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Delhi reported 25 new Covid-19 cases, 2 deaths in last 24 hrs: CM Kejriwal

India's coronavirus numbers rose to 4,789 including 124 deaths, according to the latest health ministry figures on Tuesday evening. Of the total cases, 4,312 are active cases.

By Prashasti Singh | Updated: Apr 07, 2020 23:44 IST
Delhi reported 25 new Covid-19 cases, 2 deaths in last 24 hrs: CM Kejriwal
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (PTI File)

India's coronavirus numbers rose to 4,789 including 124 deaths, according to the latest health ministry figures on Tuesday evening. Of the total cases, 4,312 are active cases while 352 have been cured and one is migrated case.

Elsewhere in the world, UK and New York registered record daily deaths from Covid-19. While the UK daily record was 786, New York’s governor said the US state saw record 731 deaths from coronavirus in 24 hours, reports AFP.


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04:14 PM IST

Govt adopting strategy for cluster containment: Health Ministry

Government has been adopting a strategy for cluster containment & for outbreaks that are amenable to management. This strategy is producing positive results, especially in Agra, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Pathanamthitta, Bhilwara & East Delhi: Lav Aggarwal, Union Health Ministry

04:08 PM IST

4,421 Covid-19 positive cases in India till today: Health Ministry

Till now 326 persons have been discharged after recovery. Till now there are 4,421 COVID19 positive cases in the country, including 354 cases in the last 24 hours: Lav Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Health Ministry

04:05 PM IST

Eight COVID-19 deaths in country since Monday: Health ministry official

Eight COVID-19 deaths in country since Monday: Health ministry official

03:49 PM IST

SC notice to govt on plea over Indian students stranded in UK due to coronavirus

Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the central government and sought a detailed response, after hearing the petition filed by lawyer Madhurima Mridul, seeking a direction for the evacuation of 'Indian students stranded in the United Kingdom due to Covid-19 pandemic: ANI

03:38 PM IST

3 Covid-19 deaths reported from Pune today: DM

Three deaths have been reported in Pune today, district magistrate of Pune, Naval Kishore Ram told news agency ANI. He said all patients were COVID19 positive and are cases of co-morbidity. Death toll in Pune has risen to 8.

03:36 PM IST

Global death toll from coronavirus tops 75,000 : AFP

Global death toll from coronavirus tops 75,000, according to AFP.

03:19 PM IST

Spain daily Covid-19 deaths rise to 743 after drop

Spain daily coronavirus deaths rose to 743 after drop, reported news agency AFP.

03:10 PM IST

3 more coronavirus cases in Rajasthan, total 328 infections: Health Dept

Three more Covid-19 positive cases reported in Rajasthan (Kushalgarh, Banswara). All three are members are of the same family in which a positive case was found earlier also. news agency ANI reported quoting state health department. Total coronavirus positive cases in the state now at 328.

03:01 PM IST

Rajasthan to start rapid testing within a week: CM

Rajasthan will start rapid testing in state within a week; the state has ordered 10 lakh testing kits from China, says chief minister Ashok Gehlot, PTI reports.

02:48 PM IST

Salaries of ministers, MLAs cut by 30% for a year in Himachal

Himachal Pradesh state cabinet decides to cut the salaries of ministers, MLAs, chairman and vice chairmen in different boards and corporations by 30% for a period of one year, reports ANI.

The MLA fund for 2 years will not be released and will be deposited in Covid-19 fund of state government

02:22 PM IST

China reports no new coronavirus deaths

China reported no new coronavirus deaths for the first time since it started publishing figures in January, just a day before it will lift curbs on travel out of the contagion's epicentre city of Wuhan, reports AFP.

Cases on the mainland have been dwindling since March, but the country faces a second wave of infections from overseas.

02:17 PM IST

Odisha records first Covid-19 death

Odisha records first death from Coronavirus. A 72-year-old man had been admitted to AIIMS Bhubaneswar on April 4 with complaint of severe acute respiratory distress. He died on 6th April. His samples tested positive for COVID-19 today.: State health dept

02:05 PM IST

Masks alone cannot stop pandemic: WHO chief Tedros Adhanom

The head of the World Health Organization said asking the general public to wear face masks can be justified in areas where hand-washing and physical distancing are difficult, but warns that masks alone cannot stop the coronavirus pandemic, reported news agency AFP.

01:41 PM IST

Transfer all money under 'PM Cares' fund to 'Prime Ministers National Relief Fund' for efficiency, transparency, accountability: Sonia to PM

Transfer all money under 'PM Cares' fund to 'Prime Ministers National Relief Fund' for efficiency, transparency, accountability, Sonia Gandhi writes in letter to PM Modi.

01:39 PM IST

Sonia Gandhi writes to PM in support of reduction of MPs' salaries by 30%

Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi wrote to PM Modi, conveying support for Union Cabinet's decision to reduce salaries for MPs by 30%. The letter states, "Austerity measures which can be used to divert much needed funds to the fight against Covid-19 are the need of the hour".

First published: Apr 07, 2020 05:22 IST