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Delhi reports 2,154 new Covid-19 cases, 31 deaths

Last week, schools and cinema halls across the country reopened after the Union home ministry, on September 30, gave permission for these to reopen for the ongoing fifth phase of the nationwide unlock, from October 15.

By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Oct 20, 2020 05:49 IST
Delhi reports 2,154 new Covid-19 cases, 31 deaths
A medical worker takes sample from a man to test for coronavirus infection) during the lockdown, at in Kolkata, West Bengal, Monday, April 20, 2020. (Samir Jana / HT Photo)

India’s Covid-19 caseload crossed the 7.5 million mark on Monday as the country recorded 55,722 new cases which took the country's tally to 7,550,273 , the second-highest in the world after that of the United States. Earlier, in some good news, a govt panel on Sunday said India’s Covid-19 peak is over. The panel also warned that the country could see a surge of 2.6 million cases in the next month due to the upcoming festive season, if Covid-19 protocols are not followed strictly.

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Also on Monday, the Mumbai Metro resumed operations after six months after it was shut down in March due to the nationwide lockdown. The global coronavirus caseload, meanwhile, has crossed the 40 million mark, according to worldometers. While Europe is experiencing a second wave of Covid-19 cases, the US, India and Brazil remain the three worst-hit nations, followed by Russia and Argentina.

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10:09 PM IST

Maharashtra reports 5,984 coronavirus cases, 125 deaths

Maharashtra reports 5,984 new Covid-19 cases, 15,069 discharged cases and 125 deaths today, as per State Health Department.

09:05 PM IST

West Bengal reports 3,992 new Covid-19 cases

West Bengal reports 3,992 new Covid-19 cases and 3,272 discharged cases reported today, as per the State Health Department.

Here's the count:

Total cases: 3,25,028

Active cases: 34,584

Death toll: 6,119

07:25 PM IST

Karnataka reports 5,018 new Covid-19 cases

Karnataka reports 5,018 new Covid-19 cases, 8,005 discharges, and 64 deaths today.

Total cases in the State rise to 7,70,604 including 1,06,214 active cases, 6,53,829 discharges and 10,542 deaths: State Health Department, Govt of Karnataka

07:14 PM IST

Uttarakhand reports 336 new coronavirus cases

Uttarakhand reports 336 new Covid-19 cases today, 504 patients cured. Total cases in the State rise to 58,360 including 51,486 recoveries and 933 deaths: Uttarakhand State Control Room

06:47 PM IST

Delhi reports 2,154 new Covid-19 cases, 31 deaths

Delhi on Monday reported 2,154 new Covid-19 cases and 31 deaths. The city also reported 2,845 recoveries/discharges/migrations.

Total cases rise to 3,33,171 including 3,04,561 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 6,040 deaths. Active cases stand at 22,570: Government of Delhi

06:31 PM IST

Manipur reports 315 new Covid cases

Manipur records 315 new Covid-19 cases and 1 death today; the total number of positive cases in the State stands at 15,778 including 11,913 recoveries, 3,748 active cases and 117 deaths: State Health Department

04:13 PM IST

Bars across Belgium closed for a month, curfew in effect

Bars and restaurants across Belgium shut down for a month on Monday as a night-time curfew came into effect in the country. As of Monday, Belgium has 2,485 active Covid-19 cases.

04:05 PM IST

Six employees of Delhi Commission for Women test Covid-19 positive

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has said six of its 181 helpline employees have tested positive for Covid-19.

03:26 PM IST

All Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal 'no-entry' zones: Calcutta HC

Calcutta High Court declares all Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal as 'no-entry' zones. Only organisers allowed to enter and names of people allowed to enter the pandals to be displayed outside.

02:47 PM IST

Finnish PM tests negative for coronavirus

Finnish PM Sanna Marin has tested negative for coronavirus, her office said on Monday, after she had left the European Union summit prematurely on Friday due to coming near people who later tested positive.

02:24 PM IST

16,982 new Covid-19 infections un UK

The United Kingdom recorded 16,982 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, up from 16,717 a the previous day. Total cases reach 722,409.

01:54 PM IST

Average daily positivity rate 6.13% for third week of October: Health ministry

The average daily positivity rate is 6.13% for the third week of October: Health ministry.

01:43 PM IST

Situation better in Delhi from a month back, says Delhi health minister

"5,034 beds occupied at hospitals in Delhi, around 70% still available. Situation slightly better than what it was around 1 month back. Still, I request all to wear mask and maintain social distancing, so that Covid-19 doesn't spread again during festive season," says Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain.

01:15 PM IST

Russia records 15,099 new cases of Covid-19

Russia reports 15,099 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, including 4,610 in the capital Moscow. The city's mayor, meanwhile, said there were signs last week that authorities were getting the coronavirus outbreak under control.

12:45 PM IST

Poland to set up Covid-19 hospital in stadium : Govt

Amid a spike in new Covid-19 infections, Poland is planning to convert the national stadium in capital Warsaw to a Covid-19 hospital with beds for 500 points, a govt spokesperson has said.

First published: Oct 19, 2020 06:52 IST