COVID updates

COVID-19 LIVE | Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra account for half of newly discharged patients

According to the Union Health Ministry, 10 states and UTs are contributing 81% of the high number of daily recoveries - nearly 74,000. 

published on : 24th October 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS| TN MP Su Venkatesan tests positive; state reports 3,057 new infections, 33 deaths

Total cases in the state are now 7,03,250 out of which 32,960 are active cases. 6,59,432 patients have discharged while the death toll stands at 10,858.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Global COVID-19 tally crosses 38 million cases, deaths over 1 million

As many as 26,388,633 patients have recovered from the disease worldwide.

published on : 14th October 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Chhattisgarh reports 2,114 new cases, 18 deaths

The number of people who have been discharged so far increased to 1,13,771, while 18 more deaths took the toll to 1,253.

published on : 11th October 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | India's coronavirus death toll crosses one lakh

The total cases include 9,42,217 active cases, 53,52,078 cured/discharged/migrated & 99,773 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare's latest update.

published on : 2nd October 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Child labour cases increase in Delhi during pandemic

Both the Delhi Police and the Delhi Commission For Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) have jointly rescued several children during this time.

published on : 27th September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Rajasthan imposes section 144 in eleven districts due to rising coronavirus cases

Section 144 CrPC imposed in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Udaipur, Sikar, Pali & Nagaur due to increasing COVID case, announced Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot. 

published on : 20th September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | PM Modi likely to hold review meeting with Chief Ministers next week

The prime minister has been regularly holding meetings to review the pandemic situation across the country with a focus on states/UTs where the situation is more serious.

published on : 19th September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | MHA asks states to ensure free movement of oxygen carrying vehicles

Some states are reportedly mandating manufacturers and suppliers located in the state to restrict their oxygen supplies to the hospitals of the state.

published on : 18th September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | India crosses six crore mark in testing; 11,36,613 samples taken in single day

Recently, increasing number of cases were reported from states like Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Naidu.

published on : 16th September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | India's caseload races past 50 lakh eleven days after crossing 40-lakh mark

In terms of recoveries, India is in the pole position, followed by Brazil and the US, according to the Johns Hopkins University which has been compiling COVID-19 data from all over the world.

published on : 15th September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Two AAP MLAs leave Delhi Assembly midway after testing positive

It was mandatory for all legislators to carry their COVID-19 test report to attend the House proceedings.

published on : 14th September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Mumbai tally at 1,57,410 with 1,788 fresh cases, 31 deaths

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said with 1,541 more patients discharged from hospitals, the number of recovered cases increased to 1,25,019.

published on : 6th September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Metro trains to resume from September 7, wearing masks mandatory

Metro rail operations are being resumed in a graded manner from Sept 7. Those metro systems which have more than one line will open different lines from Sept 7, in a calibrated manner.

published on : 2nd September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Tamil Nadu records 5,980 cases, tally in Chennai surpasses 1,294

India's COVID-19 tally neared the three million mark after 69,878 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday.

published on : 22nd August 2020
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