Coronavirus News: Migrants rush to collect train passes in Coimbatore | Highlights
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: COVID-19 cases in India are on a rise in last few days. According to the latest data by the Union Health Ministry, the number of novel coronavirus cases in the country has surged to 1,06,750, on Wednesday, while the death toll has surged to 3,303. Of the total number of cases, there are 58,802 active cases, while 61,149 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals.
Since the lockdown has been extended till May 31, MHA and several state governments have released their own set of rules and regulations.
Meanwhile, a massive repatriation process is being carried out under Phase 2 of Vande Bharat Mission to bring back stranded Indians from abroad. Shramik trains are running across the country to help migrants reach their home states. The Indian Railways on Tuesday night said that 200 non-AC trains will run from June 1 and booking will start soon. It is already running trains to 15 destinations across the country. The inter-state movement of buses and vehicles are also allowed by the central government and some states.
The global tally of infection has crossed 4.8 million, while the death toll has surged past 3.2 lakh, according to a data tracker by World Health Organisation (WHO). In the US, the death toll has surged 90,000, and cases have crossed 1.5 million mark, reported AFP.
Here are the live updates of COVID-19:
12 pm: #HimachalPradesh 6 more people who returned from Mumbai have tested positive for COVID19; all are mildly symptomatic: Rakesh Prajapati, Deputy Commissioner Kangra district
11:30 am: Andhra Pradesh: An Air India flight from UK's London carrying 145 Indians landed at Vijayawada airport today morning. All passengers went through health screening on arrival.
11:10 am: 68 new COVID19 cases reported in Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of positive cases to 2407: Andhra Pradesh Health Department
11 am: 1,08,121 samples tested for #COVID19 in the last 24 hours in India. Total number of samples tested till 9 am today is at 25,12,388: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
10:38 am: Number of #COVID19 cases has climbed to 248 in Jharkhand out of which 118 cases are active: State Health Department
10:20 am: An official of Rohini jail has tested positive for #COVID19. The personnel who live nearby him in staff quarters will also be asked to do self-quarantine at home for 14 days: Tihar jail official #Delhi
10:10 am: Public transport has been re-instated in Delhi during the fourth phase of lockdown; As per Delhi Govt guidelines, only 1 passenger is allowed to travel in an auto-rickshaw at a time. A passenger says,"How is it possible that I take one auto and the children take a separate auto?"
10 am: A meeting of the Union Cabinet to be held today in Delhi at 11 am.
9:50 am: 61 more COVID19 cases reported in Rajasthan today, as of 9 am. Total number of cases in the state is now at 5906, including 2409 active cases & 143 deaths: State Health Department
9:40 am: Amritsar: Public bus services resumes on select routes within Punjab with 50% occupancy, in the fourth phase of COVID19 lockdown Till now, there are total 2002 COVID19 positive cases in the state.
9:35 am: Tamil Nadu: Migrant workers gather in large numbers at Sundarapuram, Coimbatore to collect train passes for today's 'shramik special' trains for Uttar Pradesh & Bihar.
9:10 am: Highest ever spike of 5,611 #COVID19 cases & 140 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases in the country now at 106750, including 61149 active cases & 3303 deaths: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
9:04 am: 54 new COVID19 cases reported in Bihar, taking the total to number of positive cases to 1573: Sanjay Kumar, Principal Secretary- Health, Bihar
8:50 am: Delhi: Traffic congestion in Kalindi Kunj area near Delhi-Noida (Uttar Pradesh) border amid 4th phase of lockdown.
8:40 am: Jharkhand: Liquor shops re-open in Ranchi, during the fourth phase of lockdown. The state has levied 75% Value Added Tax on liquor including Indian-Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL).
8:30 am: 6 farmers killed & 1 injured after the pickup-truck in which they were travelling collided with another truck in Friends Colony area of Etawah, last night. R Singh, SP City says, "Farmers were going to market to sell jackfruit. Injured person admitted at Saifai Medical College".
8 am: Himachal Pradesh: Indian Coffee House in Shimla has resumed take-away services following relaxations in 4th phase of #CoronaLockdown. Bhagat Sharma, Manager says, "We have started takeaway & delivery services but our customers say they are missing ambiance of the shop".
7:30 am: Delhi| People arrive at wholesale fruit and vegetable market in Ghazipur, to make purchases amid the #CoronavirusPandemic.
7:20 am: Our stipend has been cut by 10%. There were considerations to increase it but the opposite has happened. I think they could have found other ways to overcome economic crisis: Dr. Akshay Yadav, General Secy of Sion hospital Resident Doctors Association, Mumbai #Maharashtra
7:10 am: Movement of individuals shall remain strictly prohibited in Jharkhand between 7pm to 7am, except for essential activities. Local authorities shall issue orders under appropriate provisions of law to ensure strict compliance: Jharkhand Government
7:01 am: The US recorded another 1,536 coronavirus deaths over the past 24 hours, according to Johns Hopkins University. The total number of COVID-19 deaths in the US is now 91,845. The US tops the world both for the highest death toll and the highest number of infections.
Posted By: James Kuanal
- coronavirus latest updates
- coronavirus updates
- coronavirus news
- coronavirus disease
- coronavirus precautions
- coronavirus vaccine
- covid 19
- coronavirus india
- coronavirus lockdown india
- covid 19 lockdown
- coronavirus death toll india
- covid 19 patient count
- indian railways
- mha advisory
- COVID-19 lockdown
- lockodwn 4