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Coronavirus India News highlights | Kerala reports 4,538 fresh COVID-19 cases, 20 deaths

Coronavirus India News highlights: India breaches the 60 lakh mark with a single-day spike of 82,170 fresh COVID-19 cases. The national recovery rate stands at 82.6 percent. Stay tuned to this LIVE blog for all the latest updates:

Coronavirus India News highlights: It has been 189 days since India implemented a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 60,74,703 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 95,542 deaths. The tally breached the 60 lakh mark today with a single-day spike of 82,170 fresh COVID-19 cases. The total recoveries have also surged to 5,01,6521. At present, there are 9,62,640 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country. While Maharashtra, Andhra

Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have reported the highest number of cases, infections are rising rapidly in other states like Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Yet, India’s recovery rate continues to rise and now stands at 82.58 percent with more recoveries being reported than fresh cases.

Unlock 4.0 is currently underway and Centre is likely to issue Unlock 5.0 guidelines soon. Further restrictions are expected to boost the economy and increase consumer demand. Globally, there have been over 3.27 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 9.90 lakh people have died so far. Catch all the latest updates on coronavirus outbreak here:
  • September 28, 2020 / 10:19 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE Updates | Bengal govt issues notification announcing norms to be followed in Durga Puja pandals

    The West Bengal government on Monday issued a notification asking Durga Puja committees to follow COVID-19 safety protocols and set up open pandals where visitors cannot enter without masks.

    "Pandals shall have to be spacious and should be kept open from all sides. If in case it becomes essential to have closed ceiling, the sides will have to be kept open and if the sides have to be blocked, the ceiling has to be kept open," the notification signed by Chief Secretary Rajiva Sinha said.

    "Organisers shall make adequate arrangements for distribution of masks in close vicinity of the pandal to the visitors who inadvertently come to the premises without wearing masks. Use and availability of hand sanitiser should similarly be made compulsory in the pandal premises," it said.

  • September 28, 2020 / 09:55 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Kolkata LIVE Updates | Kolkata Metro to resume services on Sundays from October 4

    The Kolkata Metro Railway on September 28 said it will resume services on Sundays from October 4.

    The first service will commence from both ends at Noapara and Kavi Subhash stations at 10.10 am and the last one will start at 7.30 pm, an official said. The Sunday services will, however, be available only in the north-south line, excluding the East West Metro, spokesperson Indrani Banerjee said.

    Read more here.

  • September 28, 2020 / 09:28 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE Updates | West Bengal recorded 3,155 new coronavirus cases, 2,923 recoveries and 56 deaths, taking total cases to 2,50,580 including 2,19,844 recoveries, 4,837 deaths and 25,899 active cases. 

  • September 28, 2020 / 09:01 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Karnataka LIVE Updates | Karnataka reported 6,892 new COVID-19 cases, 7,509 discharges and 59 deaths, taking total cases to 5,82,458 including 4,69,750 discharges and 8,641 deaths. Number of active cases stands at 1,04,048. 

  • September 28, 2020 / 08:46 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Haryana LIVE Updates | Haryana reported 1,630 COVID-19 cases, 2,421 recoveries and 24 deaths today, taking total cases to 1,25,412 including 1,08,411 recoveries, 1,331 deaths and 15,670 active cases. 

  • September 28, 2020 / 08:21 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Nagaland LIVE Updates | Nagaland reports more COVID-19 recoveries than new cases

    Nagaland's single-day recovery exceeded the number of new infections on Monday as 49 patients recovered from the disease, while 11 coronavirus positive cases were detected in the state, a health bulletin said.

    Of the 49 people who recovered in past 24 hours, 45 were in Kohima and two each in Dimapur and Mon districts, Additional Director of Health and Family Welfare Dr Denis Hangsing said in the COVID-19 bulletin.

    The recovery rate in the state, which had risen to 87.82 per cent on September 8, is now 82.2 percent, the bulletin said.

  • September 28, 2020 / 07:54 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Delhi LIVE Updates | 37 deaths and 1,984 fresh positive cases reported in Delhi, in the last 24 hours. The total number of COVID-19 cases now stands at 2,73,098 including 2,40,703 recoveries, 27,123 active cases and 5,272 deaths. 

  • September 28, 2020 / 07:38 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | Maharashtra reports 11,921 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 180 deaths today. Over 19,932 patients were discharged after recovery in the past 24 hours. Recovery rate in the state stands at 77.71 percent.

  • September 28, 2020 / 06:43 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Rajasthan LIVE Updates | 2,112 new COVID-19 cases, 1,805 discharged cases and 15 deaths reported in Rajasthan today. The total number of positive cases rises to 1,30,971 till date, including 20,043 active cases, 1,08,476 discharged cases and 1,456 deaths. 

  • September 28, 2020 / 06:31 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Kerala LIVE Updates | Kerala reported 4,538 new COVID-19 cases, 3,347 recovered cases and 20 deaths today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state till date to 1,79,922, including 57,879 cases and 697 deaths. The test positivity rate is 12.59 percent.

  • September 28, 2020 / 06:09 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Uttarakhand LIVE Updates | Inter-state bus services in the state will begin to ply once again from September 29, news agency ANI has reported. 

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