Coronavirus Highlights (June 12): Covid-19 cases in Mumbai rise to 55,357; death toll reaches 2,042

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June 11, 2020 7:50 AM

Coronavirus (Covid 19) India Tracker Highlights: This is the first time that daily coronavirus cases in the country crossed 10,000-mark. The total number of covid-19 cases in the country now stands at 2,97,535, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said

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Coronavirus India State Wise Cases Latest Updates: India has reported the highest single-day spike of 10,956 new COVID-19 cases and 396 deaths in the last 24 hours. This is the first time that daily coronavirus cases in the country crossed 10,000-mark. The total number of covid-19 cases in the country now stands at 2,97,535, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in its latest data update on Friday. However, there was some good news as total recoveries surpassed the active number of cases. As of now, there are 1,41,842 active cases while 1,47,195 people have been cured/discharged and one has been migrated. The death toll has reached 8,498.

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Coronavirus tally in Maharashtra is inching towards 1-lakh-mark as the state continues to report hundreds of fresh COVID-19 cases daily. The worst-hit state now has 94,041 cases and the death toll stands at 3,438. Capital Mumbai alone counts for 52,667 cases and 1,857 deaths. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has warned people defying social distancing norms that lockdown may be imposed again if they don’t follow the rules. “Lockdown may continue if this happens. But I am confident people will listen to the government’s rules and guidelines since it is taking care of their welfare,” Thackeray said in a daily briefing on Wednesday.

India’s total tally of coronavirus cases has crossed 2.76 lakh and the death toll stands at 7,745. Over 1.35 lakh people have recovered from the highly contagious disease. Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday evening to discuss the coronavirus situation in the national capital. “Met Sh Amit Shah, Hon’ble HM. Discussed the situation on corona in Delhi in detail. He assured of all cooperation,” Kejriwal said in his tweet. Delhi has seen a spurt on COVID-19 cases in the recent days. The city’s tally has reported close to 33,000 coronavirus cases, and 984 deaths.

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    Confederation of All India Traders say it has sought response from traders in Delhi on whether markets should be closed to curb COVID-19 cases in national capital (PTI)

    22:44 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 32 new COVID-19 positive cases and 2 deaths reported in Uttarakhand today

    32 new COVID-19 positive cases and 2 deaths reported in Uttarakhand today; 52 people recovered today. The total number of positive cases in the state now stands at 1724, including 21 deaths and 947 discharged: Uttarakhand State Control Room COVID-19 (ANI)

    22:35 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: PM Modi likely to hold fresh round of consultation with CM next week as India gradually emerges out of Covid-19 lockdown

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to hold fresh round of consultation with chief ministers next week as the country gradually emerges out of coronavirus lockdown (PTI)

    22:25 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 11 more Covid-19 cases surface in Chandigarh; total count 345

    Eleven more people tested positive for coronavirus in Chandigarh on Friday, pushing the union territory's infection tally to 345. The fresh cases included three minor girls. While one of them was a year-and-a half, the other two aged five and eight. So far, five people have died of the virus in the city, a health bulletin said. Two more coronavirus patients were discharged from hospital, the health bulletin said, adding that so far 295 people have recovered from the disease. There are 34 active cases as of now in the city, it said. Meanwhile, a meeting was held on Friday to streamline coordination among authorities of Chandigarh and adjoining Mohali and Panchkula. UT Adviser Manoj Parida reviewed the protocol being followed by the tricity regarding travellers reaching by road, rail and flight. It was decided that both Haryana and Chandigarh authorities will screen passengers at the city railway station. At the Chandigarh airport, the existing system of screening by the Punjab government will continue. As regards screening of bus passengers, all three cities agreed that thermal screening will be done at the time of boarding buses. (PTI)

    22:19 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: PGIMER’s first Covid-19 patient given plasma therapy recovers

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    22:12 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Covid-19 cases in Mumbai rise to 55,357, death toll reaches 2,042

    With 1,372 new patients, number of coronavirus cases in Mumbai rises to 55,357, death toll reaches 2,042 with 90 new deaths: BMC (PTI)

    22:07 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 124 people test positive for COVID-19 in Ladakh in last two days

    124 people test positive for COVID-19 in Ladakh in last two days, taking number of cases in the region to 239: Officials (PTI)

    22:02 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 7 more die, 230 test positive for Covid-19 in Rajasthan

    Seven persons died of COVID-19 and 230 more tested positive for the diseases in Rajasthan on Friday, taking the total number of fatalities to 272 and infected cases in the state to 12,068. Two deaths were reported from Jaipur while Ajmer, Sirohi, Bharatpur, Chittorgarh and Jodhpur reported one death each on Friday, said an official bulletin on COVID-19 situation in the state. Meanwhile, as per the bulletin, 230 patients tested positive for the coronavirus infection on Friday. Maximum of new cases, 47, were reported from Sirohi while Alwar reported 32 cases, Jaipur and Jodhpur 29 cases each, Sikar 24 and Ajmer, Dholpur and Jhunjhunu 10 cases each, the bulletin revealed. Seven cases were reported from Ganganagar while Sawaimadhopur, Jhalawar and Kota reported three cases each; Bikaner, Dungarpur, Jaisalmer, Nagaur, Tonk and Udaipur reported 2 cases each and Barmer, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Dausa, Karauli and Rajsamand reported one case each. Five patients from other states also tested positive for CPOVID--19. A total of 9,011 COVID-19 patients have recovered and 8,607 have been discharged till date. There are now 2,785 active cases in the state. (PTI)

    21:56 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 49 new COVID-19 positive cases recorded in Jharkhand

    49 new COVID-19 positive cases and 55 people recovered & discharged in Jharkhand today, no deaths reported in the state today. The total number of positive cases in the state stands at 1656, including 630 recovered and discharged & 8 deaths: Jharkhand government (ANI)

    21:52 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 2100 patients from LNJP hospital have successfully recovered from COVID-19 infection, says Delhi govt

    So far, over 2100 patients from LNJP hospital have successfully recovered from COVID-19 infection and returned to their homes: Government of Delhi (ANI)

    21:49 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 2000 beds operational for COVID patients in LNJP hospital, says Delhi govt

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    21:42 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Lockdown to be imposed in Dehradun on Saturdays and Sundays

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    21:40 (IST)12 Jun 2020
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    21:38 (IST)12 Jun 2020
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    21:28 (IST)12 Jun 2020
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    21:27 (IST)12 Jun 2020
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    21:22 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Delhi Police ASI admitted after testing positive for COVID-19 passes away

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    21:16 (IST)12 Jun 2020
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    With the spike of 366 new COVID-19 positive cases, the total number of positive cases in Haryana rise to 6334: State Health Department (ANI)

    21:02 (IST)12 Jun 2020
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    495 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 31 deaths have been reported in Gujarat in the last 24 hours. State tally rises to 22,562 including 15,501 cured/discharged and 1416 deaths: State Health Department (ANI)

    20:56 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Railway Protection Force launched a robot to screen passengers while they board trains

    Railway Protection Force, Pune today launched ‘CAPTAIN ARJUN’, a robot to screen passengers while they board trains: Central Railways COVID19 (ANI)

    20:51 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 11 people in Himachal Pradesh's Hamirpur district test Covid-19 positive

    11 people in Himachal Pradesh's Hamirpur district test positive for coronavirus, taking state's tally to 482: Officials (PTI)

    20:45 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 47,793 people discharged from after making a full recovery from COVID-19 in Maharashtra

    A total of 47,793 people have been discharged from after making a full recovery from COVID-19, out of this 1718 were discharged today: Maharashtra health department (ANI)

    20:39 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Goa detects 46 new COVID-19 positive cases

    Goa detects 46 new COVID-19 positive cases, taking the total number of positive cases to 463: State Health Department (ANI)

    20:34 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Noida records highest single-day spike of 95 Covid-19 cases

    Noida records highest single-day spike of 95 coronavirus cases; death toll rises to 12 with one more fatality: Officials (PTI)

    20:28 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: COVID-19 tally in Maharashtra stands at 1,01,141

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    20:21 (IST)12 Jun 2020
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    Maharashtra crosses one lakh-mark of COVID 19 cases with 3,493 new patients. Tally now 1,01,141, while death toll reaches 3,717: Health department (PTI)

    20:15 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: West Bengal reports 476 new COVID-19 positive cases and 9 deaths in the last 24 hours

    West Bengal reports 476 new COVID-19 positive cases and 9 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total number of positive cases in the state rise to 10244 including 451 deaths and 5587 active cases: State Health Department (ANI)

    20:06 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Number of Covid-19 cases in Mumbai's Dharavi crosses 2,000-mark

    Number of coronavirus cases in Mumbai's Dharavi crosses 2,000-mark with 29 new patients, death toll increases to 77: BMC official (PTI)

    20:02 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Dr. Randeep Guleria, AIIMS Director on use of anti-viral drugs in Covid-19 cases

    There are some anti-viral drugs which are being used, one of them is 'Remdesivir' that is being made by a company from US. Data suggests that it helps to decrease hospital stay but it doesn't show benefit as far as death or mortality benefit is concerned: AIIMS Director. COVID-19 (ANI)

    19:53 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Odisha CM lauds state's police force for its people-centric approach in dealing with COVID-19 crisis

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik lauds state's police force for its people-centric approach in dealing with COVID-19 crisis, appreciates its disaster response units for aiding in restoration work in cyclone-hit Bengal (PTI)

    19:47 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 1.5 lakh people being tested per day, says Dr. Randeep Guleria, AIIMS Director

    We were testing only around 10,000-20,000 people per day about 6 weeks ago, now we are testing almost 1.5 lakh people per day and this number is going up every day: Dr. Randeep Guleria, AIIMS Director. COVID-19 (ANI)

    19:43 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Tourism sector in Himachal Pradesh has collapsed due to coronavirus crisis, says CM

    Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur says tourism sector in Himachal Pradesh has collapsed due to coronavirus crisis and for its revival, his government is considering film industry's request to reopen the state for shooting (PTI)

    19:35 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: AIIMS Director on Delhi Deputy CM's statement that 'by 31 July, 5.5 lakh cases are expected'

    No. of cases in Delhi may not be as high as predicted but still whatever be the number, we've to increase our capacity so that we can manage increasing load that healthcare system is going to get: AIIMS Director on Delhi Dy CM's statement 'by 31 July, 5.5 lakh cases are expected' (ANI)

    19:30 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Chandigarh administration suspends interstate bus services till June 30

    Chandigarh administration suspends interstate bus services till June 30, saying most of new coronavirus cases in the Union territory have come from outside (PTI)

    19:26 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Dr Randeep Guleria, AIIMS Director, on COVID-19 cases in India

    Although India has gone up to the 4th rank as far as COVID-19 cases are concerned, we've to accept that it is because of the population we have. If we look at no. of cases per million population, we still are very low in terms of no. of cases: Dr Randeep Guleria, AIIMS Director (ANI)

    19:22 (IST)12 Jun 2020
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: A penalty of Rs 100 will be levied if any person is found not wearing a face mask in Chhattisgarh

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