Delhi records 1,257 new cases in 24 hours; total surges to 1,47,391

The coronavirus cases in India on Tuesday (August 11) surged to 2268675 which includes 6,39,929 active cases, 15,83,490 cured/discharged/migrated & 45,257 deaths as per the Ministry of Health data.  Single-day spike of 53,601 cases and 871 deaths reported in India, in the last 24 hours. 

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 22:29

The coronavirus cases in India on Tuesday (August 11) surged to 2268675 which includes 6,39,929 active cases, 15,83,490 cured/discharged/migrated & 45,257 deaths as per the Ministry of Health data.  Single-day spike of 53,601 cases and 871 deaths reported in India, in the last 24 hours. 

Speaking on the rising coronavirus cases in the country, US President Donald Trump on Monday (August 10) said that India is at second place when it comes to coronavirus COVID-19 testing while the US is at the top position. According to Trump, India has a population of 1.5 billion people and it has conducted 11 million tests, while the US has tested 65 million people. Talking about the coronavirus vaccine, President Trump expressed confidence that a vaccine for the deadly viral disease will be prepared by the end of 2020. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday interacted with the Chief Ministers and representatives of 10 states badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic and advised that containment, contact tracing, and surveillance were key to the effective management of the COVID-19 virus in the country.

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11 August 2020, 22:27 PM

Delhi Police issues traffic advisory for Independence Day. According to the advisory, the traffic around Red Fort will remain closed for general traffic from 4 am to 10 am and only labelled vehicles will be permitted.

11 August 2020, 22:26 PM

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on COVID-19: Every person is important to us.

11 August 2020, 22:25 PM

Vaishno Devi Yatra to resume from August 16 with restrictions: Check guidelines here.

11 August 2020, 22:23 PM

Uttarakhand: 411 new cases take the total number of cases to 10,432, of which, 3,787 are active cases.
 

11 August 2020, 19:39 PM

India Meteorological Department: Intense rainfall activity over plains of Northwest India and Central parts of India during August 12-15.

11 August 2020, 19:33 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday interacted with the Chief Ministers and representatives of 10 states badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic and advised that containment, contact tracing, and surveillance were key to the effective management of the COVID-19 virus in the country.

11 August 2020, 19:33 PM

In a major boost to the armed forces, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Tuesday approved the procurement of defence equipment for an approximate cost of Rs 8,722.38 crore, including 106 basic trainer aircraft for the Indian Air Force (IAF).

The step will strengthen the armed forces by relying on indigenous capability to take forward the initiative on ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’. 

11 August 2020, 19:31 PM

Delhi: 1,257 new cases and 8 deaths were reported today. The total number of positive cases rises to 1,47,391, of which, 1,32,384 have recovered and 4,139 succumbed to the virus. 
 

 

 

11 August 2020, 16:57 PM

Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist, 4 associates nabbed in Jammu and Kashmir, weapons and warlike stores recovered.

11 August 2020, 16:56 PM

FIR on Sushant Singh's death lodged in Patna is legal and valid, Bihar tells Supreme Court.

11 August 2020, 16:50 PM

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee: 89% of COVID-19 deaths in our state were due to comorbidities like diabetes, cancer, hypertension etc.

 

11 August 2020, 16:46 PM

Kerala: Death toll in Idukki district landslide increases to 52.
 

11 August 2020, 13:53 PM

Telangana reported 1,896 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, taking the state`s tally to 82,647, even as eight more fatalities pushed the state`s death toll to 645.
 

11 August 2020, 11:01 AM

Rajasthan Health Department: 620 fresh COVID-19 cases & 10 deaths reported in the state, the total case tally rises to 54,290. The death toll stands at 810.

11 August 2020, 11:01 AM

1,896 new COVID-19 cases, 1,788 recoveries, and 8 deaths reported in Telangana on August 10, taking the total number of cases to 82,647, including 22,628 active cases, 59,374 recoveries and 645 deaths so far: Director of Public Health and Family Welfare, Telangana

11 August 2020, 10:51 AM

PM Modi will do a video conferencing with CMs of 10 states to discuss the coronavirus related situation today at 11 am. The states are Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Punjab, Bihar, Gujarat, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh.
 

11 August 2020, 10:06 AM

Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and in adjoining areas of Bijnor, Muzaffarnagar, Moradabad, Kurukshetra, Nazibabad, Yamunanagar during next 2 hours: India Meteorological Department (IMD)

11 August 2020, 10:05 AM

Coronavirus recovery rate in India stands at 69.79 percent.