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Coronavirus updates May 26, 2020 | As it happened

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 5.5 million, including more than 347,000 fatalities. More than 2,365,000 patients are reported to have recovered. Check out how things unfolded on May 26, 2020.

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New Delhi Updated on: May 27, 2020 1:42 IST

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 5.5 million, including more than 347,000 fatalities. More than 2,365,000 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 Check out how things unfolded on May 26, 2020 

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  • 10:14 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Coronavirus in Gurugram: Latest update

    Fresh cases detected: 33
    Total positive cases: 317
    Number of active cases: 134

  • 9:16 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Coronavirus in Ghaziabad: Latest update

    Fresh cases registered: 4
    Total positive cases: 235
    Number of active cases: 35
    Number of hotspots in district: 19

  • 9:10 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Coronavirus in Mumbai: Latest update

    Fresh cases: 1002
    Total positive cases: 32,791
    Deaths in last 24 hours: 39
    Total death toll: 1065

  • 8:15 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir: Latest update

    Fresh cases: 91
    Total number of active cases: 902
    Cases in Jammu: 54
    Cases in Kashmir: 37

  • 7:19 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Parts of Narela in New Delhi declared coronavirus containment zones

    Lane numbers 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 5A and 5B Swatantra Nagar have been declared containment zones after 6 positive coronavirus cases were found.

     

  • 7:09 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Coronavirus in West Bengal: Latest update

    Total number of cases: 4009
    Fresh cases: 193
    Total discharged: 1486
    Deaths: 211
    Active cases: 2240

  • 7:04 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Coronavirus among CRPF ranks: Latest update

    Total number of cases: 369
    Number of active cases: 141
    Death toll: 2
    Number of recoveries: 226
    Fresh case: 1

  • 7:01 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Coronavirus in Kerala: 67 new cases found

    Total number of cases: 964
    Active cases: 415
    New cases: 67

  • 3:18 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Munger DM Rajesh Meena LIVE on India TV

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Munger DM Rajesh Meena LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • Migrants coming from Big cities are more likely to test COVID-19 positive as compared to those coming from red zones. 
    • Please coming from red zones are quarantined in institutions and those coming from non-red zones are home quarantined. 
    • We have 135 quarantine centre in which more than 10,000 people are living.
    • We make sure that we take care of the migrants properly. We are giving them proper balanced food. 
    • I appeal to the people to maintain social distancing, wear masks and take proper safety measures. 
    • All the collected samples are sent to Patna for testing. 
  • 3:06 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Indore DM Manish Singh LIVE on India TV

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Indore DM Manish Singh LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • A large number of coronavirus cases are reported because we are conducting massive testing. Right now, the situation is under control. 
    • Massive cases were reported in April.
  • 2:35 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Rajasthan

    Rajasthan detects 176 new COVID-19 positive cases and 1 death till 2 pm today; taking the total number of cases to 7476 and death toll rises to 168.

  • 2:24 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Ghaziabad SSP Kalanidhi Nethani LIVE on India TV

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Ghaziabad SSP Kalanidhi Nethani LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • We have deployed police officials throughout the district to monitor that people are following guidelines. 
    • We need to ensure that our officials are safe too. 
    • We are conducting aggressive testing. 
    • We are taking every possible measure to contain the spreading of coronavirus. 
  • 2:14 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar LIVE on India TV

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • So far, more than 10, 000 people have recovered from coronavirus infections. 
    • We are systematically following the guidelines of WHO and ICMR yet people are we are not working. 
    • People should coorperative by the following the guidelines. 
    • People hide their travel histories, medical history and then they die. 
    • Nagpur people follow rules and in Mumbai people are listening. 
    • The number of coronavirus cases will go down only if people will listen. 
  • 1:53 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Srinagar Deputy Commissioner Shahid Chaudhary LIVE on India TV

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Srinagar Deputy Commissioner Shahid Chaudhary LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • We are conducting 100 per cent testing and making sure we take adequate measures to contain the spread of virus. 
    • Since May 1, wearing masks is mandatory in Srinagar
    • All the stakeholder need to work together to fight coronavirus. 
    • Atleast 140 out of 175 are foreign travellers. 
    • We need to understand the coronvirus will spread until we have a vaccine. 
  • 1:44 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Surat Municipal Commissioner Bancha Nidhi Pani LIVE on India TV

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Surat Municipal Commissioner Bancha Nidhi Pani LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • More than 5000 foreigners came to Surat. However, the coronavirus growth is 3 per cent. 
    • 25-30 cases are reported daily. 
    • Surat is the fastest developing cities. In Surat, migrants from more 12 districts work here. We have till now provided 18 lac food packets as well as free bus services. 
    • There are several migrants who are coming and we are taking steps according to that. 
    • Mild or asymptomatic patients are kept in Municipal Corporation hostels. 
    • Multi-level parking has been turned into isolation ward. 
  • 1:20 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Barabanki DM Adarsh Singh LIVE on India TV

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Barabanki DM Adarsh Singh LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • So far more than 25,000 people have entered Barabanki. Since Lockdown 3, migrant labourers have posed as the biggest challenge. 
    • Because of the relaxation in the lockdown its obvious that coronavirus cases may increase. 
    • Barabanki is the gateway to Purvanchal, so it was a challenge to send all these people to their destinations. 
    • We have prepared rosters for the shops and ensure that they sticking to that order. 
  • 1:14 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Lucknow zone ADG SN Sabat LIVE on India TV

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Lucknow zone ADG SN Sabat LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • Maximum people are following guidelines in both rural and urban region which is helping us in containing the spread of coronavirus. 
    • It will take time for things to go back to normal. Until then, we need to follow social distancing and other measures. 
    • We are adopting several lifestyle changes like web classes, work from home, etc which are definitely helpful. 
  • 12:54 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: South Delhi DM BM Mishra LIVE on India TV

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: South Delhi DM BM Mishra LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • The nature of the disease is the biggest challenge. Every day we are getting to know something new about coronavirus. 
    • Controlling coronavirus and easing relaxation to boost the economy can directly proportionate. All we need to do is follow the safety guidelines. 
    • We have formed 5 shelter homes and currently 400-500 migrants are staying in each shelter home. 
    • It's true due to relaxation in lockdown some people are taking the guidelines lightly. 
    • People should not take social distancing as a restriction, rather it should be taken as facilitation. 
    • In my district, there are some excellent hospitals, COVID-19 centre which is great for the people. 
    • We also testing vans which are conducting tests where ever possible. 
    • We slowed the infection rate but we need more time and measure to stop it.
    • We trying to our best contain the spread of coronavirus. 
  • 12:43 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Central Delhi DM Nidhi Shrivastava LIVE on India TV

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Central Delhi DM Nidhi Shrivastava LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • We have extra ambulances so that we are ever-ready if someone needs to go to the hospital. 
    • The lockdown relaxation was necessary and maximum people are following the guidelines. 
    • We are handling the migrant labour situation administratively with a human touch. These labourers are consistently screened and we are helping them in every possible way. 
    • Coronavirus pandemic also has a psychological impact and to keep that in control we have roped in psychologist. 
    • In my district, we have kept containment zones according to the size of the area. These decisions are being taken at a local level while following the centre's guidelines. 
  • 12:22 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Nagpur Municipal Commissioner Tukaram Munde LIVE on India TV

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Nagpur Municipal Commissioner Tukaram Munde LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS: 

    • In Nagpur we have asked the shops and establishments if they will not follow guidelines strict actions will be taken. 
    • Some people are misusing the relaxation imposed during Lockdown 4.0. We are punishing those people. 
    • We are ensuring that people are following 2 feet distance. 
    • We have taken all the necessary measures and as a result the recovery rate of Nagpur is much better. 
  • 12:14 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus LIVE: Rahul Gandhi addresses media

    Coronavirus LIVE: Rahul Gandhi addresses media | HIGHLIGHTS

    • I want to ask PM Modi to how will he help migrants labourers
  • 12:10 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Mumbai Additional Commissioner Nishit Mishra LIVE on India TV

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Mumbai Additional Commissioner Nishit Mishra LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • In South Mumbai, regions from Colaba to Dombivili have comparatively more cases. 
    • In Southern Mumbai, the population is very dense, hence the coronavirus infection rate is higher. 
    • This increasing number of cases is due to the public toilets. 
    • Those migrant labourers who want to go their states will have to fill up forms and after getting the consent from the state we send them to their destination with a special train. 
    • We send only thoses migrant labourers who are COVID-19 negative or have low-influenza like symptoms. 
    • We are punishing who are not following the guidelines. 
  • 11:54 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Bhopal DM Tarun Pithode LIVE on India TV

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Bhopal DM Tarun Pithode LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • There are some people are who are misusing the relaxation of Lockdown 4.0. 
    • We have formed quarantine centre outside villages so that we can keep the migrant labourers there to contain the spread of coronavirus. 
    • So far, we have quarantined more 4000 people and its a challenge to take care of so many people. However, we are fulfilling our duties. 
    • Till now, there are only 400 active cases and more 800 people have recovered from the infection. 
    • We are aggressive testing so that we can identify and treat the infected patients quickly. 
  • 11:44 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Delhi Joint CP Devesh Shrivastava LIVE on India TV

    #IndiaTVZilaSammelan: Delhi Joint CP Devesh Shrivastava LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • We are strictly monitoring all the containment zones to control the spreading of coronavirus. 
    • At this point, people are well-aware of the seriousness of the situation and they are religiously following social distancing and wearing masks. 
    • We are following all the guidelines implemented by the government. 
    • We are also punishing those who are not following the norms. 
    • We are coordinating with the precinct heads to ensure people don't face problems due to border conflicts. 
  • 11:26 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #ZilaSammelan: Agra DM Prabhu Narayan LIVE on India TV

    #ZilaSammelan: Agra DM Prabhu Narayan LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • I am directly checking everything to ensure the situation is in order. 
    • We are making sure people are following social distancing and wearing masks
    • We imposing challans on those who are not following the guidelines. 
    • We are conducting aggressive testing. 
    • We are following the guidelines of the ICMR
    • First case was reported on March 2. We are facing various challenges in containing the coronavirus. 
  • 11:08 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #ZilaSammelan: Lucknow Police Commissioner Sujeet Pandey LIVE on India TV

    #ZilaSammelan: Lucknow Police Commissioner Sujeet Pandey LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • We have formed various competent teams to contain the spread of the coronavirus. 
    • We had installed CCTV cameras in every hotspot to monitoring any kind of unnecessary activity. 
    • We have ensured that no matter what people dont go out unnecessarily. 
    • Initially, we formed corona warriors to monitors the high alert zones and people have been cooperating with us which helped a lot. 
    • People are are maintaining social distancing religiously. 
    • Main challenge is, people are still not following these norms in streets and vehicles.
    • We had traced all the Jamaatis within the first 2-3 days. All the Jamaatis were quarantined immediately.
    • Now, as soon as a person tests positive for coronavirus, we quickly traced all the people who would come in contact with him/her. 
    • I am directly inspecting all the hotspots and ensure the everything is in order. 
    • We are providing to shields, kits and rotating the police officials to ensure that all of them are safe. 
  • 10:36 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #ZilaSammelan: Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey LIVE on India TV

    #ZilaSammelan: Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • In the last 24 hours 163 coronavirus cases were reported. In Bihar, people are not much aware about the coronavirus, this is the biggest challenge that we are still facing. 
    • But now people understand the gravity of the situation and they are avoiding to visit the religious places by themselves. 
    • Migrant labourers have added to the existing problems. However, the relaxed lockdown has led to people coming out of their houses unnecessarily. 
    • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar is directly in touch with each and every quarantine centre to ensure that people are being taken care of properly. 
    • We need people coorperation to fight coronavirus.
  • 10:20 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #ZilaSammelan: Jaipur DM Dr. Jogaram LIVE on India TV

    #ZilaSammelan: Jaipur DM Dr. Jogaram LIVE on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • We are conducting aggressive testing. The recovery rate of Jaipur is very good. 
    • The people are cooperating with us to contain the spreading of coronavirus. They are following sanitisation measure, wearing masks and maintaining social distance. 
    • In every village a core group has been formed to check the data of every resident and ensure they follow the guidelines strictly. 
    • In every gram panchayat, we have formed quarantined centre in very school and govt. centres. These centres have all the adequate facilities. 
    • We are testing both symptomatic as well as asymptomatic patients.
    • We are well- prepared as we have PPE kits, masks and other essentials. We have developed COVID-19 hospitals to treat the patients. 
  • 10:11 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    #ZilaSammelan: Noida Police Commissioner Alok Singh LIVE on India TV

    #ZilaSammelan: Noida Police Commissioner Alok Singh on India TV | HIGHLIGHTS

    • Social distancing, wearing masks and sanitisation are extremely important. But there are few people in the society that need awareness as the many of them are not following these measure. 
    • If a case appears in a factory or large company, shutting down the whole premises is not required. The area division head will inspect and suggest which part requires sanitisation or shutdown. 
    • Gautam Budh Nagar has an excellent recovery rate of 58 percent which is greater than national recovering rate (41 percent).
    • Alok Singh informed that social distancing has to be the new norm to contain the spread of coronavirus. 

     

  • 8:48 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    India TV speaks to frontline officers at hotspot districts

    Watch 100 Districts Magistrates and Commissioners from India's worst hit districts by coronavirus, LIVE on India TV. 

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    India TV speaks to frontline officers at hotspot districts

  • 8:05 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Swami Ramdev's yoga tips and lessons for sports enthusiasts

    Swami Ramdev reveals how yoga can improve the health of sportsmen and sports enthusiasts amid coronavirus lockdown | WATCH LIVE

  • 7:55 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Delhi Air Quality in 'satisfactory' category

    Major pollutants PM 2.5 at 79 in 'satisfactory' category and PM 10 at 139 in 'moderate' category, in the Lodhi Road area, according to the Air Quality Index (AQI) data.

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

    Coronavirus updates from US

    US records a further 532 deaths from COVID-19, bringing its total to 98218, with 1662375 cases of the virus, far more than any other nation

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

    Americans observe a quiet Memorial Day amid pandemic

    In light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, many Americans are turning to virtual ceremonies and commemorations to pay tribute to those who sacrificed their lives on Memorial Day.

  • 6:53 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    More than 2,365,000 COVID-19 infected patients recovered so far: Summary

    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.

    Here's a quick overview: 

    The total number of global cases has surpassed 5.5 million, including more than 347,000 fatalities. More than 2,365,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Deaths by country:

    United States- 99,805
    Italy- 32,877
    Spain- 26,837
    France- 28,432
    United Kingdom- 36,914
    Belgium - 9,312

    Coronavirus in India: Total COVID-19 positive cases cross 144,000-mark
    Coronavirus Death Toll in India: As of Friday evening, the death toll stood at 4,172

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