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New Delhi Updated on: July 26, 2020 0:02 IST
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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 15.3 million, including more than 630,000 fatalities. More than 9,348,000 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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  • 11:59 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Assam: 1,165 COVID-19 cases reported

    1,165 COVID-19 cases reported in Assam on July 25, including 353 cases from Guwahati and 100 from Golaghat. The total number of cases in the state stands at 31,086, including 21,761 discharged, 9,245 active cases and 77 deaths.

  • 9:15 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Manipur reports 30 new COVID-19 cases

    Manipur reported 30 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of cases in the State to 2,176. The number of active and recovered cases are 656 and 1520 respectively.

  • 6:29 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rajasthan government starts Plasma Bank at Sawai Man Singh Hospital in Jaipur

    Rajasthan Government today started a Plasma Bank at Sawai Man Singh Hospital in Jaipur for treatment of COVID-19 patients. I appeal to all COVID-19 recovered patients to donate their plasma.

  • 6:20 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Tamil Nadu reports 6,988 new COVID-19 cases and 89 deaths

    Tamil Nadu reported 6,988 new COVID-19 cases and 89 deaths today. The total number of positive cases in the state stands at 2,06,737 including 1,51,055 recoveries and 3,409 deaths. There are 52,273 active cases as of today.

  • 6:18 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jammu and Kashmir: 523 new COVID-19 positive cases reported

    523 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir today, 156 from Jammu division, and 367 from Kashmir division. The total number of cases stands at 17,305 including 7,483 actives cases, 9,517 recoveries, and 305 deaths.

  • 6:15 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Delhi: 1,142 COVID-19 positive cases, 2,137 recovered,, 29 deaths reported

    1,142 COVID-19 positive cases, 2,137 patients recovered/discharged/migrated and 29 deaths in Delhi today. There are 12,657 active cases. Total 1,13,068 patients have recovered/discharged/migrated, the death toll stands at 3,806.

  • 5:10 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Punjab welcomes Canada's statement of not recognising Referendum 2020

    People in Punjab have welcomed the step taken by the Canadian government for not recognising the so-called 'Punjab 2020 Referendum' by a US-based secessionist group that seeks a separate homeland of Khalistan for Sikhs in India.

  • 3:56 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Maharashtra CM inaugurats COVID-19 Care Center in Dombivli

    Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray today inaugurated a COVID-19 Care Center and a testing lab in Dombivli, via video conference.

  • 3:07 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Tripura

    One more person succumbed to COVID-19 in Tripura, taking the northeastern state's toll to 11, while 106 fresh infections pushed its case count to 3,778, a health official said on Saturday. The latest fatality was reported from Gomati district.

  • 3:06 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    21 existing drugs that block coronavirus found in lab studies, say scientists

    21 existing drugs have been identified by scientists including those of Indian-origin that stop the replication of the novel coronavirus which causes COVID-19 in lab studies, an advance that may lead to the development of new therapeutic combinations against the disease. READ MORE

  • 3:05 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    I&B Secy urges MHA to reopen cinema halls from August 1

    The Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Secretary Amit Khare has written to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to consider reopening of cinema halls all over the country from August 1. I&B Secretary Amit Khare indicated this at a close-door industry interaction with the CII Media Committee on Friday. READ MORE

  • 3:02 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    India to buy 6 Poseidon naval jets from US for $1.8 billion amid border row with China

    Amid border with China, India has begun the acquisition process for US-made 6 Poseidon-8I naval jets and has also put the process of procuring 6 Predator-B armed drones on full throttle. READ MORE

  • 2:58 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Priyanka Gandhi shifts to a penthouse in Sector 43 Gurugram

    Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi is temporarily shifting to a Penthouse in Sector 43 Gurugram. Priyanka's new residence is inside the Aralia Residential Complex. She visited the penthouse and spent the night there. Read Full Story

  • 2:47 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Yogi Adityanath reaches Ayodhya to take stock of preparations for groundbreaking ceremony

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has reached Ayodhya to take stock of preparations for the groundbreaking ceremony. The ceremony is slated to take place at August 5 with several high profile guests including PM Narendra Modi and founding members of the Ram Janmabhoomi movement like Lal Krishna Advani. Tap to Read

  • 2:39 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Rajasthan

    Rajasthan recorded 557 fresh COVID-19 cases on Saturday, taking the state's tally to 34,735, while six more fatalities pushed the toll to 608, according to an official report.

  • 1:57 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Arunachal Pradesh

    Arunachal Pradesh's coronavirus tally crossed the 1,000-mark on Saturday as 65 more people, including 33 security personnel, tested positive for the disease, a Health Department official said.

  • 1:12 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Pune: Containment zones revised to 87 as business resumes after 10-day lockdown. Check List

    Read Full List of 87 containment zones in Pune -- Here

  • 1:11 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Delhi continues downward COVID-19 trend; number of hospitalised patients drop to 4,878

    Delhi's coronavirus situation is improving by the day. In what might be a ray of hope not just for the national capital but the whole nation, the hospitalized patients in Delhi have dropped to 4,878. This is a drastic drop from a month or so ago when Delhi was starring at a grim situation and shortage of beds for coronavirus patients. Read Full Story

  • 1:10 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Monsoon in north-central India can drop significantly: US Study

    A recent study by an American scientific agency has predicted that the rainfall in north-central India can fall significantly this year because of the projected reduction in the monsoon low-pressure system. Read Full Story

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

    Uniform country-wide peak in COVID-19 cases will not happen: Expert

    There cannot be a uniform peak in COVID-19 cases in a large country like India and each state has its own trajectory based on when people there were exposed to the infection

  • 1:10 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tests COVID-19 positive

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has tested positive for coronavirus. Chouhan informed the public about his health condition via a series of tweets. Read Full Story

  • 12:45 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan tests coronavirus positive

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday said that he has tested coronavirus positive. READ MORE 

     

  • 12:44 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.

    • Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray says he is not in favour of complete lifting of the coronavirus-induced lockdown in the state only to address the economic concerns.
    • Despite having the infrastructure in place, the Goa government is yet to begin plasma therapy for COVID-19 patients, as there are some formalities left to be completed, official says.
    • COVID turns Eid insipid for goat sellers.
    • The novel coronavirus tally in Odisha crossed the 24,000 mark with 1,320 more people testing positive.
    • IIT Madras startup generates Rs 22 crores funding for launching wrist band for detecting COVID symptoms.
    • Pakistan reports 1,487 new COVID-19 cases.
    • Opposition AINRC legislator in Puducherry, N S J Jayabal has tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the first MLA in the union territory to contract the virus.
    • India's COVID-19 tally soars to 13,36,861 with 48,916 fresh cases as death toll is now 31,358.
    • Family members of poet Varavara Rao, accused in the Elgar Parishad case, have moved the NHRC seeking a direction to a Mumbai hospital, where he is being treated for COVID-19, and prison authorities to provide "transparent" updates on his health status.
    • England have released five players from the bio-secure bubble here after they missed out on selection of the ongoing third Test against the West Indies.
    • Having lost their livelihood due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, a couple in Maharashtra's Aurangabad city has resorted to selling few valuable possessions they have to buy ration.
    • Three members of the South African women's cricket squad test positive for COVID-19.
    • A Kolkata Police constable succumbed to COVID-19 at a private hospital in the city.
  • 12:41 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Pondy

    Three elderly women succumbed to coronavirus in Puducherry while 139 fresh cases were reported on Saturday, taking the aggregate to 2,654.

  • 11:40 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Pakistan

    Pakistan reported 1,487 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 271,886 on Saturday, the health ministry said. A total of 236,596 people have recovered from the disease, the Ministry of National Health Services said.

  • 10:33 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    NH-7 blocked at Lambagad due to landslide following heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand

    National Highway-7 blocked at Lambagad due to landslide following heavy rainfall in the region in Uttarakhand

  • 9:56 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    High tide of 4.47 meters expected at 1528 hours in Mumbai today: IMD

    India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced a high tide of 4.47 meters expected at 1528 hours in Mumbai today.

  • 9:55 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India

    India's coronavirus case tally has surged past 13 lakh as 48,916 cases were reported in the last 24 hours. As per the latest figures issued by the Health Ministry, India's COVID-19 case tally stands at 13,36,861. As many as 757 deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours taking the overall tally to 31,358. READ MORE

  • 8:57 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Rajasthan Political Crisis Live Updates

    The situation in Rajasthan politics' ongoing crisis moved at a fast pace on Friday after the High Court decided to rule in favour of rebel Congress MLA and former Deputy CM Sachin Pilot. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot paraded his MLAs at the Raj Bhawan asking Governor Kalraj Mishra to call for an immediate assembly session where team Gehlot could put to rest any speculation of them not having a majority in the house. Follow Live Updates

     

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

    COVAXIN: These 12 medical facilities are conducting India's coronavirus vaccine human trials

    Coronavirus vaccine trials have picked up pace across the globe. From UK's esteemed Oxford University to our very own Bharat Biotech, people have put in everything to find a shield immunity against COVID-19, a disease that has already infected over 15 million people worldwide. Read Full Story

  • 8:33 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    India-China agree on early and complete disengagement from eastern Ladakh

    India and China may soon hold more military-level talks seeking an "early and complete" disengagement of troops in eastern Ladakh. The two countries have held a fresh round of diplomatic parleys amid indications the withdrawal of forces by the Chinese army from certain parts in the region has not gained momentum. READ MORE 

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

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga lessons for kids

    Yoga guru Swami Ramdev reveals yoga lessons and tips for improving the health of kids | WATCH NOW

  • 7:55 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Yogi Adityanath to visit Ayodhya today to take stock of preparations for inauguration of construction of Lord Ram's temple

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to visit Ayodhya today to take stock of preparations for inauguration of the construction of Lord Ram's temple.

  • 7:06 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 15.9 million, death toll crosses 6.42 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 15.9 million, including more than 642,000 fatalities. More than 9,723,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    USA 4,248,327
    Brazil 2,348,200
    India 1,337,022
    Russia 800,849
    South Africa 421,996
    Mexico 378,285