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Friday, Dec 04, 2020

Highlights: West Bengal records 3,981 new Covid-19 cases, 56 deaths in a day

The global caseload of the pandemic is above the 47 million mark and is moving towards 50 million, as per worldometers. More than 34 million people have recovered while 1.2 million lives have been claimed by this disease.

By | Updated: Nov 04, 2020 14:21 IST
Highlights: West Bengal records 3,981 new Covid-19 cases, 56 deaths in a day
A health worker registers people for coronavirus tests, at Sector 30 District Hospital, in Noida (Sunil Ghosh/Hindustan Times)

India's tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infections on Tuesday reached 8,267,623 after 38,301 cases in the last 24 hours. Earlier, on Monday, India’s caseload of the disease had reached 8,229,313 with 45,231 infections in the preceding 24 hours. Meanwhile, the United States and Brazil continue to be the worst and third worst-hit countries, with India in between. Russia and France are fourth and fifth worst-affected respectively.

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Also on Monday, national capital Delhi logged its lowest single-day caseload in a week, with 4,001 cases on the day, taking its tally to 396,371. This came after the capital recorded more than 5,000 cases every day, in the last week. The Ministry of home affairs (MHA), after reviewing the city’s Covid-19 situation, said the fresh surge in cases was due to the festive season and the laxity shown by people in adhering to safe Covid-19 behaviour.

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11:08 PM IST

1,684 new Covid-19 cases, 7 deaths in Haryana in 24 hours

Haryana on Tuesday reported 1,684 new Covid-19 cases, 7 deaths and 1,258 discharges in the last 24 hours.Total cases at 1,72,130 including 13,338 active cases, 1,56,975 discharges and 1,817 deaths, said the state health department.

10:09 PM IST

West Bengal records 3,981 new Covid-19 cases, 56 deaths in a day

West Bengal on Tuesday recorded as many as 3,981 new Covid-19 cases and 56 deaths reported in the last 24 hours.

The total number of positive cases in the state now stands at 3,85,589 including 36,443 active cases, 3,42,133 discharges and 7,013 deaths.

09:13 PM IST

Mumbai reports 746 new Covid-19 cases, 15 deaths

Mumbai reports 746 new Covid-19 cases, 939 recovered cases and 15 deaths today.

Total cases in Mumbai now at 2,59,860 including 2,31,541 discharges and 17,444 active cases. The death toll is at 10,320

08:11 PM IST

In record spike, Delhi records 6,725 cases in a day

Delhi on Tuesday recorded its highest ever spike in Covid-19 infection, as it recorded as many as 6,725 cases in a day. The death toll reached 6,652 after 48 people succumbed to Covid-19

07:54 PM IST

Coronavirus cases in Europe top 11 million

The number of Covid 19 infections in Europe surpassed the 11 million mark on Tuesday as the it continues to rage.

07:31 PM IST

Kerala's Covid-19 tally inches towards 4.50-lakh mark

Kerala's Covid-19 tally inched towards 4.50-lakh mark with detection of 6,862 fresh cases, toll mounts to 1,559 with 26 more fatalities; active case count 84,713,said state health minister K K Shailaja.

07:00 PM IST

France to transfer some Covid patients to Germany

France is planning to transfer Covid-19 patients to Germany for treatment within days as some hospitals creak under the pressure from spiking virus cases, a hospitals federation said Tuesday.

06:18 PM IST

Finance minister to announce next set of stimulus package

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will soon announce the next set of stimulus package to boost the coronavirus-hit economy, Economic Affairs Secretary Tarun Bajaj said on Tuesday.

05:19 PM IST

Worst-hit Maharashtra and Karnataka among other states showing decline in Covid cases

Maharashtra, Karnataka Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh top states showing decline in Covid-19 cases, says the Union health ministry.

04:29 PM IST

Recovery rate is near 92%: Health ministry

Recovery rate is near 92% and cumulative positive rate is 7.4%. Cases per million population are at 5991. Covid-19 deaths are at 89 deaths/million population which is lower if compared globally. Active cases are around 5,41,000 now, says Rajesh Bhushan, secretary, Union health ministry.

04:07 PM IST

All Liverpool residents will be tested for Covid-19

The British government plans to trial a new citywide coronavirus testing program in Liverpool, offering regular testing to everyone who lives and works in the city of 500,000 in an effort to slow the spread of the virus.

03:37 PM IST

Poland's coronavirus case count crosses 400,000

Poland's cases of the coronavirus disease has crossed the 400,000 mark, the Polish health ministry has said. The country reported 19,364 new cases on Tuesday, taking total tally to 414,844, including 6,102 deaths.

03:14 PM IST

2,973 new Covid-19 cases and 102 deaths in Indonesia

Indonesia's health ministry has said the country logged 2,973 new Covid-19 cases and 102 deaths due to it in last 24 hours. Cases rise to 418,375 including 14,146 deaths.

02:50 PM IST

Puducherry's Covid-19 tally reaches 35,325

149 new Covid-19 cases take Puducherry's Covid-19 tally to 35,325. 32,284 recoveries, 2,445 active cases and 596 deaths so far.

02:15 PM IST

1,772 new cases and 49 deaths in the Philippines

The Philippine health ministry has said the country recorded 1,772 new Covid-19 cases and 49 deaths due to the virus. Total cases rise to 387,161 including 7,318 deaths.

First published: Nov 03, 2020 06:57 IST