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August 28, 2020 / 10:49 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: India's COVID-19 case tally nears 34 lakh-mark

Coronavirus India Highlights: Total confirmed cases have risen to 33.8 lakh. India’s COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 76.3 percent.

Coronavirus India News LIVE Updates: Today is the 158th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 33,87,500 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 61,529 deaths. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh 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 76.3 percent.
'Unlock 3.0' is underway. Globally, there have been over 2.43 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 8.28 lakh people have died so far. Catch the latest updates here:
  • August 28, 2020 / 10:48 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Jammu & Kashmir LIVE Updates: 696 new COVID-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir today; 202 from Jammu division and 494 from Kashmir division. Total number of cases now at 35,831 including 7,781 active cases, 27,372 recoveries and 678 deaths. (ANI)

  • August 28, 2020 / 10:43 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Haryana LIVE Updates | State Health Department: 1,298 new COVID-19 cases and 15 deaths reported in Haryana today, taking total cases to 60,596 including 49,710 recoveries and 661 deaths. (ANI)

  • August 28, 2020 / 10:39 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Jharkhand LIVE Updates: Government of Jharkhand orders extension of lockdown related restrictions currently in place in the state within the containment zones up to September 30 due to COVID-19. (ANI)

  • August 28, 2020 / 10:38 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu LIVE Updates | State Health Department: 5,996 new COVID-19 cases, 5,752 recoveries & 102 deaths reported today in Tamil Nadu. Total tally of COVID cases rises to 4,09,238 including 52,506 active cases, 3,49,682 recovered cases & 7,050 deaths till date. (ANI) 

  • August 28, 2020 / 10:33 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE Updates | State Health Department: 2,982 new COVID-19 cases, 3,286 recovered cases & 56 deaths reported in West Bengal today. Total number of COVID cases stands at 1,53,754 in the state, including 26,349 active cases, 1,24,332 discharged cases & 3,073 deaths so far. (ANI)

  • August 28, 2020 / 10:15 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Punjab LIVE Updates | State Health Department: Punjab reports 1,555 new COVID-19 cases and 51 deaths, taking total cases to 49,378 including 33,008 recoveries and 1,307 deaths. (ANI)

  • August 28, 2020 / 10:01 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | State Health Department: 14,361 new COVID-19 cases and 331 deaths reported in Maharashtra today. The total number of positive cases now stands at 7,47,995 including 1,80,718 active cases, 5,43,170 recoveries and 23,775 deaths. (ANI)

  • August 28, 2020 / 09:44 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Karnataka LIVE Updates | State Health Department: Karnataka detects 8,960 fresh COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total positive cases to 3,18,752 including 136 deaths, 7,464 discharges and 86,347 active cases.

  • August 28, 2020 / 09:30 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Bihar LIVE Updates: Bihar's COVID-19 recovery rate on August 28 remained over 85 percent, while the coronavirus caseload rose to 1.30 lakh with 1998 fresh positive cases. A total of 12 fatalities was reported in the past 24 hours, taking the death tally in the state to 374. (PTI)

  • August 28, 2020 / 09:13 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates: Wrestler Vinesh Phogat tests positive for COVID-19. She says, "I am doing well and hoping to recover soon." (ANI)

  • August 28, 2020 / 08:58 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Rahul Gandhi tweets: The news of Kanyakumari MP, Shri H Vasanthakumar’s untimely demise due to Covid-19 has come as a shock. His commitment to the congress ideology of serving the people will remain in our hearts forever. Heartfelt condolences to his friends and family members.

  • August 28, 2020 / 08:45 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | PM Narendra Modi tweets: Saddened by the demise of Lok Sabha MP Shri H. Vasanthakumar Ji. His strides in business and social service efforts were noteworthy. During my interactions with him, I always saw his passion towards Tamil Nadu’s progress. Condolences to his family and supporters. Om Shanti.

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