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July 16, 2020 / 11:02 PM IST

Coronavirus India News highlights | Rajasthan reports 737 fresh COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths

Coronavirus India highlights: Total confirmed cases in India have crossed 10 lakh mark. India's COVID-19 recovery rate has risen to 63.2 percent.

Coronavirus News highlights: Today is the 114th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. India has so far recorded 10,00,202 cases, which includes more than 25,000 deaths. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Gujarat have reported the highest number of cases. However, the recovery rate is rising and now stands at 63.2 percent.

Globally, there have
been over 1.3 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 5.8 lakh people have died so far. Catch the highlights here:
  • July 16, 2020 / 10:55 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Telangana LIVE Updates | State Health Dept: Telangana's COVID19 case tally rises to 41,018 with 1,676 new cases reported today. So far, 27,295 patients have recovered/ discharged. Death toll is 396.

  • July 16, 2020 / 10:24 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) writes to all states and UTs to apply to obtain district-wise login credentials for data entry of testing data into ICMR portal.

  • July 16, 2020 / 10:07 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) on Thursday said it has postponed to December all examinations that were originally scheduled to be held in June, amid the coronavirus pandemic. In the wake of the pandemic, the institute had postponed the examinations to July and then to August.

    Now, companies secretaries June 2020 session examinations have been merged with that of December session.

  • July 16, 2020 / 09:50 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | India's COVID-19 case count has crossed the 10 lakh mark, according to the information provided by respective states and union territories.

  • July 16, 2020 / 09:45 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Rajasthan LIVE Updates | 737 new COVID-19 positive cases and 8 deaths have been reported in Rajasthan today. Total number of cases stand at 27174 including 6666 active cases and 538 deaths.

  • July 16, 2020 / 09:23 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | UK, US, Canada accuse Russia of hacking coronavirus vaccine trials

    Britain, the United States and Canada say Russia is trying to steal information from researchers seeking a COVID-19 vaccine. The three nations alleged on Thursday that hacking group APT29, also known as Cozy Bear and said to be part of the Russian intelligence service, is attacking academic and pharmaceutical research institutions involved in coronavirus vaccine development.

    The persistent and ongoing attacks are seen by intelligence officials as an effort to steal intellectual property, rather than to disrupt research.

    Read more here.

  • July 16, 2020 / 09:03 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Uttarakhand LIVE Updates | 199 new Coronavirus cases reported in Uttarakhand today, taking total cases in the state to 3,982 including 2,995 recovered and 904 active cases.

  • July 16, 2020 / 08:53 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Odisha LIVE Updates | Odisha government has announced 14-day complete lockdown in Ganjam, Khordha, Cuttack, Jajpur distric and Rourkela Municipal Corporation area from 9 pm of July 17 to July 31 mindnight.

  • July 16, 2020 / 08:44 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Goa LIVE Updates | North Goa District Magistrate issues an order restricting movement of people for all non-essential activities between 8 pm to 6 am with immediate effect till August 10.

  • July 16, 2020 / 08:37 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE Updates | West Bengal reported 1,690 new COVID-19 cases and 23 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total number of cases to 36,117 including 21,415 recoveries and 1,023 deaths. Discharge rate in the state stands at 59.29 percent.