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April 26, 2020 / 09:02 PM IST

Coronavirus India News highlights: Maharashtra reports 440 fresh COVID-19 cases; Nepal extends lockdown till May 7

Highlights of the novel coronavirus pandemic and its economic impact. Total confirmed cases in India have risen to 26,496

The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic has spread across 185 countries and territories. Today is the thirty-third day of India’s nationwide lockdown, which has been extended till May 3. Confirmed COVID-19 cases in India stand at 26,496. The death toll from the outbreak in India is at 824. Maharashtra, Gujarat and Delhi have reported the highest number of cases.

Globally, there have been
over 28.9 lakh confirmed cases of COVID-19. At least two lakh people have died so far. The United States, Spain, Italy, France, Germany and the UK are the most-affected countries. The outbreak continues to have a major impact on the global economy. Catch the latest updates here:
  • April 26, 2020 / 08:55 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE Updates | Mumbai reports 324 new cases of coronavirus and 13 deaths, taking the total number of cases in the city to 5,194 and deaths to 204. The civic body, in a press release, also said that it has issued circular to all private medical practitioners to re-open their clinics to provide medical services to patients with chornic diseases and other non-COVID patients by following social distancing guidelines. 

  • April 26, 2020 / 08:50 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Telangana LIVE Updates | No deaths reported in the last 24 hours in Telangana. 11 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in the state today, taking the total active cases toll to 660.

  • April 26, 2020 / 08:22 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE Updates | BMC: The strategy for Dharavi in the last few days has been to increase the number of quarantine facilities from 1,000 to 2,300 in order to shift maximum number of people to institutional quarantine. One private school has also been converted for institutional quarantine. Focus will be on shifting/isolating maximum people into institutional quarantine and testing them. 

  • April 26, 2020 / 08:13 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE Updates | 34 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported from Dharavi area, taking the number of cases in the area to 275, including 14 deaths, BMC has said.

  • April 26, 2020 / 07:54 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Gujarat LIVE Updates | 230 new COVID-19 positive cases and 18 deaths reported in Gujarat in the last 24 hours. Now, total 155 deaths have been reported in the state due to COVID-19. Total positive cases rise to 3,301 including 313 cured/discharged. 

  • April 26, 2020 / 07:45 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Punjab LIVE Updates | The number of COVID-19 cases reaches 313 in Punjab including 84 cured and 18 deaths. 63 cases have been reported in SAS Nagar, 69 in Jalandhar and 61 in Patiala.

  • April 26, 2020 / 07:38 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | State Health Department: 440 new positive COVID-19 cases and 19 deaths reported in the state today, taking total number of cases to 8,068 and death toll to 342, till date. 112 patients discharged today, while a total of 1,188 patients have been discharged till now.

  • April 26, 2020 / 07:09 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh LIVE Updates | Till date, 2,090 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Madhya Pradesh and 103 people have lost their lives. Indore has recorded 1,176 cases and 57 deaths while in Bhopal there are 415 cases and 9 deaths. 

  • April 26, 2020 / 07:07 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Nepal LIVE Updates | Nepal extends their nationwide lockdown till May 7. A meeting of Council of Ministers today decided to extend the lockdown by 10 days. 

  • April 26, 2020 / 06:47 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Chandigarh LIVE Updates | 6 more positive cases of COVID-19 reported in Chandigarh. The total number of positive cases rises to 36.

  • April 26, 2020 / 06:36 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE Updates | Number of active cases of COVID-19 rises to 461 in West Bengal, death toll stands at 20. 

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