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June 22, 2020 / 11:00 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: Total number of COVID-19 positive cases worldwide crosses 9 million-mark

Coronavirus News LIVE: Total confirmed cases in India have risen to 4.25 lakh. India's recovery rate has risen to around 55.8 percent.

Coronavirus India News LIVE Updates: Today is the ninetieth day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, meant to curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. India has so far recorded 4,25,282 lakh cases, which includes 13,254 deaths. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Gujarat have reported the highest number of cases. However, the recovery rate is rising and now stands at around 55.8 percent. A

number of activities have been allowed to resume in a phased manner this month as part of 'Unlock 1.0' plan.

Globally, there have been over 89.6 lakh confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 4.6 lakh people have died so far. Catch the LIVE updates here:
  • June 22, 2020 / 10:58 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE updates: Total number of COVID-19 positive cases worldwide have crossed the 9 million-mark, as per Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Research Centre. 

  • June 22, 2020 / 10:42 PM IST

    Remdesiver, Favipiravir antiviral drugs 'no game changers' in COVID fight, say medical experts

    With pharmaceutical companies launching generic versions of Remdesivir and Favipiravir for COVID-19 treatment, medical experts on Monday said it was a "positive development" in the fight against the pandemic, but cautioned against regarding the antiviral drugs as "game changers".

    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has launched the antiviral drug Favipiravir, under the brand name FabiFlu, for the treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 cases, while Cipla and Hetero have received approvals from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) to launch Remdesivir under the brand names Cipremi and Covifor respectively.

    Cipla Ltd on Sunday announced the launch of Cipremi.

    Dr Sanjay Rai, Professor at the Centre for Community Medicine, AIIMS Delhi, said till date no effective treatment or vaccine to combat coronavirus has been found.

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  • June 22, 2020 / 09:56 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Delhi LIVE updates: Delhi records 2,909 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the tally to over 62K; death toll rises to 2,233. 

  • June 22, 2020 / 09:50 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE updates | BMC: 1128 fresh COVID-19 positive cases and 20 deaths have been reported in Mumbai today. Total number of positive cases rise to 67,635 including 34,119 recovered/discharged cases, 29,781 active cases and 3,735 deaths

  • June 22, 2020 / 09:37 PM IST
  • June 22, 2020 / 09:21 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE updates: Number of COVID-19 positive cases worldwide tops 9 million, as per AFP tally

  • June 22, 2020 / 09:07 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE updates: Maharashtra reports 3,721 fresh cases today, taking the total number of cases in the state to 1,35,796. The state has also reported 62 deaths today.

  • June 22, 2020 / 08:38 PM IST
  • June 22, 2020 / 08:22 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Goa LIVE updates: 46 samples tested positive for COVID-19 in Goa today. Total number of cases stands at 864 including 711 active cases, one death and 152 recovered cases

  • June 22, 2020 / 08:10 PM IST

    Air India pilot tests positive for COVID-19 after landing flight in Sydney from Delhi

    An Air India pilot was found COVID-19 positive after landing a flight in Sydney from Delhi, senior airline officials said on Monday. The pilot tested positive on Saturday.

    "The pilot was tested on June 16 and was found negative. That is why, as per the rules, he was rostered for the Delhi-Sydney flight of June 20. Before the flight, his sample was taken again. He was found positive after landing the flight in Sydney," officials said.

    The pilot and his two cockpit crew have been put in quarantine in Sydney, they said, adding the cabin crew or passengers have not been quarantined as they did not get in touch with the pilot.

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  • June 22, 2020 / 07:52 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu LIVE updates: Lockdown will remain in force in Madurai Corporation limits between June 24 and June 30

  • June 22, 2020 / 07:47 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu LIVE updates: TN CM K Palaniswami has tested negative for coronavirus, Health Minister C Vijayabaskar has said.