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New Delhi Updated on: July 28, 2020 23:46 IST
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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 16.6 million, including more than 656,000 fatalities. More than 10,231,000 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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  • 10:12 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J-K's Kupwara

    Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir by resorting to unprovoked firing towards Indian positions on Tuesday, an Army official said. There have been no reports of any casualties so far.

    "Pakistan initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation (CFV) along the LoC in Macchil and Gugaldara sectors in Kupwara in the afternoon hours by firing mortars and other weapons," the official said.

    A befitting response was given to the Pakistani aggression, he said.

  • 9:44 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Rakhis come with COVID-19 precautionary messages in Gujarat

    With Raksha Bandhan just around the corner, a rakhi maker in Gujarat's Ahmedabad city has taken the opportunity to package his products with messages to spread awareness about COVID-19.

  • 8:37 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus updates from Maharashtra

    The COVID-19 tally in Maharashtrarose to 3,91,440 on Tuesday with addition of 7,717 new cases, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said. With 282 patients succumbing to the infection, the death toll mounted to 14,165, he said.

  • 8:04 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus updates from Sikkim

    Sikkim on Tuesday reported 24 new cases of COVID-19, taking the state's tally to 579, an official said.

  • 7:42 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sultry weather conditions persist in Haryana, Punjab

    Sultry weather conditions prevailed in Haryana and Punjab on Tuesday, with maximum temperatures hovering above normal, the Meteorological Department in Chandigarh said.

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

    Coronavirus updates from Chandigarh

    24 new COVID-19 cases reported in Chandigarh today; the total number of cases in the Union Territory stands at 934.

  • 7:00 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus updates from J&K

    489 COVID-19 cases reported in J&K today, 134 from Jammu division & 355 Kashmir division. Total number of cases in the Union Territory is now at 18,879, including 7,661 active cases, 10,885 recovered & 333 deaths.

  • 6:48 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus updates from Delhi

    Delhi recorded 1,056 fresh coronavirus infections on Tuesday, taking the tally to over 1.32 lakh, while the death toll from the disease climbed to 3,881, authorities said.

  • 6:41 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Former Karnataka minister Raja Madangopal Naik passes away due to coronavirus

    Former Karnataka Minister Raja Madangopal Naik has died of COVID-19 at a hospital in Kalaburagi, a health department official said on Tuesday.

  • 5:58 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    AIIMS-Bathinda to start COVID-19 testing

    COVID-19 testing will begin at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Bathinda with an initial capacity of 180 tests a day, and in a months time, will be increased to 500 a day, according to a Punjab government release issued on Tuesday.

     

  • 4:52 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    India’s COVID-19 fatality rate declines to 2.25%; recovery rate rises over 64%: Health ministry

    India's COVID-19 fatality rate is progressively falling from 3.33 per cent on June 18 to 2.25 per cent as on date, while the recovery rate increased from around 53 per cent in mid-June to more than 64 per cent, the Union health ministry said on Tuesday.

  • 4:49 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus updates from Uttar Pradesh

    Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday reported 3,458 new COVID-19 cases taking the tally to more than 73,000, while 41 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 1,497. "There are 27,934 active COVID-19 cases in the state and 44,520 patients have been discharged after treatment. The death toll due to the diseases have reached 1497," Additional Chief Secretary, Information, Awanish Kumar Awasthi told reporters said.

  • 3:52 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Additional 6.7 million children under 5 could suffer from wasting due to COVID-19: UNICEF

    An additional 6.7 million children under the age of five across the world could suffer from wasting this year due to the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UNICEF warned on Tuesday.

    According to the UNICEF, in India, there are still around 20 million children under five years of age who are suffering from wasting.

  • 2:21 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    If detected early, COVID-19 not incurable, says MP CM Chouhan

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who tested positive for coronavirus, on Tuesday chaired the first virtual cabinet meeting from hospital and said if the infection is detected early, then it is not incurable and is like any other cold, cough and fever.

  • 12:23 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 Tuesday.

    • Levels of nitrogen dioxide fell by more than 70 per cent during the lockdown in New Delhi, a UN policy brief says.
    • Odisha's COVID-19 tally crosses 28,000 mark as death toll rises to 154.
    • With a single-day increase of 47,703 COVID-19 cases, India's virus tally mounts to 14,83,156.
    • Telangana records 1,610 fresh COVID-19 cases and nine more deaths, pushing the tally of
    • infections in the state to 57,142.
    • HBO is developing a COVID-19 vaccine drama, based on journalist Brendan Borrell's forthcoming book "The First Shot", with Adam McKay attached as a producer.
    • South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir finally flew out of Pakistan after being stuck in the country since March due to the travel restrictions imposed in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Scientists identify immune system variation linked to severe COVID-19 cases.
    • China reports 68 new COVID-19 cases.
    • Twenty-two Assam Rifles personnel are among 23 more people testing positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram.
  • 10:18 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India

    Single-day spike of 47,704 positive cases and 654 deaths in India in the last 24 hours. Total COVID-19 positive cases stand at 14,83,157 including 4,96,988 active cases, 9,52,744 cured/discharged/migrated & 33,425 deaths

  • 9:36 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Severe water-logging in parts of Siliguri in West Bengal

    Severe water-logging in parts of Siliguri following incessant rainfall in the area. According to the Irrigation & Waterways Department, Siliguri has received 75.60 mm of rainfall in the past 24 hours.

     

  • 8:07 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga asanas to improve lifestyle

    Yoga guru Swami Ramdev reveals yoga lessons to improve lifestyle and keep diseases like cancer and Parkinson's at bay. WATCH NOW | 

     

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

    10,000 child die due to coronavirus-linked hunger every month in West Africa

    All around the world, the coronavirus and its restrictions are pushing already hungry communities over the edge, cutting off meager farms from markets and isolating villages from food and medical aid. READ MORE

  • 7:16 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 16.6 million, death toll crosses 6.56 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 16.6 million, including more than 656,000 fatalities. More than 10,231,000 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