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August 20, 2020 / 11:01 PM IST

Coronavirus India highlights: Maharashtra reports nearly 14,500 fresh COVID-19 cases, 326 deaths

Coronavirus India highlights: Total confirmed cases have risen to 28.3 lakh. India’s COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 73.9 percent.

Coronavirus India News LIVE Updates: Today is the 150th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 28,36,925 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 53,866 deaths. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh 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 73.9 percent.
'Unlock 3.0' is underway. Globally, there have been over 2.22 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 7.81 lakh people have died so far. Catch the latest updates here:
  • August 20, 2020 / 10:24 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Karnataka LIVE Updates | Karnataka to conduct state-level COVID-19 prevalence survey

    Karnataka government on Thursday said it will conduct a survey to estimate the prevalence of COVID-19 across the state and the proportion of people who have developed immunity.

    The survey, which will involve adults over the age of 18, will cover 38 units, including all districts of Karnataka and eight zones of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the state health department said in a release here.

    The state's COVID-19 tally stood at 2,56,975 while the death toll is 4,429 as of Thursday.

  • August 20, 2020 / 10:09 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Germany LIVE Updates | COVID-19 pandemic reignites German debate over four-day work week

    The coronavirus pandemic has reignited debate in Germany about cutting the working week to four days to help preserve jobs during and after the economic shock.

    But the idea remains highly controversial.

    Read more here.

  • August 20, 2020 / 09:55 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Rajasthan LIVE Updates | 1,330 COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths reported in Rajasthan today; 1227 recovered and 1127 discharged. The total positive cases in the state rise to 66,619 including 921 deaths, 51,190 recovered and 50,560 discharged. 

  • August 20, 2020 / 09:16 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE Updates | 1,275 new COVID-19 cases, 976 recoveries and 46 deaths reported in Mumbai today. Total number of positive cases increase to 1,32,817 in Mumbai, including 18,170 active cases, 1,0,7033 recovered cases and 7,311 deaths till date. 

  • August 20, 2020 / 08:46 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE Updates | 3,197 new COVID-19 cases, 3,126 recovered cases and 53 deaths reported in West Bengal today. Total number of COVID cases stands at 1,29,119 in the state, including 27,696 active cases, 98,789 discharged cases and 2,634 deaths so far.

  • August 20, 2020 / 08:37 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | 14,492 new COVID-19 cases, 12,243 recoveries and 326 deaths reported in Maharashtra today. Total number of COVID cases rises to 6,43,289 in the state, which includes 4,59,124 recovered cases, 1,62,491 active cases and 21,359 deaths till date. 

  • August 20, 2020 / 08:29 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Goa LIVE Updates | 350 new COVID-19 positive cases and 161 recovered cases reported in Goa today, taking the total number of cases in the state to 13,099, including 3,910 active cases, 9,063 recovered cases and 126 total death cases till date. 

  • August 20, 2020 / 07:57 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Karnataka LIVE Updates | 7,385 new COVID-19 cases, 6,231 recovered cases and 102 deaths reported in Karnataka in the last 24 hours. Total number of positive cases stands at 2,56,975 including 82,149 active cases, 1,70,381 recovered cases and 4,429 total deaths till date.

  • August 20, 2020 / 07:43 PM IST

    Coronavirus in J&K LIVE Updates | 683 new COVID-19 cases reported from Jammu and Kashmir today; 114 from Jammu division and 569 from Kashmir division, taking the total number of cases in the Union Territory to 30,717. The death toll is at 578. 

  • August 20, 2020 / 06:50 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Andhra Pradesh LIVE Updates | AP's COVID-19 graph rises with 9,393 new cases; tally reaches 3.25 lakh

    Belying the expectations of the health authorities, the COVID-19 graph of Andhra Pradesh continued its explosive spree as 9,393 more cases were added to push the overall tally further up to 3.25 lakh on Thursday.

    After Maharashtra, AP is the only state reporting a large number of Covid-19 cases daily, sometimes close to 10,000, over the past few days.

    The state health officials were initially hopeful that the infection positivity rate would be brought down below five percent by the end of July but later reset it to mid-August.

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