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April 07, 2020 / 10:53 PM IST

Coronavirus India News Highlights: COVID-19 toll in New York climbs to 3,200; surpasses 9/11 deaths

Live updates of the novel coronavirus pandemic and its economic impact. Total confirmed cases in India have risen to 4,789.

The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic has spread across 184 countries. Today is the fourteenth day of India's 21-day lockdown. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in India stands at 4,789. The Union Health Ministry has said that 124 people have died due to the disease.

Globally, there have been over 13.5 lakh confirmed cases of COVID-19. At least 74,850 people have died so far.
The US has the highest number of confirmed cases followed by Spain, Italy, Germany and France. The outbreak is having a major impact on global economy and the stock market. Catch the latest updates here:
  • April 07, 2020 / 10:49 PM IST

    Coronavirus in the US LIVE Updates: 

    # NYC virus deaths exceed 3,200, topping World Trade Center deaths.

    # Death toll reaches about 11,000 across the U.S.

    – AP

  • April 07, 2020 / 10:40 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Kerala LIVE Updates: Time not yet ripe to ease lockdown, says expert task force set up by Kerala govt; recommends 'phased approach' to removal of restrictions. (PTI)

  • April 07, 2020 / 10:21 PM IST
  • April 07, 2020 / 10:19 PM IST

    When leaders are stricken in office, how do nations act?

    The hospitalization of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the first head of government to be stricken by the coronavirus, has pushed this matter to the fore in the United Kingdom. Johnson was moved to the intensive care unit of a London hospital after his COVID-19 symptoms worsened.

    Unlike its ally and fellow western democracy, the United States, Britain hasn't had a septuagenarian holding the highest office since Churchill, so matters of prime ministerial health have not been a national concern for seven decades. 

    The measure of a nation — its DNA, or sometimes its political system — becomes more visible when its leader is stricken in office. How to respond, and what to tell — or not tell — the populace?

    Click here to read more.

  • April 07, 2020 / 10:11 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: COVID-19 crisis can push around 40-crore informal sector workers in India deeper into poverty, a report by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has suggested. (PTI)

  • April 07, 2020 / 09:51 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Bhopal LIVE Updates | 21 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal today. Positive cases rise to 83 in Bhopal.

  • April 07, 2020 / 09:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | ICMR: A total of 1,14,015 samples have been tested as on April 7, 2020, 9 pm IST. 4,616 individuals have been confirmed positive among the suspected cases and contacts of known positive cases in India. 

    Today, till 9 pm, 12,584 samples have been reported. Of these, 285 were positive. 

  • April 07, 2020 / 09:26 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Telangana LIVE Updates | Director of Public Health and Family Welfare, Govt of Telangana: 40 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Telagana today. Total positive cases in the state stand at 348.

  • April 07, 2020 / 09:21 PM IST

    Coronavirus in J&K LIVE Updates | Number of coronavirus cases in J&K rises to 125 after 15 new infections were detected, officials have said. 

  • April 07, 2020 / 09:16 PM IST

    Coronavirus in UK LIVE Updates | UK has registered a daily record of 786 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, news agency AFP has reported.