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LIVE: Russia conducts 423,000 Covid-19 tests in the past 24 hours

In India, the death toll surpassed the 100,000 mark on Friday, a grim milestone that comes exactly seven months from the day the first batch of cases were reported in the country.

By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Oct 12, 2020 10:14 IST
LIVE: Russia conducts 423,000 Covid-19 tests in the past 24 hours
Hindustan Times

With months into the Covid-19 pandemic, the world still reeling under its devastating impact. According to the John Hopkins figures, more than 1,026,600 people have succumbed the deadly virus. While the number of global infection stands at 34,495,372.

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In the United States, nation with highest cases of Covid-19 infection, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania contracted the virus.

In India, the death toll surpassed the 100,000 mark on Friday, a grim milestone that comes exactly seven months from the day the first batch of cases were reported in the country.

After US, India is the second country to have the highest number of cases.

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02:19 PM IST

Depression and anxiety tripled during lockdown: Study

There was a three-fold increase in the number of people reporting significant depression and anxiety problems during lockdown, according to a new study.

The study conducted by an international team of experts from universities in three countries -- UK, Austria and Belgium -- also highlighted regional variations in psychological wellbeing which show that socioeconomically deprived areas of the UK reported more severe levels of depression.

01:47 PM IST

Russia conducted over 47.2 million Covid-19 tests

More than 47.2 million tests for Covid-19 have been performed in Russia since the outbreak, the country's consumer rights and human welfare watchdog, Rospotrebnadzor, said on Saturday.

"We have conducted over 47.2 million coronavirus tests in Russia. 226,435 people are remaining under medical supervision," the watchdog said in a statement.

Rospotrebnadzor added that Russia conducted 423,000 tests in the past 24 hours alone.

12:39 PM IST

Tripura reports 190 new Covid-19 cases

Tripura's Covid-19 tally rose to 26,552 on Saturday as 190 more people tested positive for the virus, a health department official said.

The Covid-19 death toll climbed to 286 with six more people succumbing to the infection, he said.

10:39 AM IST

10 new cases push Covid-19 tally of Andamans to 3,858

The Covid-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 3,858 on Saturday as 10 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.

Five new patients have travel history, while five fresh infections were detected during contact tracing.

09:53 AM IST

Trump campaign manager Stepien tests positive for Covid-19

Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Bill Stepien, tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday, becoming the latest associate of the president to become infected with the disease, spokesman Tim Murtaugh said late Friday.

09:51 AM IST

Covid-19 statewise status in India

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09:27 AM IST

79,476 new cases take India's tally to 6,473,544

India on Saturday reported, 79,476 new cases of coronavirus disease, pushing the tally to 6,473,544. The death toll was pushed to 100, 842

09:07 AM IST

Going welI, I think! tweets Trump

Going welI, I think! Thank you to all. LOVE!!! tweeted US President Donald Trump after he was taken to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for Covid-19 treatment.

08:25 AM IST

Trump Covid-19 diagnosis 'bracing reminder' to take it seriously: Biden

President Donald Trump, along with the first lady, being tested positive for Covid-19 is a "bracing reminder" to take the virus seriously, his Democratic challenger Joe Biden said, urging people to wear masks, wash hands, and maintain social distancing.

07:46 AM IST

Chinese mainland reports 10 new imported Covid-19 cases


The Chinese mainland reported 10 new imported Covid-19 cases on Friday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 2,885, the National Health Commission said Saturday.

First published: Oct 03, 2020 07:36 IST