COVID-19: India’s Tally at 2.76 Lakh; Delhi CM Meets Amit Shah
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With 9,985 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the tally in India rose to 2,76,583 on Wednesday, 10 June. As many as 279 new deaths were also reported, taking the death toll to 7,745. According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 1,33,632 active cases, while 1,35,205 patients have been cured or discharged.
Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal discussed the coronavirus situation in the national capital with Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday, with the latter assuring "all cooperation".
As many as 1,501 COVID-19 cases and 48 deaths were reported in Delhi on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases to 32,810. On the other hand, Maharashtra reported 3,254 new cases and 149 deaths, taking the tally in the state to 94,041 and the death toll to 3,438.
- The number of recoveries surpassed the number of active cases for the first time in the country on Wednesday
- In the wake of rising number of coronavirus cases in the state, Rajasthan on Wednesday decided to regulate the movement at its borders
- According to a tally by the Johns Hopkins University, there are over 7.2 million COVID-19 cases globally, with India being the fifth worst-affected country
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With 9,985 COVID-19 Cases, India’s Tally Rises Above 2.76 Lakh
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said, “9,985 new COVID-19 cases and 279 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases in the country now at 2,76,583, including 1,33,632 active cases, 1,35,206 cured/discharged/migrated and 7,745 deaths.”
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123 Fresh Coronavirus Cases Recorded in Rajasthan
Rajasthan Health Department said, “123 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in the state till 10.30am today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 11,368, death toll 256.”
Around 30,000 Cases Likely in Next 12-15 Days in Delhi: State's Health Minister
Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain said, “If one person gets infected, it takes around two weeks for him/her to cure and during this period they infect nearly 2-10 other people. Considering the present situation, it's expected that in next 12-15 days, there will be around 30,000 more cases.”
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The Centre on Wednesday said as many as 5,991 patients were cured of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the number of recovered people to 1,35,205, exceeding the number of active cases for the first time.
The recovery rate now stands at 48.88 percent, the Centre said.
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Delhi CM Kejriwal Discusses COVID-19 Situation With Amit Shah
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal discussed the coronavirus situation in the national capital with Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday, with the latter assuring "all cooperation".
1,501 New COVID-19 Cases in Delhi, Tally Rises to 32,810
As many as 1,501 COVID-19 cases and 48 deaths were reported in Delhi on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases to 32,810.
3,254 New COVID-19 Cases in Maharashtra, Tally Rises to 94,041
Maharashtra reported 3,254 new cases and 149 deaths on Wednesday, taking the tally in the state to 94,041 and the death toll to 3,438.
'If Relaxations Turn Risky, Will Re-Impose Lockdown': Maharashtra CMO
Maharashtra's CM Uddhav Thackeray's office on Wednesday said that the government is taking cautious steps for 'Mission Begin Again'.
"Like we imposed the lockdown in phases, it will have to be lifted in a phased manner. The danger is yet to pass. But we cannot bring the economic cycle to a grinding halt even as we fight corona," it said, according to ANI.
"If the relaxations to the lockdown start turning out to be risky, we will be compelled to re-impose the lockdown," the CMO added.
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2:40 AM, 10 JunWith 51,000 Cases, Mumbai’s Tally Crosses Wuhan’s
4:00 AM, 10 JunWith 9,985 COVID-19 Cases, India’s Tally Rises Above 2.76 Lakh
4:32 AM, 10 JunDMK MLA J Anbazhagan Dies Due to COVID-19
5:57 AM, 10 JunAround 30,000 Cases Likely in Next 12-15 Days in Delhi: State's Health Minister
11:55 AM, 10 JunRecovery Rate at 48.88%; Recovered Patients Exceed Active Cases
3:35 PM, 10 JunDelhi CM Kejriwal Discusses COVID-19 Situation With Amit Shah
4:09 PM, 10 Jun1,501 New COVID-19 Cases in Delhi, Tally Rises to 32,810
4:10 PM, 10 Jun3,254 New COVID-19 Cases in Maharashtra, Tally Rises to 94,041