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Coronavirus Updates: April 6, 2020 | As it happened

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 3.7 million, including more than 258,000 fatalities. More than 1,241,000 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 06, 2020 23:32 IST
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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 3.7 million, including more than 258,000 fatalities. More than 1,241,000 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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Coronavirus, May 6

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  • 10:06 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    West Bengal: 16 areas added to COVID-19 containment zones list

    16 areas added to the list of COVID-19 containment zones in Kolkata. The total number of containment zones in the city is now at 334.

  • 10:04 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    CRPF headquarters reopened

    Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) headquarters reopened today after having remained off bound since last Saturday, following a driver testing positive for COVID19. During the period, the entire HQ building was duly fumigated as per the existing sanitization protocols.

  • 7:53 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jharkhand: Two more cases of COVID-19 reported in Ranchi

    Two more cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Ranchi, taking the total number of cases to 127 in Jharkhand out of which 37 patients have recovered.

  • 7:35 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Punjab: Shops will remain open from 7 am to 3 pm

    Shops will remain open from 7 am to 3 pm in Punjab. District authorities shall ensure that there is no overcrowding and social distancing is maintained as already advised.

  • 5:11 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Nepal: 17 new COVID-19 positive cases reported

    17 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Nepal today, the highest spike in the number of cases in a day in Nepal. The total number of positive cases stands at 99.

  • 4:54 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    West Bengal: 112 COVID-19 positive cases, 4 deaths reported

    112 COVID-19 positive cases reported today in West Bengal, taking the total cases in the state to 1456. 4 deaths also reported in the last 24 hours, total deaths due to coronavirus in the state now at 72

  • 4:04 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Pulwama: 2 terrorists killed by security forces in an operation in Beighpora

    Two terrorists have been killed by security forces in an operation in Pulwama's Beighpora. This makes four terrorists killed by us in 24 hours. The names of the terrorists are not being released. Weapons have been recovered.

  • 3:24 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Karnataka

    19 more COVID-19 cases reported in Karnataka from 5 pm yesterday till 12 pm today. Total number of positive cases in the state is now at 692, including 345 discharges & 29 deaths

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

    Coronavirus updates from Uttarakhand

    No new positive case has been reported in Uttarakhand today till 2 pm. The total number of positive cases of COVID-19 stands at 61 with only 1 death. Active cases remain 21 in the state

  • 1:39 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Haryana

    7 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Haryana today. Total number of positive cases rise to 555 in the state. Death toll stands at 6

  • 12:19 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    How people are finding positivity and connection through the pandemic

    • The Obamas lead star-studded graduation ceremony for rising seniors and graduates affected by the pandemic
    • Turkish sheep embrace the lockdown
    • North Americans embrace Korean baseball amidst the live sports drought
  • 12:13 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Press Conference

    Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is giving an update on the coronavirus situation in the country. 

  • 11:03 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus in Rajasthan: With 35 news cases, state's tally rises to 3193; death toll at 90

    After 35 fresh cases of coronavirus were reported in Rajasthan, the total number of cases in the state surged to 3193 on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Jaipur had the highest number of COVID-19 cases in 1069 confirmed infections.

  • 10:30 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Swati Maliwal talks to India TV on 'Boislocker Room' fiasco

    DCW Chief Swati Maliwal is talking exclusively to India Tv on the incident of Boislocker Room that has left the nation in shock. Maliwal said that telling girls to stay extra careful or asking them not to move out of the house after dark is not the solution to this problem. 

  • 9:21 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India near 50,000-mark; death toll at 1,694

    Coronavirus cases in India have crossed 49,000-mark taking active cases tally to 49,391 including 1694 deaths while 14183 have recovered, according to health ministry's figures released on Wednesday. On Tuesday, coronavirus cases in India climbed to 46,711. READ MORE 

  • 9:20 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from South Korea

    Strict social distancing measures were relaxed starting Wednesday in South Korea. The country also reported no new local infections for the third day in a row.

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

    Coronavirus updates: Global overview

    • Brazil reports 600 new deaths
    • 15 children in New York diagnosed with "multisystem inflammatory syndrome" possibly tied to COVID-19
    • Trudeau announces $252 million aid package for agriculture and food industries
    • UK begins contact-tracing app
    • Tokyo governor asks businesses to remain closed for the rest of the month
    • India begins to ease lockdown
    • Russia reports over 10,000 new cases of coronavirus for third consecutive day
  • 8:23 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from US

    Human trials for experimental vaccine begin in the US. Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech confirmed the start of human trials for a potential coronavirus vaccine. If successful, the vaccine could be in "emergency use" starting in September

  • 8:05 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Yoga lessons to fight coronavirus, improve immunity | Watch Live with Swami Ramdev

     

  • 6:50 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    More than 1,241,000 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, 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 @smamtany and @rashihardaha for news, tips, photos, questions and comments.

    Here's a quick overview: 

    The total number of global cases has surpassed 3.7 million, including more than 258,000 fatalities. More than 1,241,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Deaths by country:

    United States- 72,271
    Italy- 29,315
    Spain- 25,613
    France- 25, 531
    United Kingdom- 29,427
    Belgium - 8,016

    Coronavirus in India: Total COVID-19 positive cases near 49,000-mark
    Coronavirus Death Toll in India: As of Saturday evening, the death toll stood at 1,693