Coronavirus roundup: Developments in India and rest of world | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stated India’s “people-driven” battle towards COVID-19 is the one approach for the nation to beat the pandemic, and requested individuals to shun any complacency that they won’t be contaminated by the coronavirus as a result of it has to this point not affected the locations the place they reside or work. Meanwhile, the countrywide demise toll attributable to Covid-19 rose to 826 and the quantity of circumstances climbed to 26,917, in accordance with the Union well being ministry.

Here are the highest developments:


  • In his month-to-month ‘Mann ki Baat’ broadcast, Modi stated the nation is in the center of a ‘yudh’ (battle) and asserted that folks need to proceed being cautious and take precautions.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will work together with chief ministers through video convention on Monday morning on the best way forward in the struggle towards the novel coronavirus, amid indications that the discussions might additionally deal with a graded exit from the continuing lockdown.
  • Union well being minister Harsh Vardhan stated the coronavirus scenario is bettering as many hotspot districts are shifting in direction of being non-hotspot districts.
  • The minister visited AIIMS Trauma Centre to take inventory of the preparedness to beat Covid-19.
  • The authorities stated the manufacturing capability of PPE coveralls required by medical personnel treating Covid-19 circumstances in the nation has been ramped as much as greater than 1 lakh per day, with Bengaluru rising as a serious hub for its manufacturing.
  • A bunch of senior tax officers has steered a brilliant-wealthy tax and a better levy on international firms to maintain the money until operating as half of quick time period measures to assist the federal government struggle the coronavirus pandemic. The ideas are half of a paper titled ‘Force’, submitted by the IRS Association to the CBDT chairman P C Mody.
  • The inter-ministerial central groups visiting West Bengal to take inventory of scenario regarding COVID-19, toured a number of areas of Kolkata and Siliguri on Sunday to examine if lockdown restriction have been being adopted. The workforce was escorted by sleuths of the Kolkata Police.
  • The Supreme Court heard 593 issues through video-conferencing and delivered judgement in 215 of them in a month through the unprecedented nationwide lockdown.
  • Bhopal Division of Indian Railways has transformed 74 railways coaches into isolation wards to assist the federal government struggle the coronavirus pandemic.


  • Delhi: There are 2,625 coronavirus circumstances in Delhi, out of which 111 have been reported yesterday. The whole quantity of lively circumstances in the nationwide capital stands at 1,518 whereas 869 individuals have recovered to this point.
  • Uttar Pradesh: UP reported two extra coronavirus-associated deaths, taking their quantity to 29 as 50 new Covid-19 circumstances surfaced in the state. The whole quantity of circumstances has jumped to 1,843.
  • Haryana: The state reported seven new circumstances of Covid-19, pushing whole to 296.
  • Andaman and Nicobar: Four extra individuals have examined optimistic for Covid-19 in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, taking the overall quantity of circumstances to 33.
  • Uttarakhand: Two extra individuals, together with a healthcare skilled, at AIIMS, Rishikesh have examined optimistic for Covid-19 in Uttarakhand.
  • Maharashtra: The whole quantity of optimistic circumstances in Maharashtra is 7,628, which is the best in the nation.
  • Andhra Pradesh: Eighty-one extra Covid-19 circumstances have been reported from Andhra Pradesh in the final 24 hours, taking the overall quantity of circumstances in the state to 1097.
  • J&Ok: Twenty-nine extra individuals examined optimistic for Covid-19 in Jammu and Kashmir, taking the overall in the Union territory to 523.
  • Assam: Eight extra Covid-19 sufferers have been discharged from hospital, taking the overall quantity of coronavirus recovered individuals in Assam to 27. Assam to this point has 35 Covid-19 optimistic circumstances of which 27 have been discharged and one affected person has died.
  • Rajasthan: A 60-year-outdated coronavirus-contaminated lady died and 69 extra individuals examined optimistic in Rajasthan, bringing the quantity of confirmed circumstances to 2,152 in the state.
  • Kerala: A health care provider and two well being employees have been among the many 11 individuals detected with Covid-19 in Kerala, with the overall optimistic circumstances to this point touching 468.
  • West Bengal: A senior authorities physician concerned in the struggle towards Covid-19 and a 34-year-outdated man, each identified with the diease, died at a hospital in Kolkata, taking the overall quantity of the coronavirus circumstances in the state to 571.
  • Karnataka: Marking a dip, Karnataka reported simply Three new Covid-19 circumstances whereas a girl died of the illness and 24 individuals have been discharged. The toll in the state rose to 19 whereas the overall circumstances to 503.
  • Jharkhand: With six new Covid-19 optimistic circumstances in Ranchi, the tally of virus contaminated individuals in Jharkhand has climbed to 73.
  • Odisha: Three extra individuals have been confirmed optimistic for coronavirus in Odisha, taking the overall quantity in the state to 103.
  • Bihar: Four new Covid-19 circumstances have been reported in Bihar, taking the overall quantity of circumstances in the state to 255.
  • Himachal Pradesh: No recent coronavirus case has been reported in Himachal Pradesh for the final Three days. So far, 40 circumstances have been reported in the state, out of which 13 are lively.
  • Chandigarh: There are 30 circumstances of Covid-19 in Chandigarh, out of which 17 individuals have been cured/discharged to this point.
  • Tamil Nadu: 64 new Covid-19 circumstances and one demise have been reported in Tamil Nadu, taking the overall quantity of circumstances to 1,885 & deaths to 24.
  • Madhya Pradesh: Till date, 2090 circumstances of Covid-19 have been reported in Madhya Pradesh and 103 individuals have misplaced their lives.
  • Gujarat: 230 new Covid-19 optimistic circumstances and 18 deaths have been reported in Gujarat in the final 24 hours, taking the overall quantity to 3301.
  • Punjab: The whole quantity of Covid-19 circumstances has reached 313 in Punjab, together with 84 cured and 18 deaths, to this point.


  • The new coronavirus has claimed not less than 202,994 lives worldwide since its outbreak in China in December. More than 2,902,450 circumstances have been registered in 193 international locations and territories.
  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will return to work at 10 Downing Street in London on Monday, three weeks after he was admitted to a hospital as his coronavirus signs worsened.
  • President Donald Trump tweeted that his coronavirus briefings weren’t value his time, two days after sparking a furor by suggesting sufferers is likely to be injected with disinfectant to kill an an infection. The US has probably the most deaths of any nation with 53,934.
  • The quantity of hospitalised Covid-19 sufferers in China’s Wuhan, the place the virus first emerged earlier than turning out to be a pandemic, dropped to zero for the primary time, marking yet one more milestone for the town which was opened up on April eight after a 76-day lockdown.
  • Spain’s each day coronavirus demise toll dropped to 288, the bottom since March 20, because the nation eased its lockdown. The quantity has introduced Spain’s whole toll to 23,190.
  • Russia has registered file 6,361 new coronavirus circumstances over the previous 24 hours, bringing the overall to 80,949, the nationwide coronavirus response heart stated.
  • South Korea has confirmed 10 extra circumstances of the coronavirus over the previous 24 hours, a continuation of the nation’s slowing caseload. The recent circumstances introduced the nation’s whole to 10,728 with 242 deaths.
  • Two new circumstances of Covid-19 have been recognized in Birgunj, which took the overall tally of an infection-associated circumstances in Nepal to 51.
  • Sri Lanka has reversed plans to finish its virus lockdown on Monday, extending it for one more week after a spike in coronavirus infections together with at a naval base. The island nation on Sunday reported 460 optimistic circumstances in whole with seven deaths.
  • The quantity of novel coronavirus circumstances in Iran has handed 90,000, as Tehran introduced its lowest quantity of new deaths in weeks. Fresh 1,153 circumstances of the Covid-19 sickness have been reported since noon Saturday, bringing the overall quantity of confirmed circumstances to 90,481.

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