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Coronavirus India News highlights: Maharashtra reports 19,164 fresh COVID-19 cases, 459 deaths

Coronavirus India highlights: Total confirmed cases have risen to 57.3 lakh. India’s COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 80.6 percent

Coronavirus India News highlights: Today is the 185th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 57,32,518 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 91,149 deaths. Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have reported the highest number of cases. However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Yet, India’s recovery rate continues to rise and now stands at 80.6 percent. 'Unlock 4.0' is underway. Globally, there have been over 3.18 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 9.75 lakh people have died so far. Catch the latest updates here:
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  • September 24, 2020 10:36 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Rajya Sabha Secretariat: During a meeting today, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu was informed that 83 officials of the secretariat have tested positive for COVID-19. He has directed the officers to render necessary medical assistance to them. 

  • September 24, 2020 10:36 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi in ICU after oxygen level falls in post-COVID complications

    Veteran Congress leader and former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi was on September 24 admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a state-run hospital after his blood oxygen level drastically went down in post-COVID-19 complications, a senior doctor said.

    The 85-year-old leader tested positive for the virus on August 25 and was admitted to the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) the next day.

    Read more here.

  • September 24, 2020 10:21 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Assam LIVE Updates | Assam Additional DGP (Law & Order) GP Singh: 4,568 personnel of Assam Police have tested positive for COVID-19 till date. Of them, 4,367 have recovered. 3,549 personnel have rejoined duties. Twenty police personnel succumbed to the disease. 

  • September 24, 2020 10:09 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Punjab LIVE Updates | 76 deaths, 1,793 new cases in Punjab

    Seventy-six more people died from coronavirus in Punjab on Thursday as 1,793 new infections surfaced, taking the state's case tally to 1,05,220.

    So far, the disease has claimed 3,066 lives in the state. 

    On Thursday, nine deaths were reported from Mohali, eight each from Bathinda, Jalandhar and Kapurthala, seven from Ludhiana and six each from Amritsar and Hoshiarpur.

  • September 24, 2020 09:29 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | CBDT chairman Pramod Chandra Mody tests COVID positive

    Central Board of Direct Taxes Chairman Pramod Chandra Mody has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Mody was admitted to the Yashoda Super Specialty Hospital in Ghaziabad on September 24, medical superintendent Anuj Agarwal told PTI.

    Mody's blood has also been tested, apart from oxygen saturation. Lungs specialists are monitoring his health, Agarwal said.

  • September 24, 2020 09:12 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE Updates | Mumbai reports 2,163 fresh COVID-19 cases and 54 deaths. The doubling rate in Mumbai district now stands at 61 days, while the recovery rate of the district is at 81 percent.

  • September 24, 2020 09:05 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh LIVE Updates | Madhya Pradesh recorded 2,304 new COVID-19 cases, 2,327 recoveries and 45 deaths today, taking total cases to 1,15,361 including 90,495 recoveries, 2,122 deaths and 22,744 active cases.

  • September 24, 2020 08:51 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Check latest quarantine rules across the states

    Since India entered the Unlock 4.0 phase, more and more states have been relaxing their respective COVID-19 protocols, including quarantine norms.

    The latest state to relax the quarantine norms further was Kerala, where the government reduced the mandatory home quarantine period from 14 days to seven days only.

    Check out the COVID-19 quarantine rules in the other states here.

  • September 24, 2020 08:28 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | Maharashtra reports 19,164 new COVID-19 cases, 17,184 recovered cases and 459 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total positive cases to 12,82,963 till date, including 2,74,993 active cases, 9,73,214 discharges and 34,345 deaths.