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Updated04 Jun 2020, 05:01 PM IST
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India on Thursday, 4 June, recorded the highest single-day spike of 9,304 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the country to more than 2.16 lakh. According to the Union Health Ministry figures, the death toll in the country stands at 6,075, while 1,04,106 patients have been cured or discharged.

Maharashtra on Thursday reported the highest number of deaths in a single day with 123 fatalities, taking the death toll to 2,710. As many as 2,933 new COVID-19 cases were reported, taking the tally in the state to 77,793. Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu reported 1,384 new coronavirus cases and 12 deaths in the highest single-day spike, taking the tally in the state to 27,256 and the death toll to 220.

The Health Ministry on Thursday also issued the SOPs on preventive measures to be taken in hotels, shopping malls, restaurants and places of worship to contain the spread of COVID-19. This comes days ahead of the re-opening of these places on 8 June, as specified by the Home Ministry in its guidelines under Unlock 1.0.

Snapshot
  • Kerala also saw the biggest jump on Thursday, reporting 94 COVID-19 cases and three deaths, taking the tally in the state to 1,588 and the death toll to 14
  • The Maharashtra government on Thursday allowed the inter-district movement of people without any restrictions in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region
  • Delhi government has announced a 7-day home quarantine for all arriving in the national capital by flights, trains or buses
  • The global coronavirus tally is more 6.5 million, with the death toll over 3.8 lakh
5:01 PM, 04 Jun

Telangana Reports 127 Fresh Coronavirus Cases

Telangana Health Department said, “127 new COVID-19 cases reported in the state, taking the total number of cases in the state to 3,147,” reports ANI.

4:59 PM, 04 Jun

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Pulls up WB For Poor Facilities at Quarantine Centres

Senior Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury claimed that the number of COVID-19 cases in West Bengal is rising due to poor facilities at quarantine centres; says situation is so bad that if a normal person is quarantined at a centre, he or she is bound to get infected, reports PTI.

4:56 PM, 04 Jun

1,359 New COVID-19 Cases Recorded in Delhi Today

The Delhi Government said, “Delhi reported 1,359 new COVID-19 positive cases, total number of cases is now 25,004. Death toll stands at 650. There are 14,456 active cases.”

3:29 PM, 04 Jun

Around 38,000 More People Expected to Be Repatriated: MEA

Over 1.07 lakh stranded Indians have returned to the country from abroad since the government launched the 'Vande Bharat' evacuation mission on 7 May, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday, reported PTI.

Around 38,000 more people are expected to be repatriated in 337 flights from 31 countries, it added.

3:23 PM, 04 Jun
KEY EVENT

Highest Single-Day Spike in Deaths in Maharashtra

Maharashtra on Thursday reported the highest number of deaths in a single day with 123 fatalities, taking the death toll to 2,710. As many as 2,933 new COVID-19 cases were reported, taking the tally in the state to 77,793.

2:43 PM, 04 Jun
KEY EVENT

Health Ministry Releases SOPs for Hotels, Restaurants, Malls, Places of Worship

The Health Ministry on Thursday issued the SOPs on preventive measures to be taken in hotels, shopping malls, restaurants, places of worship and offices to contain the spread of COVID-19.

This comes days ahead of the re-opening of these places on 8 June, as specified by the Home Ministry in its guidelines under Unlock 1.0.

1:44 PM, 04 Jun

257 New COVID-19 Cases in Karnataka

As many as 257 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths were reported in Karnataka on Thursday, taking the tally in the state to 4,320 and the death toll to 57.

1:44 PM, 04 Jun
KEY EVENT

Highest Single-Day Spike in Kerala With 94 Cases

In the highest single-day spike, Kerala on Thursday reported 94 COVID-19 cases and three deaths, taking the tally in the state to 1,588 and the death toll to 14, PTI reported.

1:44 PM, 04 Jun
KEY EVENT

1,384 New COVID-19 Cases in TN, Highest Single-Day Spike

Tamil Nadu reported 1,384 new coronavirus cases and 12 deaths in the highest single-day spike on Thursday, taking the tally in the state to 27,256 and the death toll to 220.

11:17 AM, 04 Jun
KEY EVENT

Maharashtra Govt Allows Inter-District Movement in Mumbai Metropolitan Region

The Maharashtra government on Thursday allowed the inter-district movement of people without any restrictions in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.

10:44 AM, 04 Jun

Congress' Ashok Chavan Recovers from COVID-19

Maharashtra PWD Minister and Congress leader Ashok Chavan has recovered from COVID-19 and been discharged from the hospital, PTI reported on Thursday.

8:38 AM, 04 Jun

COVID Cases in Manipur Rise to 121

Manipur reported 13 fresh cases of COVID-19 last night, taking the total number of cases to 121 out of which 83 cases are active

7:21 AM, 04 Jun

Haryana to Open Schools in July in Phased Manner

Schools to reopen in July in phased manner, starting with classes 10-12, followed by classes 6-9 and 1-5. Haryana Education Min Kanwar Pal announced.

“For social distancing, schools to function at 50% strength. In class of 30 students, 15 will come in morning and 15 in evening or alternate days,” he said.

“We will be conducting a demo in 4-5 schools to prepare and better the plan. Colleges will reopen in August with first-year commencing from September. Universities will take rest of the decisions,” he added.

6:53 AM, 04 Jun

47 New Cases in Assam

Assam reported 47 new COVID-19 positive cases till 11:47 am today, taking the total number of positive cases to 1,877. Number of active cases stand at 1,457.

6:51 AM, 04 Jun

68 New COVID-19 Cases in Rajasthan

Rajasthan reported 68 new COVID-19 positive cases till 10:30 am today, taking the total number of cases 9,720. Number of active cases stand at 2,692.

3:54 AM, 04 Jun
KEY EVENT

Case Tally at 2.16 Lakh With Record One-Day Spike

With 9,304 new cases and 260 deaths, India records highest single day spike in the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths.

of COVID-19, India's case tally rose to 2,16,919 as per Union Health Ministry. The death toll is at 6,075. As many as 1,04,106 people have recovered while active cases are 1,06,737.

2:28 AM, 04 Jun
KEY EVENT

Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar Tests COVID-19 Positive

Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar reportedly tested coronavirus positive on Wednesday, 3 June.

After his test result came out, a large number of defence officials got themselves tested. Many officials who had come in contact with him have also gone in self-quarantine, ANI reported citing sources.

2:36 AM, 04 Jun

Maharashtra: Highest Single-Day Spike in Deaths

With 122 new deaths due to COVID-19, Maharashtra's death tally now stands at 2,587, as per state officials.

2:28 AM, 04 Jun

Brazil: Record 1,349 Coronavirus Deaths in 24 Hours

Brazil reports a record 1,349 coronavirus-related deaths in 24 hours, reported news agency AFP.

2:28 AM, 04 Jun

Railway Official Tests COVID-19 Positive 

A Railway official and his wife and daughter have tested positive for COVID-19 in Delhi, ANI reported.

The official had last attended office on 1 June.

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Published: 04 Jun 2020, 03:02 AM IST