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Coronavirus Updates: May 27, 2020 | As it happened

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 5.6 million, including more than 352,000 fatalities. More than 2,430,000 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this LIVE blog for latest on coronavirus and its global economic fallout.

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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 5.6 million, including more than 352,000 fatalities. More than 2,432,000 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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  • 9:54 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rajasthan: 280 new COVID-19 positive cases, 3 deaths reported

    280 new COVID-19 positive cases and 3 deaths have been reported in Rajasthan today, the total tally of positive cases in the state rises to 7,816. Active cases in the state stand at 3081. The death toll is at 173.

  • 9:49 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttar Pradesh: 269 new COVID-19 positive cases reported

    269 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Uttar Pradesh today, taking the total number of cases in the state to 6,991. The death toll stands at 182.

  • 9:25 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jammu and Kashmir: 162 new COVID-19 positive cases reported

    162 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir today, 21 recovered. The total number of positive cases in the union territory rises to 1921, including 854 recovered and 26 deaths.

  • 9:24 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    West Bengal: 183 new COVID-19 positive cases reported

    183 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in West Bengal today. The total number of cases in the state is now at 4,192.

  • 9:23 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Gujarat: 376 new COVID-19 positive cases reported

    In the last 24 hours, 376 new COVID-19 positive cases & 23 deaths have been reported in Gujarat, taking the total number of cases to 15,205. The death toll rises to 938.

  • 9:21 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Maharashtra: 2,190 patients tested positive for coronavirus

    The current count of COVID-19 patients in Maharashtra is 56,948. Today, 2,190 patients have been identified as positive, also 964 patients have been cured. Total of 17,918 patients are cured and discharged. Total Active patients are 37,125.

  • 9:04 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jharkhand: 7 new COVID-19 cases reported

    7 new COVID-19 cases reported in Jharkhand - 5 in Hazaribagh, 1 in Latehar, and 1 in Chaibasa. The total number of positive cases in Jharkhand rises to 444.

  • 7:50 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Ladakh: 1 more case of COVID-19 reported

    One more case of COVID-19 sample reports positive in Ladakh. With this, the number of active cases in Ladakh rises to 11 with 2 cases in Leh and 9 in Kargil district.

  • 6:04 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kerala: 40 new COVID-19 cases reported today

    40 new COVID-19 cases reported in Kerala today. Of these, 9 returned from abroad, 16 returned from Maharashtra, 5 from Tamil Nadu, and 3 from Delhi. The total number of positive cases in the state are 1004, of which 445 are active cases.

  • 5:56 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Himachal Pradesh: COVID-19 confirmed cases stand at 251

    Total COVID-19 cases in Himachal Pradesh now stand at 251, including 177 active cases, 65 recovered patients, and 5 deaths.

  • 3:16 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Assam: 18 new cases of COVID-19 cases reported

    18 new cases of COVID-19, including first air carrier, a resident of Kamrup Metro, who travelled from Ahmedabad to Guwahati. Total cases 704, recovered 62, deaths 4.

  • 3:10 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Noted Urdu writer Mujtaba Hussain passes away in Hyderabad

    Noted Urdu writer Mujtaba Hussain passed away in Hyderabad today after suffering a cardiac arrest.

  • 3:06 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronvirus updates from Rajasthan

    35 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in the state till 2 pm today; the total tally of positive cases in the state rises to 7680

  • 2:32 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Uttarakhand

    38 new COVID-19 positive cases and 15 patients treated/cured in Uttarakhand today. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 438, including 79 recovered and 4 deaths

  • 1:31 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Delhi

    A total of 792 COVID-19 positive cases reported in Delhi in the last 24 hours, 310 recovered/discharged/migrated in this period. The total number of positive cases in the national capital rises to 15257, including 7264 recovered/discharged/migrated and 303 deaths. 

  • 12:41 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses media

     Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses media | HIGHLIGHTS

    • Congress misleading the people
    • Lockdown has prevented spike in the coronavirus cases. 
    • Congress playing politics over coronavirus
    • Congress-ruled states implemented lockdown first
    • How Maharashtra government is dealing with the coronavirus everybody knows
    • Congress was against honouring medics
     
     
     
  • 11:48 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    LIVE: UP Health Minister Jai Pratap Singh talks about COVID-19 situation in state

    UP Health Minister Jai Pratap Singh talks about COVID-19 situation in state | HIGHLIGHTS

    • Arogya Setu has been a great help in our fight against coronavirus. 
    • Migrants who are coming in the state are being tested continuously. 
    • Currently, we have 27 labs for coronavirus testing. 
    • We need people to cooperate with us only to win this battle against coronavirus. 
    • We are conducting aggressive coronavirus testing. 
    • We are following the guidelines implemented by Health Ministry. 
  • 11:17 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    LIVE: Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain talks about COVID-19 situation in state

    Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain talks about COVID-19 situation in state | HIGHLIGHTS

    • Currently, there are more than 15,000 coronavirus cases in Delhi. 
    • Out of all the cases, 50 per cent are active cases and 50 per cent recovered cases. 
    • Till, recently private hospital were asking covid-19 patients to go to covid hospitals. We have asked all the private hospitals make arrangements for such patients rather trhan asking them to leave. 
    • There 20 per cent beds reserved for coronavirus in Private hospitals. 
    • People who are coming from other countries are quarantined for 7 days and then sent back home after proper testing. 
    • We continuously monitor home quarantined patients.
  • 10:42 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    LIVE: Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma talks about COVID-19 situation in state

    LIVE: Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma talks about COVID-19 situation in state | HIGHLIGHTS

    • Our recovery rate is better than other states. Casualties due to coronavirus has decreased. 
    • Till month end, our target is to conduct 25,000 tests per day. 
    • We have home quarantined more than 60,000 people. 
    • More than 34,000 people are kept in govt quarantine centres. 
    • We are punishing those who don't follow quarantine rules. 
    • PM Modi during video conferences praised Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot for the measures taken during coronavirus pandemic. 
    • We have developed covid centres, implementing plasma therapy to control coronavirus. 
    • Currently, we are conducting 16,000 tests per day. 
  • 10:30 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    LIVE: Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij talks about COVID-19 situation in state

    LIVE: Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij talks about COVID-19 situation in state | HIGHLIGHTS

    • We are extensively using all the existing measures like providing PPE Kits to contain the spread of coronavirus. 
    • Our recovery rate is better than in other states. 
    • My team is working day and night to fight the coronavirus. 
    • 70 per cent cases are from Gurgaon, Sonipat, Faridabad and the adjoining areas of Delhi. 
    • This disease was initially found in middle class and upper middle class. This is an imported disease. 
    • We monitor home quarantined patients daily.
  • 10:20 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    LIVE: MP health minister Narottam Mishra talks about COVID-19 situation in state

    MP health minister Narottam Mishra talks about COVID-19 situation in state | HIGHLIGHTS

    • Madhya Pradesh is well-prepared to deal with coronavirus pandemic. 
    • CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan took charge of the situation right after Swearing-in ceremony. 
    • Jamaatis are responsible for spreading coronavirus in the state
    • We are testing all the migrants who are coming to the states. 
    • In Indore and Bhopal, we have formed a containment area and we are continuously monitoring those areas. 
    • We have opened fever clinic. 
    • Because of PM Modi's visionary plans we are better off than so many countries. 
  • 9:09 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates: Global overview

    • Canadian military releases troubling report on conditions in long-term care homes
    • NHS to offer anti-viral treatment Remdesivir to some COVID-19 patients
    • NYSE partially reopens for first time since March 22
    • Putin says Russia has 'passed peak' of infections
    • More than 115,000 cases reported in the African continent
  • 8:25 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from US

    The US records less than 700 new coronavirus deaths for the third day in a row, as per Johns Hopkins University. The overall death toll in the country is now 98,875.

  • 8:03 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga tips for children

    Yog guru Swami Ramdev reveals how Yoga can enhance concentration in Children and improves their health. Watch LIVE on India TV

  • 7:53 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Health Ministers talk about COVID-19 situation in their states LIVE on India TV

    Health Ministers from several states of the country will talk about the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on our Country. Watch LIVE on India TV

     

  • 7:03 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    More than 2,430,000 coronavirus 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, 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.

    Here's a quick overview: 

    The total number of global cases has surpassed 5.6 million, including more than 352,000 fatalities. More than 2,430,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Deaths by country:

    United States- 1,00,572
    Italy- 32,955
    Spain- 27,117
    France- 28,530
    United Kingdom- 37,048
    Belgium - 9,334

    Coronavirus in India: Total COVID-19 positive cases cross 140,000-mark
    Coronavirus Death Toll in India: As of Friday evening, the death toll stood at 4,344

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