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  • 10:41 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus cases in Himachal Pradesh

    Thirty-one more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 1,214, officials said.

  • 10:30 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Telangana Governor tests negative for COVID-19

    Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajanon on Sunday tested negative for COVID-19, while 28 police personnel deployed at Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad tested positive for the virus.

  • 10:00 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus cases in Gujarat

    Gujarat reported its highest single-day spike of 879 coronavirus positive cases on Sunday, which pushed its overall tally of patients to 41,897, the health department said.

  • 9:17 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Early detection of COVID-19 cases has resulted in low fatality rate of 2.66 per cent: Harsh Vardhan

    Early detection of COVID-19 cases through widespread testing, surveillance and clinical management has resulted in India having one of the lowest fatality rate at 2.66 per cent, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday.

  • 8:58 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Delhi records 40 percent less rainfall; 'good' rain not likely for another week

    Despite the monsoon arriving early in the national capital, rains have remained subdued so far, with the city recording 40 percent rainfall deficiency. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the rain forecast for the next seven days is also bleak.

  • 8:56 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    J&K to welcome tourists arriving by air from next week

    Days after opening parks and gardens to the public, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday decided to open the tourism sector in a phased manner with effect from Tuesday but limiting it to tourists arriving by air only.

  • 7:36 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Mercury drops after rain lashes several places in Haryana, Punjab

    The maximum temperatures dropped in Haryana and Punjab on Sunday after rain lashed several places. Chandigarh, which received heavy rainfall at night, recorded a maximum temperature of 31.8 degrees Celsius, three notches below normal, the Meteorological Department said.

    In Haryana, Hisar, which received 25 mm of rain, recorded a maximum temperature of 30.8 degrees Celsius, down seven notches below normal, while it was 30 degrees in Karnal.

    Ambala registered a high of 30.2 degrees Celsius, five notches below normal, after 48.3 mm of rain at night. The maximum temperature in Narnaul was 32.6 degrees, four notches below normal.

    In Punjab, the maximum temperature in Amritsar was 33 degrees, two notches below normal.

    The mercury touched 29.4 degrees in Patiala, down five notches, while Ludhiana registered a high of 30.6 degrees, three degrees below normal.

  • 7:18 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Congress MLAs and some independent MLAs in touch with Sachin Pilot and have pledged their support to him with whatever decision he takes: Sources

  • 7:13 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    A meeting of Congress Legislative Party will be held at Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's residence at 10:30 am tomorrow 

  • 7:08 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    COVID-19: Haryana govt to allow physically challenged employees to work from home

    The Haryana government has decided to allow its physically challenged employees to work from home in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, an official statement said on Sunday.

  • 6:52 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Jyotiraditya Scindia targets Ashok Gehlot to back Sachin Pilot

    It is worth noting that Jyotiraditya Scindia's rebellion against Kamal Nath in Madhya Pradesh had resulted in the collapse of the veteran Congress leader's government.

    Click here to read what exactly Jyotiraditya Scindia tweeted

  • 6:39 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus cases in Nagaland

    Nagaland has reported 26 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the northeastern state to 774, Health and Family Welfare Minister S Penny Phom said on Sunday.

  • 6:19 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Maharashtra: Lockdown in Thane's Bhiwandi town extended by week

    The Bhiwandi Nizampur City Municipal Corporation (BNCMC) in Thane district of Maharashtra on Sunday extended till July 19 the ongoing lockdown in the township.

  • 5:54 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus cases in Uttar Pradesh

    The death toll due to COVID-19 in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday mounted to 934 after 21 more people succumbed to the disease, while 1,384 fresh infections pushed the tally to 36,476, health officials said.

  • 5:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus cases in Tripura

    Tripura's COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,963 on Sunday with 32 more people testing positive for the infection, while one more coronavirus fatality pushed the death toll to two, officials said.

  • 4:57 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus cases in Arunachal Pradesh

    Six more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state's tally to 341 on Sunday, a senior Health Department official said.

  • 3:44 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Cyclonic circulation lies over East Bihar and neighbourhood: IMD

    A cyclonic circulation lies over East Bihar and neighbourhood at mid & upper tropospheric levels. The convergence of southwesterly/southerly winds from Bay of Bengal in lower tropospheric levels very likely to continue over northeast & adjoining east India during next 2 days: IMD

  • 3:24 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Partial lockdown in Srinagar to combat COVID-19; over 60 containment zones designated

    Authorities on Sunday ordered a partial lockdown in Srinagar by designating over 60 containment zones amid a surge in coronavirus cases over the past week, officials said.

    The lockdown will be imposed in 68 containment zones of the city from Monday and no movement would be allowed in these areas without permission, they said.

  • 2:50 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, daughter Aaradhya COVID-19 positive in second test

    After Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, son Abhishek, now Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, daughter Aaradhya have also tested positive for coronavirus, Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope has confirmed.

    Earlier in the day, Jaya Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aaradhya tested negative for coronavirus, however, the three were again tested for COVID-19 in which both Aishwarya, daughter Aaradhya reports have come positive. In a sigh of relief, Jaya Bachchan has tested negative for the infectious disease.

    As per reports, both Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya are likely to be home quarantined. 

    On Saturday evening the 77-year-old Amitabh Bachchan tweeted to confirm that he was Covid-19 positive.

    "T 3590 -I have tested CoviD positive .. shifted to Hospital .. hospital informing authorities .. family and staff undergone tests, results awaited .. All that have been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested!" @SrBachchan had tweeted.

    Abhishek Bachchan also took to his Instagram and reiterate that his father Amitabh Bachchan and he have mild symptoms of Covid-19. He requested all "to stay calm and not panic".

  • 2:11 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Karnataka's COVID-19 tally may double in next 15-30 days: Health Minister

    The number of coronavirus cases in Karnataka may double in the next 15 to 30 days and the coming two months would emerge as a big challenge for the government in tackling the pandemic, state Health Minister B Sriramulu has said.

  • 1:41 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Low-lying areas in north Bengal districts inundated due to heavy rain

    With rivers in spate due to incessant rainfall, several low-lying areas in Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri and Coochbehar districts of north Bengal were
    inundated on Sunday, as the MeT Department forecast more downpour in the next couple of days.

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

    Odisha university innovates ultraviolet device for sanitisation

    The Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) in Odisha has come up with a robot-assisted device that uses short-wave ultraviolet ray for
    sanitisation, an official said on Sunday.

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

    coronavirus cases in Pudducherry

    Number of COVID-19 cases reaches 1,418 in Puducherry; active cases rise to 661 while death toll stands at 18

  • 11:54 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Soren prays for speedy recovery of Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Sunday expressed concern over Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek testing positive for COVID-19 and prayed for their speedy recovery.

  • 11:08 AM (IST) Posted by Himanshu Shekhar

    Anupam Kher's mother, brother test coronavirus positive

    Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher's mother, brother and some family members have tested positive for coronavirus. His mother, Dulari has mild symptoms and is being treated at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai. The Bollywood star informed about the coronavirus results in a tweet. 

    "This is to inform all that my mother Dulari is found Covid + (Mildly). We have admitted her into Kokilaben Hospital. My brother, bhabhi & niece inspite of being careful have also tested mildly positive.I got myself tested as well & I have tested negative. @mybmc  is informed," Anupam Kher tweets. 

  • 10:15 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain with wind to occur over and adjoining areas of Delhi: IMD

    Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain with wind speed 30-60 km/ph would occur over and adjoining areas of Delhi, Faridabad, Gurugram, Meerut, Rohtak, Ghaziabad, Noida, and Greater Noida during the next 2 hours: India Meteorological Department (IMD)

  • 10:14 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India

    Record single-day spike of 28,637 COVID-19 cases take India's tally to 8,49,553; toll rises to 22,674 with 551 more deaths: Health ministry.

  • 9:40 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Delhiites wake up to cloudy skies

    The residents of the national capital woke up to cloudy skies on Sunday with the weatherman predicting light to moderate rains and strong surface winds over the next few hours.

     

  • 9:21 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Jaya Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, daughter Aradhana Bachchan test negative for coronavirus

    Jaya Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, daughter Aradhana Bachchan have tested negative for coronavirus. The three were tested for COVID-19 after Amitabh Bachchan, son Abhishek informed that they were found positive for the infectious disease. Both the actors have been moved to an isolation ward in Nanavati hospital.

    Amitabh Bachchan is 77, Abhishek is 44 years old. Earlier taking it to Twitter, Abhishek wrote, "Earlier today both my father and I tested positive for COVID 19. Both of us having mild symptoms have been admitted to hospital. We have informed all the required authorities and our family and staff are all being tested. I request all to stay calm and not panic. Thank you."  Read More | Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Aaradhya and Jaya Bachchan test COVID-19 negative

    Meanwhile, a BMC team has reached Amitabh Bachchan's Bungalow 'Jalsa' to sanitise the property, a day after both Amitabh and son Abhishek Bachchan were tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday.

     

  • 8:28 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Assam govt lists conditions for COVID patients seeking home quarantine

    The Assam government would allow non-symptomatic COVID-19 positive patients to go for home quarantine only if they sign an undertaking agreeing to certain conditions, Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Saturday.

  • 8:23 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Watch yoga guru Swami Ramdev's lessons to beat coronavirus

    Watch yoga guru Swami Ramdev's lessons to boost immunity, maintain good health and fight coronavirus, LIVE every day at 7:58 am and repeat 5 pm, only on India TV. Watch today's show on tips for good food habits to keep coronavirus at bay | 

  • 7:30 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Amitabh Bachchan is stable with mild symptoms: Nanavati Hospital

    Amitabh Bachchan is stable with mild symptoms and is currently admitted in the isolation unit of the hospital

  • 6:54 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope's video message after Amitabh Bachchan tests positive

    Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope's video message after Amitabh Bachchan tests positive

  • 6:54 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 12.8 million, death toll crosses 5.67 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 12.8 million, including more than 567,000 fatalities. More than 7,477,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    USA -  3,040,833
    Brazil -  1,626,071
    India- 720,346
    Russia- 687,862
    Peru- 305,703
    Spain- 298,869

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