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Breaking news: July 6, 2020 | As it happened

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 11.5 million, including more than 536,000 fatalities. More than 6,534,000 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this LIVE blog for latest on coronavirus and its global economic fallout.

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New Delhi Updated on: July 06, 2020 23:28 IST
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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 11.5 million, including more than 536,000 fatalities. More than 6,534,000 patients are reported to have recovered while – people have lost their lives so far. 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. IndiaTvNews.com brings you the economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis that has resulted in job losses in millions and changing the way we work. Stay Home, Stay Safe, and Stay Informed as our team of dedicated editors/reporters bring you the latest news on coronavirus:

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  • 10:31 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus updates from Chhattisgarh

    The number of COVID-19 cases in Chhattisgarh increased to 3,305 on Monday after 92 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said. Also, 66 patients were discharged from different hospitals, taking the number of recoveries to 2,644, he said.

  • 10:07 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    West Bengal gets its first plasma bank for COVID-19 patients

    A plasma bank for treating COVID-19 patients has been set up at Kolkata Medical College and Hospital (KMCH), the first of its kind in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday. So far, around 12 people who have recovered from COVID-19 have donated their plasma in the state to help in the treatment of coronavirus infected people.

    "The state health department has built a plasma bank at the Kolkata Medical College and Hospital's Immunohematology department for COVID-19 treatment," Banerjee said at the state secretariat on Monday.

  • 9:48 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Chandigarh reports 21 new coronavirus cases

    Chandigarh on Monday reported a spike in new coronavirus cases as 21 more people tested positive for the infection, taking the tally to 487, as per the daily bulletin.

  • 9:39 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    3 pilots, 4 crew members of Nepal Airlines test positive for COVID-19

    Three pilots and four crew members of the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) have tested positive for COVID-19, an official said on Monday. The NAC has been operating multiple numbers of international flights to bring back home Nepalis stranded in foreign countries. The infected pilots and crew members were part of the evacuation flights, MyRepublica newspaper reported.

    NAC spokesperson Archana Khadka confirmed the viral infection in three pilots and four crew members, the report said.

    Nepal has recorded a total of 15,964 coronavirus cases so far.

    At present, there are 9,118 active coronavirus patients undergoing treatment at different health facilities across the country, the health ministry said.

  • 9:35 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus updates from Gujarat

    Gujarat reported yet another highest-ever single-day spike of 735 coronavirus cases on Monday, raising the tally to 36,858, while 17 more patients
    succumbed to the infection, seven of them in Ahmedabad, the state health department said. With the death of 17 more COVID-19 patients, total fatalities rose to 1,962, it said.

    The number of recovered cases increased to 26,323 with 423 more patients getting discharged on Monday, the health department said in a release.

  • 9:32 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus updates from Tamil Nadu

    The COVID-19 tally in Tamil Nadu touched nearly 1. 15 lakh on Monday as the daily count witnessed a slide with 3,827 fresh cases after posting over 4,000 new infections in the past four days. As many as 61 people died of the virus and the toll stood at 1,571, a health department bulletin said.

  • 5:38 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mizoram reports 5 new COVID-19 positive cases

    Mizoram reported 5 new COVID-19 positive cases. The total number of cases in the state stands at 191 including 58 active cases and 133 cured/discharged. 

  • 5:30 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Himachal Pradesh: Total COVID-19 cases reach 1,071

    The number of COVID-19 cases reaches 1,071 in Himachal Pradesh out of which 301 cases are active.

  • 4:31 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Some states show lower COVID-19 positivity rate than national average of 6.73%

    States report a lower COVID-19 positivity rate than the national average of 6.73%. Their tests per million also higher than the national average. 

  • 3:58 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttar Pradesh: 933 new COVID-19 positive cases, 24 deaths reported

    In the last 24 hours, 933 new COVID-19 positive cases and 24 deaths have been reported in the state. There are 8,718 active cases, 19,109 discharges so far and 809 patients have succumbed to the infection. 

  • 3:33 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Bali to welcome foreign tourists from September

    Indonesia's resort island of Bali will allow international tourists to visit from September 11 after being closed to visitors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was reported on Monday. The island held a mass prayer on Sunday to ask for permission and protection from the Hindu God at the sacred Besakih Temple, reports the BBC.

    Indonesian tourists will be allowed to return from July 31.

  • 2:01 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Puducherry reports 65 new COVID-19 cases, overall tally

    Puducherry on Monday reported 65 new COVID-19 cases, taking the overall tally past the 1,000 mark

  • 2:00 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Bihar

    Bihar reports 276 more #COVID19 positive cases today, taking the total number of positive cases to 12,140

  • 12:47 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Himachal Pradesh

    COVID-19 cases reach 1069 in Himachal Pradesh, of which 321 cases are active and 724 have recovered. The death toll stands at 9

  • 12:46 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Lightning, thunderstorms hit Dwarka, Porbandar leading to flood situation

  • 11:16 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    JP Nadda pays floral tribute to Bharatiya Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee

    BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda pays floral tribute to Bharatiya Jan Sangh founder, Syama Prasad Mukherjee on his birth anniversary at party headquarters.

     

  • 10:44 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Rajasthan

    Rajasthan reported 99 new COVID19 positive cases and 3 deaths today, taking the total number of cases to 20263 and deaths to 459. The number of active cases stands at 3836. Total of 15,968 patients have recovered so far.

  • 10:42 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Tibetan government-in-exile celebrate Dalai Lama's 85th birthday in Dharamshala

    Members of Tibetan government-in-exile celebrate Dalai Lama's 85th birthday in Dharamshala.

  • 9:46 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India

    India reports a spike of 24,248 new COVID-19 cases and 425 deaths in the last 24 hours. Positive cases stand at 6,97,413 including 2,53,287 active cases, 4,24,433 cured/discharged/migrated and 19,693 deaths

  • 9:45 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Photos of history-sheeter Vikas Dubey put up at Unnao toll plaza

    Photos of history-sheeter Vikas Dubey, the main accused in KanpurEncounter case, put up at Unnao toll plaza by police. Search operation underway.

  • 8:13 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Watch Swami Ramdev's yoga lessons to boost immunity, fight coronavirus

    Watch yoga guru Swami Ramdev's lessons to boost immunity, maintain good health, every day at 7:58 am and repeat 5 pm, only on India TV. Watch today's show on yoga asanas to build immunity | 

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

    PM pays tributes to SP Mookerjee on his birth anniversary

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tributes to Bharatiya Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his birth anniversary, saying he made courageous efforts to further India's unity.

  • 7:25 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath offers prayer at Mansarovar Temple

    Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath offers prayer at Mansarovar Temple, on the first Monday of 'Sawan' month.

  • 7:22 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 11.5 million, death toll crosses 5.36 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 11.5 million, including more than 536,000 fatalities. More than 6,534,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    USA -2,837,189
    Brazil -1,501,353
    Russia- 661,165
    India- 627,168
    Spain- 297,183

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