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Highlights: Total number of coronavirus cases in Bihar mount to 242

As global coronavirus death toll inches towards 2 lakh, countries plan to lift lockdown restrictions. States in US began easing Covid-19 lockdowns and India, too, began issuing orders towards opening its economy while more than 24,942 continue to be afflicted.

By Susmita Pakrasi | Updated: Apr 26, 2020 00:01 IST
Highlights: Total number of coronavirus cases in Bihar mount to 242

Nations battling the onslaught of Covid-19 seek reopening as global economies stare at an uphill struggle to upend the slump caused by the pandemic. 2.8 million people are infected with Covid-19 globally, but the recovery rate continues to remain below 30% as death toll surges towards 2 lakh. India has recorded 24,942 cases and 779 deaths so far.


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08:53 PM IST

Total coronavirus cases in Maharashtra stand at 7,628

Maharashtra: New Covid-19 cases today - 811. Total - 7628

Deaths on Saturday-22

Total deaths - 323

08:34 PM IST

UK says coronavirus death toll up by 813 to 20,319

Criticism of Boris Johnson’s Conservative government mounted as the U.K. became the fifth country in the world to report 20,000 virus-related deaths and counting.

08:28 PM IST

256 new positive cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Gujarat today

256 new positive cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Gujarat today. Total coronavirus cases in the state now at 3071 which includes 282 discharged/cured and 133 deaths: State Health Department

08:19 PM IST

Total number of positive Covid-19 cases stands at 94 in Odisha

The total number of positive Covid-19 cases stands at 94, of which 33 patients have recovered and discharged. Total 1 death has been reported till date: Odisha Health Department

08:11 PM IST

38 new Covid-19 cases in West Bengal, total rises to 541

38 new Covid-19 cases in West Bengal, total rises to 541, including 423 active cases: Health Department

08:04 PM IST

Covid-19 death toll rises to 99 in Madhya Pradesh

Covid-19 death toll rises to 99 in Madhya Pradesh after 7 more fatalities; cases climb to 1,945 after 103 people, including 56 in Indore, test positive: Officials

07:54 PM IST

Total number of cases in Mumbai stand at 4870

281 new positive cases and 12 deaths have been reported today. Total number of cases in the city stands at 4870. 167 cases have recovered and discharged; total 762 discharged till today. Death toll at 191 now: Public Health Department Mumbai.

07:38 PM IST

Total number of containment zones in Delhi stands at 95 now

The total number of the containment zones in the national capital stands at 95 now: Delhi Government.

07:29 PM IST

Four persons have tested positive for Covid-19 in Haryana's Gurugram today

Four persons have tested positive for Covid-19 in Haryana's Gurugram today. Total positive cases in the district stand at 51 which includes 16 active cases: Health Department, Gurugram

07:18 PM IST

57-year-old Head Constable, who tested positive for Covid-19, passed away today in Mumbai

A 57-year-old Head Constable, who tested positive for Covid-19, passed away today in Mumbai: Mumbai Police, reports ANI.

07:15 PM IST

MHA's recent order regarding opening of shops to be implemented in non-containment zones across Delhi

MHA's recent order regarding opening of shops to be implemented in non-containment zones across Delhi. The announcement was made after meeting at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence. Other relaxation such as opening industries and allowing self employed persons to work are not permitted yet.

07:14 PM IST

One new Covid-19 case has been reported in Chandigarh today

One new Covid-19 case has been reported in Chandigarh today. Number of cases stand at 28 in the Union Territory: Health Department, Chandigarh Administration

07:12 PM IST

Lockdown guidelines will remain unchanged in Maharashtra till May 3: Health Minister Rajesh Tope

Lockdown guidelines will remain unchanged in Maharashtra till May 3, says Health Minister Rajesh Tope, reports PTI.

07:01 PM IST

Tiil date, 1945 cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Madhya Pradesh

Tiil date, 1945 cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Madhya Pradesh and 99 people have lost their lives. Indore has recorded 1085 cases & 57deaths while in Bhopal there are 388 cases & 9 deaths: Health Department, Madhya Pradesh

06:44 PM IST

One death and 66 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Tamil Nadu today

One death and 66 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Tamil Nadu today. Total number of cases in the state is at 1821: Health Department, Tamil Nadu

First published: Apr 25, 2020 05:41 IST