SHILLONG: A total of 76 new Covid-19 cases have been reported from Meghalaya in the last 24 hours, informed the state's Chief Minister Conrad Sangma. The state's coronavirus tally now stands at 262, including 215 active cases and 45 recoveries. As per the Chief Minister, two lives have been claimed by the infectious virus in the state. India's Covid-19 case count crossed the eight lakh-mark on Saturday with yet another highest single-day spike of 27,114 new cases in the last 24 hours. The total Covid count in India now stands at 8,20,916, including 2,83,407 active cases, 5,15,386 cured/discharged/migrated and 22,123 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
NEW YORK: The United States reported more than 60,000 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, the biggest increase ever reported by a country in a single day, according to a Reuters tally. The United States faces a bleak summer with record-breaking infections and many states forced to close parts of the economy again, leaving some workers without a paycheck. Coronavirus: Live updatesIn addition to nearly 10,000 new cases in Florida, Texas reported over 9,500 cases and California reported more than 8,500 new infections. California and Texas also each reported a record one-day increase in deaths. It was the second day in a row that US deaths climbed by more than 900 in a day, the highest levels seen since early June,
SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 158 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, including nine community infections and the rest being foreign workers living in dormitories, the ministry of health said. Out of the nine community cases, four are Singaporeans (citizens) or permanent residents (foreigners) and five are foreigners holding work passes and living outside the dorms. The number Covid-19 cases among foreign workers living in dormitories was 149, the ministry said. As of Wednesday, the total number of cases in Singapore reached 45,298 since it began tracing the disease in January 2020. There were also three imported cases, all of whom were placed on stay-home notices upon arrival in Singapore. Their details have not been divulged yet. Meanwhile, authorities are concerned about the
SINGAPORE: Singapore has recorded 136 new Covid-19 cases, mostly foreign workers living in dormitories, taking the total number of coronavirus infections in the country to 44,800, according to the health ministry. Among the new Covid-19 infections, 18 are from the community. Twelve of the 18 cases from the community are foreigners on work passes but living outside the dorms. The other six cases are Singapore citizens or permanent residents (foreigners), the ministry of health (MOH) said. Singapore's total number of Covid-19 cases has gone up to 44,800 with 136 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. Out of the new cases, 118 infections were detected in foreign workers living in dormitories, it said. The ministry reported seven imported cases,
WASHINGTON: The United States notched more than 43,000 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, a tally by Johns Hopkins University showed Saturday, amid a surge of infections around the country. The Baltimore-based university's tracker showed 43,742 more cases as of 8:30 pm (0030 GMT Sunday), bringing the country's total number of cases since the pandemic began to 2,836,764. The university also recorded a further 252 fatalities, bringing the total death toll to 129,657. The uptick in cases came after three consecutive days of record numbers of new infections, including a high of 57,683 on Friday. Saturday's lower number could be attributed to less reporting on the July 4th national holiday. The United States is the hardest-hit country in the global
WASHINGTON: The United States reported more than 55,000 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, the largest daily increase any country has ever reported, according to a Reuters tally. A surge in coronavirus cases across the United States over the past week has put President Donald Trump's handling of the crisis under the microscope and led several governors to halt plans to reopen their states after strict lockdowns. The daily US tally stood at 55,274 late Thursday, topping the previous single day record of 54,771 set by Brazil on June 19. Coronavirus: Live updatesJust two weeks ago, the United States was reporting about 22,000 new cases a day. It has now reported more than 40,000 cases for seven straight days and broken
WASHINGTON: The US notched more than 52,000 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours Wednesday, a tally by Johns Hopkins University showed, a new one-day record as infections surge around the country. The Baltimore-based university's tracker showed 52,898 more cases as of 8:30 pm (0030 Thursday GMT), bringing the total number of cases since the pandemic reached the United States to 2'682,270. The university also recorded a further 706 fatalities, bringing the total death toll to 128,028. New daily case numbers have hovered around 40,000 in recent days, with Johns Hopkins recording 42,528 new infections one day earlier. Hospitalizations are also increasing in several cities, including Houston, Texas and Phoenix, Arizona. On Wednesday Texas broke its daily record and reported 8,076
NEW DELHI: New Covid-19 cases dipped for the second straight day on Monday but the absolute numbers remained high. At 18,870, fresh infections reported in the country during the day were the third highest to date, the previous two days having reported the highest counts. The day’s toll from the virus was 415. South India has seen a sharp rise in cases over the past few days. The five southern states, along with UT Puducherry, together accounted for 6,985 new cases on Monday, 37% of the day’s total. On Sunday, the number was 7,150, 36.2% of the total (19,741). By contrast, the share of the south in India’s daily Covid-19 count on the first two days of June was below
HOUSTON: A coronavirus resurgence is wiping out two months of progress in the US and sending infections to dire new levels across the South and West, with administrators and health experts warning Wednesday that politicians and a tired-of-being-cooped-up public are letting a disaster unfold. The U.S. recorded a one-day total of 34,700 new Covid-19 cases, the highest level since late April, when the number peaked at 36,400, according to the count kept by Johns Hopkins University. While newly confirmed infections have been declining steadily in early hot spots such as New York and New Jersey, several other states set single-day records this week, including Arizona, California, Mississippi, Nevada, Texas and Oklahoma. Some of them also broke hospitalization records, as did
NEW DELHI: India on Saturday saw another record spike of 14,516 new Covid-19 cases in a single-day, pushing the tally to 3,95,048, while the death toll rose to 12,948 with 375 new fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The number of recoveries continued to surge with 2,13,830 patients cured so far, while there are 1,68,269 active cases, according to the updated official figures at 8 am. One patient has migrated. "Thus, around 54.12 per cent of the patients have recovered so far," an official said. The total number of confirmed cases includes foreigners. India registered over 10,000 cases for the ninth day in a row. The country has witnessed a surge of over two
NEW DELHI: India reported more than 12,000 new Covid-19 cases for the second straight day with infections continuing to surge in several states. As many as 324 deaths from the virus were reported on Sunday, taking the total toll past 9,500. India’s coronavirus caseload rose to 3.33 lakh on Sunday, as per data collated from the states, while the number of recovered patients was over 1.69 lakh. There were 12,156 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, marginally lower than Saturday’s record count of 12,368. Several states, including Delhi (2,224 fresh cases), Andhra Pradesh (294), Assam (331) and Chhattisgarh (199) reported their highest number of infections in a day. Besides, Maharashtra (3,390), Tamil Nadu (1,974), Gujarat (511), Uttar Pradesh (499), Haryana
DEHRADUN: With 51 new COVID-19 cases reported in Uttarakhand on Tuesday the total number of positive cases in the state went up to 400, as per the state health department. As per the tally, 329 are active cases while four patients have succumbed to the virus. Meanwhile, the number of patients who have recovered has gone up to 64. Coronavirus lockdown: Latest updatesAs per the bulletin, the doubling rate in the state stands at 3.84 days. According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 6,535 new COVID-19 cases were reported in India in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in the country to 1,45,380. Out of the total, at present, there are 80,722 active
NEW DELHI: Indian states reported 6,339 new Covid-19 cases on Friday — the fourth peak in daily cases in as many days and the first time that more than 6,000 infections were recorded within 24 hours — on the back of another explosion of cases in Maharashtra, where 2,940 more people tested positive for the virus, the highest single-day increase in any state so far. India has recorded 1,23,081 coronavirus infections so far, with nearly a third of all active cases having been declared in the past four days alone, when 22,794 cases were added to the count. The Covid-19 toll on Friday was 140, with 63 deaths in Maharashtra, 29 in Gujarat and 14 reported in Delhi. Daily deaths
BHUBANESWAR: Odisha recorded another coronavirus death on Wednesday, taking the virus death toll in the state to six, officials said. The state also reported 74 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of cases to 1052, they said. A 70-year-old man from Khurda district succumbed to the infectious disease during treatment at AIIMS Bhubaneswar, the officials said. Coronavirus lockdown: Latest updatesOne patient from Cuttack had also died due to COVID-19 at AIIMS Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. Of the six COVID-19 deaths, three were reported from Khurda, two from Ganjam and one from Cuttack district. More on Covid-19Of the 74 new COVID-19 cases, 72 are in quarantine centres. The new cases were reported from Boudh district (28), Puri (11), Cuttack (9), Khura
BENGALURU: 127 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Karnataka from 5 pm yesterday till 12 pm today, the highest jump in cases in a single day, according to the information provided by State Health Department. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Karnataka has reached 1,373, including 802 active cases. While 530 patients have been discharged after treatment, 41 deaths (one due to 'non-COVID' cause) have been reported in the state. Coronavirus lockdown: Latest updatesIndia's COVID-19 count breached the one lakh mark on Tuesday but the spread of infection is slower when compared to other countries taken into consideration by Worldometers.