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Breaking News: June 24, 2020 | As it happened

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 9.3 million, including more than 479,000 fatalities. More than 5,000,000 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates from India and across the world.

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New Delhi Updated on: June 24, 2020 23:40 IST
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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 9.3 million, including more than 479,000 fatalities. More than 5,000,000 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on 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. IndiaTvNews.com brings you the economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis that has resulted in job losses in millions and changing the way we work. Stay Home, Stay Safe and Stay Informed as our team of dedicated editors/reporters bring you the latest news on coronavirus.

 

 

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  • 10:14 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jharkhand: 18 more COVID-19 positive cases, 55 recovered cases reported

    18 more COVID-19 positive cases and 55 recovered cases reported in Jharkhand today. The total number of cases in the state is now at 2,219 including 632 active cases, 1,575 recovered/discharged, and 12 deaths.

  • 10:06 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rajasthan reports 10 deaths, 382 new COVID-19 positive cases

    Rajasthan reported 10 deaths and 382 new COVID-19 positive cases today. The total number of positive cases in the state stands at 16,009 including 3,023 active cases and 375 deaths.

  • 10:03 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Goa: 42 new positive cases reported

    42 new positive cases reported today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 951 including 660 active cases, 289 recovered and 2 deaths.

  • 10:02 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Haryana: 490 new COVID-19 positive cases reported

    490 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Haryana today, taking the total number of positive cases to 12,010. A total of 6925 people have recovered/discharged till date. The total death toll rises to 188.

  • 10:01 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttarakhand: Total number of COVID19 cases reaches 2,623

    The total number of COVID19 positive cases in Uttarakhand is now 2,623.

  • 9:59 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    West Bengal: 445 new COVID-19 positive cases, 11 deaths reported

    445 new COVID-19 positive cases and 11 deaths reported in West Bengal, in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases rises to 15,173 in the state including 9,702 discharged, 4,880 active cases, and 591 deaths.

  • 9:57 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Telangana records 891 new COVID19 cases

    Telangana recorded 891 new COVID19 cases today, taking the total number of cases in the state to 10,444.

  • 8:38 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Maharashtra: 208 deaths, 3,890 new cases of COVID-19 reported

    208 deaths and 3,890 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Maharashtra today, the total number of positive cases in the state is now 1,42,900, deaths 6,739.

  • 7:10 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    NIT Jalandhar develops apparatus to kill coronavirus

    An apparatus for ultraviolet sterilization of surfaces has been developed by Dr. BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology in Jalandhar to kill coronavirus, it was announced on Wednesday. Fitted with the ultraviolet radiation source, it can kill microorganisms of the likes of coronavirus and other bacteria.

  • 7:05 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Dharavi: 10 new COVID-19 positive cases reported

    10 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in the Dharavi area of Mumbai, taking the total number of cases in the area to 2,199 including 1,018 active patients, 1,100 recovered/discharged, and 81 deaths.

  • 7:01 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    ITBP: 4 new COVID-19 cases reported

    Four new cases of COVID-19 reported in Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) over the last 24 hours, active cases in the force now stand at 65, out of which 18 are in Delhi. The condition of all admitted is stable.

  • 6:55 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Tamil Nadu: 33 deaths, 2,865 new COVID-19 cases reported

    33 deaths and 2,865 new COVID-19 cases reported in Tamil Nadu today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 67,468, death toll 866.

  • 6:43 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Himachal Pradesh: Total COVID-19 cases reaches 778

    The number of COVID-19 cases reaches 778 in Himachal Pradesh out of which 318 cases are active. Six people have died due to the disease so far.

  • 6:40 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kerala: 152 new COVID-19 positive cases reported

    Highest single-day spike of 152 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Kerala today, this is for the sixth consecutive day that Kerala has recorded more than 100 cases per day. There are 3603 cases in the state of which 1691 are active cases. Of the 152 new COVID19 positive cases reported today, 98 have returned from abroad and 46 from other States. Out of the total cases reported in the state, 90 percent are those who returned from outside the State.

  • 6:10 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Delhi COVID-19 cases breach 70,000-mark

    COVID-19 cases breach 70,000-mark in Delhi with 3,788 new cases in the last 24 hours. The death toll at 2,365. Out of the total, 26,588 are active cases and 41,437 people have recovered.

  • 5:36 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Bihar CM Nitish Kumar visits Madhubani to review flood preparedness

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar visited Madhubani to review flood preparedness.

  • 5:07 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Maharashtra: 2 deaths, 185 new COVID-19 positive cases reported

    In the last 48 hours, 2 deaths and 185 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Maharashtra Police - the total number of positive cases rises to 4,288 including 998 active cases, 3,239 recoveries, and 51 deaths.

  • 5:03 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Puducherry reports 59 new positive cases of COVID-19

    Puducherry reported 59 new positive cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of cases to 461 including 176 recoveries and 9 deaths.

  • 5:01 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttarakhand reports 33 new cases of COVID-19

    Uttarakhand reported 33 new cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of active cases to 863. The number of deaths due to the disease stands at 35.

  • 4:58 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Chandigarh: Total COVID-19 positive cases stands at 420, 6 deaths

    The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Chandigarh stands at 420, 6 deaths.

  • 3:30 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Union Cabinet addresses the media

    Union Cabinet on Wednesday addressed the media over various issues currently faced in the country. Here are some highlights:

    • Union Cabinet approves a declaration of Kushinagar Airport in Uttar Pradesh as an International Airport.
    • Union Cabinet approves the extension of tenure of the Commission constituted under Article 340 of the constitution to examine the issue of sub-categorization within Other Backward Classes, by 6 months - upto 31.1.2021
    • Govt banks, including 1482 urban cooperative banks and 58 multi-state cooperative banks, are now being brought under supervisory powers of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), RBI's powers as they apply to scheduled banks will apply for cooperative banks as well.
    • The decision to bring 1,540 cooperative banks under RBI's supervision will give an assurance to more than 8.6 crore depositors in these banks that their money amounting to Rs 4.84 lakh crore will stay safe.
    • Union Cabinet has approved a scheme for interest subvention of 2% to Shishu loan category borrowers under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, outstanding as on 31st March 2020, for a period of 12 months to eligible borrowers.
    • Union Cabinet approves the establishment of the Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund. The government will provide 3% interest subvention to eligible beneficiaries.
  • 7:52 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga guru explains how coronil can help cure COVID-19 in 7 days

  • 7:47 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Croatian PM refuses to self-isolate after brief encounter with Djokovic

    Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said he would not self-isolate following his brief encounter with Novak Djokovic, the men’s world number one tennis player who tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. In a statement, the Croatian Public Health Institute said Plenkovic did not have to self-isolate as the risk of infection was low because he only briefly met Djokovic and was not in close contact with him. Three other players who played in Djokovic’s Adria Tour exhibition tournament in the Balkan region have also tested positive.

     

  • 7:44 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Latin America and Caribbean pass 1,00,000 COVID-19 deaths

    Latin America and the Caribbean pass 1,00,000 COVID-19 deaths

  • 7:07 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    COVID-19 Morning Brief: Over 5 million people recover after contracting coronavirus

    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,  Sidhant Mamtany and Rashi Hardaha. You can get in touch with us directly on twitter​​ ​​@sushmitapanda@himaanshus@ShashBhandari​ @vani_mehrotra​ @priyajais@SidMamtany, 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  9.3 million, including more than 479,000 fatalities. More than 5,000,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Deaths by country:

    • United States- 123,473
    • Brazil- 52,771
    • Italy- 8,359
    • Spain- 28,325
    • France- 29,720
    • United Kingdom- 42,924
    • Belgium - 9,713

    Coronavirus in India: Total COVID-19 positive cases cross 440,000-mark
    Coronavirus Death Toll in India: As of Monday evening, the death toll stood at 14,011

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