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November 19, 2020 / 11:31 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: Night curfew imposed in Ahmedabad from November 20 as COVID-19 cases spike

Coronavirus News Highlights: Total COVID-19 cases in India have risen above 89 lakh. There are 4,43,303 active cases in the country.

Coronavirus News Highlights: Today is the 241st day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 89,58,483 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 1,31,578 deaths. A total of 83,83,602 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far. There are 4,43,303 active cases in the country as of date, which comprises 4.95 percent of the total
caseload, the data stated. Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka have reported the highest number of cases. However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Yet, India’s recovery rate continues to rise and now stands at 93.58 percent. 'Unlock 6.0' is underway. Globally, more than 5.61 crore people have been infected by the coronavirus and 13.46 lakh have died so far. Stay tuned to this LIVE blog for all the latest updates:
  • November 19, 2020 / 10:59 PM IST

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  • November 19, 2020 / 10:49 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Union Minister D V Sadananda Gowda tests positive for COVID-19

    Union Minister for Chemical and Fertilisers D V Sadananda Gowda on Thursday said he has tested positive for COVID-19. "After initial symptoms of COVID-19, I got myself tested and the report came out positive. I have isolated myself," the Union Minister tweeted on November 19.

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  • November 19, 2020 / 10:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | 2,212 fresh COVID cases, 20 more deaths in Haryana

    Haryana on November 19 reported 2,212 fresh COVID-19 cases, pushing the caseload to 2,09,251, while 20 more fatalities took the death toll to 2,113.
    Of the fresh deaths, four were from Hisar, three each from hardest-hit Gurgaon and Faridabad, two each from Rewari, Sirsa and Bhiwani, while one death each was reported from Jind, Kurukshetra, Panchkula and Ambala, according to the state health department''s daily bulletin. (PTI)

  • November 19, 2020 / 10:13 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Delhi's COVID-19 cases cross 5 lakh mark, death toll stands at 8,041 

    Delhi reported 7,546 fresh cases of COVID-19 further pushing the total tally to over 5,01,000 lakh on November 19. The death toll in the national capital currently stands at 8,041 with 98 more fatalities.

  • November 19, 2020 / 10:07 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Over 3 million Indians returned from abroad under ''Vande Bharat'' mission: MEA

    Over three million Indians have returned from abroad after the government launched the ''Vande Bharat'' evacuation mission on May 7 in view of the coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of External Affairs said on November 19. MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said phase eight of the mission, made operational from November 1, was ongoing.

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  • November 19, 2020 / 09:47 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Salman Khan, family members test negative for COVID-19

    Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and his family members have tested negative for the novel coronavirus, after their staff members were diagnosed with the disease, a source close to the family on November 19 said.
    Khan and his kin were in isolation after their driver and two household staff members were diagnosed with COVID-19 last week, the insider added.

  • November 19, 2020 / 09:46 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | HC raps Delhi govt on "deteriorating" COVID-19 situation; you were shaken out of slumber, turned turtle after questions

    The Delhi High Court on November 19 rapped the AAP government over the surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths in the national capital, saying it was shaken out of slumber and turned turtle after some questions by the court on its preparedness to tackle the "deteriorating" situation this month.

  • November 19, 2020 / 09:28 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE Updates | Mumbai reports 924 new COVID-19 cases, 1,192 recoveries/discharges and 12 deaths today. Total cases here rise to 2,72,449, including 2,49,903 recoveries/discharges and 10,624 deaths. Active cases stand at 8,474.

  • November 19, 2020 / 09:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Delhi government orders 90 private hospitals to reserve 60% of their beds for COVID-19 treatment

    The Delhi government on November 19 ordered over 90 private hospitals to reserve 60 percent of their capacity for treatment of COVID-19 patients, with Health Minister Satyendar Jain stating that this will increase 2,644 beds in private hospitals for the treatment of the coronavirus disease.

    The move comes amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in the national capital.

    Read more here.

  • November 19, 2020 / 09:14 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Haryana LIVE Updates | Haryana reports 2,212 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total tally in the state to 2,09,251 A total of 1,87,559 discharged so far after recovering from the infection, death toll 2,113 Active cases stand at 19,579. 

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  • November 19, 2020 / 08:02 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates |​ Delhi govt orders 42 private hospitals to reserve 80% beds for COVID-19 patients

  • November 19, 2020 / 07:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Gujarat LIVE Updates | Night curfew in Ahmedabad from Friday as COVID-19 cases spike

    A night curfew will be imposed in Ahmedabad city of Gujarat from November 20 to control the spread of coronavirus, a top government official said on November 19.

    The curfew will be in force between 9 pm and 6 am from November 20 (Friday) and remain in operation till further orders, he said.

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