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Here are the highlights of October 8:

14.51 pm: 

14.04 pm: Hathras Case | Woman's family killed her as they were against our 'friendship', accused claims in letter to police: Report

13.19 pm: 

12.31 pm: 195 police personnel tested positive for COVID19 in the last 24 hours, taking total positive cases to 24,581 in the force, including 21,862 recoveries, 2,462 active cases, and 257 deaths: Maharashtra Police

11.57 am: India has performed remarkably on fulfilling World Health Organisation's advice of 140 tests/day per million population. National average of tests/day per million population stands at 865 with 35 states/UTs performing more than 140 tests/day/million population: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

11.52 am: 83,011 single-day recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours across India as against 78,524 new COVID19 confirmed cases. 75% of new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 states/UTs. 79% of the new positive cases are from 10 states and UTs: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

11.28 am: 3,144 new COVID19 cases, 3,455 recoveries and 16 deaths reported in Odisha till October 7. The total number of cases rises to 2,44,142, including 2,13,672 recoveries, 29,443 active cases and 974 deaths: State Health Department, Govt of Odisha

11.11 am: Supreme Court while refusing to interfere in extending the election dates in Jaipur, Jodhpur and Kota municipal corporations, directs the Rajasthan Election Commission to notify the election program within one week for the polls

10.42 am: Sensex today opened at 40,204 with a gain of 325 points in the early trade

10.12 am: 'Won't take vaccine endorsed by him': Kamala Harris blasts Mike Pence over Trump's handling of coronavirus crisis

9.52 am: India's COVID-19 tally crosses 68-lakh mark with a spike of 78,524 new cases and 971 deaths reported in the last 24 hours

Total case tally stands at 68,35,656 including 9,02,425 active cases, 58,27,705 cured/discharged/migrated cases and 1,05,526 deaths: Union Health Ministry

9.13 am: 11,94,321 samples tested for COVID-19 yesterday. Total 8,34,65,975 samples tested in the country up to 7th October, says Indian Council of Medical Research

8.43 am: 82 new cases, two deaths and 47 recoveries/discharges reported in Ladakh today. Active cases in the Union Territory has gone up to 1228; 953 in Leh district and 275 in Kargil district: Ladakh's Department of Information & Public relations

8.11 am: Four criminals injured in an encounter that broke out between Delhi Police and criminals in Begum Pur area, Rohini today. Injured admitted to hospital. 70 live cartridges recovered: Delhi Police

7.40 am: Indian Air Force Day | I am confident that the IAF will always guard the nation's skies, come what may. Here's wishing you blue skies and happy landings always, says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

7.27 am: India's COVID-19 recoveries have witnessed a steep exponential rise - from 50,000 in May to over 57 lakh in October. A high level of more than 75,000 recoveries reported every day. Recoveries are 6.3 times the active cases (currently 13.4% of total cases): Union Health Ministry

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma