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Coronavirus India News highlights: Delhi reports 4,086 fresh COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths

Coronavirus India News highlights: Total confirmed cases have risen above 77 lakh. India’s COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 89.5 percent.

Coronavirus India News highlights: Today is the 214th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 77,61,312 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 1,17,306 deaths. Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka have reported the highest number of cases. However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Yet, India’s recovery rate continues to rise and now stands at 89.5 percent. 'Unlock 5.0' is underway. Globally, there have been over 4.16 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 11.36 lakh people have died so far.
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  • October 23, 2020 10:51 PM IST

    Coronavirus in the US LIVE Updates | Masks could cut COVID-19 deaths in the US by 130,000: Study

    Even if state-level governments in the United States reimpose limited social distancing measures to halt the spread of COVID-19, the death toll could more than double by the end of February 2021 to 511,000, according to projections released Friday.

    Near-universal mask wearing over the coming months could reduce that grim tally by nearly 130,000, researchers from the COVID-19 forecasting team at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) found.

    Even if mask compliance was only 85 percent, the number of lives saved compared to that baseline would still top 95,000, they reported in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Medicine.

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  • October 23, 2020 10:23 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | Maharashtra government allows carrying of passengers with full capacity in BEST buses from today in Mumbai. Wearing a mask and carry sanitiser while commuting made mandatory for passengers in all buses, other COVID rules to be followed.

  • October 23, 2020 10:09 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE Updates | Mumbai's COVID-19 tally rises to 2,48,804 with addition of 1,470 new cases; 48 deaths take toll to 9,966. 

  • October 23, 2020 09:50 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Gujarat LIVE Updates | 1,112 contract COVID-19 in Gujarat; active cases below 14,000

    Gujarat registered 1,112 fresh cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking its tally to 1,65,233 on Friday, while 1,264 patients recovered from the infection, the state Health Department said.

    The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 3,676 after six more persons succumbed to the infection during the same period, said a release by the Health Department.

    The state government claimed the COVID-19 situation is gradually improving with 1,264 more patients getting discharged from hospitals during the day,taking the total recoveries to 1,47,572.

  • October 23, 2020 09:28 PM IST

    Coronavirus in the US LIVE Updates | US records second-highest single-day rise in COVID-19 infections since pandemic began

    The number of new COVID-19 cases reported in the United States on Thursday was the second highest on record, coming in just short of a midsummer peak as the spread of the novel coronavirus accelerates in nearly every region of the country.

    Cases, hospitalizations and deaths are all accelerating as cooler weather descends on much of the country. With 76,195 new cases on Thursday, the United States was approaching its one-day record high of 77,299 new cases on July 16, according to a Reuters analysis.

    Only India has reported more cases in a single day: 97,894 on Sept. 17.

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  • October 23, 2020 09:02 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | Maharashtra reports 7,347 new COVID-19 cases, 184 deaths and 13,247 discharges in the last 24 hours, as per the state's Public Health Department. Total cases in the state rise to 16,32,544, with 43,015 deaths and 14,45,103 recovered patients. Active cases stand at 1,43,922.

  • October 23, 2020 08:59 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Delhi LIVE Updates | Delhi reports 4,086 new COVID-19 cases, 3,296 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 26 deaths in last 24 hours. The COVID tally here rises to 3,48,404, including 3,16,214 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 6,189 deaths. Active cases stand at 26,001.

  • October 23, 2020 08:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Next 3 months decisive in determining India's COVID-19 trajectory: Harsh Vardhan

    Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday said the next three months are going to be decisive in determining the coronavirus situation in the country as he urged people to follow COVID-19 appropriate behaviour in the coming festival season and winter months.

    He also highlighted that the number of active COVID-19 cases in the country are less than 7 lakh and the doubling rate has increased to 97.2 days.

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  • October 23, 2020 08:17 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu LIVE Updates | 3,057 new infections and 33 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu Total cases in the state are now 7,03,250 out of which 32,960 are active cases. 6,59,432 patients have discharged while the death toll stands at 10,858.

  • October 23, 2020 08:03 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Nepal LIVE Updates | Nepal's COVID-19 infection tally crosses 150,000

    Nepal's coronavirus tally surpassed 150,000-mark after the country reported 4,499 new cases on Friday. The number of active cases stands at 46,691 as 105,488 people have made successful recovery2,668 of them in the past 24 hours.

    According to the Ministry of Health and Population, Kathmandu Valley recorded 2,720 new cases in the past 24 hours.