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Aug 06, 2020 11:01 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Coronavirus India News highlights | COVID-19 cases in India cross grim 20-lakh mark

Coronavirus India highlights: Total confirmed cases have crossed 20-lakh mark. India’s COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 67.6 percent.

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Today is the 136th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 20,19,930 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 41,573 deaths. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh have reported the highest number of cases. However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Assam and Karnataka. Yet, India’s recovery rate continues to rise and now stands at 67.6 percent. 'Unlock 3.0' is underway. Globally, there have been over 1.87 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 7.05 lakh people have died so far. Catch the highlights here:
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  • August 06, 2020 10:48 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Ministry of Health: India has substantively ramped up its testing infrastructure from one lab in January 2020 to 1,370 labs today. Expanded diagnostic lab network and facilitation for easy testing across the country has given a boost and India has done more than 2 crore tests presently. 

  • August 06, 2020 10:43 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | ICMR seeks participation of hospitals to set up registry of hospitalised COVID-19 patients

    The ICMR sought participation of institutions and hospitals identified as dedicated coronavirus hospitals or health centres as part of its project to establish 'National Clinical Registry of COVID-19' to help improve treatment outcomes and analyse trends in the progression of the pandemic.

    The aim is to develop a registry to collect data regarding clinical and laboratory features, treatments, and outcomes of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in India.

    The objective is also to study the frequency, clinical and laboratory features, treatments, and outcomes of COVID-19 related multisystem inflammatory disorder in children and adolescents by analyzing the national COVID-19 registry, the ICMR said.

  • August 06, 2020 10:14 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Assam LIVE Updates | 2,372 COVID-19 cases detected out of 55,671 tests in the last 24 hours. Positivity rate is at 4.25 percent. Total cases stand at 52,817, of which 35,892 are recovered cases and 16,796 are active cases. The death toll is at 126. 

  • August 06, 2020 10:11 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Goa LIVE Updates | Goa reports 191 new COVID-19 cases; two more die, 166 recover

    Goa reported a rise of 191 coronavirus positive cases on Thursday, which increased its count of patients to 7,614, an official said.

    With the virus claiming two more lives, the death toll reached 66, he said.

  • August 06, 2020 09:53 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Haryana LIVE Updates | 755 COVID-19 cases, 680 recovered/discharged and 3 deaths reported in Haryana today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 39,303, including 32,640 recovered/discharged, 6,205 active cases and 458 deaths.

  • August 06, 2020 09:34 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh LIVE Updates | Sukhram Chaudhary, Himachal Pradesh Power Minister has tested positive for COVID-19. He took oath as state minister in Shimla on July 30, news agency ANI has reported.

  • August 06, 2020 09:25 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Rajasthan LIVE Updates | State Health Dept: 1,151 new COVID-19 positive cases and 12 deaths reported in Rajasthan. A total of positive cases in the state rises to 48,996. Death toll mounts to 757 & 35,131 recovered in the state so far. 

  • August 06, 2020 09:10 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE Updates | Biggest one-day spike of 2,954 COVID-19 cases in Bengal pushes tally to 86,854; 56 deaths reported

    West Bengal recorded the highest single-day spike of 2,954 COVID-19 cases on Thursday, which pushed the tally to 86,854, the health department said.

    As many as 56 people succumbed to the infection since Wednesday evening, raising the death toll to 1,902, it said.

  • August 06, 2020 08:53 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE Updates | Mumbai reports 910 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 57 deaths. Over 988 total patients have also been discharged after recovering from the disease today.

  • August 06, 2020 08:46 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | India crossed 2 million COVID-19 cases, taking the countrywide figure to 20,06,760, news channel NDTV has reported.