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COVID-19 Crisis: Top Headlines This hour

Coronavirus Live Updates: The global death toll due to novel coronavirus has crossed 1,65,000-mark; while the total number of cases has reached 2,407,294. As on 6:30 am today, the worldwide death toll due to COVID-19 was recorded as 165,049. In India, the novel coronavirus has claimed 519 lives by far, as the nation sees a rise in the number of positive cases on a daily basis.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: April 20, 2020 23:23 IST
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Coronavirus live updates

Coronavirus Live Updates: The global death toll due to novel coronavirus has crossed 1,65,000-mark; while the total number of cases has reached 2,407,294. As on 6:30 am today, the worldwide death toll due to COVID-19 was recorded as 165,049. In India, the novel coronavirus has claimed 519 lives by far, as the nation sees a rise in the number of positive cases on a daily basis.

Indiatvnews.com brings to you the latest updates on coronavirus pandemic, as on April 20, 2020. 

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  • 9:51 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    16 new coronavirus cases detected in Bihar

    16 new coronavirus cases have been detected in Bihar. This has taken the number of coronavirus cases to 113.

  • 9:49 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    New Coronavirus hotspots declared, check the full list

    Three more areas were added to the list of coronavirus in Delhi. CLICK HERE to read more

  • 7:41 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    30 new cases detected in Dharavi

    30 fresh Coronavirus cases have been detected in Mumbai's Dharavi slums. This has taken number of infections in this area to 168. This includes 11 deaths.

  • 7:40 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    17,656 coronavirus cases, 559 deaths in India so far. Check state-wise tally

  • 7:39 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Urban centres still account for most Covid-19 cases, check full list

    Cities of Maharashtra are proving to be hotspots of coronavirus infections more than its villages CLICK HERE to read more

  • 6:11 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Total number of Covid-19 cases rises to 408 in Karnataka

    Number of COVID-19 cases rises to 408 in Karnataka including 16 deaths & 112 discharges.

  • 6:10 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Number of coronavirus patients in Punjab reaches 245

    Number of cases in Punjab has reached 245 in Punjab including 38 cured & 16 deaths.

  • 6:04 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Over 50 journalists in Mumbai test positive for coronavirus

    More than 50 journalists in Mumbai have been found positive for coronavirus. Click here to read the story

  • 4:14 PM (IST) Posted by Dhairya Maheshwari

    36 coronavirus-linked deaths in last 24 hours; 2,546 recoveries till date

    • India has recorded a total of 17,265 coronavirus cases till now, the Union Health Ministry said during the government's daily briefing on the coronavirus situation in the country.
    • Luv Agarwal, the ministry's spokesperson, noted that 2,546 people have been cured of a coronavirus infection till date.
    • He said that 36 coronavirus-linked deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours.
    • The enforcing of lockdown has brought down the doubling rate of coronavirus in the country by more than 50 per cent, he said.
    • The doubling rate has decreased from 7.5 days to 3.5 days, he said.
  • 4:11 PM (IST) Posted by Dhairya Maheshwari

    Lockdown restrictions should be adhered to strictly, says Union Home Ministry

    • The Union Home Ministry cautioned that lockdown restrictions must be followed strictly, as it warned that violators will be dealt with strictly.
    • Punya Salila Srivastava, the ministry spokesperson, said that the situation in Jaipur, Indore, Mumbai and Jalpaigudi districts was worrying at present.
  • 4:06 PM (IST) Posted by Dhairya Maheshwari

    Farmers exempted from lockdown restrictions from today

    • Farmers have been exempted from the lockdown restrictions beginning Monday, the Union Agriculture Ministry said.
    • All mandis across the country allowed to stay open, it said.
  • 3:04 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Spain, Italy, the UK and the rest of Europe

    • Germany, Poland and Norway start easing their lockdown
    • UK's coronavirus job retention scheme opens for applications
  • 2:17 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Singapore reports 1,426 new cases of coronavirus

    Singapore reports 1,426 new cases of coronavirus, 8,014 cases in total. Singapore's largest daily increase by far.

  • 12:30 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Hong Kong sees zero new case of coronavirus infection today

    Hong Kong sees zero new cases of coronavirus infection today, the first time since late January, says the Hong Kong Centre of Health Protection. The Centre is not going to hold a press conference today as well.

  • 11:41 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    China reports 12 new cases of coronavirus, of which 8 were imported

    China reports 12 new cases of coronavirus, of which 8 were imported.

  • 11:40 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus update from Pakistan

    • 425 new cases in last 24 hours
    • 8,418 cases in total
    • 1,970 recovered
    • 176 deaths
    • 44% of cases in Punjab
    • 104,302 tests completed
  • 11:39 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus update: Global overview

    • New cases in Australia continue to decline
    • Number of confirmed coronavirus cases tops 10,000 in Japan
    • South Korea maintains less than 20 new cases per day for more than a week
    • US death toll exceeds 41,000
    • Spain set to extend lockdown but aims to ease restrictions on children
    • Total cases in Africa surpass 20,000
  • 9:05 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates in Americas

    • USA: 24,498 new cases
    • Brazil: 1,932 new cases
    • Canada: 1,673 new cases
    • Peru: 1,208 new cases
    • Mexico: 764 new cases
    • Ecuador: 446 new cases
    • Chile: 358 new cases
    • Dom Rep: 345 new cases
    • Colombia: 171 new cases
    • Argentina: 102 new cases

     

  • 8:29 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    61 workers at meat processing plants in Iowa test positive for coronavirus

    261 workers at meat processing plants in Iowa test positive for coronavirus. 84 at Tyson Foods, 177 at National Beef.

  • 7:59 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Learn yoga to fight coronavirus | Watch

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Learn yoga to fight coronavirus | Watch here: 

  • 7:11 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Number of confirmed coronavirus cases has reached 2,400,000 worldwide

    The number of confirmed coronavirus cases has reached 2,400,000 worldwide. READ  MORE

  • 7:10 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Mexico reports 764 new cases of coronavirus and 36 new deaths

    Mexico reports 764 new cases of coronavirus and 36 new deaths. A total of 8,261 cases and 686 deaths.

  • 6:41 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates: Global overview

    The total number of global cases has surpassed 2.3 million, including more than 161,000 fatalities. More than 604,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    • US death toll exceeds 41,000
    • Spain set to extend lockdown but aims to ease restrictions on children
    • Australia says it has reached “genuine flattening of the curve”
    • Number of confirmed coronavirus cases tops 10,000 in Japan
    • China reports lowest number of new cases since March 17
    • Total cases in Africa surpass 20,000.