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Coronavirus Updates: May 23, 2020 | As it happened

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 5.3 million, including more than 339,000 fatalities. More than 2,158,000 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: May 23, 2020 23:12 IST
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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 5.3 million, including more than 339,000 fatalities. More than 2,158,000 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. 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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  • 11:10 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Maharashtra: 2,608 new COVID-19 positive cases, 60 deaths reported

    2,608 new COVID-19 positive cases, 60 deaths and 821 discharged in Maharashtra today. The total number of positive cases in the state now stands at 47190, including 1577 deaths and 13404 discharged. 

  • 11:09 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rajasthan: 248 new COVID-19 positive cases, 7 deaths reported

    A total of 248 COVID-19 positive cases and 7 deaths reported in Rajasthan today. The total number of positive cases in the state stands at 6742, including 160 deaths, 3786 recovered cases, and 2796 active cases.

  • 11:06 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    West Bengal: 127 new COVID-19 confirmed cases reported

    127 new COVID-19 confirmed cases reported in West Bengal today, 60 discharged and 4 died today. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 3459, including 1341 discharged and 201 deaths. 

  • 11:04 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Special flight Air India Express from Muscat landed at Kerala's Cochin

    A special flight Air India Express (IX 442) with 177 passengers from Muscat landed at Cochin International Airport, Kerala today.

  • 11:02 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Telangana: 52 new COVID-19 positive cases, 25 cured

    52 COVID-19 positive cases and 25 cured/discharged in Telangana today. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 1813, including 1068 cured/discharged and 49 deaths.

  • 10:59 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jammu and Kashmir: 54 new COVID-19 cases reported

    54 more COVID-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir - 2 from the Jammu division and 52 from the Kashmir division. The total number of positive cases in the Union Territory (UT) is now at 1569, including 774 active cases, 774 recovered, and 21 deaths.

  • 9:36 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Gujarat: 396 new COVID-19 positive cases reported

    In the last 24 hours, 396 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Gujarat. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 13,669 including 6169 cured/discharged and 829 deaths.

  • 9:36 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Madhya Pradesh: 201 new COVID-19 positive cases reported

    201 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Madhya Pradesh today, 9 died and 178 recovered today. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 6371, including 281 deaths and 3267 recovered.

  • 9:35 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mumbai: 1566 new COVID19 cases, 40 deaths reported

    1566 new COVID19 cases and 40 deaths reported today, taking the total number of positive cases in Mumbai to 28,634.

  • 8:01 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jharkhand: 17 new COVID-19 cases reported

    COVID19 cases climb to 350 in Jharkhand, with 17 new cases being recorded in Koderma, Ranchi, and Simdega.

  • 7:20 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kerala: 62 new COVID-19 cases reported

    The number of active cases of COVID-19 rises to 275 in Kerala, with 62 more people testing positive today.

  • 6:25 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jamshedpur: 3 new COVID-19 cases reported

    3 new COVID-19 cases reported from Jamshedpur. The total positive cases in Jharkhand are 333 now.

  • 6:23 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Himachal Pradesh: 185 COVID-19 cases detected till now

    A total of 185 people in Himachal Pradesh have tested positive for COVID-19 till date, including 57 recovered cases and 3 deaths. There are 121 active cases in the state now.

  • 6:18 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Tamil Nadu: 710 new COVID19 cases, 5 deaths reported

    710 new COVID19 cases and 5 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu today, the total number of positive cases in the state now stands at 15,512, of which 7,915 are active cases. The death toll now stands at 103.

  • 4:04 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Ministry of Railways addresses the media amid lockdown 4.0

    Ministry of Railways on Saturday addressed the media amid lockdown 4.0. Here are the pointers from the presser: 

    • Union territories were advised to check through publicity the possibilities of rumor-mongering regarding the shortage of food, essential commodities.
    • More than 2600 special trains have run till date, more than 35 Lakh migrants have availed the benefits of these trains.
    • Shramik Special Trains were started on 1st May. Free meals and drinking water being provided to all the passengers. Social distancing and hygiene protocols being followed in trains and stations.
    • 80% of the train journeys have been undertaken by the migrant labourers of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
    • Ministry of Railways has contributed immensely in the effort to domestically produce Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and sanitisers and produced 1.2 lakh Coveralls and 1.4 lakh litres sanitiser.
    • Cyclone was a natural calamity. West Bengal Chief Secy wrote to me that restoration work is underway & they'll tell us soon when they'll be able to receive the trains. As soon as they give us a clearance, we'll run the trains to West Bengal.
    • Uninterrupted freight movement operations by the Ministry of Railways have ensured delivery of 9.7 million tonnes of food grain between 1st April and 22nd May; 3255 new Parcel Special Trains have been run since 22nd March.
  • 3:28 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Karnataka

    196 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Karnataka from May 22, 5 pm to 5 pm today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 1939, including 1297 active cases and 598 discharges. 

  • 3:10 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    How people are finding positivity and connection through the pandemic

    • Bunny knows it's all about the angles
    • Padma’s bringing shrimp pasta
    • This moth’s got banana-strawberry energy
    • Cardi B shows off her new tattoo
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    • Meet the pooches of quarantine
  • 3:08 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    China reports no new cases for the first time

    For the first time since the pandemic began, China reported no new cases of COVID-19. Fears of a second wave means that many restrictions are still in place.

  • 2:10 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Delhi

    591 COVID-19 cases and no deaths reported in Delhi in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases in the national capital rises to 12910, including 6412 active cases

  • 2:08 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Ministry of Railways to address media at 4 pm today

    Ministry of Railways to address media at 4 pm today, in Delhi.

  • 1:15 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Andhra Pradesh

    In the last 24 hours, 47 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Andhra Pradesh; taking the total number of cases to 2561. Death toll rises to 56 after one death was reported

  • 11:51 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Brazil overtakes Russia, recording the second-most virus cases in the world

    World Health Organization emergencies director Dr Mike Ryan warned Friday about the surge in cases in Brazil and the wider region. The country has recorded over 330,000 cases, second only to the United States. 

  • 11:00 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Odisha

    80 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Odisha today; taking the total number of positive cases to 1269. Active cases stand at 826

  • 10:08 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Rajasthan

    Rajasthan reports 48 fresh positive cases of COVID-19 and 2 deaths till 9 am. Total number of positive cases rise to 6542 and 155 deaths, while active cases hike to 2695

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

    Coronavirus cases in India cross 1.2 lakh mark; deaths at 3,720

    Coronavirus cases in India have crossed 1.2 lakh mark taking positive patients toll to 1,25,101 including 3,720 deaths and 51,784 have recovered, according to health ministry's figures released on Saturday READ MORE

  • 9:13 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    coronavirus updates from Nepal

    32 more COVID-19 cases reported in Nepal this morning, taking the total number of cases in the country to 548

  • 8:24 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates: Global overview

    • Brazil quickly becoming the world’s No. 2 COVID-19 hot spot behind US
    • New arrivals in UK must quarantine for two weeks starting June 8
    • More than 100,000 cases registered in the African continent
    • President Trump deems churches ‘essential’ and calls for them to reopen
  • 8:08 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from US

    USA records further 1260 deaths from COVID-19, bringing its total to 95921

  • 8:06 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    South America is becoming the new COVID-19 epicentre, WHO says

    World Health Organization emergencies director Dr. Mike Ryan warned Friday about the surge in cases in Brazil and the wider region, saying that “in a sense, South America has become a new epicenter for the disease.”

  • 8:05 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Watch yoga guru Swami Ramdev's lessons to lose weight

    Watch yoga guru Swami Ramdev's lessons LIVE everyday at 7:58 am and repeat at 5 pm only on India TV. Watch today's show on how to lose weight using yoga asanas | 

  • 6:55 AM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    More than 2,158,000 COVID-19 infected patients recovered so far: Summary

    Hello and welcome to today's live coverage of coronavirus news in India and across the world, with me, Rashi Hardaha and my colleagues Himanshu Shekhar, Shashwat  Bhandari, Vani Mehrotra, Priya Jaiswal,  Sidhant Mamtany and Sushmita Panda. You can get in touch with us directly on twitter ​@rashihardaha@himaanshus@ShashBhandari​ @vani_mehrotra​ @priyajais@SidMamtany, and @sushmitapanda for news, tips, photos, questions and comments.

    Here's a quick overview: 

    The total number of global cases has surpassed 5.3 million, including more than 339,000 fatalities. More than 2,158,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Deaths by country:

    United States- 97,647
    Italy- 32,616
    Spain- 28,628
    France- 28,289
    United Kingdom- 36,393
    Belgium - 9,212

    Coronavirus in India: Total COVID-19 positive cases cross 118,000-mark
    Coronavirus Death Toll in India: As of Friday evening, the death toll stood at 3,583

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