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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
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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:

07:16 PM IST

Delhi government panel suggests using Pragati Maidan, Talkatora Stadium, Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, JLN Stadium as makeshift Covid facilities

Delhi government panel suggests using Pragati Maidan, Talkatora Stadium, Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, JLN Stadium as makeshift Covid facilities, reports PTI.

07:09 PM IST

Seychelles President Danny Faure writes to PM Modi to thank him for India’s second generous donation of a second consignment of critical medicines

On behalf of the government and people of Seychelles, President Danny Faure has written to PM Narendra Modi to thank him for India’s second generous donation of a second consignment of critical medicines: Office of the President of Seychelles

07:04 PM IST

147 more Covid-19 cases and 2 deaths reported in Andhra Pradesh in last 24 hours

147 more Covid-19 cases and 2 deaths reported in Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases in the state is now at 3990, including 1510 active cases & 77 deaths: State's COVID Nodal Officer

06:31 PM IST

Held all-party meeting to discuss the present situation of Covid-19 in Delhi and measures to contain its spread: Anil Baijal

Held all-party meeting to discuss the present situation of Covid-19 in Delhi and measures to contain its spread. Discussed issues relating to the availability of beds for Covid-19 patients, extensive testing, swift ambulance response among other things: Delhi LG Anil Baijal

06:27 PM IST

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tests negative for Covid-19

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tests negative for COVID-19: Official, reports PTI.

06:05 PM IST

CBI officer in West Bengal tests Covid-19 positive

West Bengal: A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officer in the agency's Kolkata office tests positive for Covid-19. Some other officials have been advised to home quarantine.

06:02 PM IST

Six new Covid-19 cases in Sikkim, total climbs to 13

Six persons, including three women and a teenaged girl, were found to be Covid-19 positive, taking the total number of cases in Sikkim to 13, a health official said on Tuesday.

05:41 PM IST

Total number of Covid-19 cases in Himachal Pradesh is now 437

The total number of Covid-19 cases in Himachal Pradesh is now 437 including 184 active cases, 237 recovered and 5 deaths: State Health Department

05:24 PM IST

Indian Railways has informed the state governments that it will continue to provide Shramik Special Train within 24 hours

Indian Railways has informed the state governments that it will continue to provide Shramik Special Train within 24 hours after the demand is received from the States. So far, more than 4347 Shramik Special services have been operated by Indian Railways to transport approximately 60 lakh persons to their destination states. Shramik trains are being run since 1st May 2020: Ministry of Railways, reports ANI.

04:38 PM IST

Senior official of BMC who had tested positive for Covid-19 lost his life

A senior official of BMC who had tested positive for Covid-19 has lost his life. He was deployed in the water supply department: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

04:06 PM IST

389 new Covid-19 cases reported in Uttar Pradesh in last 24 hours

389 new Covid-19 cases reported in the state last 24 hours: Uttar Pradesh Principal Secretary (Health) Amit Mohan Prasad, reports ANI.

03:51 PM IST

1,871 Mumbai police personnel have been infected with Covid-19 so far

1871 Mumbai police personnel have been infected with Covid-19 so far, including 853 recovered and 21 deaths. 82 positive cases also reported among State Reserve Police Force (SRPF) personnel deployed in the city: Mumbai Police

03:42 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh police headquarters sealed; DGP, 30 other officers in self-quarantine after coronavirus scare

Himachal Pradesh police headquarters sealed; DGP, 30 other officers in self-quarantine after coronavirus scare: Spokesperson, reports PTI.

03:27 PM IST

Total number of positive cases in Uttarakhand stand at 1488

77 new Covid-19 cases reported till 2.30 today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 1488: Uttarakhand Health Department

03:26 PM IST

Anil Baijal's meeting with all political parties over prevailing Covid-19 situation, underway at his residence

Delhi: Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's meeting with all political parties over prevailing Covid-19 situation, underway at his residence.

First published: Jun 09, 2020 06:39 IST