Coronavirus India News LIVE Updates: India's active caseload is below 13 lakh after 57 days. The count declined to 12,31,415 as active cases fell by 72,287. The positivity rate is at 4.66 percent, as per the data shared by the Union Health Ministry. In the last 24 hours, 92,596 new cases were reported, taking the count to 2,90,89,069. For the second straight day, less than 1 lakh cases were added. The daily fatalities were reported at 2219 and the death toll rose to 3,53,528. The mortality rate increased to 1.22 percent, the data stated.
Punjab records 1407 new COVID19 cases, 66 deaths
Punjab records 1407 new COVID19 cases, 66 deaths, and 2521 discharges in the last 24 hours; active cases at 17,344.
Portugal halts easing of COVID-19 rules in Lisbon as cases rise
Most of Portugal will move to the next stage of lockdown easing next Monday but stricter rules will remain in place in the capital Lisbon due to a worrying rise in COVID19 infections, the government said on Wednesday.
Haiti fights large COVID-19 spike as it awaits vaccines
Ever since the pandemic began, Haiti had perplexed experts with seemingly low infection and death rates from COVID19 despite its rickety public health system, a total lack of vaccines and a widespread disdain for safety measures like masks and distancing.
West Bengal reports 5,384 new COVID cases, 95 deaths
West Bengal reports 5,384 new COVID cases, 10,512 recoveries, and 95 deaths in the past 24 hours
Active cases: 14,702
Total recoveries: 14,11,573
Death toll: 16,555
Tamil Nadu reports 17,321 new COVID19 cases, 405 deaths
Tamil Nadu reports 17,321 new COVID19 cases, 405 deaths, and 31,253 discharges today; active cases at 2,04,258
Gujarat reports 644 new COVID-19 cases; 10 deaths
Gujarat on Wednesday saw 644 new cases of coronavirus and 10 casualties that raised the tally of infections to 8,18,351 and toll to 9,965, an official from the state health department said. Apart from this, 1,675 patients were discharged from hospitals during the day, taking the count of recoveries in the state to 7,94,703, he said.
Biden: Delta variant spreading rapidly among young people, 'if you’re young, haven’t gotten your shot yet, it really is time'
Folks, the Delta variant — a highly infectious COVID-19 strain — is spreading rapidly among young people between 12 and 20 years old in the U.K. If you’re young and haven’t gotten
Biden says he will announce vaccine plan for the world
US President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he will be announcing a vaccine plan for the world as he headed to Europe for his first foreign trip as president, according to a Reuters report. "I have one, and I'll be announcing it," Biden told reporters before he boarded Air Force One.
Karnataka reports 10,959 new COVID-19 cases, 192 deaths
Karnataka on Wednesday logged 10,959 new cases of COVID-19 and 192 deaths, taking the total number of infections to 27,28,248 and the death toll to 32,291. The day also saw 20,246 discharges, continuing to outnumber the fresh cases. Of 10,959 new cases reported today, 2,395 were from Bengaluru Urban, as the city saw 6,185 discharges and 50 deaths. As of June 9 evening, cumulatively 27,28,248 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state, which includes 32,291 deaths and 24,80,411 discharges, the Health department said in its bulletin.
Kerala reports 16,204 COVID-19 cases, 156 deaths
Kerala reported 16,204 fresh COVID19 cases and 156 deaths on Wednesday, taking the tally to 26,44,141 and the toll to 10,437. Recoveries continued to outnumber fresh cases with 20,237 testing negative, taking the total number to 25,24,248.
Mumbai reports 788 new COVID cases, 27 deaths; positivity rate at 2.7%
MUMBAI COVID19 UPDATE
👍🏻Tests: 29k Vs 27k
👎🏻Cases: 788 Vs 673
👎🏻Positivity Rate: 2.7% Vs 2.5%
🔻Discharged: 511 Vs 751 Yesterday
🔺Deaths: 27 Vs 7 Yesterday
👍🏻Recovery Rate: Flat At 95%
👍🏻Doubling Rate: 553 Vs 543 Days
Maharashtra reports 10,989 new COVID cases, 261 deaths; positivity rate at 15.79%
MAHARASHTRA COVID-19 UPDATE
👍🏻New Cases: 10,989 Vs 10,891
👍🏻Recovery Rate: 95.45% Vs 95.35%
🔺261 Vs 295 Deaths Yesterday, Case Fatality At 1.74%
👍🏻Positivity Rate At 15.79% Vs 15.86%
👍🏻Daily Recovery (16,379) Higher Than New Cases
Goa sees 456 new COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths
Goa on Wednesday reported 456 fresh coronavirus positive cases and 16 deaths, taking the tally to 1,60,740 and the toll to 2,877, a health department official said. A total of 549 patients were discharged during the day, raising the count of recoveries in Goa to 1,52,073, the official said, adding the state is now left with 5,790 active cases. "With 3,157 new tests, the total number of samples examined so far in Goa has gone up to 8,54,958," he added. Goa's COVID19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 1,60,740, new cases 456, death toll 2,877, discharged 1,52,073, active cases 5,790, samples tested till date 8,54,958.
Delhi reports 337 new COVID cases, 36 deaths; positivity rate falls to 0.46%
COVID19 | Delhi reports 337 new cases, 36 deaths and 752 recoveries in the last 24 hours. Positivity rate at 0.46%. The number of active cases is 4,511
JKBOSE exams 2020-21: Pending exams, results of class XI and XII cancelled in J&K
In view of safety and well-being of students due to Covid pandemic, all pending JKBOSE Examinations session 2020-21 (Regular/Private) for final exams of class XI and XII across JKUT for which examination/results are awaited, are cancelled: Office of LG of J&K
WTO to intensify talks over protections of COVID-19 vaccines
World Trade Organization member states agreed on Wednesday to intensify talks toward improving access to COVID-19 products, as developing nations push for a proposal to ease patent and other legal protections on coronavirus vaccines and some wealthier countries remain stiffly opposed. A WTO panel focusing on intellectual property, which includes patents on technological know-how like vaccines and the processes to manufacture them, wrapped up a two-day meeting on Wednesday with an agreement to start a text-based process to pull together proposals about improving the fight against COVID-19 through the Geneva-based trade body's intricate system of rules.
West Bengal | Raju Bista, Member of Parliament from Darjeeling, has written to CM Mamata Banerjee requesting to make treatment of Mucormycosis free in the state
Goa govt recorded every COVID-19 death, says CM Pramod Sawant
With opposition parties in Goa seeking a probe into unreported COVID19 deaths in some private hospitals, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said all such fatalities that occurred in the state were recorded by authorities. The Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had demanded the resignation of state Health Minister Vishwajit Rane after it came to light that private hospitals didn't report at least 67 COVID19 fatalities from the period between August 2020 to May 2021. These deaths were added to the state's record on Monday evening.