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Coronavirus Updates: May 28, 2020 | As it happened

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 5.7 million, including more than 357,000 fatalities. More than 2,497,000 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 29, 2020 0:35 IST
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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 5.7 million, including more than 357,000 fatalities. More than 2,497,000 patients are reported to have recovered. (Number changes daily)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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  • 10:38 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Chhattisgarh reports 29 new cases of COVID-19

    Chhattisgarh reports 29 new cases of COVID-19 today. Total positive cases stand at 398 including 315 active cases.

  • 8:47 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Gujarat: 367 new COVID-19 cases, 22 deaths reported

    In the last 24 hours, 367 new COVID-19 cases and 22 deaths have been reported in Gujarat. Total positive cases stand at 15,572 and the death toll is at 960.

  • 8:45 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Haryana reports 123 new COVID-19 cases

    Haryana reports 123 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of cases to 1,504. The number of active cases stand at 604.

  • 8:39 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttarakhand: 7 new positive cases of COVID-19 reported

    The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Uttarakhand now stands at 500, with 7 new positive cases reported today.

  • 8:33 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jammu and Kashmir: 115 new COVID-19 positive cases reported

    115 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Jammu and Kashmir; 14 from Jammu division and 101 from Kashmir division. The total number of cases stands at 2036 including 1,150 active cases.

  • 7:18 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Tamil Nadu: 12 more COVID-19 deaths reported

    12 more COVID-19 deaths in Tamil Nadu, taking the death toll to 145. 827 fresh coronavirus cases takes tally to 19,372.

  • 7:14 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    West Bengal: 344 new COVID-19 positive cases, 6 deaths reported

    344 new COVID-19 positive cases and 6 deaths have been reported in the state in the last 24 hours. Total positive cases stand at 4,536 and the death toll is at 229.

  • 5:31 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kerala: 84 new COVID-19 positive cases reported

    84 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Kerala today.

  • 4:22 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Health Ministry briefs media on COVID19 situation in country

    Health Ministry briefed media on the COVID-19 situation in the country. Here are the highlights from the presser:

    • The fight against Coronavirus will be won through vaccines and drugs. Our country's science and technology institutions and pharma industry are very strong.
    • There are about a total of 30 groups in India, big industry to individual academics, who are trying got develop vaccines, of around 20 are keeping a good pace.
    • AICTE and CSIR have embarked on a drug discovery hackathon- this is a high-end hackathon where students are trained with information on how to do computational drug discovery.
  • 4:17 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttar Pradesh: 7 more people die of COVID-19

    7 more people die of COVID-19 in Uttar Pradesh, total cases rise to 7,071.

  • 3:45 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Nepal reports highest single-day spike of 156 new COVID-19 cases

    Nepal reported the highest single-day spike of 156 new COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours, total cases now at 1,042. The death toll stands at 5 while 187 people have recovered.

  • 3:38 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Odisha: 75 COVID-19 patients recovered today

    Another 75 COVID-19 patients have recovered and are being discharged. The total recovered cases of Odisha now stand at 887.

  • 3:36 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Assam: 33 new cases of COVID-19 reported

    33 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Assam today. The total number of positive cases stands at 831, including 87 discharged and 4 deaths.

  • 3:16 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 Thursday:

    • Indore COVID-19 tally is up by 78 to 3,260 with district's death toll rising to 122.
    • The culture of silence around menstruation has become even more evident during COVID-19 pandemic, UNICEF India Representative Yasmin Ali Haque says.
    • Delhi HC tells AAP government to ensure that food and water are provided separately to COVID-19 patients at quarantine facilities.
    • Two anti-inflammatory drugs found that may inhibit COVID-19 virus reproduction.
    • Twenty two police personnel in Maharashtra have died of COVID-19 so far, official says.
    • As luxuries slip in list of priorities, fashion industry ponders bleak future post lockdown
    • As many as 24 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Assam as the state's tally rises to 798.
    • Singapore's financial position will be 'a lot weaker' in coming years, says Deputy PM Heng Swee Keat.
    • Karnataka reports 75 new cases as total infections in the state rise to 2,493.
    • Air passenger who took IndiGo Bengaluru-Madurai flight tests positive for COVID-19.
    • As many as 195 healthcare workers at AIIMS Delhi tested positive for COVID-19 so far.
    • Coronavirus cases in Pakistan cross 61,000-mark as death toll soars to 1,260.
    • Chess plays on while other sports struggle to cope with COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba holds a meeting with municipal commissioners and district magistrates of 13 COVID-19 hit cities including Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai, officials say.
    • Odisha reports 67 new COVID-19 cases as state's tally rises to 1,660.
    • NDMC seals headquarter building after employee tests positive for COVID-19.
    • Panic grips Bishanpura village in UP after bats were found dead.
    • Coronavirus pandemic may push 86 million more children into household poverty by 2020-end, report says.
    • Nursing staff at Jodhpur AIIMS protest denial of treatment to wife of colleague.
    • Vistara's first 787-9 aircraft operates its maiden commercial flight on Delhi-Kolkata route.
    • Auto component maker Minda Industries says the nationwide lockdown has significantly impacted its revenues and profitability.
    • Six more COVID-19 deaths reported in Rajasthan with 131 fresh cases, taking state's tally to 7,947, Health Department says.
    • ‘Immunity passports’ for COVID-19 may lead to discrimination and intentional infections, scientists say.
    • Half of COVID-19 cases may experience altered sense of taste, study says.
    • Silent COVID-19 infection may be more prevalent than thought, study says.
    • Chennai returnee tests positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh.
    • Death toll due to COVID-19 in India rises to 4,531 with the number of cases climbing to 1.
    • 58 lakh.
    • MP government decides to impose a fine of Rs 2,000 for home quarantine violation.
    • Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad has blamed his "reckless behaviour for getting infected with coronavirus.
    • The Mizoram government decides to resume class-12 board exams on June 16.
    • China reports 23 new asymptomatic coronavirus cases, mostly in Wuhan.
    • Coronavirus death toll in US crosses one lakh.
  • 3:01 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Nepal

    Nepal reports highest single-day spike of 156 new COVID-19 cases over last 24 hours, total cases now at 1,042. Death toll stands at 5 while 187 people have recovered

  • 3:00 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Odisha

    Another 75 COVID-19 patients have recovered and are being discharged. The total recovered cases of Odisha now stand at 887

  • 2:59 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Assam

    33 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Assam today. Total number of positive cases stands at 831, including 87 discharged and 4 deaths

  • 1:49 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Himachal Pradesh

    Total COVID-19 cases in Himachal Pradesh now stand at 276, including 201 active cases, 66 recovered patients and 5 deaths. 

  • 1:09 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    South Korea mulls bringing back tougher social distancing measures amid fresh spike in cases

    The country saw a sharp rise in daily number of cases on Thursday with 79 new reported infections, most of which are linked to a logistics delivery warehouse cluster. The new numbers may prompt a switch back to "high-intensity social distancing" from the current "everyday life quarantine" measures, officials said.

  • 12:40 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Karnataka

    5 new COVID-19 positive cases and 28 people discharged in Karnataka in the last 24 hours. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 2493, including 809 discharged and 47 deaths

  • 11:46 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Andhra Pradesh

    54 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours; 45 people discharged and 1 death reported in this duration. Total number of positive cases in the state rises to 2841, including 1958 discharged and 59 deaths

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

    Coronavirus updates from Rajasthan

    131 total COVID-19 positive cases, 6 deaths, 4 recovered in Rajasthan today. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 7947, including 179 deaths, 4566 recovered and 3913 discharged

  • 10:52 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Uttarakhand

    67 new COVID-19 positive cases detected in Odisha today, the total number of positive cases in the state rises to 1660

  • 10:20 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Chandigarh

    6 more positive cases reported in Bapu Dham Colony. The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Chandigarh rises to 288.

  • 9:18 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates: Global overview

    • Ontario extends emergency orders until June 9
    • Vietnam achieved zero deaths linked to COVID-19
    • EU pledges €750 billion to help economies damaged by pandemic
    • UK announces new test and trace system
    • English Premier League agrees to resume contact training
    • France bans use of Hydroxychloroquine for COVID patients
    • CDC says antibody tests are can be inaccurate 
  • 8:53 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India near 1.6 lakh mark; deaths at 4,531

    India coronavirus cases are nearing 1.6 lakh mark taking positive patients toll to 1,58,333 including 4,531 deaths and 67,692 have recovered, according to health ministry's figures released on Thursday. READ MORE

  • 8:22 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    The US leads the world in confirmed coronavirus deaths

    According to John Hopkins University, 100,000 people have died from the coronavirus pandemic in the United States.

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

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: 12 yoga asanas that will change your life | Watch

    Watch yoga guru Swami Ramdev's lessons to boost immunity, build strong body LIVE everyday at 7:58 am and 5 pm, only on India TV. Watch today's show on yoga asanas that will change your life | 

  • 6:51 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    More than 2,497,000 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 5.7 million, including more than 357,000 fatalities. More than 2,497,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Deaths by country:

    United States- 1,02,101
    Italy- 33,072
    Spain- 27,118
    France- 28,596
    United Kingdom- 37,462
    Belgium - 9,364

    Coronavirus in India: Total COVID-19 positive cases cross 158,000-mark
    Coronavirus Death Toll in India: As of Friday evening, the death toll stood at 4,534

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