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Highlights: 16th Covid-19 positive case reported in Rail Bhawan

According to WHO chief head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, about 75% of cases reported to the UN health agency on Sunday came from 10 countries in the Americas and South Asia.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: Jun 10, 2020 00:10 IST
Highlights: 16th Covid-19 positive case reported in Rail Bhawan

India continues to grapple with ever-increasing numbers of Covid-19 cases, with its total count going past 2.66 lakh and death toll beyond 7,400 on Tuesday even as the country eased some more lockdown curbs with restaurants, hotels, malls and places of worships opening in many states after a gap of two and a half months on Monday.

The coronavirus pandemic is worsening globally even as the situation in Europe is improving, the World Health Organisation has warned. According to its head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, about 75% of cases reported to the UN health agency on Sunday came from 10 countries in the Americas and South Asia.

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Here are the highlights on Covid-19 pandemic from India and the world:

11:32 PM IST

Manipur's Covid-19 tally crosses 300 with 22 fresh cases

Manipur recorded 22 more COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, raising the state's coronavirus tally to 304, officials said.

11:12 PM IST

211 fresh Covid-19 positive cases reported in Madhya Pradesh

211 fresh Covid-19 positive cases reported in Madhya Pradesh, 6 new cases of death and 193 people cured from the disease. The total number of positive cases in the state now stands at 9849, including 420 deaths and 6729 recovered: Madhya Pradesh health department

10:39 PM IST

Delhi govt has withdrawn Special Corona Fee levied at 70% of maximum retail price on all categories of liquor

Delhi govt has withdrawn Special Corona Fee levied at 70% of maximum retail price on all categories of liquor, with effect from 10 June. Further, Value Added Tax increased from existing 20% to 25% on all categories of liquor sold in jurisdiction of Delhi with effect from 10 June

10:38 PM IST

16th Covid-19 positive case in Rail Bhawan

16th Covid-19 positive case in Rail Bhawan; eight officials to go in quarantine

09:52 PM IST

Total of 369 Covid-19 positive cases reported in Rajasthan today

A total of 369 Covid-19 positive cases reported in Rajasthan today, 9 deaths and 211 recovered also reported. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 11,245, including 255 deaths and 8328 recovered: State health department

09:50 PM IST

Italy reports 79 coronavirus deaths, 283 new cases

Deaths from the Covid-19 epidemic in Italy climbed by 79 on Tuesday against 65 the day before, the Civil Protection Agency said, while the daily tally of new cases was broadly stable at 283 against 280 on Monday.

09:16 PM IST

389 positive cases reported in UP in last 24 hours

389 positive cases reported in the state in last 24 hours; 325 discharged and 18 deaths re[orted during the period.

A total of 11,335 cases have tested positive for Covid-19 in the state till date, including 6,669 discharged and 301 deaths: Uttar Pradesh government

09:05 PM IST

Total number of Covid-19 cases in Goa is now 359

The total number of Covid-19 cases in Goa is now 359 including 29 positive cases reported today: State Health Department

08:33 PM IST

58 deaths and 1015 new Covid-19 positive patients reported in Mumbai today

58 deaths and 1015 new Covid-19 positive patients reported in Mumbai today, taking the total number of positive patients to 50,878: Municipal Corporation Greater Mumbai

08:14 PM IST

With 470 new cases of coronavirus, Gujarat's tally rises to 21,044

With 470 new cases of coronavirus, Gujarat's tally rises to 21,044; 33 patients die, taking toll to 1,313: Health official.

08:10 PM IST

PM Modi thanks Philippines President for taking care of Indian community in Philippines amid Covid-19 pandemic

Had a useful exchange with President Rodrigo Duterte about Covid-19 and other issues. I thanked him for taking care of the Indian community in the Philippines.

07:49 PM IST

Maharashtra's case count crosses 90,000-mark with 2,259 cases

Maharashtra's case count crosses 90,000 mark as 2259 cases recorded on Tuesday. Case count stands at 90,787. It also records 120 deaths taking the toll to 3289. Mumbai saw addition of 1,015 cases in a day and it's case count reaches to 51,100. It also records 64 deaths.

07:44 PM IST

PM Modi spoke with Philippines President and discussed steps beig taken by both governments over Covid-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on telephone today with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and discussed the steps being taken by the two Governments to address the challenges arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic. Both leaders expressed appreciation for cooperation extended to ensure welfare of their citizens in each other's territory, as also for their repatriation home. Pres Duterte also appreciated steps taken by India to maintain supply of essential pharma products to Philippines: Prime Minister's Office.

07:42 PM IST

38 more Covid-19 cases reported in Gautam Buddha Nagar today

38 more Covid-19 cases reported in Gautam Buddha Nagar today. Total number of cases in the district is now at 691, including 258 active cases, 423 cured & 10 deaths: District Surveillance Officer

07:33 PM IST

Total of 4,346 positive cases have been detected in Jammu and Kashmir so far

A total of 4346 positive cases have been detected in Jammu and Kashmir so far - 939 in Jammu and 3407 in Kashmir. 48 deaths reported till date - 5 in Jammu and 43 in Kashmir. 1506 people have recovered till date - 241 in Jammu and 1265 in Kashmir: Govt of Jammu and Kashmir.

First published: Jun 09, 2020 06:39 IST