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Aug 12, 2020 10:58 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Coronavirus India News highlights | Karnataka reports 7,883 fresh COVID-19 cases, 113 deaths

Coronavirus India News highlights: Total confirmed cases have risen to 22.68 lakh. India’s COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 69.8 percent.

Coronavirus India News LIVE Updates: Today is the 142nd day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 23,29,638 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 46,091 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 69.80 percent. 'Unlock 3.0' is underway.

Globally, there have been over 2.20 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 7.38 lakh people have died so far. Catch the latest updates here:
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  • August 12, 2020 10:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Puducherry LIVE Updates | Pondy CM announces total lockdown on every Tuesday

    Amid rising COVID-19 cases in the Union Territory of Puducherry, a total lockdown would be enforced every Tuesday to contain the spread of the virus.

    This was announced by Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Wednesday when the Union Territory registered its highest single-day spurt of 481 coronavirus cases and five deaths.

    The total lockdown would come into force from next Tuesday and is being implemented on an experimental basis, he told a virtual press conference after chairing a meeting of the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA).

    The lockdown would come into effectfrom 6 am on Tuesday to 6 am the next day.

  • August 12, 2020 10:27 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Russia LIVE Updates | Russia says medics to get anti-COVID shots in two weeks, some Russians wary

    Russia said on August 12, the first batch of the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine would be rolled out within two weeks and rejected the “groundless” safety concerns aired by some experts over Moscow’s rapid approval of the drug.

    The vaccine, called “Sputnik V” in homage to the world’s first satellite launched by the Soviet Union in 1957, has yet to complete its final trials and some scientists said they feared Moscow may be putting national prestige before safety.

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  • August 12, 2020 09:52 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Nagaland LIVE Updates | 87 new COVID-19 cases in Nagaland; tally rises to 3,118

    Nagaland on Wednesday reported 87 new COVID-19 cases while 129 people recovered from the virus in the state, an official of the Heath department said.

    With the 87 fresh cases, the state's COVID-19 tally has increased to 3,118 of which 1,991 are active cases as 1,113 people have recovered from the disease, eight have died and six have migrated to other states, the official said.

    Additional Director, Health and Family Welfare, Dr Denis Hangsing said 129 COVID-19 patients tested negative for the virus on Wednesday, taking the total number of recovered people to 1,113.

  • August 12, 2020 09:19 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Haryana LIVE Updates | State Govt: 797 fresh COVID-19 cases reported today, taking the total number of cases in the state to 44,024 including 6,827 active cases, 36,694 recovered/discharged cases and 503 deaths. Recovery rate in the state is 83.35 percent.

  • August 12, 2020 08:45 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE Updates | West Bengal reports 2,936 new COVID-19 cases and 54 deaths today. The total number of cases rises to 1,04,326 and the death toll is at 2,203. There are 26,003 active cases. 

  • August 12, 2020 08:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh LIVE Updates | Madhya Pradesh reports 870 new COVID-19 cases and 15 deaths today, taking the total number of cases to 41,604 including 1,048 deaths and 9,317 active cases. 

  • August 12, 2020 08:36 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE Updates | Mumbai reports 1,132 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 50 deaths. The recovery rate in Mumbai district now stands at 79 percent while the doubling rate is at 86 days.

  • August 12, 2020 08:13 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | State Health Dept: 12,712 new COVID-19 cases reported in Maharashtra taking the total number of cases in the State to 5,48,313 There are 1,47,513 active cases and the death toll is at 18,650. 13,408 people discharged today, total recoveries stand at 3,81,843. 

  • August 12, 2020 08:10 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Uttarakhand LIVE Updates | 439 new COVID-19 cases and 217 recovered cases reported in Uttarakhand today, taking the positive cases tally to 10,886, including 4,020 active cases, 6,687 recovered cases and 140 deaths so far.