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September 30, 2020 / 10:02 PM IST

Coronavirus India News Highlights: Nitin Gadkari recovers from COVID-19; India’s active cases constitute 15.11% of total caseloads

Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: Total confirmed cases have risen to 62.2 lakh. India’s COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 83.3 percent.

Coronavirus India News LIVE Updates: Today is the 191st day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 62,25,763 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 97,497 deaths. Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have reported the highest number of cases. However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Yet, India’s recovery rate continues to rise and now stands at 83.3 percent.
'Unlock 4.0' is underway. Globally, there have been over 3.33 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 10 lakh people have died so far. Catch the latest updates here:
  • September 30, 2020 / 09:32 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Swimming pools permitted with regulations 
    Swimming pools being used for training of sportspersons will be permitted to open, for which the SOPs will be issued by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MoYA&S). 
    Read here to have all your Unlock 5.0 questions answered. 

  • September 30, 2020 / 09:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Unlock 5.0: States and UTs given flexibility to allow Schools and colleges to function
    For re-opening of schools and coaching institutions, State/ UT Governments have been given the flexibility to take a decision after 15th October 2020, in a graded manner.  The decision shall be taken in consultation with the respective school/ institution management, based on their assessment of the situation, Minstry of Home Affairs (MHA) said in a press release. 

  • September 30, 2020 / 09:01 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Unlock 5.0 guidelines updated, more flexibility for schools 
    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), on September 30, announced the Unlock 5.0 guidelines, further relaxing curbs on activities outside of containment zones. Read here for a list of what's allowed and what's not allowed under these guidelines. 

  • September 30, 2020 / 08:32 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Unlock 5.0 guidelines, cinemas to reopen 
    According to guidelines issued by the MHA, cinemas and other such public places to resume operations with 50 percent capacity from October 15. 
    Read the full details here. 

  • September 30, 2020 / 08:16 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Maharastra issues guidelines for Unlock 5.0 
    Maharastra government announced guidelines for Unlock 5.0. Cinemas and Multiplexes continue to remain closed, along with schools and colleges. 
    Read here for the full details. 

  • September 30, 2020 / 07:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Gujarat LIVE Updates | State Health Department: Gujarat's COVID-19 tally rises to 1,37,394 with 1,390 new cases; 11 deaths take toll to 3,453.

  • September 30, 2020 / 07:37 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE Updates | BMC: BMC hospitals & COVID centres won't face any scarcity of Remdesivir injections as 72,000 Remdesivir injection vials for all of its hospitals & other COVID facilities, have been ordered. 10,000 vials received.

  • September 30, 2020 / 07:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Sharp Corporation develops Plasmacluster technology device to reduce the risk of coronavirus infection

    Electronics goods maker Sharp Corporation has developed a device equipped with Plasmacluster technology that it claims has shown, in a research test, ability to reduce the infectious titer of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) by more than 90 percent. The product could be used in hospitals, malls, theatres, offices as well as homes. India has reported a total of 62,25,764 COVID-19 positive cases. A total of 97,497 people have lost their lives to COVID-19 in India so far.

    Read more here

  • September 30, 2020 / 07:19 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Why 'namaste' has become the perfect coronavirus pandemic greeting

    Hands over the heart in prayer pose. A little bow of the head. A gesture of respect. An acknowledgment of our shared humanity. And no touching. As people the world over are choosing to ditch the handshakes and hugs for fear of contracting the coronavirus, namaste is becoming the perfect pandemic greeting.

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  • September 30, 2020 / 07:18 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | WHO chief Ghebreyesus urges more countries to join COVAX as death toll exceeds 1 million

    One million people are confirmed to have lost their lives to COVID-19, but "the real number is certainly higher", World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a high-level United Nations event on September 30. Tedros, addressing the New York event from Geneva, said that 167 countries have now joined the WHO-led COVAX global vaccines facility, representing 70 percent of the world's population, adding: "And the list is growing every day".

    Read more here

  • September 30, 2020 / 07:16 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir | Government of Jammu and Kashmir: Jammu and Kashmir reports 975 new COVID-19 cases and 1,355 recoveries today, taking the total tally in the Union Territory to 75,070, including 56,872 recoveries and 1,181 deaths. Active cases stand at 17,017.

  • September 30, 2020 / 07:04 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Rajasthan LIVE Updates | State Health Department: 2173 new COVID-19 cases & 15 deaths reported in Rajasthan today. The total number of positive cases rise to 1,35,292, including 20,581 active cases, and 1,486 deaths.

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