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June 05, 2020 / 11:07 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: India records 2.26 lakh cases, global tally at 6.7 million

In India, a total of 2,26,770 cases have been reported, which includes 6,348 deaths, according to the Union Health Ministry's latest update.

Today is the seventy-third day of India's nationwide lockdown, which was enforced to contain the spread of COVID-19.

The lockdown, which began on March 25, will be gradually lifted in phases. The lockdown continues till June 30 in containment zones.

Globally, over 66.3 lakh infections and nearly 4 lakh deaths have been reported during the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to data

from Johns Hopkins University.

Follow this blog to track live news and updates on Coronavirus in India and around the world.
  • June 05, 2020 / 09:38 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Delhi LIVE updates | Health Minister Satender Jain: There are some misleading reports that there is a shortage of beds for COVID-19 patients in Delhi because a few private hospitals are refusing admissions. The truth is, there is absolutely no shortage of beds in Delhi at the moment.

    The issue is that some hospitals are not updating data on Delhi Corona app on time or misrepresenting actual data when patients call. Patients were not getting data on hospitals,which Delhi corona app is trying to fix.We're making hospital bed data real-time soon. (ANI)

  • June 05, 2020 / 09:18 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE updates | BMC: Mumbai has recorded 1,150 new cases and 53 deaths today. Total cases now 45,854 and total deaths 1,518. 

  • June 05, 2020 / 09:17 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir LIVE updates: All the officers and staff of Government offices, at all levels, shall attend offices on regular basis on all working days with effect from 6th June 2020. 

  • June 05, 2020 / 09:08 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Delhi LIVE updates: Delhi reports 1330 new COVID-19 positive cases, the total number of positive cases is now 26,334. The death toll stands at 708. There are 15,311 active cases. 

  • June 05, 2020 / 08:52 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE updates | US President Donald Trump: COVID-19 is a gift from China. Not good, they should have stopped it at the source. A very bad gift. Howcome, Wuhan where it started was in a very bad trouble, but it did not go to any other parts of China.

  • June 05, 2020 / 08:29 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE updates | Air Asia: Bookings for select destinations in USA,Canada,UK and Europe etc. under Phase-3 of Mission Vande Bharat opened at 5pm today. Around 60 million hits received till 7pm on our website and 1700 seats sold through website alone in 2 hours. Bookings continue and tickets are being issued.

  • June 05, 2020 / 08:27 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Gujarat LIVE updates: Gujarat reports 35 deaths and 510 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. State tally rises to 19,119 including 13,011 cured/discharged and 1,190 deaths.

  • June 05, 2020 / 08:24 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE updates | US President Donald Trump: We had a meeting on vaccines yesterday, we are doing incredibly well. We can have some very positive surprises. Tremendous progress is being made on vaccines. In fact, we are ready to go in terms of transportation and logistics. We have over 2 million ready to go, if it checks out for safety.

  • June 05, 2020 / 08:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE updates: West Bengal reports the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases with 427 cases reported today. The total number of cases in the state is now at 7,303. Death toll is at 294 with 11 deaths reported today

  • June 05, 2020 / 07:52 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh LIVE updates: Shopping malls in the state outside containment / buffer zones will remain open from 9 am to 9 pm. Spitting is strictly prohibited inside the premises of the malls and other public places. 

  • June 05, 2020 / 07:33 PM IST
  • June 05, 2020 / 07:32 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE updates: Calcutta High Court issues notification for the resumption of the normal functioning of the Court; physical Courts shall be resumed on a small scale and on an experimental basis from June 11, 2020.