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New Delhi Updated on: August 06, 2020 23:23 IST
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  • 11:14 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rajasthan: 1,151 new COVID-19 positive cases, 12 deaths reported

    1,151 new COVID-19 positive cases and 12 deaths reported in Rajasthan. A total of positive cases in the state rises to 48,996. The death toll mounts to 757 and 35,131 recovered in the state so far. 

  • 11:02 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Haryana: 755 COVID-19 cases, 680 recovered, 3 deaths reported

    755 COVID-19 cases, 680 recovered/discharged and 3 deaths reported in Haryana today. The total number of cases in the state is now at 39,303, including 32,640 recovered/discharged, 6,205 active cases, and 458 deaths. 

  • 11:01 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Assam: 2,372 COVID-19 cases detected

    2,372 COVID-19 cases detected out of 55,671 tests in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate is 4.25%. Total cases stand at 52,817, of which 35,892 are recovered cases and 16,796 are active cases. The death toll is at 126. 

  • 10:04 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Karnataka: 6,805 new COVID-19 cases, 93 deaths, 5,602 recoveries reported

    6,805 new COVID-19 cases (including 2,544 in Bengaluru Urban), 93 deaths, 5,602 recoveries reported in Karnataka in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases rises to 1,58,254, including 75,068 active cases, 80,281 discharged, and 2,897 deaths till date. 

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

    Punjab reports 1,049 new COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths

    Punjab reported 1,049 new COVID-19 cases and 26 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases in the state now stands at 20,891, including 6,715 active cases, 13,659 recoveries, and 517 deaths. 

  • 9:58 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Andhra Pradesh: 10,328 new COVID-19 cases, 72 deaths, 8,516 recoveries reported

    10,328 new COVID-19 cases, 72 deaths, and 8,516 recoveries reported in the last 24 hours in Andhra Pradesh. Total cases rise to 1,96,789 including 1,12,870 recoveries and 1,753 deaths. The number of active cases stands at 82,166. 

  • 9:51 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Manipur: 124 new COVID-19 cases, 43 recovered, 1 death reported

    124 new COVID-19 cases, 43 recovered cases and 1 death reported in the last 24 hours in Manipur, bringing the total number of positive cases in the state to 3,217, including 1,304 active cases, 1,905 recovered cases and 8 deaths. 

  • 8:29 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Maharashtra: 11,514 COVID-19 cases, 316 deaths reported

    11,514 COVID-19 cases and 316 deaths reported in Maharashtra today. The total number of cases in the state is now at 4,79,779, including 1,46,305 active cases, 3,16,375 recovered and 16,792 deaths. 

  • 8:28 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttarakhand: 298 new COVID-19 cases, 194 recoveries reported

    298 new COVID-19 cases and 194 recoveries reported in Uttarakhand today. The total number of cases in the state is now at 8,552, including 5,427 recoveries, 2,989 active cases, and 98 deaths. 

  • 7:22 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Tamil Nadu: 5,684 COVID-19 cases, 6,272 discharged, 110 deaths reported

    5,684 COVID-19 cases, 6,272 discharged and 110 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 2,79,144, including 2,21,087 discharged, 53,486 active cases and 4,571 deaths. 

  • 6:50 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jammu and Kashmir: 499 COVID-19 cases, 464 recoveries, 10 deaths reported

    499 COVID-19 cases (73 from Jammu, 426 from Kashmir), 464 recoveries, and 10 deaths reported in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours. With this, total cases have risen to 23,454, including 15,708 recoveries and 436 deaths. 

  • 6:39 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kerala: 1,298 new COVID-19 positive cases, 3 deaths, 800 recoveries reported

    1,298 new COVID-19 positive cases, 3 deaths, and 800 recoveries reported in Kerala today. The number of active cases now stands at 11,983, total death toll at 97. 

  • 6:27 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mumbai: 8 new cases of COVID-19 reported

    8 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Mumbai's Dharavi today. Active cases in the area now stand at 82 while 2,257 people have been discharged. Total number of positive cases in Dharavi stands at 2,597. 

  • 6:26 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Delhi: 1,299 COVID-19 cases, 1,008 recovered, 15 deaths reported

    1,299 COVID-19 cases, 1,008 recovered, and 15 deaths reported in Delhi today. The total number of cases in the national capital is now at 1,41,531, including 1,27,124 recovered, 10,348 active cases, and 4,059 deaths. 

  • 6:08 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Chandigarh: COVID-19 cases reaches 1,327

    The number of COVID-19 cases reaches 1,327 in Chandigarh. Active cases and deaths stand at 529 and 20 respectively. 

  • 6:06 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Maharashtra Governor inaugurates new COVID-19 testing laboratory in Mira Bhayandar

    Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari inaugurates the new COVID-19 testing laboratory (molecular lab) of the Bhaktivedanta Hospital, Mira Bhayandar through the digital platform from Raj Bhavan, Mumbai. Governor asks the hospital to give ‘motherly affection’ to patients. 

  • 6:05 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttar Pradesh reports 4,658 new COVID-19 cases, 63 death

    Uttar Pradesh reported 4,658 new COVID-19 cases and  63 death in the last 24 hours, taking active cases to 43,654 and death toll to 1,918. A total of 63,402 have been discharged in the state so far. 

  • 4:58 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets 12-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted on August 4

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal arrives at AIIMS to meet the 12-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted and attacked in Pashchim Vihar area on August 4. Workers of Congress party hold a protest at AIIMS, against Delhi Govt over the crime against women in the national capital.

  • 4:14 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Senior CPI(M) leader Shyamal Chakraborty passed away at 76

    Senior CPI(M) trade union leader and former state Transport Minister Shyamal Chakraborty passed away at a hospital in Kolkata today at the age of 76. He had tested COVID-19 positive. 

  • 3:52 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    BCCI and Vivo Mobile India suspend their partnership for IPL 2020

    Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Vivo Mobile India Pvt Ltd have decided to suspend their partnership for IPL in 2020

  • 3:14 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    High tide hits Mumbai's Marine Drive amid heavy rainfall

    High tide hits Mumbai's Marine Drive amid heavy rainfall

  • 2:31 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Sheena Bora murder case: Court rejects Indrani Mukherjea's bail plea

    A special CBI court here rejected the bail plea of Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, noting that the possibility of the accused influencing prosecution witnesses cannot be ruled out

  • 1:23 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    TV actor Sameer Sharma commits suicide in Mumbai

    Television actor Sameer Sharma allegedly committed suicide at his home in suburban Malad on Thursday.

  • 1:10 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi interacted with leaders and workers of party's Bihar unit

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi interacted with leaders and workers of the party's Bihar unit, via video conferencing today.

  • 12:41 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Jharkhand

    1060 new positive cases were reported in Jharkhand yesterday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 15,130

  • 12:14 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das addresses the media

    RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das addresses the media. RBI is perhaps the only central bank in the world which has set up a special quarantine facility for continuity of critical operations, says governor Das. 

  • 11:10 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Supreme Court adjourns for August 20 the review plea filed by fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya

    Supreme Court adjourns for August 20 the review plea filed by fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who has sought review of its May 2017 order holding him guilty of contempt of court for transferring money to his children in violation of the court's order.

  • 10:46 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India

    India reports single-day spike of 56,282 new COVID-19 cases and 904 deaths in the last 24 hours. The COVID-19 tally of the country rises to 19,64,537 including 5,95,501 active cases, 13,28,337 cured/discharged/migrated and 40,699 deaths

  • 9:16 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Bhagamandala in Kodagu district faces flood-like situation due to incessant heavy rainfall

    Bhagamandala in Kodagu district faces flood-like situation due to incessant heavy rainfall

  • 9:16 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Mumbai city, suburbs are very likely to receive few spells of moderate to heavy rainfall during next 3-4 hours: IMD

    Mumbai city and suburbs are very likely to receive few spells of moderate to heavy rainfall during next 3-4 hours accompanied with strong winds reaching 60-70 kmph. Possibility of thunder/lightning in some areas

  • 8:52 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Sushant Singh Rajput death linked with that of his former manager?

    Plea in Supreme Court links Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide with death of his former manager, Disha Salian 

  • 8:03 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga lessons for children

    Yog guru Swami Ramdev reveals yoga lessons and tips for children | WATCH NOW

  • 7:52 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Facebook removes Trump's video post claiming children 'almost immune' to COVID-19

    Facebook on Wednesday removed a post by US President Donald Trump for violating its rules against sharing misinformation about the coronavirus. In the video post, that was from an interview with Fox & Friends earlier that day, Trump claimed that children are "almost immune" to COVID-19. READ MORE

  • 7:46 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Manoj Sinha to be new Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir

    Manoj Sinha to be the new Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir as the President Kovind on Thursday accepted the resignation of Girish Chandra Murmu. READ MORE 

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

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 18.9 million, death toll crosses 7.11 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 18.9 million, including more than 711,000 fatalities. More than 12,160,000 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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