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Today our focus will be on the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The novel coronavirus, which originated in China’s Wuhan, has affected 8.49 lakh people and claimed over 22,000 lives in India so far. According to the data available at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, over 5.34 lakh people have been cured from coronavirus and discharged from hospitals.

Here are the highlights of July 12:

16:35 pm: Heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places in Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts of Mumbai till July 16: India Meteorological Department (IMD)

15:51 pm: No lockdown will be imposed in Jammu from tomorrow. The news regarding this is baseless and just a rumour, says Jammu Divisional Commissioner

15:47 pm: Delhi has been able to minimise deaths of COVID patients in home isolation through Suraksha Kavach called Pulse Oximeter. If patients detect their oxygen is falling they reach out to us. We immediately send oxygen concentrators to their home or take them to hospital: Delhi CM

15:07 pm: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya Bachchan test positive for COVID-19. Jaya Bachchan tests negative: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope

14:32 pm: Bank accounts of Hafiz Saeed and JuD leaders restored after formal approval from United Nations sanctions committee: ANI quoted Pakistan Media as saying

14:32 pm: Moderate rainfall expected in Delhi in the next 24 hours. Rainfall activity will increase in central India from tomorrow. Mumbai will receive heavy rainfall on July 15-16: RK Jenamani, Senior Scientist, India Meteorological Department

13:58 pm: One unidentified terrorist killed so far in the encounter at Rebban area of Sopore. Operation still underway: Jammu and Kashmir Police

13:49 pm: UP set to impose 'mini lockdown' as coronavirus cases rise; offices, markets to remain close on weekends | All you need to know

13:41 pm: Special Operations Group (SOG) of Police also wrote to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on 10th July seeking his availability for recording his statement in connection with the case, reports ANI

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12:59 pm: Number of COVID-19 cases reaches 1,418 in Puducherry; active cases rise to 661 while death toll stands at 18, says Puducherry Health Department

12:58 pm: Himachal Pradesh detects 2 new COVID-19 positive cases, taking the total number of positive cases to 1184 including 262 active cases, 898 recoveries and 9 deaths, says state Health Department

12:30 pm: Pinarayi Government has messed up the COVID-19 crisis. They tried to suppress actual figures, even Indian Medical Association (IMA) and doctors came out saying that we should increase testing but the state government's attitude was always negative, says BJP President JP Nadda

11:59 am: Tamil Nadu: Dr N Shreenatha, Superintendent of Police (SP), CB-CID-2, Chennai posted as SP of the newly formed Mayiladuthurai district

11:43 am: Total COVID-19 positive cases in Jharkhand rise to 3,680, with 162 new positive cases reported on 11th July. There are total 1,393 active cases, 2,263 recovered cases and 24 deaths, says state Health Department

11:42 am: One Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, resident of Gurdaspur, who was posted along India-Pakistan International border in Samba sector, arrested by Punjab Police in a drug smuggling case. One pistol, 3 mobile phones, 2 magazines recovered, investigation underway: BSF

11:42 am: 153 COVID-19 cases, 74 recovered/discharged and 4 deaths reported in Rajasthan today, as of 10:30 am. Total number of cases in the state is now at 23,901, including 5,492 active cases and 507 deaths, says state Health Department

11:18 am: Political crisis in Rajasthan deepens, 16 Congress MLAs reach Gurugram hotel, five in Delhi

11:01 am: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Chairman Mohd Ashraf Sahrai detained by police from his residence in Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police

11:01 am: Odisha reports 595 new COVID-19 positive cases, taking the total number of positive cases to 13,121 including 4,677 active cases, 8,360 recoveries and 64 deaths, says state government

10:32 am: In India's battle against COVID-19, all of our security forces are playing a huge role, nobody can deny it. Today, I salute these corona warriors. They have proved that they not only know how to fight terrorism but also against COVID with help of people, says Home Minister Amit Shah

10:31 am: India is one of the most populous countries. Everyone thought how will a country like India battle COVID-19, there were apprehensions but today the whole world is witnessing how one of the most successful battles against COVID19 has been fought here, says Union Home Minister Amit Shah

10:15 am: As per the Union Health Ministry, the active number of coronavirus cases stands at 2,92,258

9:59 am: According to the latest information available at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the novel coronavirus has affected 8,49,553 people and claimed the lives of 22,674 in India so far

9:46 am: At least 18 people tested COVID-19 positive at Raj Bhavan (Governor's residence) in Mumbai, after they got themselves tested on their own. Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to get them tested again, ANI quoted BMC sources as saying

9:15 am: Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain with wind speed 30-60 km/ph would occur over and adjoining areas of Delhi, Faridabad, Gurugram, Meerut, Rohtak, Ghaziabad, Noida, and Greater Noida during the next 2 hours, says India Meteorological Department (IMD)

9:07 am: In Delhi, the deadly coronavirus has affected over 1.09 lakh people and claimed 3,300 lives so far

8:55 am: I think every death, all these cases, as a principle, need to be fully investigated, says Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for United Nations Secretary-General, on Tuticorin custodial death case

8:26 am: Monsoon session (of Parliament) will be held certainly. Government will do all the formalities and take all precautions, says Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi

8:10 am: In India, Maharashtra remains the worst-hit state with over 2 lakh coronavirus cases

7:50 am: Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan test COVID-19 positive, admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital

7:49 am: US reports new daily virus case record of 66,528, reports AFP

7:24 am: Meanwhile, 5,15,386 people have been cured from coronavirus and discharged from hospitals

7:23 am: The active number of coronavirus cases in India is 2,83,407

7:19 am: The novel coronavirus has affected 8,20,916 people and claimed the lives of 22,123 in India so far

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma