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New Delhi Updated on: October 04, 2020 23:38 IST
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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 35.1 million, including more than 1,037,000 fatalities. More than 26,121,990 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on the coronavirus pandemic as it continues to pose a challenge for health workers and scientists who are in a race against time to produce a vaccine/medicine. 

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  • 11:07 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Andaman and Nicobar: 16 new COVID-19 cases reported

    16 new COVID-19 cases reported in Andaman and Nicobar, taking the total number of cases to 3,884; death toll stands at 53. Total 3,649 patients have recovered so far and there are 182 active cases. 

  • 11:07 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Arunachal Pradesh: 126 new COVID-19 cases, 190 discharges reported

    126 new COVID-19 cases and 190 discharges reported in the state today, taking total cases to 10,548 including 7,577 recoveries and 18 deaths. The number of active cases stands at 2,953. 

  • 11:05 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Sikkim: 43 new cases of COVID-19 reported

    43 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Sikkim in the past 24 hours. Two more deaths reported, taking the death toll to 45. 

  • 9:59 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mumbai records 2,109 new COVID-19 cases, 48 deaths

    Mumbai recorded 2,109 new COVID-19 cases and 48 deaths today, taking the number of active cases to 28,904 and death toll to 9,105. 

  • 9:33 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Gujarat reports 1,302 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths

    Gujarat reported 1,302 new COVID-19 cases and 9 deaths today. Total cases in the state rise to 1,42,700, including 1,22,365 discharges and 3,499 deaths. 

  • 9:31 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Himachal Pradesh records 156 new COVID-19 positive cases

    Himachal Pradesh recorded 156 new COVID-19 positive cases today, taking the total cases in the state to 15,851 including 3,273 active cases, 12,341 recoveries and 212 deaths. 

  • 9:30 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Maharashtra reports 13,702 new COVID-19 cases, 326 deaths, 15,048 discharges

    Maharashtra reported 13,702 new COVID-19 cases, 326 deaths and 15,048 discharges today. Total cases in the state rise to 14,43,409, including 38,084 deaths and 11,49,603 discharges. Active cases stand at 2,55,281. 

  • 9:29 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Madhya Pradesh: 35 deaths, 1,720 fresh COVID-19 cases reported

    35 deaths and 1,720 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Madhya Pradesh today. The total number of positive cases in the state is now 1,35,638 including 19,372 active cases, 1,13,832 recoveries and 2,120 deaths. 

  • 9:27 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Gujarat reports 1,302 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths

    Gujarat reported 1,302 new COVID-19 cases and 9 deaths today. Total cases in the state rise to 1,42,700, including 1,22,365 discharges and 3,499 deaths. 

  • 9:22 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    West Bengal records 3,357 new coronavirus cases, 2,986 recoveries, 62 deaths

    West Bengal recorded 3,357 new coronavirus cases, 2,986 recoveries and 62 deaths today, taking total cases to 2,70,331 including 2,37,698  recoveries, 5,194 deaths and 27,439 active cases. 

  • 9:22 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Delhi reports 2,683 new COVID-19 cases, 3,126 recoveries, 38 deaths

    Delhi reported 2,683 new COVID-19 cases, 3,126 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 38 deaths today. Total number of cases rise to 2,90,613 including 2,60,350 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 5,510 deaths. Active cases stand at 24,753. 

  • 9:21 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jammu and Kashmir LG Manoj Sinha inaugurates development projects in Kulgam's Asthal village

    Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated several development projects in Asthal village of Kulgam district under ‘Back To Village’ (B2V) program, earlier today. He said, "No wrongs should be done to anyone including security personnel. I feel sad, in last 2 months many security personnel passed away but no political stalwart said anything about it. I appeal the youth to join the mainstream, there will be no lack of opportunities."

  • 7:10 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rajasthan: 2,184 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths reported

    2,184 new COVID-19 cases and 15 deaths reported in Rajasthan today. The total number of positive cases rises to 1,44,030 including 21,154 active cases, and 1,545 deaths. 

  • 7:09 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Manipur: 206 new COVID-19 cases, 124 recoveries, 3 deaths reported

    206 new COVID-19 cases, 124 recoveries and 3 deaths reported in Manipur today. Total positive cases now at 11,855, including 2,576 active cases, 9,205 recoveries and 74 deaths till date. Recovery rate is 77.64 %

  • 7:09 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Chandigarh reports 85 new COVID-19 cases

    Chandigarh reports 85 new COVID19 cases, taking the total number of cases to 12,445 including 1,673 active cases, 174 deaths and 10,598 cured cases. 

  • 7:08 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jammu and Kashmir reports 878 new COVID-19 cases, 1,053 recoveries

    Jammu and Kashmir reported 878 new COVID-19 cases and 1,053 recoveries today, taking the total tally in the Union Territory to 79,106, including 62,404 recoveries and 1,242 deaths. Active cases stand at 15,460. 

  • 6:46 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kerala records 8,553 new COVID-19 positive cases

    Kerala recorded 8,553 new COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours. There are 84,497 active cases in the state and 1,44,471 people have recovered from the infection till date. 

  • 6:46 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Tamil Nadu reports 5,489 new COVID-19 cases, 5,558 recoveries, 66 deaths

    Tamil Nadu reported 5,489 new COVID-19 cases, 5,558  recoveries and 66 deaths today, taking total positive cases to 6,19,996, including 5,64,092 discharged cases, 9,784 deaths and 46,120 active cases. 

  • 6:45 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Andhra Pradesh reports 6,242 new COVID-19 cases

    Andhra Pradesh reported 6,242 new COVID-19 cases, 7,084 recoveries and 40 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total positive cases to 7,19,256, including 6,58,875 recoveries, 54,400 active cases and 5,981 deaths. 

  • 5:59 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Shooter Shreyasi Singh joins Bharatiya Janata Party

    Shooter Shreyasi Singh, daughter of former union minister late Digvijay Singh, joins Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of party leader Bhupendra Yadav.

  • 5:18 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mizoram reports 19 new recovered COVID-19 cases

    Mizoram reported 19 new recovered COVID-19 cases today. The total positive cases rise to 2,120, including 1,791 discharges, 329 active cases and no COVID death till date in the state. 

  • 3:57 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttar Pradesh: Recovery rate stands at 87.35%

    5,226 recoveries reported in the last 24 hours in Uttar Pradesh. There are total 46,385 active cases, while 3,62,052 have recovered. The recovery rate stands at 87.35%. The death toll stands at 6,029 now. 

  • 3:55 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    ACS Home, ADG Law and Order interact with Balrampur gangrape victim's family

    ACS Home Avnish K Awasthi and ADG Law and Order Prashant Kumar interact with the family members of the alleged gangrape victim in Balrampur. A 22-year-old woman died after she was allegedly gangraped in the district on September 29. The accused has been arrested.

  • 3:54 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    ECI appoints Madhu Mahajan, BR Balakrishnan as Special Expenditure Observers for Bihar Assembly Elections

    Election Commission of India appoints Madhu Mahajan, and BR Balakrishnan, as Special Expenditure Observers for General Election to Legislative Assembly of Bihar, 2020. 

  • 3:52 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    144 Maharashtra police personnel test positive for COVID-19

    144 police personnel tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 24,023 in the force including 21,030 recoveries, 2,743 active cases and 250 deaths. 

  • 1:31 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Prices of vegetables rise in Bengaluru

    Prices of vegetables rise in Bengaluru. A vegetable seller says, "We are selling locally grown vegetables. Rainfall has hampered the supply chain, therefore the prices have risen. Customers are hesitating in buying which is affecting our sales."

  • 1:03 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal participates in '10 hafte 10 baje 10 minute'

    Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal participates in '10 hafte 10 baje 10 minute' - an awareness campaign on dengue.

  • 10:54 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Where are protests happening in India other than in Punjab?: Union Minister Javadekar

    Where are protests happening in India other than in Punjab? That too is happening because of their government otherwise it has ended everywhere. In reality, farmers have welcomed the farm Bills: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar in Goa

    PM Modi has a bigger thought for the nation. Due to GST we got One nation, One tax, with farm Bills we'll get One nation, One market, National Testing will give us One nation, One exam and we have announced One nation, One ration card too: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar in Goa

  • 10:52 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Meeting over Bihar Elections is underway

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrives at the residence of BJP national president JP Nadda. A meeting over Bihar Elections is underway here.

  • 10:01 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India

    India's #COVID19 tally crosses 65-lakh mark with a spike of 75,829 new cases & 940 deaths reported in last 24 hours. Total case tally stands at 65,49,374 including 9,37,625 active cases, 55,09,967 cured/discharged/migrated cases & 1,01,782 deaths: Union Health Ministry

  • 8:02 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Delhi Air Quality updates

    Air Quality Index (AQI) at 207 in Wazirpur, at 226 in Jahangirpuri and at 221 in DTU area; all three in 'poor' category, according to Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) data.

  • 7:56 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga asanas for liver problems

    Yog Guru Swami Ramdev reveals yoga asanas to cure liver problem | WATCH NOW 

  • 7:53 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    India has scaled up its testing capacity from one in January to more than 7.7 cr in October: Health Ministry

    India has scaled up its testing capacity from one in January to more than 7.7 cr in October. With progressively falling positivity rate, testing has worked as an effective tool to limit the spread of COVID19 infection: Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

  • 7:28 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    I feel much better now, says US President Trump

    I feel much better now. We are working hard to get me all the way back. I have to be back because we still have to make America great again: US President Donald Trump at Walter Reed Hospital

  • 7:27 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 35.1 million, death toll crosses 1 million

    Hello and welcome to today's live coverage of coronavirus news in India and across the world, with me, Sushmita Panda and my colleagues  Himanshu Shekhar, Shashwat  Bhandari, Vani Mehrotra, Priya Jaiswal, and Rashi Hardaha. You can get in touch with us directly on Twitter @sushmitapanda, @himaanshus, @ShashBhandari​ @vani_mehrotra​ @priyajais, and  @rashihardaha for news, tips, photos, questions and comments. Stay tuned to Indiatvnews.com (@indiatvnews) for all the latest updates on what's happening around the world. 

    Here's a quick overview: 

    The total number of global cases has surpassed 35.1 million, including more than 1,037,000 fatalities. More than 26,121,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    • USA 7,406,146
    • India 6,223,519
    • Brazil 4,780,317
    • Russia 1,167,805
    • Colombia 824,042
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