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July 20, 2020 / 10:54 PM IST

Coronavirus India News Highlights: Lockdown in Pune not to be extended beyond July 23

Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: Total confirmed cases in India have risen to 11.1 lakh. India's COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 62.6 percent.

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Today is the 118th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. India has so far recorded 11,18,043 cases, which includes more than 27,497 deaths. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Gujarat have reported the highest number of cases. However, the recovery rate is rising and now stands at 62.6 percent.

Globally, there
have been over 1.44 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 6.04 lakh people have died so far. Catch the latest updates here:
  • July 20, 2020 / 10:44 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Bihar LIVE updates: 1,076 new COVID-19 cases in Bihar, tally 27,455, active cases 9,732; toll rises to 187 with 8 more deaths

  • July 20, 2020 / 10:30 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Goa LIVE updates | CM Pramod Sawant: Human trials of Covaxin, an indigenously developed vaccine for COVID-19 has begun at Redkar Hospital in Goa. This is a testimony of India's immense potential in healthcare innovation.

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  • July 20, 2020 / 09:50 PM IST

    Coronavius in J&K LIVE updates: 751 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Jammu and Kashmir today, 240 from Jammu division and 511 from Kashmir division. Total number of cases stand at 14,650. Death toll rises to 254 after 10 deaths were reported today

  • July 20, 2020 / 09:27 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE updates: Highest single-day spike of 2,282 COVID-19 cases takes West Bengal tally to 44,769; toll mounts to 1,147 with 35 more fatalities.

  • July 20, 2020 / 09:21 PM IST

    N-95 masks with breathing valves do not prevent COVID-19 spread: Health Ministry

    N-95 masks with valved respirators do not help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, a health ministry expert has said. Doctor Rajiv Garg, Director-General of Health Services – which comes under the Ministry of Health – has urged all states and union territories to take cognizance of the fact that such masks won't check the spread of COVID-19.

    In a letter dated July 20 and addressed to health authorities concerned in all states and UTs, he said: “The use of valved respirator N-95 masks is detrimental to the measures adopted for preventing spread of coronavirus as it does not prevent the virus from escaping out of the mask.”

    The letter further urged the authorities to revisit the advisory issued by the Health Ministry regarding the use of home-made protective cover for the face and mouth, which is available on the ministry’s website.

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  • July 20, 2020 / 09:13 PM IST

  • July 20, 2020 / 09:07 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE updates | BMC: Mumbai's COVID-19 count rises to 1,02,267 with addition of 1,043 new cases; 41 deaths take toll to 5,752. 

  • July 20, 2020 / 09:06 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Pune LIVE updates | District Collector: Ongoing strict lockdown in Pune will not be extended beyond July 23, but there will be some restrictions in place to curb COVID-19 spread.

  • July 20, 2020 / 08:39 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Karnataka LIVE updates: There won't be any extension of lockdown in Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts, CM Yediyurappa confirmed after a marathon meeting with task force officials and with Cabinet colleagues.There would be minute to minute monitoring at ward level in Bengaluru. (ANI)

  • July 20, 2020 / 08:27 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Gujarat LIVE updates: Gujarat sees record one-day spike of 998 COVID-19 cases, taking tally to 49,439; toll up by 20 to 2,167

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  • July 20, 2020 / 08:15 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE updates: 176 deaths and 8,240 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the state today; the total number of positive cases in the state is now 3,18,695 including 1,75,029 recovered cases and 1,31,334 active cases.

  • July 20, 2020 / 08:14 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE updates | ICC: Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will be held October – Nov 2021 with the final on 14 Nov 2021.ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 will be held Oct –Nov 2022 with the final on 13 Nov 2022. ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 will be held in India Oct-Nov 2023 with the final on 26 Nov.

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