Coronavirus Cases India: India's recovery rate is at 63.25 per cent.
Coronavirus Live Updates: India coronavirus cases crossed the one million or the 10 lakh-mark, recording 34,956 fresh infections and 687 deaths biggest one-day jump, figures from the Union Health Ministry said this morning. The government data put total cases recorded since the outbreak began in the country at 1,003,832 with 25,602 deaths. Over 6.35 lakh people or 63.34 per cent of the patients have recovered.
Meanwhile, India has signed bilateral agreements with France and the US that will allow airlines of each country to operate international flights starting Friday, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday, adding that similar arrangements with Germany and the UK are being worked out too.
Here are the Updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases:
Coronavirus: 33 Employees Of Company Test Coronavirus Positive In Uttarakhand
Thirty-three employees of a unit of Hindustan Unilever here have tested positive for COVID-19 in two days, officials said on Friday. The unit was closed temporarily on the orders of the district magistrate and its premises thoroughly sanitised, news agency PTI reported.
Coronavirus update: Goa's COVID-19 count touches 3,304, death count 21
The COVID-19 count in Goa touched 3,304 as 196 people tested positive for novel coronavirus on Friday, while the death count increased by two to reach 21, an official said.
A total of 129 people were discharged after recovery, taking the number of such cases to 1,946, leaving the state with 1,337 active ones, PTI reported.
Coronavirus news: 3,693 new cases in Karnataka, 115 deaths
Karnataka on Friday registered 3,693 fresh cases of COVID-19 and a record 115 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections in the state to 55,115, the health department said.
The day also saw 1,028 patients getting discharged after recovery, PTI reported.
Coronavirus news: First day of Goa lockdown sees voluntary compliance, say officials
The first day of the July 17-19 lockdown for the coronavirus outbreak in Goa was peaceful and people exhibited voluntary compliance, officials said on Friday.
Essential services and industries were exempted from the lockdown, PTI reported.
Coronavirus news: Tamil Nadu records 79 COVID-19 deaths, 4,538 fresh cases
Tamil Nadu recorded its highest COVID-19 fatality mark on Thursday with 79 people succumbing to the virus, pushing the death count in the state to 2,315, PTI reported.
Coronavirus news: Complete lockdown in Uttarakhand this Saturday, Sunday
The Uttarakhand government on Friday decided to impose a complete lockdown in the state this weekend in view of a rapid surge in COVID-19 cases.
Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, however, clarified that the decision has been taken only for this Saturday and Sunday, PTI reported.
Coronavirus news: Only 0.35 Per Cent Covid Cases On Ventilators In India: Health Ministry
The actual caseload of COVID-19 in the country is only 342,756, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday adding that only 1.94 per cent of the cases are in ICUs, 0.35 per cent cases are on ventilators and 2.81 per cent cases are on Oxygen beds.
With the highest single-day spike of 34,956 cases and 687 deaths, India's COVID-19 positive cases crossed the 10-lakh mark on Friday, ANI reported.
Coronavirus news: 40 more test COVID-19 positive in Nagaland
Forty new cornavirus positive cases were detected in Nagaland on Friday, pushing the state's tally to 956, Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom said.
The state now has 551 active cases, PTI reported.
Coronavirus news: Almost half of inmates at jail in south Kashmir test COVID-19 positive
Almost half of the inmates at a jail in south Kashmir have tested positive for COVID-19, but their condition is stable, officials said on Friday. Officials further said that spraying, fumigation and other steps to curb the spread of the virus were carried out at a number of prisons, PTI reported.
Superintendent of Anantnag District Jail Syroz Ahmad Bhat said, "Of the 190 inmates at the prison, 86 inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus infection."
Coronavirus news: 1,462 fresh COVID-19 cases take Delhi's tally to 1,20,107
Delhi recorded 1,462 fresh coronavirus cases on Friday, taking the tally in the city to over 1.2 lakh, while the death count from the disease mounted to 3,571, PTI reported.
Human trial with Corona vaccine (COVAXIN) of Bharat Biotech started at PGI Rohtak.
No Plan To Shut, Says Tirupati Temple As Priests, Staff Test Covid Positive
People can continue to visit the famous Tirumala Tirupati Balaji temple, the top official of the temple's board has said amid a controversy over priests and employees getting infected with the highly contagious coronavirus. The temple's board decided to re-open it on June 11, in line with the centre's "Unlock" plans to handhold the country out of the pandemic in phases. Read Here
Odisha's COVID-19 Tally Crosses 16,000-Mark
The COVID-19 tally in Odisha crossed the 16,000-mark as 718 more people tested positive for coronavirus, while the death toll reached 83 with four patients succumbing to the disease, a Health Department official said on Friday, reports PTI.
Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) starts around 200 mobile labs to conduct antigen tests in containment zones and COVID-19 hotspots in Bengaluru.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a High-Level Segment of ECOSOC at 8:30 pm and speak on various issues including this year's theme of multilateralism after Coronavirus, at a time when we mark 75 years of the United Nations.
Lockdown-Hit Workers Of Air India Move High Court Seeking Work
At least 250 casual workers of Air India (AI) have approached the Bombay High Court seeking direction to the government-run airline to provide them work as the coronavirus-induced lockdown has rendered them jobless and deprived them of wages.
Streets wear a deserted look in Siliguri as the city observes complete lockdown in view of rising cases of coronavirus.
Odisha Government Announces 14-Day Complete Lockdown
The Odisha government on Thursday announced a 14-day complete lockdown in four districts including Ganjam, Khorha, Cuttack and Jajpur along with entire Rourkela Municipal Corporation area, from 9 pm on Friday to midnight of July 31, said Asit Tripathy, State Chief Secretary, reports ANI.
Coronavirus Cases In India Cross 1 Million; Biggest 1-Day Jump In Cases, Deaths
India coronavirus cases crossed the one million or the 10 lakh-mark, recording 34,956 fresh infections and 687 deaths biggest one-day jump, figures from the Union Health Ministry said this morning. The government data put total cases recorded since the outbreak began in the country at 1,003,832 with 25,602 deaths. Read Here
Karnataka Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar holds a meeting through video conference with private and government establishments involved in testing and treatment of COVID-19 in State.
Streets in Panaji wear a deserted look as Goa observes lockdown in view of rising COVID-19 cases.
It will be better if we get more time to tackle Covid-19 cases, we wish for the extension of lockdown for one more week, says M Goutham Kumar, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) Mayor.
Staggered Reopening For Guwahati Likely After 3 Weeks Of Strict Lockdown
As three weeks of an intensive lockdown ends in Assam's Guwahati on Saturday, the state government is likely to adopt a staggered approach to re-open the city - a COVID-19 hotspot in the state - from the next week, Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Thursday. Read More
Coronavirus Cases In India Cross 10 Lakh
India coronavirus cases crossed the one million or the 10 lakh-mark, recording 34,956 fresh infections and 687 deaths biggest one-day jump, figures from the Union Health Ministry said this morning.
India Announces "Air Bubbles" With US, France; Flights From Today
India has signed bilateral agreements with France and the US that will allow airlines of each country to operate international flights starting Friday, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday, adding that similar arrangements with Germany and the UK are being worked out too. Read Here
UK Says Russian Hackers Trying To Steal Research On Coronavirus Vaccine
Britain's cyber-security agency on Thursday accused a hacking group it said "almost certainly" operates as part of Russian intelligence services of trying to steal research into potential coronavirus vaccines, reports AFP.
"Record COVID-19 Tests Carried Out By US, 2nd Highest By India": White House
After the US, which has carried out a record 42 million COVID-19 tests, India has done the second largest number of 12 million coronavirus tests, the White House has said. More than 3.5 million people have tested positive with the coronavirus and 138,000 died in the US. Globally, more than 13.6 million have tested positive and over 586,000 have died, reports PTI.
Maharashtra's Former Election Commissioner Dies Of COVID-19
Former Maharashtra Election Commissioner and acclaimed Marathi author, Neela Satyanarayana, died of Covid-19 on Thursday. Neela Satyanarayana was the first woman commissioner of the Election Commission. She was detected positive with COVID-19 a few days back and was undergoing treatment at Seven Hills Hospital at Marol in Andheri (East), where she breathed her last, reports ANI.
14-Day Total Lockdown In Odisha's Worst-Hit Four Districts
The Odisha government on Thursday announced a 14-day complete lockdown in four districts and a municipal corporation with high coronavirus load beginning from July 17 evening, reports PTI.
100 Patients Break Out Of Assam COVID Care Centre; Block Highway
Around hundred patients broke out of a COVID Care Centre in Assam's Kamrup district and blocked National Highway 31 on Thursday, alleging that they were not provided with proper food and water, officials said, reports PTI.
India has signed bilateral agreements with France and the US that will allow airlines of each country to operate international flights starting Friday, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said.
American carrier United Airlines will be flying 18 flights between India and the US from July 17 to July 31 and Air France will be operating 28 flights between Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Paris from July 18 to August 1, he said.