By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Nov 25, 2020 12:08 IST
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India’s current count of cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) stands at 9,222,216 after 44,376 infections were logged in the last 24 hours, the Union health ministry’s data showed on Wednesday. The country’s count of cases continues to be the second-highest globally after that of the United States and immediately ahead of Brazil’s. The US and Brazil have thus far recorded 12 million and 6.1 million cases respectively, according to worldometers.
On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a virtual meet with chief ministers of seven states and a Union territory-Delhi-over the surge in cases of Covid-19 in the respective regions. The meeting was divided in two parts; while the first part was a review meet on Covid-19, in the second, discussion took place on plan to distribute Covid-19 vaccine, once a vaccine is finally approved by health authorities. Besides the chief ministers, Union home minister Amit Shah and health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan were also present at the meeting.
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Eight new Covid-19 cases in New Zealand
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24 states/UTs testing higher than national average: Health ministry
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Covid-19 testing being done in Mumbai on passengers from NCR, three states
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Maharashtra: #COVID19 tests being done on passengers arriving from Delhi, Goa, Rajasthan & Gujarat
“Passengers who’ve COVID negative certificates are allowed to go while rest are checked for symptoms & tested accordingly,” says BMC doctor
Visuals- Mumbai Central Railway Station pic.twitter.com/Vs7InmAyIN
— ANI (@ANI) November 25, 2020
134,841,307 samples tested for Covid-19: ICMR
134,841,307 samples tested for Covid-19 till November 24. 1,159,032 tests on November 24: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
New spike 18% higher than previous rise
Today’s spike-44,376-is 6,901 cases or 18.17% higher than the last spike of 37,975.
India crosses 9.2 million Covid-19 case mark
India’s Covid-19 tally reaches 9,222,216 with 44,376 cases in last 24 hours. Death toll at 134,699 after 481 fresh fatalities.
Uttarakhand makes Covid-19 testing of passengers from Delhi mandatory
Uttarakhand government makes Covid-19 testing of passengers travelling from Delhi at Dehradun’s Jollygrant Airport mandatory.
Telangana’s Covid-19 tally crosses 266,000
Telangana’s Covid-19 tally reaches 266,042 after the state reported 993 infections on Tuesday. 253,715 recoveries, 10,886 active cases and 1,441 deaths thus far.
As Covid-19 cases rise, Tokyo to shorten hours for bars, restaurants: Reports
As per reports, Japanese capital Tokyo will urge bars and restaurants to operate shortened hours, the latest restriction to be implemented in Japan following sharp rises in Covid19 infections.
Travellers to Mumbai from NCR, three other states to undergo RT-PCR test from today
Travellers from Delhi, Rajasthan, Goa and Gujarat arriving at Mumbai to undergo mandatory RT-PCR test from today.
11,299 new Covid-19 infections in the UK
The United Kingdom reported 11,299 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours. The country has thus far logged over 1.5 million Covid-19 cases and nearly 56,000 related fatalities.
First published: Nov 25, 2020 05:54 IST