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Aug 31, 2020 / 11:01 pm

Coronavirus India News highlights: West Bengal reports nearly 3,000 fresh COVID-19 cases, 52 deaths

Coronavirus India highlights: Total confirmed cases have risen to 36.2 lakh. India’s COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 76.6 percent.

Coronavirus India News highlights: Today is the 161st day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 36,21,245 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 64,469 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 76.6 percent.

'Unlock 4.0' begins on September 1. Globally, there have been over 2.52 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 8.45 lakh people have died so far. Catch the latest updates here:

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  • August 31, 2020 / 10:25 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Chhattisgarh LIVE Updates | Chhattisgarh reports 1,103 new COVID-19 cases; 8 die

    Chhattisgarh's COVID-19 count rose to 31,195 on Monday with the addition of 1,103 new cases while the death toll climbed to 277 after eight patients, including three women, succumbed, a health official said.

    The day also saw the discharge of 686 people following their recovery from the infection, he said.

    The state has now 13,929 active cases, as 16,989 people have been discharged after recovery while 277 have died so far, he said.

  • August 31, 2020 / 10:06 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Delhi LIVE Updates | 1,358 fresh COVID-19 cases take Delhi's tally to over 1.74 lakh; death toll rises to 4,444

    Delhi recorded 1,358 fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the tally to over 1.74 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 4,444, authorities said.

    Eighteen fatalities have been recorded in the last 24 hours, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Delhi Health department.

  • August 31, 2020 / 09:58 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Rajasthan LIVE Updates |

    1,466 new COVID-19positive cases and 13 deaths reported in Rajasthan. Total number of cases now at 81693 including 13825 active cases,65619 discharges and 1056 deaths.

  • August 31, 2020 / 09:27 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE Updates |

    2,993 new COVID-19cases, 3,318 discharges and 52 deaths reported in West Bengal today. Total number of COVID cases stands at 1,62,778 in the state, including 25,280 active cases, 1,34,270 discharges and3,228 deaths so far.

  • August 31, 2020 / 09:12 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Goa LIVE Updates | 

    With 414 new COVID-19positive cases detected today, Goa's total case tally rises to 17,418 including 3,649 active cases, 13,577 recovered cases and 192 deaths.

  • August 31, 2020 / 08:50 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Ahmedabad LIVE Updates | Ahmedabad's COVID-19 tally rises to 31,519: three die

    The number of COVID-19 cases in Ahmedabad district rose to 31,519 on Monday with addition of 173 new patients, Gujarat health department said.

    With three deaths, the toll went up to 1,731 in the district, it said.

    A total of 128 patients were discharged in the day, taking the number of recoveries to 26,362, the health department said.

  • August 31, 2020 / 05:36 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh LIVE Updates | COVID-19: Over 5K fresh cases, 63 more deaths in UP

    The death toll due to coronavirus climbed to 3,486 inUttarPradesh with 63 fresh COVID-19 fatalities reported from the state, a senior official said on Monday.

    Additional Chief Secretary (Medicine and Health)AmitMohanPrasad said as many as 5,061 fresh cases have been reported from the state.The total count of COVID-19 cases in the state stands at 2,30,414 while the number of active cases stands at 54,788, he said.

    Till now, as many as 1,72,140 COVID-19 patients have recovered from the disease and have been discharged in the state, Prasad said.

  • August 31, 2020 / 05:06 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE Updates | Complete lockdown in Bengal on Sept 7, 11 and 12: Chief secy

    Complete lockdown will be imposed across West Bengal on September 7, 11 and 12 to contain the spread of COVID-19, Chief Secretary Rajiva Sinha said on Monday.

    The state government had earlier announced these dates for complete lockdown in September, but the Centre, in its Unlock 4 guidelines issued recently, had made it clear that states cannot enforce local lockdown without prior consultation.

  • August 31, 2020 / 04:18 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE Updates | 

    West Bengal government extends lockdown till September 30. Metro rail service to resume in graded manner with effect from September 8.

  • August 31, 2020 / 04:02 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Karnataka LIVE Updates | 

    Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar discharged from Suguna Hospital in Bengaluru after recovering from COVID-19: Hospital administration.