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New Delhi Updated on: October 07, 2020 23:36 IST
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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 36 million, including more than 1,054,000 fatalities. More than 27,143,990 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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  • 11:30 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Assam: 1307 new COVID cases detected

    1307 new COVID cases detected out of 33,346 tests today in Assam. Total number of cases now at 1,90,209 including 1,55,074 discharges, 34,347 active cases and 785 deaths. 

  • 11:26 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Punjab CM reject 1-week ultimatum of Kisan Unions for holding special Assembly session

    Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has rejected the one-week ultimatum of the Kisan Unions for holding a special Assembly session to negate the Farm Laws, saying he will do what he feels is necessary for the interest of the farmers. 

  • 11:22 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    West Bengal reports 3,455 new COVID-19 cases, 3024 discharges, 58 deaths

    West Bengal reported 3,455 new COVID-19 cases, 3,024 discharges, and 58 deaths today. Total cases in the state rise to 2,80,504, including 2,46,767 discharges and 5,376 deaths. 

  • 11:21 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Maharashtra reports 14,578 new COVID-19 cases, 355 deaths, 16,715 discharges

    Maharashtra reported 14,578 new COVID-19 cases, 355 deaths and 16,715 discharges today. Total cases in the state rise to 14,80,489, including 39,072 deaths and 11,96,441 discharges. Active cases stand at 2,44,527. 

  • 11:20 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Karnataka reports 10,947 new COVID-19 cases, 9,832 discharges, 113 deaths

    Karnataka reported 10,947 new COVID-19 cases, 9,832 discharges and 113 deaths today, taking total cases to 6,68,652 including 5,42,906 discharges and 9,574 deaths. Number of active cases stands at 1,16,153. 

  • 8:21 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Haryana reports 1,283 COVID-19 cases, 1,555 discharges

    Haryana reported 1,283 COVID-19 cases, 1,555 discharges and 19 deaths today, taking total cases to 1,37,398 with 1,24,841 discharges, 1,528 deaths and 11,029 active cases. 

  • 8:20 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Punjab: 852 new COVID-19 cases, 33 deaths reported

    852 new COVID-19 cases and 33 deaths have been reported in Punjab today, taking the total number of cases to 1,20,860 including 11,563 active cases and 3,712 deaths. 

  • 8:19 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Andhra Pradesh: 5,120 new COVID19 cases, 34 deaths reported

    5,120 new COVID19 cases and 34 deaths reported in Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases in the state is now 7,34,427 including 49,513 active cases, 6,78,828 recoveries and 6,086 deaths so far. 

  • 8:18 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Tamil Nadu reports 5,447 new COVID-19 cases, 5,524 recoveries

    Tamil Nadu reported 5,447 new COVID-19 cases, 5,524 recoveries and 67 deaths today, taking total positive cases to 6,35,855, including 5,80,736 discharged cases, 9,984 deaths and 45,135 active cases. 

  • 7:24 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Chandigarh reports 127 new COVID-19 cases

    Chandigarh reported 127 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of cases to 12,820 including 1,448 active cases, 182 deaths, and 11,190 cured cases. 

  • 7:07 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Delhi reports 2,871 new COVID-19, 35 deaths

    Delhi reported 2,871 new COVID-19, 35 deaths and 3,370 recoveries/discharges/migrations in last 24 hours. Total cases in the state rise to 2,98,107, including 5,616 deaths and 2,70,305 recoveries/discharges/migrations. Active cases stand at 22,186. 

  • 7:06 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kerala Power Minister MM Mani tests positive for COVID-19

    Kerala Power Minister MM Mani announces on Facebook that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is admitted at Thiruvananthapuram Medical College Hospital.

  • 7:05 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rajasthan records 2,151 new COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths

    Rajasthan recorded 2,151 new COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths, 2,078 recoveries, and 2,068 discharges today. The total cases in the state rise to 1,50,467, including 1590 deaths, 1,27,526 recoveries and 1,26,476 discharges. 

  • 7:04 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jammu and Kashmir reports 621 new COVID-19 cases, 2,188 recoveries

    Jammu and Kashmir reported 621 new COVID-19 cases and 2,188 recoveries today, taking the total tally in the Union Territory to 81,097, including 67,684 recoveries and 1,282 deaths. Active cases stand at 12,131. 

  • 6:41 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kerala records 10,606 new COVID-19 positive cases

    Kerala recorded 10,606 new COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours. There are 92,161 active cases in the state and 1,60,253 people have recovered from the infection till date. 

  • 4:43 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Railway Board approves to zones for 39 new trains

    Railway Board gave approval to zones for 39 new trains. These services will be introduced as special services from an early convenient date. 

  • 4:28 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Nepal: 3,439 new COVID-19 cases reported

    3,439 new COVID-19 cases reported in Nepal in the last 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 94,253 cases, including 25,007 active cases, 68,668 recovered cases and 578 deaths. A total of 14,209 RT PCR tests were conducted in 24 hours. 

  • 4:25 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Phoolbagan metro station to be functional by Durga Puja: Piyush Goyal

    Union Minister Piyush Goyal said, "By December 2021, this 16.6 km East-West Corridor Metro Project will be completed. It will be beneficial for the people of Kolkata. As promised earlier to make Phoolbagan metro station functional by Durga Puja, we inaugurated the metro station on October 4."

  • 3:09 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Spoke to my friend President Vladimir Putin to greet him on his birthday today: PM Modi

    Spoke to my friend President Vladimir Putin to greet him on his birthday today. Appreciated his immense personal contribution to strengthening the Special & Privileged Strategic Partnership between India and Russia: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • 1:42 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Defamation suit filed by actor Richa Chadha against Payal Ghosh in Bombay High Court

    Defamation suit filed by actor Richa Chadha against Payal Ghosh in Bombay High Court, seeking Rs 1.1 Crores damages for allegedly making defamatory statements

  • 1:42 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Congress names TB Jayachandra and Kusuma H as party's candidates for by-elections

    Congress names TB Jayachandra and Kusuma H as party's candidates for by-elections to the legislative assembly constituencies of Sira and Rajarajeshwarinagar, respectively

  • 9:24 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India

    India's COVID-19 tally crosses the 67-lakh mark with a spike of 72,049 new cases and 986 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. Total case tally stands at 67,57,132 including 9,07,883 active cases, 57,44,694 cured/discharged/migrated cases & 1,04,555 deaths

  • 7:54 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga asanas to cure eye problems

    Yog guru Swami Ramdev reveals yoga asanas to cure eye problems | WATCH NOW 

  • 7:51 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Guitarist Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at the age of 65

    Guitarist Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at the age of 65

  • 7:50 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Two terrorists killed in encounter in Shopian

    Two terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces in Sugan area of Shopian; operation still underway. 

  • 7:42 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 35.3 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 35.3 million, including more than 1,041,000 fatalities. More than 26,614,000 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