Coronavirus News Latest Updates: Cases rise in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu as India's tally crosses 2.76 lakh-mark |Highlights
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: As the government on Monday eased the restrictions for the opening up of religious places, shopping malls, restaurants on Monday under the Unlock 1.0, the cases in the country witnessed a sharp rise. The novel coronavirus has affected 2,76,583 people and claimed the lives of 7,745 in India so far. According to the health ministry there are 1,33,632 active COVID-19 cases in India while 1,35,206 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals.
Here are the latest updates of coronavirus from across the country:
6:30 pm: No new #COVID19 case reported in Himachal Pradesh today. 450 people have tested positive for #COVID19 in the state till date, including 186 active cases, 247 recovered & 6 deaths: State Health Department
6:15 pm: 1,927 #COVID19 cases & 19 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 36,841, including 17,179 active cases, 19,333 discharged & 326 deaths: State Health Department
6:05 pm: 65 more #COVID19 cases reported in Kerala today. Total number of active cases in the state is now at 1238, recovered cases at 905: Chief Minister's Office (CMO)
5:55 pm: 120 more #COVID19 cases & 3 deaths reported in Karnataka in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases in the state is now at 6041, including 3108 active cases, 2862 discharged, & 71 deaths (2 due to non-COVID causes): State Health Department
5:45 pm: 1 new case of #COVID19 reported in ITBP in the last 24 hours. There are total 22 active cases & 194 have recovered till date: Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
5:25 pm: Delhi Lt Guv directs Chief Secy to ensure all Hospitals/Clinics/nursing homes display availability of beds on LED boards outside their establishments, at entry point, availability of beds (COVID&non-COVID), charges including for rooms/beds&details of contact person for admission
5:10 pm: As many as 5,991 patients were cured of #COVID19 in last 24 hrs. Total number of patients recovered to 1,35,205, while total active cases is now 1,33,632.For the first time,total no.of recovered patients has exceeded active cases. Recovery rate now stands at 48.88%: Govt of India
4:50 pm: All persons moving outside Rajasthan required to obtain a pass from concerned authorities. Those travelling by scheduled flights/trains/RSRTC buses today, & personal emergency cases (death, accident in the immediate family, hospitalization) exempted.
4:40 pm: Rajasthan Govt issues directions for regulating the inter-state movement of persons - movement of people by international flights into state to be in accordance with MHA's SOP. People coming to state by scheduled domestic commercial flights/trains/buses to be screened on arrival.
4:30 pm: 11 lakh migrant labourers have returned to the state already, 30 thousand are yet to come. I never called the trains 'Corona Express', it was the public who called it that: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
4:20 pm: 11 lakh migrant labourers have returned to the state already, 30 thousand are yet to come. I never called the trains 'Corona Express', it was the public who called it that: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
4:10 pm: Hyderabad: Gandhi hospital doctors protest over an alleged attack on a doctor by a relative of a COVID19 patient. Doctors say, "We demand security for doctors. We want to serve the people and have been doing so 12 to 24 hours a day on COVID19 duty for the past three months".
4:00 pm: Lucknow: The govt aircraft of UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, carrying 14 TrueNet machines from Goa, reached Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport today. These machines will be installed at 14 medical colleges of the state and will be used for #COVID19 testing.
3:45 pm: Total positive cases in Goa are 359, active cases 292, and cured cases 67. 108 cases have come from outside the state: Pramod Sawant, Goa Chief Minister
3:30 pm: 58 more flights added to evacuate stranded & distressed Indian citizens from Gulf countries between now & 30 June 2020. Starting immediately, number of flights from Gulf under phase-3 of #VandeBharatMission now increased from originally planned 107 to 165: Civil Aviation Minister
3:15 pm: Long queue of vehicles seen at Rajasthan-Gujarat border areas in Sirohi district, as Rajasthan government sealed the state borders for a week due to a rise in #COVID19 cases.
3:00 pm: A Constable died yesterday at AIIMS, New Delhi. This is the third death due to #COVID19 in BSF. He was deployed for law and order duty with Delhi Police and was admitted to the hospital on 5th June with complaints of weakness and cough: Border Security Force (BSF)
2:15 pm: 12 more patients tested negative for COVID-19 in their 2nd test; 8 from Kohima&4 from Dimapur. There are 128 positive cases, of which 106 are active cases & 22 have recovered. No death reported in state till now: S Pangnyu Phom, Health Minister, Govt. of Nagaland
2:00 pm: 23 new #COVID19 positive cases have been reported in the state today, taking the total number of cases to 1560: Directorate of Medical Health and Family Welfare, Uttarakhand
1:50 pm: Mohali: Punjab govt allows community kitchens, langar & serving of 'prasad' at religious places from today. "We thank govt for this order. Prasad is an essential part of religious places & people never miss to take it," says Satwinder Singh, member of Gurudwara Sahib Singh Sahida
1:30 pm: 42 new COVID19 cases reported in the state till 12noon today, taking the total number of positive cases to 3092: Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma
1:20 pm: The total number of COVID19 cases in Himachal Pradesh is now 448 including 187 active cases, 245 recovered and 5 deaths: State Health Department
1:05 pm: Haryana: Man who was out on bail escapes from a hospital in Jind during #COVID19 treatment. Dharambir Singh, DSP Jind says, "Court granted him bail after which we removed our security. He broke the window of his room at isolation facility & escaped wearing a PPE kit
12:55 pm: 136 new COVID19 cases reported in Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID19 cases in the state to 4126: State Health Department
12:40 pm: Total 1908 Mumbai police personnel have tested positive for #COVID19 including, 905 recoveries and 21 deaths. 82 personnel of State Reserve Police Force have also tested positive for COVID19 so far.
12:30 pm: Bihar detects 128 new #COVID19 positive cases, taking the total number of positive cases to 5583: State Health Department
12:15 pm: LG's directives will be implemented in letter and spirit, this is not the time for disagreements or arguments: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on LG over-ruling Delhi cabinet's decision of reserving hospitals for residents
12:05 pm: All CGHS (Central Government Health Scheme) empanelled hospitals, which are notified as COVID-Hospitals by State Governments shall provide treatment facilities to CGHS beneficiaries as per the CGHS norms, for all #COVID19 related treatments: Health Ministry
11:50 am: Rajasthan decides to seal its borders for a week due to a rise in COVID19 cases; only those with valid passes to be allowed
11:35 am: If one person gets infected, it takes around 2 weeks for him/her to cure&during this period they infect nearly 2-10 other ppl. Considering the present situation, it's expected that in next 12-15 days, there'll be around 30,000 more cases: Delhi Health Min Satyendra Jain
11:25 am: Orders have been issued to increase no. of beds by 2000 in next 2-3 days. It is expected that we would need 15000 beds by end of June. We will even use space available in banquet halls, hotels&stadiums, if required. We are working accordingly: Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain
11:20 am: Delhi government's decision to remove 70% corona tax on liquor comes in effect from today. Visuals from Gole Market. "I am happy. The decrease in the price is a bit of relief. 5% tax can be adjusted but 70% tax was very high," says a local.
11:10 am: 123 new COVID19 positive cases reported in the state till 10.30am today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 11368, death toll 256: Rajasthan Health Department
10:50 am: 110 new COVID19 cases reported in Odisha today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 3250 including 1106 active cases and 2133 recovered: State Health Department
10:20 am: Total 124369 cases have been registered under Section 188 of IPC, since 22nd March till today, for violation of Coronavirus Lockdown norms. 846 accused arrested in cases of assault on policemen: Maharashtra Police
10:10 am: No new COVID19 case reported in Maharashtra Police in the last 48 hours. Total coronavirus cases in the force stand at 2,562, death toll at 34: Maharashtra Police
10:00 am: The total number of COVID19 positive cases in Pune is now 10,012 and death toll 442: Pune Health Officials
9:30 am: 9985 new #COVID19 cases & 279 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases in the country now at 276583, including 133632 active cases, 135206 cured/discharged/migrated and 7745 deaths: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
9:00 am: DMK MLA and Party's Chennai west district secretary J Anbazhagan, who was being treated for Covid-19, died a short while back. He is the first legislator to die of Coronavirus in the state of Tamil Nadu.
8:25 am: It has now been decided to allow community kitchens, langar and serving of 'prasad' at religious places, subject to conditions that physical distancing norms and all #COVID19 hygiene precautions while preparing&distributing food shall be strictly followed: Government of Punjab
8:00 am: 1366 new COVID19 cases reported in Delhi. Total number of cases in the national capital is now at 31309, including 18543 active cases, 11861 recovered/discharged/migrated and 905 deaths: Delhi Health Department
7:30 am: Delhi: Select CITYWALK in Saket reopened for public on June 8 after govt allowed opening of shopping malls. A shopkeeper says,"Our business is down right now as there are fewer customers. We are facing huge loss, it has become difficult for us to pay rent.
7:25 am: Jajpur: Migrant workers who have returned to their native villages amid lockdown are getting employment under MGNREGA scheme. A labourer says, "I was working as a carpenter in Bihar & due to lockdown I had come back. I have been working here for last 6 days."
7:15 am: Kanpur:Shopkeepers who sell flowers&prasad outside Tapeshwari Devi temple have been left in lurch as govt has not allowed physical offerings in temples.A shopkeeper says,"We were already facing financial hardships due to lockdown &now physical offerings are banned
7:10 am: We had a meeting with leaders of different religious organisations,majority of them felt that we should postpone the decision to open places of worship on June 14. It has been decided that places of worship will not open till the end of this month:Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma
7:00 am: Madhya Pradesh: A Kuwait Airways flight carrying around 45 Indian passengers from Kuwait landed at Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport in Indore, yesterday.
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