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New Delhi Updated on: August 01, 2020 23:27 IST
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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 17.7 million, including more than 682,000 fatalities. More than 11,158,000 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.

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

    Chhattisgarh: 193 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death reported

    193 new COVID-19 cases and 1 death reported in Chhattisgarh today. The total number of cases now at 9,385 including 2,720 active cases, 6,610 discharged cases and 55 deaths. 

  • 11:18 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jharkhand: 738 new COVID-19 cases reported

    738 new COVID-19 cases reported in Jharkhand today. The total number of cases rises to 12,104 including 7,477active cases, 4,513 recovered and discharged cases and 114 deaths. 

  • 10:33 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    West Bengal: 2,589 new COVID-19 cases, 48 deaths reported

    2,589 new COVID-19 cases and 48 deaths reported in West Bengal today. The total number of cases now stands at 72,777 in the state including 20,631 active cases, 50,517 discharged cases and 1,629 deaths. 

  • 10:11 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Himchal Pradesh: 25 people tested positive for COVID-19

    25 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Himchal Pradesh today, taking state COVID-19 tally to 2,634 out of which 1,103 cases are active. 

  • 10:08 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Assam: 1,457 new COVID-19 cases detected

    1,457 new COVID-19 cases detected out of 27,161 tests conducted in the last 24 hrs in Assam. Positivity rate at 5.36%. The total number of cases now at 41,726 including 30,357 discharged cases, 11,265 active cases and 101 deaths.

  • 9:45 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Goa reports 280 new COVID-19 cases

    Goa reported 280 new COVID-19 cases while 227 patients recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours. The total cases now stand at 6,193 including 4,438 recoveries and 48 deaths. 

  • 9:44 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rajasthan records 1,160 new COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths

    Rajasthan recorded 1,160 new COVID-19 cases and 14 deaths today, taking total cases to 43,243 out of which 11,881 cases are active. A total of 29,144 patients have been discharged after treatment while 694 others died so far. 

  • 9:11 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mumbai: 1,059 new COVID-19 cases, 45 deaths reported

    1,059 new COVID-19 cases and 45 deaths reported in Mumbai today, taking active cases to 20,749 and death toll to 6,395. The number of recoveries rose to 87,906 with 832 more patients being discharged from hospitals in the city. 

  • 9:11 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Bihar: 2,502 new COVID-19 cases reported

    2,502 new COVID-19 cases reported in Bihar in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 54,508 including 35,473 discharges and 312 deaths. The number of active cases stands at 18,722. 

  • 9:10 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Madhya Pradesh reports 808 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths

    Madhya Pradesh reported 808 new COVID-19 cases and 9 deaths in the last 24 hours. With this, number of total cases rose 32,614 including 22,969 recoveries and 876 deaths. 

  • 9:06 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jammu and Kashmir: 613 COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths reported

    613 COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths repoted in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours. With this, total cases has risen to 20,972 including 12,871 recoveries and 388 deaths. 

  • 9:03 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Karnataka: 5,172 new COVID-19 cases, 98 deaths reported

    5,172 new COVID-19 cases and 98 deaths reported in Karnataka in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 1,29,287 including 53,648 discharges and 2,412 deaths. The number of active cases stands at 73,219. 

  • 8:28 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Gujarat: 1,136 COVID-19 cases, 24 deaths reported

    1,136 COVID-19 cases and 24 deaths reported in Gujarat in the last 24 hours. The state tally rises to 62,574 including 14,327 active cases, 45,782 cured/discharged and 2,465 deaths. 

  • 8:27 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Chandigarh: COVID-19 cases rise to 1,079

    COVID-19 cases rise to 1,079 in Chandigarh out of which 378 cases are active. 

  • 8:26 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Punjab reports 944 coronavirus cases, 19 deaths

    Punjab reported 944 Coronavirus cases and 19 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 17,063 including 11,075 discharges and 405 deaths. 

  • 8:25 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttarakhand: 264 new COVID-19 cases reported

    264 new COVID-19 cases reported in Uttarakhand today, taking total cases to 7,447 including 4,330 recoveries and 83 deaths. 

  • 6:34 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kerala records 1,129 new COVID-19 cases

    Kerala recorded 1,129 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking active cases to 10,862. 

  • 6:34 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Tamil Nadu: 5,879 new COVID-19 cases, 99 deaths reported

    5,879 new COVID-19 cases and 99 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 2,51,738 including 1,90,966 discharges and 4,034 deaths. 60,580 samples were tested for the disease in the last 24 hours. 

  • 6:16 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Andhra Pradesh reports 9,276 new Coronavirus cases

    Andhra Pradesh reported 9,276 new Coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. The total cases rise to 1,50,209 including 76,614 discharges and 1,407 deaths. The number of active cases stands at 72,188.

  • 5:32 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    PM Modi addresses Smart India Hackathon

    "Smart India Hackathon has led to many innovations in the past"

    "Demand for face-shields had increased due to coronavirus pandemic. Young India came ahead to fulfil the demand by way of 3D printing."

    "I believe in the power of our youth"

    "If we look at top-20 countries in the world. Most of them teach students in their mothertongue and also focus on foreign languages to enable them to speak with the world."

    "As we put emphasis on our languages, world will be familiar with them."

    "The education policy emphasises on training more job creators rather than job seekers. This is an attempt to reform our mindset"

    "Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar used to say that education should be accessible to all. New Education policy is dedicated to this thought."

    "New Education Policy will help students focus on what they want to learn rather what is expected of them by society"

    "Indian languages will benefit from the new education policy"

    "Interdisciplinary studies are among the most exciting things of the new education policy"

    "We are shifting from the burden of the school bag, which does not last beyond school, to the boon of learning which helps for life."

    "I want you to not stop doing three things Learning, Questioning, Solving.

    "Indian education system is undergoing systematic change"

    "This is an attempt to reform content and intent of education"

    "New education policy is for new India"

  • 5:23 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Himachal Pradesh's COVID-19 case tally rises to 2,596

    Himachal Pradesh's COVID-19 case tally rises to 2,596. There are 1,105 active cases, 1,462 recovered cases and 12 deaths in the state.

  • 4:29 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Delhi reports 1,118 new COVID-19 cases

    Delhi reported 1,118 new COVID-19 cases, 1,201 recovered/discharged/migrated cases and 26 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total cases rise to 1,36,716 including 1,22,131 recovered/discharged/migrated cases and 3,989 deaths. There are 10,596 active cases. 

  • 4:17 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mumbai: 4 new cases of coronavirus reported

    4 new cases of coronavirus reported in Mumbai's Dharavi today. The active cases in the area now stand at 72. Total number of positive cases in Dharavi is 2,560. 

  • 4:11 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    PM Modi to address Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon shortly

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon through video conferencing. The Hackathon is being held in Banaras Hindu University. 

  • 3:55 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttar Pradesh: 51,354 people recovered from COVID-19

    A total of 51,354 people have been discharged after recovering from COVID-19 in Uttar Pradesh. The death toll is at 1,677.

  • 3:04 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Karnataka Agriculture Minister B C Patil, wife and son-in-law test positive for COVID-19

    Karnataka Agriculture Minister B C Patil on Saturday said he and his wife have been under home quarantine after they were tested positive for coronavirus.

  • 2:49 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Three India-returnees test positive for COVID-19 in Singapore

    Three persons, including two children who returned from India, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Singapore, the health ministry has said, as the number of coronavirus infections in the country rose to 52,512.

     

  • 2:44 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    10 killed as crane collapses at Hindustan Shipyard in Visakhapatnam

    A crane collapses at Hindustan Shipyard Limited in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. 10 dead and 1 injured in the incident

  • 1:37 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Delhi Government begins monthly serosurvey in the city

    Delhi Government begins monthly serosurvey in the city

  • 1:36 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Pudducherry

    Puducherry reports 139 new COVID-19 positive cases, taking the total number of positive cases to 3,593 including 1,357 active cases, 2,185 discharges and 51 deaths

  • 1:02 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus: Latest updates on COVID-19 crisis around the world

    Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Saturday:

    • Eid al-Adha celebrated in Delhi amid COVID-19 outbreak.
    • All the states in the country need to emulate the "Delhi model" for controlling the spread of the coronavirus, Union Minister of state from Home G Kishan Reddy says.
    • Muslims in Kashmir Valley offer Eid prayers while maintaining social distancing.
    • Lockdown in containment zones of Thane extended till Aug 31.
    • India records highest one-day jump of 57,118 COVID-19 cases.
    • The biggest single-day spike of 107 COVID-19 cases in Arunachal Pradesh as tally rises to 1,591.
    • Pune Mayor Murlidhar Mohol alleges that at least 400 suspected COVID-19 deaths have gone unaccounted for in the city in July.
  • 12:12 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Odisha

    Odisha registered its highest single-day spike of 1,602 COVID-19 cases, pushing the state's tally to 33,479, while the death toll rose to 187 with 10 more fatalities, a health department official said.

     

  • 11:14 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    HM Amit Shah extends Eid greetings

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday extended his Eid greetings to people and hoped that the occasion will bring peace and prosperity to the society. Eid al-Adha, also called the festival of sacrifice, is being celebrated on Saturday.

  • 10:40 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Devotees offer prayers on the rooftop of a house in Coimbatore on the occasion of Eid-Al-Adha

    Devotees offer prayers on the rooftop of a house in Coimbatore on the occasion of Eid-Al-Adha. Lockdown has been imposed in the state till August 31.

  • 10:39 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India

    Single-day spike of 57,117 positive cases and 764 deaths in India in the last 24 hours. Total COVID-19 positive cases stand at 16,95,988 including 5,65,103 active cases, 10,94,374 cured/discharged and 36,511 deaths

  • 9:14 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Water enters in the low lying areas of Muzaffarpur

    Water enters in the low lying areas of Muzaffarpur following rise in the water level of Burhi Gandak River.

  • 8:04 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga lessons to cure and control hypertension

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  • 7:49 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Devotees offer namaz at Jama Masjid on Eid-Al-Adha today

    Devotees offer namaz at Jama Masjid on Eid-Al-Adha today

  • 7:14 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over several parts of UP: IMD

    Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of Siyana, Gulaothi, Bulandshahar, Ballabhgarh, Garmukteshr, Meerut, Khurja, Hapur, Bijnor, Chandpur and Muzaffarnagar during the next 2 hours, says India Meteorological Department (IMD)

  • 7:12 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 17.7 million, death toll crosses 6.82 lakh

    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 17.7 million, including more than 682,000 fatalities. More than 11,158,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    •  USA 4,705,889
    •  Brazil 2,666,298
    •  India 1,697,054
    •  Russia 839,981
    •  South Africa 493,183 ​​ ​​

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