Friday, Jul 01, 2022

Coronavirus Highlights: Global Deaths Cross 35,000; India Toll Reaches 29

The number of confirmed Coronavirus cases worldwide has crossed over 634,000, among them 29,957 fatalities.

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The number of confirmed Coronavirus cases worldwide has crossed over 634,000, among them 29,957 fatalities. US President Donald Trump said the death rate in the US could reach its peak in the next two weeks and thus extended the social distancing guidelines. Italy, one of the worst-hit countries may also extend the lockdown as the death toll continues to rise in several hundred every day.

In India, the positive case tally has reached 1071 with a death toll of 29. The country is under a 21-day lockdown till April 14.

Catch All The Coronavirus Highlights Here:

10:13PM: Global Coronavirus death toll has now crosses 35,000, with most deaths taking place in Europe.  

9:39PM: A 42-year-old coronavirus-positive woman died at a Patiala hospital today, taking the COVID-19 death toll in Punjab to three, an official said.

8:06PM: The bodies of all those who died due to coronavirus in Mumbai will be cremated irrespective of the religion of the deceased, Mumbai civic body has said.

7:08PM: One More Death In Maharashtra | The sample of a 78-year-old person, who died in Mumbai two days ago, tested positive for coronavirus on Monday, said an official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

6:55PM: Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind wrote to PM Narendra Modi offering space for isolation centres which can hold up to 10,000 people at different premises under their network.

6:40PM: Anyone found ostracizing healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients will be arrested: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

6:35PM: Vistara Asks Crew To Quarantine | Vistara has asked crew members of its Mumbai-Goa flight on March 22 to self-quarantine after a passenger flying with it was tested positive for coronavirus.

6:25PM: 32 new COVID19 cases reported in Kerala, out of which 17 have foreign travel history. With this, total cases rise to 213 in the state: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

5:53PM: All 22 districts in West Bengal will have at least one dedicated COVID-19 nodal hospital, says CM Mamata Banerjee.

5:45PM: 3Fresh Cases In Rajasthan | Three more people were tested positive for coronavirus in Rajasthan today, taking the total tally to 62 in the state. 

5:36PM: 'Stay Home As Act Of Patriotism' | At this time, stay home as an act of patriotism and don't pay attention to rumours, says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. 

5:28PM: Tokyo Olympics Rescheduled For 2021 | Tokyo Olympic opening ceremony rescheduled for July 23, 2021. The closing ceremony will be held on August 8.  

5:27PM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office says he will enter quarantine after one of his aides tested positive for coronavirus. 

5:21PM: Four people, including three of family, test positive for coronavirus in Gautam Buddh Nagar, taking the total cases in the district to 36. 

5:10PM: The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has said only those who were involved in providing essential services would be allowed to travel in its buses. 

4:34PM: Technically, COVID-19 in India is still in local transmission stage, there has been no community transmission so far: Health Ministry.

4:28PM: Home Secretary says that landlords shouldn't ask for rents from labourers.   

4:25PM: 38,442 tests for COVID-19 have been conducted so far. 3,501 of them were done on Sunday, says ICMR official.  

4:24PM: We all should maintain social distancing. Even one person's carelessness may lead to spread of coronavirus pandemic: Health Ministry. 

4:17PM: 92 new cases and four deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in last 24 hours, says Health Ministry official. 

4:06PM: The number of COVID-19 positive cases in Madhya Pradesh has climbed to 47. Out of these cases, Indore has the majority of positive cases at 32.

3:58PM: A petition was filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the Centre and all the states to consider granting parole or interim bail to prisoners above 50 years of age as also to those suffering from diabetes, high blood pressure, respiratory problem and other life threatening diseases in view of coronavirus pandemic. 

3:54PM: Train cancellations on account of the lockdown for the novel coronavirus outbreak has led to losses of close to Rs 180 crore, Western Railway has said.

3:45PM: Anyone found roaming without e-pass or valid reason during coronavirus lockdown would be sent to shelters, Delhi LG tells DMs and DCPs.

3:17PM: Iran reports 117 new coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, raising the total toll to 2,757.

3:15PM:  Spain has recorded 812 coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total death toll of the country to 7,340. 

2:47PM: Samples of a 38-year-old man who died in Ujjain three days ago came out positive for coronavirus on Monday, an official said. This takes the total coronavirus deaths in MP to 3. 

2:02PM: 52-yr-old COVID-19 patient dies in Pune, taking the Maharashtra death toll to 9, says Health Official.

1:45PM: We will control the COVID-19 situation in Indore soon, says Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. He also urged people to follow 'Lakshman Rekha', as suggested by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

1:35 PM: Automobile manufacturers have been asked to make ventilators and they are working on it: Health ministry.

1:00 PM: Singer-songwriter John Prine, who received a Grammy lifetime achievement award this year, is in critical condition with symptoms of coronavirus. The 73-year-old singer's family shared the news via his Twitter account on Sunday

12:55 PM: "We are releasing about 5,000 convicts on Emergency parole of 60 days. Another 3,000 undertrials to be released on Interim Bail of 45 days, in the next 2 days": Government of Madhya Pradesh

12:25 PM: Doctors working in Lok Nayak Hospital and GB Pant Hospital on COVID19 duty would be provided accommodation at Hotel Lalit and payment of the same shall be borne by Govt of Delhi. District Magistrate would make 100 rooms available at the hotel: Health & Family Welfare Dept, Delhi government

12:20 PM: Bar Council of Delhi has approached Delhi High Court seeking directions to Centre, Delhi Government & Delhi Police to ensure that no advocate be evicted of their rented accommodation on failure to pay monthly rent.

12:15 PM: A 41-year-old man tested positive for coronavirus in Rajasthan on Monday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 60, an official said.

11:40 AM: Andhra Pradesh reports two new cases of coronavirus; number of cases rises to 23 in the state. 

11:16 AM: A 54-year-old resident of Kalimpong, who was admitted at North Bengal Medical College and was tested positive for coronavirus, died earlier this morning, said Dr Pralay Acharya, Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) Darjeeling, West Bengal.

11:05 AM: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi will convert its Apex Trauma Centre complex into a dedicated hospital for treatment of coronavirus.

11:00 AM: At least 100 new cases were reported from across Pakistan taking the total tally of coronavirus positive cases to 1600, while the death toll stood at 17, health officials confirmed on Monday.

10:50 AM: Total number of coronavirus positive cases in India rises to 1071 (including 942 active cases, 99 cured/discharged cases and 29 deaths): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

9:42 AM: Twelve more COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra; state tally jumps to 215, say Health officials.

9:13 AM: Another coronavirus patient dies in West Bengal; COVID-19 deaths in the state go up to two, say officials.

8:59 AM: China has reported 31 new cases of coronavirus including 30 imported ones while the death toll reached 3,304 with four more fatalities, health officials said on Monday.

8:57 AM: Eight new Coronavirus positive cases-- 7 in Indore and 1 in Ujjain -- have been reported. Total number of positive cases in Indore has reached 32, says Dean, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College, Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

8:19 AM: The coronavirus outbreak has infected 2,599 more people and killed 292 others in France, as the country was struggling to contain "a deadly severe epidemic with a rapid-spreading contagious virus," General Director of Health Jerome Salomon said.

8:18 AM: Iran announced 2,901 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday as the total number of confirmed cases soared to 38,309; Meanwhile, the total number of infections in Turkey approached 10,000.

8:15 AM: President Donald Trump said on Sunday the peak death rate in the US from the novel coronavirus is likely to hit in two weeks as he extended the coronavirus guidelines, including social distancing, until April 30.

8:13 AM:  New York state's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak climbed Sunday above 1,000, less than a month after the first known infection in the state.

8:10 AM: Mexico confirms 145 new Ccoronavirus cases, four new deaths, say reports.