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August 13, 2020 / 11:04 PM IST

Coronavirus India News highlights: Karnataka reports 6,706 fresh COVID-19 cases, 103 deaths

Coronavirus India highlights: Total confirmed cases have risen to 23.9 lakh. India’s COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 70.8 percent.

Coronavirus India News LIVE Updates: Today is the 143rd day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 23,96,637 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 47,033 deaths. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh have reported the highest number of cases. However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh.
Yet, India’s recovery rate continues to rise and now stands at 70.8 percent. 'Unlock 3.0' is underway. Globally, there have been over 2.05 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 7.44 lakh people have died so far. Catch the latest updates here:
  • August 13, 2020 / 10:34 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Haryana LIVE Updates | State Health Dept: 793 new COVID-19 cases reported in Haryana today, taking the total number of cases to 44,817. 

  • August 13, 2020 / 10:23 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Chhattisgarh LIVE Updates | 408 new coronavirus cases in Chhattisgarh, six deaths

    Chhattisgarh reported 408 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths on Thursday, which took the case tally to 13,960 and death toll to 115, a health official said.

    While two coronavirus patients died on Thursday and another on Wednesday night, samples of three others who had died earlier were found to have been positive during the day, he said.

    150 patients were discharged from hospitals following recovery from the infection on Thursday.

  • August 13, 2020 / 09:55 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh LIVE Updates | Five security personnel of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur test positive for COVID-19, Dr Surekha Chopra, Chief Medical Officer, Shimla has said.

  • August 13, 2020 / 09:34 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE Updates | State Health Dept: 2,997 new COVID-19 positive cases, 2,497 discharges and 56 deaths reported in West Bengal today. Total number of cases now at 1,07,323 including 26,447 active cases, 2,259 deaths and 78,617 discharges. 

  • August 13, 2020 / 09:28 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Goa LIVE Updates | Goa adds record 570 new cases; tally tops 10,000

    Goa on Thursday reported its highest single-day count of 570 COVID-19 cases, taking the tally beyond the 10,000-mark, a health department official said.

    The statewide tally rose to 10,494 with the addition of 570 COVID-19 cases, the official said.

    Two men, aged 48 and 73, succumbed to the infection, taking the toll to 91, he said.

  • August 13, 2020 / 09:09 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | Maharashtra Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis writes to CM Uddhav Thackeray, requesting him to reopen gyms. His letter reads, "If you've opened liquor shops, why not allow gyms. Improving state's financial condition is important but health is more important in these times."

  • August 13, 2020 / 08:58 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | WHO Chief Scientist bats for focus on contact tracing, testing in fight against COVID-19

    The battle against COVID-19 was long drawn and the focus should continue on early contact tracing, testing and prevention measures, Chief Scientist of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Soumya Swaminathan on Thursday told her, Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi said.

    The scientist paid a surprise visit to the state Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC) and the COVID-19 war room. 

    Bedi further said, during a telephonic conversation with her, Swaminathan emphasised on continued adherence to "early contact tracing, testing and prevention plans" and that there should in no way be slackness in continuing the focus.

  • August 13, 2020 / 08:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE Updates | 1200 new COVID-19 cases, 884 recoveries and 48 deaths reported in Mumbai today. Total positive cases in Mumbai increase to 1,27,571. including 19,332 active cases, 1,00,954 recoveries and 6,988 deaths till date. Recovery rate is 79. 

  • August 13, 2020 / 08:36 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Uttarakhand LIVE Updates | 416 new COVID-19 cases and 327 treated/cured cases reported in Uttarakhand today. The total number of cases in the state stands at 11,302, including 4,103 active cases, 7,014 recoveries and 143 deaths. 

  • August 13, 2020 / 08:11 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | Nagpur records 727 new COVID-19 cases; 18 deaths

    At least 727 fresh cases of COVID-19 were detected in Nagpur, taking the tally to 11,709 in the region on Thursday, a district official said.

    As per the release issued by the district information office, 189 patients were discharged from hospitals and the number of recoveries stood at 5,516.

    Apart from this, 18 infected persons died on Thursday, rising the fatalities to 420, of which 294 deaths were from Nagpur and 126 are from rural areas and outside the district.

  • August 13, 2020 / 08:00 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Karnataka LIVE Updates | 6706 COVID-19 cases, 8609 cases of discharge and 103 deaths reported in Karnataka today. Total cases in the state stand at 2,03,200, including 1,21,242 cases of discharge and 3613 deaths. 

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