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LIVE: Delhi reports 7178 new Covid-19 cases, 64 deaths in last 24 hours

Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state in India, followed by Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh. Globally, the United States is the worst-affected country, followed by India, Brazil, Russia and France.

By Karan Manral,Nilavro Ghosh | Updated: Nov 06, 2020 22:55 IST
LIVE: Delhi reports 7178 new Covid-19 cases, 64 deaths in last 24 hours
Health workers in PPE coveralls during coronavirus (Covid-19) testing.

India’s tally of cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Friday crossed 8.4 million to 8,411,724 after 47,638 new infections in last 24 hours, as per the Union health ministry’s data. Earlier, on Thursday, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal reviewed the capital’s coronavirus situation. Attributing the rise in Delhi’s Covid-19 cases to festival season and pollution, Kejriwal announced a ban on firecrackers in the city.

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Meanwhile, in the United States, which is the world’s worst-hit country, over 100,000 new Covid-19 cases were registered yet again even as counting of votes of the country’s presidential elections continues. Incumbent Donald Trump’s handling of the crisis was a major issue during the polls. As of 6:30pm New York time, the US had registered a total of 9.6 million Covid-19 cases, according to data compiled by the Johns Hopkins University.

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10:55 PM IST

Conducted 15,666 RTPCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests and 43,194 Rapid antigen tests today: Delhi govt

The Delhi government said that it has conducted 15,666 RTPCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests and 43,194 Rapid antigen tests today. Overall 49,91,587 tests have been done so far.

10:53 PM IST

Sikkim reports 50 new coronavirus infections

Sikkim reports 50 fresh Covid-19 cases pushing overall state tally to 4,144; number of active cases is currently 283.

10:51 PM IST

Bihar reports 746 new coronavirus infections, eight deaths

Bihar reported 746 fresh cases take Covid-19 infections, overall count for the state rises to to 2,20,991. 8 new fatalities push death toll to 1,129. Active case count is currently 6,951.

10:27 PM IST

Delhi reports 7178 new Covid-19 cases, 64 deaths in last 24 hours

The national capital reported 7178 new coronavirus infections taking the city's total caseload to 423831 including 377276 recoveries. Active cases is currently 39722 and death toll after 64 new fatalities stands at 6833

09:44 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh records 430 new Covid-19 cases, 253 recoveries

Himachal Pradesh recorded 430 new infections taking the state's caseload to 24239 including 3841 active cases and 20016 recoveries. Death toll is currently 359.

09:38 PM IST

UP records 2187 fresh Covid-19 cases, 25 deaths

Uttar Pradesh recorded 2187 new coronavirus infections pushing the state's caseload to 493527.Death toll after 25 new fatalities stands at 7155 while number of active cases currently is 23132.

09:36 PM IST

Tamil Nadu reports 2370 new Covid-19 cases, 27 deaths

Tamil Nadu reported 2370 new coronavirus infections taking the state's caseload to 739147 including 708846 discharges and 19002 active cases. 27 new fatalities pushed the death toll to 11299.

09:32 PM IST

MP records 778 new coronavirus infections, 12 deaths

Madhya Pradesh reported 778 new Covid-19 infections pushing the state's caseload to 175603. Death toll is currently at 3004 after 12 new fatalities. Number of active cases in the state is 7676.

09:15 PM IST

Maharashtra records 5027 new Covid-19 infections, 161 deaths.

The coronavirus caseload in Maharashtra rose to 1710314 after 5027 new cases were reported. 11060 patients were discharged today and there were 161 new fatalities. The death toll in the state is currently 44965 while 1562342 have recovered and 102099 are active cases.

09:06 PM IST

Haryana records 2267 fresh coronavirus infections

Haryana's Covid-19 caseload rose to 178413 after the state recorded 2267 fresh infections. 161176 people have recovered in the state nd the number of active cases currently stand at 15357. The death toll is 1880.

08:54 PM IST

Punjab records 647 new coronavirus infections, 14 deaths

Punjab recorded 647 new Covid-19 cases bringing the state's caseload to 136481 including 4882 active cases. The death toll in the state currently is 4295 after 14 new fatalities.

08:31 PM IST

Karnataka records 2960 new Covid-19 cases, 35 deaths

Karnataka recorded 2960 new coronavirus infections today taking the state's caseload to 841889 with 33319 active cases. 797204 people have recovered in the state and the death toll stands at 11347 after 35 new fatalities.

08:19 PM IST

West Bengal reports record number of recoveries in a day but death toll up by 55

West Bengal recorded 4283 recoveries, the highest for the state in a day taking the state's total recoveries to 354732. The death toll however increased by 55 to 7177.

08:17 PM IST

Gujarat records 1035 new Covid-19 cases, four deaths

Gujarat's coronavirus caseload increased by 1035 to 178633. Death toll at 3751 after four new fatalities.

08:01 PM IST

Rajasthan records 1797 new Covid-19 infections, 11 deaths

Rajasthan recorded 1797 new coronavirus infections taking the state's tally to 207597. 11 more deaths pushes the death toll to 1966. Number of active cases in the state is currently 16277.

First published: Nov 06, 2020 07:10 IST