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May 15, 2020 / 10:59 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: India reports over 85,500 total cases, surpasses China's tally

Live updates of the novel coronavirus pandemic and its socio-economic impact. Total confirmed cases in India have risen to 81,970.

Today is the fifty-second day of India’s nationwide lockdown, meant to stop the novel coronavirus pandemic. Known COVID-19 cases in India stand at 81,970. The death toll in India due to the outbreak has reached 2,649.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the second tranche of the economic package’s details amounting to over Rs 3 lakh crore for migrant workers, farmers and other

segments of the economy to help them tide over the COVID-19 pandemic.

There have been over 44.4 lakh confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally. At least 3.02 lakh people have died so far. Catch the latest updates here:
  • May 15, 2020 / 10:56 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE updates: India's tally of total reported cases soars to 85,546, surpassing China's tally of 84,031, according to John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre.

  • May 15, 2020 / 10:52 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Delhi LIVE updates | CM Arvind Kejriwal in his letter to PM Modi: There should not be any relaxation in containment zones but economic activities should be resumed in other parts. This may lead to increase in COVID-19 cases, we have all arrangements in place to deal with it.

  • May 15, 2020 / 09:52 PM IST
  • May 15, 2020 / 09:38 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Rajasthan LIVE updates: With 213 new positive cases of COVID-19 reported in Rajasthan today, the total number of positive cases and deaths rise to 4,747 and 125 respectively. The number of recovered cases stand at 2,729 while there are 1,893 active cases in the state.

  • May 15, 2020 / 09:02 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE updates | PM Modi on economic timulus to Agriculture sector announced today: I welcome today’s measures announced by FM Nirmala Sitharaman. They'll help rural economy, our hardworking farmers, fishermen, animal husbandry and dairy sectors. I especially welcome reform initiatives in agriculture, which will boost income of farmers.

  • May 15, 2020 / 08:45 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE updates: Number of COVID-19 patients in Maharashtra rises to 29,100 with 1,576 new cases; 49 deaths take toll to 1,068

  • May 15, 2020 / 08:22 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE updates | BMC: Mumbai's coronavirus cases tally reaches 17,512 with 933 new patients, death toll in city rises to 655 with 34 deaths.

  • May 15, 2020 / 08:06 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE updates: Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai directs Mumbai Cricket Association to hand over Wankhede Stadium - which hosted the 2011 World Cup final - to be converted into a quarantine facility during the pandemic.

  • May 15, 2020 / 07:49 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu LIVE updates: Tamil Nadu Government has issued an order on reopening of Government-run TASMAC (liquor) shops from tomorrow from 10 am till 5 pm in the state, except Chennai, Thiruvallur, malls and containment zones.

    Tamil Nadu Govt has ordered that for sales at TASMAC (liquor) shops, the token system needs to be followed; only 500 tokens will be issued per day. All those who come to buy liquor must wear face-mask and follow social distancing norms. (ANI)

  • May 15, 2020 / 07:25 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE updates | Airports Authority of India: With the possibility of resumption of domestic flights soon, AAI has released some steps that must be followed so passengers are fully geared up while travelling. Wear a mask, carry a hand sanitizer, keep docs handy and register on Aarogya Setu App.

  • May 15, 2020 / 07:08 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu LIVE updates: 447 new cases of COVID-19 and 2 deaths have been reported in Tamil Nadu today, taking the total number of cases to 9,674 and deaths to 66. Number of active COVID-19 patients stands at 7,365. 

  • May 15, 2020 / 06:41 PM IST
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