Coronavirus wrap October 26 | Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar tests positive; Israel to start human trials for vaccine from Nov 1
Globally, there have been over 4.28 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19 and over 11.51 lakh people have died so far.
Coronavirus in Russia LIVE Updates | Russian COVID-19 tally hits new high, Kremlin warns regions suffering
Russia's daily tally of new COVID-19 cases soared to a record high of 17,347 on Monday as the Kremlin warned the pandemic was beginning to inflict a greater toll outside the capital Moscow.
Authorities say Russia has enough hospital beds and medication to tackle the second wave of the coronavirus outbreak. But Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said "extremely energetic" efforts from both the federal and regional governments were now needed to cope with rising case numbers.
"The situation is quite serious," Peskov told reporters on a conference call. "The epidemic has stricken the regions, it has gone east of Moscow."
Russian media reports suggest some regions are struggling to withstand the pressure on their health system.
Coronavirus in Delhi LIVE Updates | Delhi reports 2,832 new COVID-19 cases, 3,736 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 54 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases here rise to 3,59,488, including 3,27,390 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 6,312 deaths. Active cases 25,786.
Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | Maharashtra reports 3,645 new COVID-19 cases, 9,905 recoveries and 84 deaths, as per their Public Health Department. The COVID tally of the state rises to 16,48,665, with 14,70,660 recoveries and 43,348 deaths. Active cases 1,34,137.
Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu LIVE Updates | 2,708 new active COVID-19 cases and 32 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu Total cases in the state are now 7,11,713 with 29,268 active cases. 6,71,489 patients have discharged while the death toll stands at 10,956.
Coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh LIVE Updates | Madhya Pradesh reports 720 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths and 1,095 recoveries today. Total cases in the state rise to 1,67,969, with 2,890 deaths and 1,54,222 recoveries so far. Active cases stand at 10,857.
Coronavirus in Punjab LIVE Updates | Punjab reported 336 new COVID-19 cases and 8 deaths on 26th October. Total number of cases stand at 1,31,391 with 1,23,047 discharges, 4,219 active cases and 4,125 deaths.
Coronavirus in Rajasthan LIVE Updates | Rajasthan recorded 14 more fatalities due to the novel coronavirus on Monday, taking the COVID-19 death toll in the state to 1,853, according to a health department bulletin. The state also reported 1,805 new cases. The total number of people infected by COVID-19 now stands at 1,88,048 in Rajasthan and out of these, 16,233 are under treatment.
Coronavirus in Karnataka LIVE Updates | Karnataka reports 3,130 new COVID-19 cases, 42 deaths and 8,715 discharges in the last 24 hours. Total cases in the state rise to 8,05,947, with 7,19,558 discharges and 10,947 deaths. Active cases 75,423.
Coronavirus in Europe LIVE Updates | Europe warns of grim winter as COVID second wave gathers pace
European leaders warned of a bleak winter as resurgent COVID-19 infections forced countries to impose new restrictions to try to curb a second wave of the pandemic, with the United States and France setting new daily records for cases.
More than 42.9 million people have been reported to be infected by the coronavirus globally and 1,151,929 have died.
In Europe the picture has been unrelentingly grim as a string of countries reported record increases, led by France, which posted more than 50,000 daily cases for the first time on Sunday, while the continent passed the threshold of 250,000 deaths. Governments have been desperate to avoid the lockdowns which curbed the disease at the start of the year at the cost of shutting down their entire economies. But the steady rise in new cases has forced them to tighten curbs.
Coronavirus in J&K LIVE Updates | 364 new COVID-19 cases (147 from Jammu and 217 from Kashmir), 627 recoveries (229 from Jammu and 398 from Kashmir) and 6 deaths reported from J&K today. Total positive cases now at 92,225, including 7,296 active cases, 83,485 recoveries and 1,444 deaths.
Coronavirus in Andhra Pradesh LIVE Updates | Andhra Pradesh reports 1,901 new COVID-19 cases and 19 deaths. Total cases in the state increase to 8,08,924 out of which 28,770 are active patients. 6,606 deaths reported till date.