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Breaking News: July 27, 2020 | As it happened

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New Delhi Updated on: July 27, 2020 23:50 IST
Breaking News LIVE July 27, 2020

Breaking News LIVE: July 27, 2020

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 16.4 million, including more than 652,000 fatalities. More than 10,042,000 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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  • 11:11 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mumbai: 1,033 COVID-19 cases, 39 deaths reported

    1,033 COVID-19 cases and 39 deaths reported in Mumbai today, 1,706 patients recovered and discharged. Total positive cases rise to 1,10,129 including 81,944 patients recovered and discharged and 6,129 deaths.

  • 11:08 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Assam: 1,348 new COVID-19 cases detected

    1,348 new COVID-19 cases (Guwahati-155 cases) detected in Assam out of 21,742 tests done in the last 24 hours. Our low positivity rate of 6.19% is encouraging. 

  • 10:55 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Himachal Pradesh COVID-19 tally stands at 2,270

    The total number of COVID-19 cases in Himachal Pradesh stands at 2,270 with 1,025 positive cases, 1,216 recovered cases and 12 deaths. 

  • 10:54 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Chhattisgarh's COVID-19 case tally now stands at 7,863

    Chhattisgarh's COVID-19 case tally now stands at 7,863 with 245 new cases reported today. The numbers of active and discharged cases are 2,646 and 5,172, respectively. The death toll 45. 

  • 10:51 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rajasthan: 1,134 fresh positive cases reported

    1,134 fresh positive cases reported in Rajasthan today till 8:30 pm. The total number of positive cases in the state is now 37,564 including 10,097 active cases and 25,663 discharged cases. The death toll 633.

  • 10:50 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Total number of COVID-19 cases stands at 338

    The total number of COVID-19 cases in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is 338 including 145 active cases, 192 discharged and 1 death.

  • 10:48 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jharkhand: 324 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths reported

    324 new COVID-19 cases and 4 deaths reported in Jharkhand today. The total number of cases stands at 8,803 including 4,908 active cases, 3,805 recovered/discharged cases and 90 deaths. 

  • 7:06 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Andhra detects 6,051 COVID-19 positive cases

    Andhra Pradesh detected 6,051 COVID19 positive cases in the last 24 hours. The total positive cases rise to 1,02,349 including 49,558 discharged patients and 1090 deaths. 

  • 7:02 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kerala: 2 deaths, 702 new COVID-19 cases reported

    2 deaths and 702 new COVID-19 cases reported in the state today. The total number of cases is now 19,727. There are 495 COVID-19 hotspots in the state. 

  • 6:59 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Tamil Nadu: 6,993 new COVID-19 cases, 77 deaths reported

    6,993 new COVID-19 cases and 77 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu in the last 24 hours, taking the total to 2,20,716. 5,723 patients were discharged today. 54,896 cases still active in the state.

  • 6:56 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Karnataka reports 5,324 new COVID-19 cases, 75 deaths

    Karnataka reported 5,324 new COVID-19 cases and 75 deaths today. The total number of cases in the State stands at 1,01,465 including 61,819 active cases and 1,953 deaths.

  • 6:54 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mumbai: 9 new COVID-19 cases reported in Dharavi

    9 new COVID-19 cases reported in Dharavi area of Mumbai today, taking the total number of cases in Dharavi to 2,540 including 98 active cases.

  • 6:06 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttar Pradesh reports 3,578 new COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths

    Uttar Pradesh reports 3,578 new COVID-19 cases and 31 deaths in the last 24 hours. The active cases in the state stands at 26,204 and death toll rise to 1,456.

  • 5:27 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    PM Modi launches 3 'high throughput' coronavirus testing facilities

    Another big challenge in the fight against coronavirus was readying human resource. It is incredible how our paramedics, Asha workers, ANM, Anganwadi and other health/civil workers were trained in a short span of time.

  • 5:26 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    PM Modi launches 3 'high throughput' coronavirus testing facilities

    Six months back, India had no PPE Kit manufacturer. Today, over 1200 manufacturers produce over 5 lakh kits daily. There was a time when India used to order N-95 masks from outside. Today, over 3 lakh N-95 masks are being manufactured daily in India. 

  • 5:24 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    PM Modi launches 3 'high throughput' coronavirus testing facilities

    There is only one resolve, and that is to save lives of all Indians. The resolve has given us astounding results. What India did especially regarding PPE, masks and testing kits, is a huge success story.

  • 5:21 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    LIVE: PM Modi launches 3 'high throughput' coronavirus testing facilities

    In the big fight against coronavirus, it was important that we establish corona specific health infrastructure. This is the reason why the Centre announced a Rs 15,000 crore package way back. 

  • 3:08 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Telcos in 4G spectrum bid need not place contracts with Chinese firms like Huawei, ZTE

    The government may impose restrictions on private telecom operators to buy equipment from Chinese firms for projects in which they acquire public assets on a lease basis. The government which may auction 4G spectrum for some bands, may impose restrictions on private bidders whosoever win the contract won't be able to purchase the equipment from Chinese companies including Huawei and ZTE. READ MORE

  • 3:07 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    PM Modi to launch 3 'high throughput' coronavirus testing facilities today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today launch high throughput (to make large scale testing feasible) COVID-19 testing facilities via video conferencing. These new facilities will ramp up COVID testing capacity in the country and help in strengthening early detection and treatment in order to control the spread of the pandemic. READ MORE

  • 11:20 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    New Rafales fly out of France today to join the growing Indian fleet of aircraft

    The new Rafales fly out of France today to join the growing Indian fleet of aircraft

  • 9:38 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India

    According to the Ministry of Health, the number of active COVID-19 cases in country stands at 4,85,114, while 9,17,567 people have recovered.

  • 9:37 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Heavy vehicular movement at Ring Road near ISBT Kashmere Gate

    Heavy vehicular movement at Ring Road near ISBT (Inter State Bus Terminal), Kashmere Gate in Delhi.

  • 8:50 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Big Day for Rajasthan Politics

    It is a big day for Rajasthan politics with the apex court all set to resume hearing on the matter of the disqualification of 19 MLAs including Sachin Pilot as requested by the Rajasthan Assembly speaker. The Supreme Court will hear the matter after Rajasthan Assembly speaker CP Joshi filed a plea challenging the Rajasthan High Court's order against the disqualification of 19 rebel Congress MLAs. As Congress is occupied with rebellions from within, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), which had its 6 MLAs support the Ashok Gehlot government in the state has decided to pull out the support. BSP supremo Mayawati has issued a whip to 6 of its MLAs to vote against the Gehlot government if it comes to a floor test. Follow Live Updates

  • 8:50 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Time capsule with historical Ram Janmabhoomi facts to be buried 2,000 ft beneath Ram Mandir

    A time capsule which would contain historical facts related to the Ram Janmabhoomi, will be buried 2,000 feet below the Ram Mandir construction site. This is being done to ensure that there are no more disputes in the future, news agency ANI quoted Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust member Kameshwar Chaupal as saying. Read Full Story

  • 8:07 AM (IST) Posted by Himanshu Shekhar

    Forecast of rain in several UP districts including Bulandshahr, Sambhal, Lakhimpur Kheri

    Rain/thundershowers and lightning are very likely to occur today during next three hours (valid up to 9:30 am) at isolated places over Bulandshahr, Sambhal, Sant Kabir Nagar, Mahrajganj, Lakhimpur Kheri districts and adjoining areas: Meteorological Centre, Lucknow has said. 

  • 8:04 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga asanas to lose weight

    Yoga guru Swami Ramdev reveals yoga asanas to lose weight | WATCH NOW

  • 7:45 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    American flag lowered at US consulate in China's Chengdu

    As US officials vacate the consulate premises under Chinese government orders, the American flag has been taken down at a U.S. consulate in southwestern China. State broadcaster CCTV announced on its social media account that the flag was lowered at 6:18 a.m. on Monday at the U.S. mission in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province. READ MORE

  • 7:43 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Rain/thundershowers and lightning are very likely to occur today during next three hours in several parts of UP: IMD

    Rain/thundershowers and lightning are very likely to occur today during next three hours (valid up to 9:30 am) at isolated places over Bulandshahr, Sambhal, Sant Kabir Nagar, Mahrajganj, Lakhimpur Kheri districts and adjoining areas

  • 7:42 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

    Six new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the last 24 hours. Total cases here rise to 324, including 182 patients who were discharged after recovering from the disease

  • 7:11 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 16.4 million, including more than 652,000 fatalities. More than 10,042,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    USA 4,371,839
    Brazil 2,419,901
    India 1,436,019
    Russia 812,485
    South Africa 445,433
    Mexico 390,516