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Coronavirus India News highlights: Delhi reports 4,136 fresh COVID-19 cases, 33 deaths

Coronavirus India News highlights: Total confirmed cases have risen above 78 lakh. India’s COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 90 percent.

Coronavirus India News highlights: Today is the 216th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 78,64,811 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 1,18,534 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 90 percent. 'Unlock 5.0' is underway. Globally, there have been over 4.25 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 11.49 lakh people have died so far.
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  • October 25, 2020 10:27 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Italy LIVE Updates | Italy orders bars to close early, shuts gyms as COVID cases surge

    Italy on Sunday ordered bars and restaurants to close by 6 p.m. and shut public gyms, cinemas and swimming pools to try to halt a rapid resurgence in the coronavirus that has pushed daily infection rates to new records.

    Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said the measures were aimed at protecting both public health and the economy and should bring the rising curve of the epidemic under control in the next few weeks to allow a "serene" Christmas.

    "We think we will suffer a bit this month but by gritting our teeth with these restrictions, we'll be able to breathe again in December," he told a news conference, promising that sectors hit by the measures would be compensated.

  • October 25, 2020 09:58 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu LIVE Updates | TN agriculture minister tests positive for COVID-19, on ventilator support

    Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister R Doraikkannu, who was admitted to a private hospital here earlier this month after he complained of uneasiness, has tested positive for COVID-19 and is on life support, hospital officials said on Sunday.

    The 72-year-old minister has been put on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a heart-lung assistance machine, and ventilator support, the officials of Kauvery Hospital said.

    In a bulletin, the hospital said Doraikkannu was admitted with severe breathlessness and he has tested positive for COVID-19. "He has multiple comorbidities and the latest CT scan shows 90 per cent lung involvement. He is currently on ECMO and ventilator, receiving maximal support," said Aravindan Selvaraj, executive director of Kauvery Hospital.

  • October 25, 2020 09:41 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE Updates | West Bengal's COVID-19 tally rises to 3,49,701 with 4,127 new cases; 60 fresh fatalities push death toll to 6,487. 

  • October 25, 2020 09:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Gujarat LIVE Updates | Gujarat reports 919 new COVID-19 cases; 963 recover, seven die

    Gujarat reported 919 new coronavirus positive cases on Sunday, taking the overall infection count in the state to 1,67,173, the health department said.

    This is the second time within a week the number of single-day new cases came down to three digits. With the death of seven more COVID-19 patients on
    Sunday, the number of fatalities rose to 3,689, the department said in a release.

  • October 25, 2020 08:47 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Delhi LIVE Updates | Delhi reports 4136 new COVID-19 cases, 3826 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 33 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases here rise to 3,56,656, including 3,23,654 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 6258 deaths. Active cases 26,744.

  • October 25, 2020 07:45 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | Maharashtra reports 6,059 new COVID-19 cases, 5,648 recoveries and 112 deaths, as per their Public Health Department. The COVID tally of the state rises to 16,45,020, with 14,60,755 recoveries and 43,264 deaths. Active cases 1,40,486.

  • October 25, 2020 07:08 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Karnataka LIVE Updates | Karnataka reports 4439 new COVID-19 cases, 32 deaths and 10,106 discharges in the last 24 hours. Total cases in the state rise to 8,02,817, including 7,10,843 discharges and 10,905 deaths. Active cases 81,050.

  • October 25, 2020 06:48 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has tested positive for COVID-19, he has said in a tweet. "I have tested COVID-19 positive. Asymptomatic.Feeling very much alright.Have alerted those who came in contact in recent days.Will continue to work from isolation. Work in RBI will go on normally. I am in touch with all Dy. Govs and other officers through VC and telephone," he said.

  • October 25, 2020 06:34 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu LIVE Updates | Tamil Nadu reports 2,869 new COVID-19 infections, taking total cases to 7,09,005 out of which 30,606 are active patients. 10,924 total deaths in the state, including 31 in the last 24 hours.