into how it managed the international response to the coronavirus, which has been clouded by finger-pointing between the US and China over a pandemic that has killed over 300,000 people.

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Here are the latest updates on coronavirus pandemic from India and the world:

11:18 PM IST

Total patient count goes to 157 in Assam

Three new Covid-19 positive cases detected from Sarusajai Quarantine Centre. Now the total patient count goes to 157: Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

10:42 PM IST

Maharashtra records 2,127 new Covid-19, tally at 37,136

Maharashtra records 2127 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, taking the tally to 37,136.

10:27 PM IST

Air India special flight from Dammam (Saudi Arabia) reaches Cochin International Airport with 143 passengers

Air India special flight (AI 1908) from Dammam (Saudi Arabia) reached Cochin International Airport with 143 passengers: Public Relations Department, Kerala

10:11 PM IST

Within next 2 days Indian Railways will double the number of Shramik Special Trains to 400 per day: Piyush Goyal

Within the next 2 days Indian Railways will double the number of Shramik Special Trains to 400 per day. All migrants are requested to stay where they are, Indian Railways will get them back home over the next few days: Piyush Goyal

10:04 PM IST

Karnataka government issues SOP for hair cutting salons and parlors

Karnataka government issues SOP for hair cutting salons and parlors. Appointments/token system to be adopted to stagger clients entry. Sharp waste to be collected in puncture-proof, leakproof white container with 1% hypochlorite solution;to be handed over to biomedical waste disposal agency

09:17 PM IST

Railways to start 200 non-AC special passenger trains from June 1: Piyush Goyal

Railways to run 200 non-AC timetabled trains daily from June 1, says Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.

The booking will be done only online and shall commence in few days. Trains will be non-AC. No tickets will be sold at any railway station and prospective travelers should not come to the railway station to buy tickets: Railway Ministry

09:05 PM IST

Total Covid-19 positive cases in Mumbai stand at 22,563

1411 new Covid-19 positive cases and 43 deaths have been reported in Mumbai today. Total positive cases stand at 22,563 and death toll stands at 800: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), reports ANI.

08:46 PM IST

3 more test Covid-19 positive in Gautam Buddh Nagar, total active cases 77

A man in Noida and a husband-wife duo in Greater Noida tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar to 289, officials said.

08:18 PM IST

Covid-19 death toll rises to 178 in West Bengal

With six more fatalities in last 24 hours, Covid-19 death toll rises to 178 in West Bengal; 136 fresh cases reported: State health department.

08:12 PM IST

13 new Covid-19 positive cases detected in Assam

13 new Covid-19 positive cases detected from Sarusajai Quarantine Centre. Now the total patient count goes to 154: Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

08:01 PM IST

395 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Gujarat in last 24 hours

395 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Gujarat in last 24 hours. Total cases in the state stand at 12,141, including 5043 cured/discharged and 719 deaths: State Health Department

07:52 PM IST

Maharashtra reports 2,100 new Covid-19 cases, tally 37,158: Rajesh Tope

Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 2,100 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the overall tally to 37,158, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said.

07:48 PM IST

Total number of Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is now at 12,448

601 more Covid-19 cases and 3 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 12,448, including 7,466 active cases and 84 deaths: State Health Department

07:20 PM IST

Total number of positive cases in Haryana rise to 964

With the spike of 36 cases in Haryana today, total number of positive cases in the state rise to 964 cases including 627 discharges and 14 deaths: State Health Department

07:19 PM IST

Total number of Covid-19 positive cases in Punjab rise to 2,002

22 new positive cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Punjab today. Total number of positive cases rise to 2002 cases including 322 active cases, 1,642 cured and 38 deaths: State Health Department

First published: May 19, 2020 06:38 IST