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New Delhi Updated on: July 14, 2020 23:24 IST
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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 11.7 million, including more than 540,000 fatalities. More than 6,641,000 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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  • 10:23 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus updates from Chhattisgarh

    Chhattisgarh's COVID-19 count reached 4,379 as 105 people were detected with the infection on Tuesday, while the toll touched 20, an official said.

    Chhattisgarh's COVID-19 figures are as follows: positive cases 4,379, new cases 105, deaths 20, discharged 3275, active cases 1,084, people tested so far 2,17,433.

  • 9:34 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus updates from Punjab

    Nine people died from coronavirus in Punjab on Tuesday as 340 fresh cases pushed the state’s infection tally to 8,511.

  • 9:03 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    West Bengal extends total lockdown in containment zones till July 19

    The West Bengal government on Tuesday extend the total lockdown in containment zones till July 19. According to a notification by the Home Department, the rigorous containment in these areas would be extended from July 15 to July 19. These zones are located in and around Kolkata, besides Jalpaiguri, Malda, Cooch Behar, Raiganj and Siliguri, it said.

    The total lockdown was enforced in the containment zones from 5 pm of July 9 to stem the spike in COVID-19 cases.

  • 8:24 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus updates from Kerala

    Kerala's daily COVID-19 figures saw a sharp spike on Tuesday with a record 608 cases taking the infection tally to 8,930 and the death toll rising to 34 with one more fatality.

  • 7:58 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus updates from Iran

    Iran has recorded 2,521 new coronavirus cases and 179 deaths within the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Medical Education said on Tuesday.

    The total infection number and death toll rose to 262,173 and 13,211 respectively since the outbreak of disease in the country in February, said Sima Sadat Lari, the spokeswoman for the health ministry, during her daily briefing, Xinhua reported.

  • 7:47 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    COVID-19: Taking holy dip in Ganga on Somvati Amavasya banned

    Devotees will not be allowed to take a holy dip in the Ganga river here on the occasion of Somvati Amavasya on July 19 and 20 in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the district magistrate said on Tuesday. Lakhs of devotees used to turn up at the Ganga ghats on the occasion every year for a ritual bath in the holy river.

    The decision to impose a ban on bathing in the Ganga on Somvati Amavasya and to keep the borders of Haridwar district sealed to prevent entry of vehicles and devotees from outside was taken at a joint meeting of the district administration and police for public safety, District Magistrate C Ravishankar said.

    Officials have been asked to take stern action against violators, he said.

  • 6:34 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Orange alert for Mumbai, coastal districts, yellow for others

    The India Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert for Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and other coastal districts in Maharashtra stating it is very likely that 'heavy to very heavy' rainfall will occur in isolated places in this region.

    The orange alert by the the IMD's Mumbai centre is also for coastal districts like Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg as well as Pune in western Maharashtra.

    A yellow alert for Kolhapur, Satara, Aurangabad and Jalna districts has also been issued.

  • 6:03 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus updates from Andhra Pradesh

    Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday logged 43 fresh COVID-19 deaths, a new single day high, taking the overall toll past 400 mark. Another 1,916 fresh infections took the coronavirus aggregate tally to 33,019, of them 15,144 being active cases, according to the latest bulletin.

  • 5:43 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Gold down Rs 114, silver declines Rs 140

    Gold prices in the national capital on Tuesday fell Rs 114 to Rs 49,996 per 10 grams amid correction in the international prices of the precious metal and rupee appreciation, according to HDFC Securities.

  • 5:22 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus updates from Philippines

    The number of Covid-19 cases in the Philippines surged to 57,545 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 634 new infections on Tuesday.

  • 5:13 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Identical twins from Noida score perfectly identical marks in CBSE class 12 exams

    Twins Mansi and Manya not only look alike, but they also managed to score identical marks in their class 12 examination, results of which were announced by the CBSE on Monday. The Noida-based identical twins scored 95.8 per cent each, and also received the same marks in each subject. Both of them plan to pursue engineering and are waiting to appear for JEE Mains which has been postponed to September because of coronavirus pandemic.

    The sisters, who also have similar habits, say they were sure about performing well in exams but had not imagined that they would end up scoring identical marks.

  • 4:59 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus updates from Singapore

    Singapore on Tuesday reported 347 new coronavirus infections, including seven community and two imported cases, taking the total tally to 46,630, the health ministry said.


  • 4:29 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    COVID-19: Toyota suspends production at Karnataka's Bidadi plant till July 22

    Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) on Tuesday said it has decided to suspend production at its Bidadi plant in Karnataka till July 22 in line with the lockdown announced by the state government to counter the spread of COVID-19.

    The firm's operations at Bidadi-based plant in Karnataka will be suspended from July 14 (second shift) to July 22 (first shift), TKM said in a statement.

  • 4:06 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sensex plunges 661 points in line with global selloff

    Equity benchmark Sensex plunged 661 points on Tuesday, dragged by losses in financial stocks amid selloff in global markets. After touching a low of 35,877.42, the 30-share BSE Sensex settled 660.63 points, or 1.80 per cent, lower at 36,033.06.

    Likewise, the NSE Nifty fell 195.35 points, or 1.81 per cent, to 10,607.35.

  • 1:49 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Congress removes Sachin Pilot as Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister; appoints new state chief

    Ahead of the meeting, Congress general secretary Avinash Pande had made another bid to reach out to the rebel leader, who had skipped the first CLP meeting at Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s home on Monday. READ MORE

  • 12:59 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    CBSE Class 10 results to be announced tomorrow

    Results of Class 10 CBSE Board Examinations will be announced tomorrow: Union Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

  • 12:55 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Odisha

    Odisha's COVID-19 death toll mounted to 74 with four more patients succumbing to the disease, while the state's coronavirus count crossed the 14,000-mark with 543 fresh cases, a health department official said on Tuesday.

  • 12:54 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    E-W Metro corridor work affected after labourers test COVID-19 positive

    Work on the East-West Metro corridor in Bowbazar locality of Kolkata was partially affected due to sanitisation of the area after a few workers tested positive for COVID-19

  • 12:15 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami tests negative for Coronavirus

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami has tested negative for COVID-19, for the second time in nearly a month, the government said on Tuesday.

  • 12:15 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Kolkata hospital slapped Rs 10 lakh fine for deaths of 2 women during childbirth

    A regulatory body in West Bengal has blamed negligence by a city-based private hospital for the deaths of two women during childbirth last year, and has
    slapped a penalty of Rs 10 lakh on the medical establishment, a senior official said on Tuesday.

  • 12:10 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Bihar flood alert: Flooding in Kamla River triggered due to rainfall

    Locals of villages in five panchayats of Kusheshwar block have moved to safer places after flooding in Kamla River triggered due to rainfall. Locals say,"around 55,000 people have been affected and 100 houses have washed away. We are facing difficulties". READ MORE

  • 10:22 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    UP ADG Law & Order Prashant Kumar addresses media on Kanpur Encounter case

    UP Police on Tuesday addressed a presser on the Vikas Dubey encounter case and Kanpur Encounter in which 8 policemen were killed. Cops said, post-mortem report reveals that sharp weapons and guns were used to kill the 8 policemen at Bikru village on July 3. Circle Officer Devendra Mishra had four bullet injuries. Also, it reveals that all bullets were shot from point-blank range.

    Speaking at the presser, UP ADG Law & Order Prashant Kumar said, "After killing the 8 policemen on July 3 at Bikru village, the accused had also looted the arms of our policemen."

  • 10:20 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India

    India's COVID-19 case tally crosses 9 lakh mark with 28,498 new cases and 553 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. Total positive cases stand at 9,06,752 including 3,11,565 active cases, 5,71,460 cured/discharged/migrated and 23,727 deaths. The recovery rate among COVID-19 patients has increased to 63.02%. The recoveries/deaths ratio is 96.01%:3.99% now.


  • 9:08 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Delhi

    Delhi recorded 1,246 fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the city's tally to over 1.13 lakh, while the death toll due to the disease climbed to 3,411

  • 9:07 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Google, Facebook, Microsoft, other tech companies join lawsuit against new student visa rule

    More than a dozen top American technology companies, including Google, Facebook and Microsoft, on Monday joined a lawsuit filed by the Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology against the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) latest rule that bars international students from staying in the United States unless they attend at least one in-person course.

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

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga asanas to cure hypertension, sugar

    Yoga guru Swami Ramdev to reveal yoga asanas for hypertension, sugar and heart patients | WATCH NOW

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

    BJP calls 12-hour 'bandh' in districts of North Bengal

    BJP has called 12-hour 'bandh' in the districts of North Bengal today to protest over the death of BJP MLA Debendra Nath Ray, whose body was found hanging in Bindal near his village home. Visuals from Siliguri and Raiganj.


  • 6:50 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 13.2 million, death toll crosses 5.74 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 13.2 million, including more than 574,000 fatalities. More than 7,691,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    USA 3,413,995
    Brazil 1,866,176
    India 879,466
    Russia 727,162
    Peru 326,326
    Chile 315,041