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Breaking News: June 22, 2020 | As it happened

Coronavirus cases across the globe have crossed 9 million mark as the large-scale hunt for vaccines and drugs which could curb COVID-19. Over 470,000 people have died of the illness worldwide. Indiatvnews.com brings to you all the live updates.

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New Delhi Updated on: June 23, 2020 0:03 IST
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Coronavirus cases across the globe have crossed 9 million mark as the large-scale hunt for vaccines and drugs which could curb COVID-19. Over 470,000 people have died of the illness worldwide. We are hearing of new drugs hitting the market every day and new studies finding better and better results as the research continues. In other news, the situation between India and China continues to be tense. The situation is also tense at the DMZ between North and South Korea. Indiatvnews.com brings to you all the live updates. 

 

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  • 11:12 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Mumbai: 1,128 fresh COVID-19 positive cases, 20 deaths reported

    1,128 fresh COVID-19 positive cases and 20 deaths have been reported in Mumbai today. Total number of positive cases rise to 67,635 including 34,119 recovered/discharged cases, 29,781 active cases and 3,735 deaths.

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

    Haryana: 390 new COVID-19 positive cases reported

    390 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Haryana today, taking the total number of positive cases to 11,025. A total of 5,916 people have recovered/discharged till date. The total death toll rises to 169.

  • 11:03 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Jharkhand: 42 new COVID-19 positive cases reported

    42 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Jharkhand today, 63 people recovered and discharged. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 2,140, including 11 deaths and 1,469 recovered and discharged.

  • 10:23 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Shadab Khan test positive for COVID-19

    Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed 3 players – Haider Ali, Haris Rauf and Shadab Khan – have tested positive for COVID-19. The players had shown no symptoms until they were tested in Rawalpindi on Sunday ahead of Pakistan men’s national cricket team’s tour to England

  • 10:07 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    West Bengal: 413 new COVID-19 positive cases, 14 deaths reported

    413 new COVID-19 positive cases and 14 deaths have been reported in West Bengal, in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases rise to 14,358 including 8,687 discharged cases, 5,102 active cases, and 569 deaths.

  • 9:00 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Rajasthan: 302 fresh COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths reported

    302 fresh COVID-19 cases and 7 deaths have been reported in Rajasthan till 8:30 pm today. Cumulative positive cases stand at 15,232 including 2,966 active cases, 356 deaths, and 11,675 discharged cases.

  • 8:55 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Maharashtra: 3,721 new cases, 62 deaths, 1,962 discharged reported

    3,721 new cases, 62 deaths and 1,962 discharged cases have been reported in Maharashtra today. The number of total cases rise to 1,35,796 including 67,706 recovered cases, 6,283 deaths, and 61,793 active cases.

  • 3:37 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Uttrakhand: 57 new COVID-19 positive cases, 11 patients recovered

    57 new COVID-19 positive cases and 11 patients treated/cured today. The total number of positive cases here rises to 2,401, including 1,511 recovered and 27 deaths.

  • 3:35 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    CAIT members burn Chinese goods in Delhi's Karol Bagh to protest against Galwan Valley Clash

    Members of the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) burn Chinese goods in Karol Bagh to protest against Galwan Valley Clash. "We have decided to decrease imports of Chinese goods worth Rs 1 lakh crores by December 2021," says CAIT General Secretary Praveen Khandelwal.

  • 3:21 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao

    Kamakhya Temple to open for devotees on 30 June

    Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati to open for devotees on 30 June. Temple Doloi says, "Ambubachi Mela, which was earlier scheduled to take place from 22-25 June, will not take place this year, in view of COVID-19 pandemic. Last year 25 lakh people had participated in the mela."

  • 1:47 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    India is fighting a two-front war against China, one with the virus and other with PLA: Kejriwal

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that the nation needs to fight as one if it wants to win against coronavirus. Speaking in a press conference, Kejriwal asserted that India is fighting a two-front war against China which it will win at all cost. 

    "India is fighting a two-front war against China. One with the virus sent by China and the other one on the border (with the PLA). Our soldiers are fighting on the border while our doctors and other medical staff are fighting against the virus. We must stand by our soldiers and we must stand by our doctors," Kejriwal said. Read More

  • 1:12 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Odisha reports one more COVID-19 fatality, 143 new cases

    A 46-year-old man from Ganjam district became the latest COVID-19 victim in Odisha, raising the death toll due to the contagion in the state to 15. Odisha also recorded 143 new cases of the respiratory ailment, taking the state's coronavirus tally to 5,303, of which 1,562 cases are active

  • 1:10 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Kejriwal addresses media on COVID-19 situation in Delhi

    Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses media on COVID-19 situation in Delhi

  • 12:16 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Centre supports pleas for modification of SC's stay order on 2020 Puri Rath Yatra

    Pleas seeking modification of the order, imposing ban on #PuriRathYatra was mentioned before an SC bench led by Justice Arun Mishra, the Live Law reported.

    • The bench has agreed to hear the matter
    • The Centre supports pleas for modification
    • Justice Bhat to shortly hear the impleadment applications

  • 11:49 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Goa reports first COVID-19 death

    An 85-year-old man succumbed to the coronavirus infection in Goa on Monday, making it the first case of death due to the disease in the state, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said. While Rane earlier said the deceased was a woman, he later clarified in his tweet that the victim was a man.
    The victim, belonging to Morlem village in Sattari taluka of North Goa district, was undergoing treatment at the ESI Hospital, a designated facility for COVID-19 patients, Rane said.

    "Deeply saddened to inform that a 85 year old man, from Morlem in Sattari, who had tested positive has succumbed to #COVID-19. My heartfelt condolence to the family," Rane said.

  • 11:31 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Indian Army - Chinese PLA round of talks today

    Another round of talks between the Indian Army and the Chinese PLA to take place today. In the meantime, the Indian Air Force has been flexing its muscles in Ladakh. IAF's SU-39 MKI fighter jets were seen flying over Leh earlier this morning. 

  • 10:38 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    PM Modi speaks to CM of Mizoram over earthquake

    Spoke to the Chief Minister of Mizoram, Zoramthanga Ji on the situation in the wake of the earthquake there. Assured all possible support from the Centre: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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

    Swami Ramdev LIVE: Yoga guru tells tips to perform water yoga

    Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev is today performing water yoga to keep yourself cool and destressed. By performing water yoga, you can get yourself re-energized and get rid of heat-related illnesses. According to Swami Ramdev, water yoga asanas will help reduce fat, re-energise kidney, liver and several body organs. Water yoga and bhastrika pranayam help us maintain our respiratory functions and provides positive energy. Yoga helps us all to keep ourselves healthy and fit. Including 40 minutes to 1 hour yoga in your daily routine will help reduce hypertension and several other illnesses. Stay home, stay safe and keep doing yoga | Watch LIVE with Swami Ramdev 

    Water yoga is a young form of yoga where asanas are performed in water. But the postures are often tweaked, according to what can be done in this medium, like any other aqua exercise.

  • 7:10 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    COVID-19 Morning Brief: Over 9 million infected across the world

    Hello and welcome to today's live coverage of coronavirus news as well as the rest of the breaking news from India and across the world with me, Sidhant Mamtany and my colleagues Himanshu Shekhar, Shashwat  Bhandari, Vani Mehrotra, Priya Jaiswal, Sushmita Panda and Rashi Hardaha. You can get in touch with us directly on twitter  @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  9 million, including more than 470,000 fatalities. More than 4,800,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Worst Impacted countries

    Apart from India, the countries worst impacted by COVID-19 are, 

    Name COVID-19 cases

    COVID-19 deaths

    USA 2,356,657 122,241
    Brazil 1,086,990 50,659
    Russia 584,680 8,111
    UK 304,311 42,632
    Spain 293,352 28,323

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