Impossible to wipe off COVID spread through lockdown, treat mask  as vaccine: Jain

Impossible to wipe off COVID spread through lockdown, treat mask as vaccine: Jain

Saturday, 31 October 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday said it is "impossible to wipe off" COVID-19 transmission through a lockdown as the virus has "spread through the community" and people should treat wearing a face mask as a vaccine till the real medication is made available. His remarks comes amid a massive...

5,902 new coronavirus cases in Maha, 156 deaths

5,902 new coronavirus cases in Maha, 156 deaths

Thursday, 29 October 2020 | PTI | Mumbai

Maharashtra's coronavirus tally on Thursday increased to 16,66,668 with 5,902 new cases being reported, a health official said. The state also recorded 156 deaths, taking the death toll due to COVID-19 to 43,710, he said. A total of 7,883 patients were discharged after treatment during the day, taking the tally of recovered...

COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 80-lakh mark with 49,881 new cases

COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 80-lakh mark with 49,881 new cases

Thursday, 29 October 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

India's COVID-19 caseload surpassed the 80-lakh mark on Thursday, 18 days after it had gone past 70 lakh, with 49,881 new cases while the recoveries surged to 73.15 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 90.99 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total coronavirus cases mounted to...

Mumbai's Dharavi area records 14 fresh COVID-19 cases

Mumbai's Dharavi area records 14 fresh COVID-19 cases

Wednesday, 28 October 2020 | PTI | Mumbai

The COVID-19 tally in Mumbai's Slum colony of Dharavi increased to 3,522 with 14 more persons testing positive for the infection on Wednesday, according to a senior BMC official. He said 3,066 COVID-19 patients in Dharavi have already recovered and discharged from hospitals. The official said the slum-dominated area has only 148...

Fresh COVID-19 cases remain below 45k in India; total caseload inch closer to 80 lakh-mark

Fresh COVID-19 cases remain below 45k in India; total caseload inch closer to 80 lakh-mark

Wednesday, 28 October 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The new coronavirus cases reported in India in a span of 24 hours remained below 45,000, even as the total COVID-19 caseload inched closer to 80 lakh, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday. The country's COVID-19 caseload mounted to 79,90,322 with   43,893 fresh cases being reported in a day, while the death...

Mumbai adds less than 1,000 COVID-19 cases for 2nd day; 23 die

Mumbai adds less than 1,000 COVID-19 cases for 2nd day; 23 die

Tuesday, 27 October 2020 | PTI | Mumbai

Mumbai reported less than 1,000 COVID-19 cases on the second consecutive day, taking its tally to 2,52,888 on Tuesday, while 1,043 patients were discharged from hospitals following recovery, the city civic body said. According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) updated data, with 801 more people testing positive for the infection...

COVID-19: Delhi records 4,853 cases, highest single-day spike; death toll climbs to 6,356

COVID-19: Delhi records 4,853 cases, highest single-day spike; death toll climbs to 6,356

Tuesday, 27 October 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Delhi recorded 4,853 fresh COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, the highest single-day spike here till date, as the infection tally in the city mounted to over 3.64 lakh, authorities said. The previous highest single-day spike of 4,473 cases was recorded on September 16. Forty-four new fatalities pushed the death toll in the national...

5,363 new coronavirus cases in Maha, 115 deaths

5,363 new coronavirus cases in Maha, 115 deaths

Tuesday, 27 October 2020 | PTI | Mumbai

Maharashtra's coronavirus count on Tuesday increased to 16,54,028 with 5,363 new cases being reported, a state health official said. The state also recorded 115 deaths during the day, taking the death toll to 43,463, he said. A total of 7,836 patients were discharged after treatment, taking the tally of recovered people to...

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