India coronavirus, COVID-19 July 1: Maharashtra's COVID-19 cases rise to 1,80,298; death count surges by 198 to 8,053

India records 585493 cases of coronavirus COVID-19 infections which includes 220114 active cases, 347979 recovered/migrated cases and 17400 deaths as per the data by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday (July 1). While the recovery rate was at 59.43 per cent.

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New Delhi: India records 585493 cases of coronavirus COVID-19 infections which includes 220114 active cases, 347979 recovered/migrated cases and 17400 deaths as per the data by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday (July 1). While the recovery rate was at 59.43 per cent.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a major announcement on Tuesday extended the Pradhanmantri Garib Kalyan Yojana till November 2020. Under this scheme, over 80 crore people will get five kg of wheat or five kg of rice per month. He said that every family will also get one kg chana every month until November 2020. The entire cost of this initiative will cost over Rs 90,000 crore

He also thanked the farmers and taxpayers for handling the COVID-19 crisis and stated that it was because of their hard work and sincerity that the government was able to help and provide food to the poor and migrants.

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1 July 2020, 22:12 PM

Maharashtra: Total case count rises to 1,80,298 after 5,537 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. Death count increased by 198 to 8,053.


1 July 2020, 20:38 PM

Delhi: National capital witnesses 2,442 new cases in the last 24 hours, total increases to 89,802. There are 27,007 active cases while 2,803 have succumbed to the virus.


1 July 2020, 20:09 PM

Gujarat: Record 675 new cases in one day take the total to 33,318. The death count at 186.


1 July 2020, 18:39 PM

Tamil Nadu: More than 3,000 cases for the consecutive seventh day as 3,882 new cases were reported today in the State. 39,856 active cases now, while 94,049 total cases. Death count at 1,264.

Chennai: 2182 new cases; total 60,533; active 22,777

1 July 2020, 16:40 PM

Delhi: A 47-year old police head constable Dheer Singh dies of COVID-19. The total number of COVID-19 deaths in Delhi Police surged to 10. 


1 July 2020, 16:38 PM

Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma: Yesterday Union Home Minister Amit Shah called me up. As per Indian Govt's assessment, the coronavirus situation in Guwahati is very apprehensive. Following his meeting with DG ICMR, Home Minister has directed me to change the testing pattern.

1 July 2020, 15:00 PM

Mumbai police on Wednesday imposed section 144 of CrPC prohibiting movement of people in public places and gatherings, to prevent spread of COVID-19, an official said. The restrictions on movement of residents for non- essential work will remain in force till July 15.(PTI) 

1 July 2020, 14:35 PM

The World Bank`s Board of Executive Directors has approved a $750 million MSME Emergency Response program to support increased flow of finance into the hands of India`s micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), severely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. (IANS)

1 July 2020, 14:23 PM

Fifteen inmates of a prison in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said on Wednesday. (PTI)

1 July 2020, 13:25 PM

COVID-19 situation in Delhi not as "terrible" as predicted one month ago; situation is under control: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. (PTI)

1 July 2020, 13:22 PM

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said that recovered COVID-19 patients can donate plasma, irrespective of residence and subject to doctors clearance. (ANI)

1 July 2020, 12:56 PM

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday greeted medical professionals on Nationals Doctors' Day and expressed gratitude for their selfless service in fighting the coronavirus pandemic."Best wishes to all doctors on #DoctorsDay. We express our gratitude to the doctors for their selfless service in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The nation admires and salutes your professionalism and sacrifice in the service of fellow citizens," Kovind tweeted.


1 July 2020, 12:36 PM

Puducherry reports 30 fresh cases of COVID-19, pushing UT's tally to 739. (PTI)

1 July 2020, 12:11 PM

As many as 78 COVID-19 cases and 12 recoveries have been reported in Rajasthan as of 10:30 am on Wednesday. Total number of cases in the state is now at 18,092, including 3,447 active cases, and 413 deaths: State Health Department. (ANI)

1 July 2020, 11:24 AM

As many as 251 new COVID-19 cases and 243 recoveries reported in Odisha on June 30. Total number of cases in the state rises to 7,316, including 5,189 recovered & 2,094 active cases: State Government (ANI)

1 July 2020, 10:57 AM

Nagaland reports 21 new COVID19 positive cases today, taking the total number of positive cases to 480 including 312 active cases, 168 recoveries and no deaths so far: Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom. (ANI)

1 July 2020, 10:52 AM

Total 8826585 COVID-19 samples tested upto June 30. As many as 217931 samples tested on June 30: ICMR

1 July 2020, 10:45 AM

In the last 24 hours, India recorded 507 deaths and 18,653 new COVID19 cases.

1 July 2020, 09:28 AM

India's tally of COVID-19 cases stand at 585493 including 220114 active cases, 347979 cured/discharged/migrated & 17400 deaths, recovery rate 59.43%.

1 July 2020, 08:02 AM

A total of 903 new COVID-19 cases and 36 deaths reported in Mumbai on Tuesday, according to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). At present, there are a total of 77,197 cases including 28,473 active COVID-19 cases and 44,170 recovered. The city has reported 4,554 fatalities as of June 30. (ANI)

1 July 2020, 07:58 AM

An Inspector of Delhi Police special cell, Sanjeev Kumar Yadav, died of coronavirus on Tuesday night at Max Hospital in Saket. He was on ventilator for the last 14 days and was also given plasma therapy twice but could not be saved. He was known for his courage and had been awarded the Police medal for gallantry award on January 26 2020.

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1 July 2020, 07:41 AM

There shall be complete lockdown on Sundays from July 5 and followed by next four Sundays till Aug 2. However, essential activities allowed during night curfew will be permitted during Sunday lockdown too. Marriages already fixed on Sundays will be permitted as per norms: Karnataka government (ANI)

1 July 2020, 06:15 AM

The United States has approved four coronavirus vaccine candidates for clinical trials, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) head Stephen Hahn told reporters. "Four vaccines have been approved for moving into clinical trials... and another six are in the pipeline for us to review," Hahn said during a press briefing on Tuesday. (Sputnik/ANI)