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September 08, 2020 / 08:27 PM IST

Coronavirus India News Highlights | Unlock 4.0: Health Ministry issues SOP for partial reopening of schools for 9th-12th class students on voluntary basis

Coronavirus India News Highlights: Total confirmed cases have risen to 42.80 lakh. India’s COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 77.65 percent.

Coronavirus India News Highlights: Today is the 169th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 42,80,422 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 72,775 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 77.65 percent. 'Unlock 4.0' is underway. Globally, there have been over 2.72 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 8.90 lakh people have died so far. Catch the latest updates here:
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  • September 08, 2020 / 08:25 PM IST
  • September 08, 2020 / 08:25 PM IST

    Coronavirus India LIVE Updates | Health Ministry issues SOP for partial reopening of schools for 9th-12th class students on voluntary basis

  • September 08, 2020 / 08:18 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Haryana LIVE Updates | State Health Department: Haryana reports 2,286 new COVID-19 cases and 25 deaths today, taking the total number of cases to 81,059 including 854 deaths. There are 16,890 active cases.

  • September 08, 2020 / 08:09 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh LIVE Updates | State Health Department: 1,864 new COVID-19 cases and 20 deaths reported in Madhya Pradesh today. Total cases now at 77,323 including 1,609 deaths and 17,205 active cases.

  • September 08, 2020 / 08:08 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Punjab LIVE Udpates | Government of Punjab: 1,964 new COVID-19 cases reported, 67 deaths and 2307 discharges today. The total cases in the state rise to 67,547, including 1990 deaths and 49,327 cured.

  • September 08, 2020 / 08:07 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Chandigarh LIVE Updates | Health Department: 377 new COVID-19 cases, 226 discharges and 1 death reported in Chandigarh today. Total number of cases now at 6372 including 2334 active cases, 3960 discharges and 75 deaths.

  • September 08, 2020 / 07:38 PM IST

    Coronavirus India LIVE Updates  | Tata Starbucks introduces app-based order, payment facility

    Tata Starbucks on Tuesday said it has introduced mobile app-based order and payment facility for customers to make convenient and contactless transactions. With this new feature, a customer can now order and make payment using the Starbucks India mobile application and pick up beverages from a nearby store, the company said in a statement.

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  • September 08, 2020 / 07:36 PM IST
  • September 08, 2020 / 07:33 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's staff donate plasma, blood for COVID-19 patients

    Over 140 persons, including staff and officers of Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's office, on Tuesday donated their plasma and blood at Raj Bhavan here to help COVID-19 patients, an official said. As per a release issued by the Governor's office, Sir JJ Group of Hospitals organised a donation camp, in which employees of the Raj Bhavan, including those who had recovered from coronavirus, and their family members participated. Staff and officers of Raj Bhavan who had recovered from coronavirus in the recent weeks turned "Covid warriors" by lining up for blood and plasma donation at the camp, the official communication stated.official communication stated. (PTI)

  • September 08, 2020 / 07:26 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | COVID-19 vaccine: Russia seeks India's help in manufacturing, conducting Phase-3 trials, says NITI Aayog's VK Paul

    Russia has approached India to consider manufacturing its COVID-19 vaccine through the network of Indian companies and assist in phase-3 studies in India, Dr VK Paul, Member of NITI Aayog (Health), said. "The vaccine developed by Russia has been under consideration of the country. The Government of Russia approached our government and sought help on two counts- to consider its manufacturing through our network of companies, and phase-3 studies in India," said Paul, reported ANI.

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  • September 08, 2020 / 07:23 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Andhra Pradesh | State COVID-19 nodal officer: 10,601 new COVID-19 positive cases and 73 deaths reported in Andhra Pradesh today. Total number of cases now at 5,17,094 including 96,769 active cases, 4,15,765 recoveries and 4,560 deaths.