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New Delhi Updated on: August 03, 2020 23:31 IST
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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 18.2 million, including more than 692,000 fatalities. More than 11,444,000 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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  • 11:13 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb undergoes self-isolation after 2 of his family members test positive for COVID-19

    Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb announces on Twitter that he underwent the COVID-19 test, the result for which is awaited after two members of his family tested positive. He is in self-isolation.

  • 10:18 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Goa records 286 new COVID-19 cases

    Goa recorded 286 COVID-19 cases today, taking total cases to 6,816 including 4,876 recoveries and 56 deaths. There are 1,884 active cases in Goa. 

  • 10:18 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rajasthan records 1,145 new COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths

    Rajasthan recorded 1,145 new COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths today, taking total cases to 45,555 out of which 12,785 cases are active. A total of 32,051 patients have been discharged after treatment so far. 

  • 10:16 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Haryana reports 654 new coronavirus cases, 7 deaths

    Haryana reported 654 new Coronavirus cases and 7 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 37,173 cases including 30,470 discharges and 440 deaths. The number of active cases stands at 6,263. 

  • 10:16 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kerala reports 962 new COVID-19 cases, 815 recoveries

    Kerala reported 962 new COVID-19 cases and 815 recoveries in the last 24 hours, taking active cases to 11,484 and total recoveries to 15,282. 19,343 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. 

  • 8:43 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Maharashtra reports 8,968 COVID-19 cases, 10,221 recoveries, 266 deaths

    Maharashtra reported 8,968 COVID-19 cases, 10,221 recoveries and 266 deaths today, taking total cases to 4,50,196 including 2,87,030 recoveries and 15,842 deaths. The number of active cases stands at 1,47,018 out of which 41,664 cases are in Pune. 

  • 8:06 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Punjab reports 677 coronavirus cases, 19 deaths

    Punjab reported 677 coronavirus cases and 19 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 18,527 including 11,882 discharges and 442 deaths. 

  • 8:02 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttarakhand reports 207 new coronavirus cases

    Uttarakhand reported 207 new coronavirus cases today, taking total cases to 7,800 out of which 3,134 cases are active. 

  • 8:01 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Chandigarh: Active cases of COVID-19 reach 433

    The number of active cases of COVID-19 reaches 433 in Chandigarh. While the death toll stands at 19. 

  • 7:40 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Karnataka: 4,752 new COVID-19 cases, 98 deaths reported

    4,752 new COVID-19 cases and 98 deaths reported in Karnataka in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 1,39,571 including 62,500 discharges and 2,594 deaths. 

  • 7:40 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Andhra Pradesh reports 7,822 new COVID-19 cases, 63 deaths

    Andhra Pradesh reported 7,822 new COVID-19 cases and 63 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases rise to 1,66,586. 

  • 6:52 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Manipur reports 84 cases of COVID-19

    Manipur reported 84 cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 2,920 out of which 1,147 cases are active. Seven people have died in the state so far. The recovery rate stands at 60.47%. 

  • 6:47 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jammu and Kashmir reports 590 new cases of coronavirus

    Jammu and Kashmir reported 590 new cases of coronavirus, while Srinagar recorded 180 new cases.

  • 6:39 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Delhi reports 805 COVID-19 cases, 937 recovered, 17 deaths

    Delhi reports 805 COVID-19 cases, 937 recovered/discharged/migrated cases and 17 deaths today. The total cases here rise to 1,38,482 including 1,24,254 recovered/discharged/migrated cases and 4,021 deaths. 

  • 6:03 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttar Pradesh reports 4,473 new COVID-19 cases, 50 death

    Uttar Pradesh reported 4,473 new COVID-19 cases and 50 death in the last 24 hours, taking active cases to 40,191 and death toll to 1,778. A total of 55,393 have been discharged in the state so far. 

  • 5:59 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Himachal Pradesh: Number of active cases of COVID-19 reaches 1,081

    The total number of active cases of COVID-19 reaches 1,081 in Himachal Pradesh.

  • 5:57 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot writes to PM Modi over locust menace

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding locust menace. "Declaring this a national disaster will strengthen the capability of states to fight this menace", the letter reads.

  • 5:54 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Tamil Nadu: 5,609 new COVID-19 cases, 109 deaths reported

    5,609 new COVID-19 cases and 109 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 2,63,222 including 2,02,283 discharges and 4,241 deaths. 58,211 samples were tested for the disease in the last 24 hours. 

  • 4:57 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    COVID-19 cases increased more than 5-fold, fatalities tripled since last three months

    Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus said, "Number of cases globally has increased more than 5-fold to 17.5 million and the number of deaths has more than tripled to 680,000 since WHO's the emergency committee on COVID-19 last met three months ago."

    "A number of vaccines are now in phase-3 clinical trials & we all hope to have a number of effective vaccines that can help prevent people from infection. However, there’s no silver bullet at the moment & there might never be," he added.

  • 4:24 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Andhra CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy launches E-Rakshabandhan programme

    Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy launched the E-Rakshabandhan programme on Monday. This virtual cybercrime awareness program of AP CID and Andhra Police will focus on ensuring the safety of women and children in cyberspace.

  • 4:15 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Afghanistan: At least 29 killed, 50 injured in Nangarhar prison attack

    At least 29 people were killed and 50 others were wounded in Afghanistan's Nangarhar prison attack that ended after almost 18 hours, Nangarhar Governor’s spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said. 

  • 3:29 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Over 50,000 Indians repatriated from Oman since May due to COVID-19: report

    More than 50,000 Indians living in Oman have been flown home on repatriation and chartered flights in the last three months after the oil-rich Gulf nation was hit by the coronavirus outbreak

  • 3:28 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus in Meghalaya

    Twenty-eight more people,including 20 security personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya, taking the northeastern state's virus count to 902 on Monday

  • 1:26 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Tripura

    Tripura's COVID-19 caseload shot up to 5,392 on Monday with the detection of 141 fresh infections, while four more fatalities pushed its coronavirus death toll to 27

     

  • 12:13 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Karti Chidambaram tests COVID-19 positive; goes into self-isolation

    Congress MP Karti Chidambaram on Monday said he has tested positive for COVID-19.

  • 10:48 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Heartning to be back from hospital, praying for Abhishek: Amitabh Bachchan

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he has immense gratitude for the doctors who provided him with medical care for COVID-19 and feels overwhelmed to be free of the virus finally. Amitabh, on Sunday, tested negative for the novel coronavirus and was discharged from hospital.

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

    Coronavirus cases in India

    Single-day spike of 52,972 positive cases and 771 deaths in India in the last 24 hours. India's COVID19 tally rises to 18,03,696 including 5,79,357active cases, 1,186,203 cured/discharged/migrated and 38,135 deaths

  • 9:19 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    PM Narendra Modi greets people on Raksha Bandhan

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted people on Raksha Bandhan, saying the festival reaffirms the strong ties of love and affection that bind brothers and sisters together.

  • 8:42 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa's daughter tested positive for COVID-19

    Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa's daughter has tested positive for COVID-19. She has been admitted to the hospital

  • 8:02 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Raksha Bandhan special: Swami Ramdev reveals 12 yoga asanas as Suraksha Kavach

    Yog guru Swami Ramdev reveals 12 yoga asanas as Suraksha Kavach for brothers and sisters | WATCH NOW 

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

    Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa admitted to hospital for observation

    Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa has been admitted to the hospital for observation. He is doing well, is clinically stable and will be monitored closely by our team,says Manipal Hospital. Karnataka Chief Minister tested positive for COVID19 yesterday.

  • 7:48 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Flood water enters several villages in Muraul block area in Muzaffarpur

    Floodwater enters several villages in Muraul block area in Muzaffarpur

  • 7:37 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 18.2 million, death toll crosses 6.92 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 18.2 million, including more than 6892,000 fatalities. More than 11,444,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    • USA 4,813,647
    • Brazil 2,733,677
    • India 1,804,702
    • Russia 850,870
    • South Africa 511,485

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