Lockdown in containment zones in West Bengal extended till July 19

India saw yet another record single-day jump of 28,701 COVID-19 cases, pushing its tally to 8,78,254 on Monday, while the death toll climbed to 23,174 with 500 people succumbing to the infection. 

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 22:36

With 28,498 fresh cases recorded in a day, India's COVID-19 tally sprinted past nine lakh on Tuesday, just three days after it crossed the eight-lakh mark, according to the Union health ministry data.

The total coronavirus cases in the country surged to 9,06,752 and the death toll mounted to 23,727 with 553 people succumbing to the disease in 24 hours, the data updated at on Tuesday. Of the total instances of the infection, the number of recoveries stood at 5,71,459, leaving 3,11,565 cases active. The total number of confirmed cases include foreigners. 

This was the fifth consecutive day that COVID-19 cases in the country have increased by more than 26,000.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a cumulative total of 1,20,92,503 swab samples have been tested up to July 13 of which 2,86,247 were tested on Monday.

The Health Ministry stressed that more than 70 percent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

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14 July 2020, 21:32 PM

Delhi: National capital records 1,606 fresh cases with 35 deaths in the past 24 hours. (Read more here)

14 July 2020, 20:38 PM

West Bengal: Lockdown in containment zones extended till July 19. The one-week lockdown gets over tomorrow. Comprehensive town-wide lockdown in areas in and around Kolkata, Siliguri, Jalpaiguri, Malda, Coochbehar and Raiganj.

14 July 2020, 19:38 PM

Karnataka records 2,496 new COVID-19 infections, Bengaluru reports 1,267. (Read more here)


14 July 2020, 17:32 PM

Bihar: 1,432 new cases take the total to 18,853. The number of recovered patients stands at 12,364.

14 July 2020, 17:29 PM

Union Minister Jitendra Singh: Have gone into Self-Quarantine with immediate effect from 4 PM today, after receiving the news about Corona positive test of J&K BJP President Sh Ravinder Raina who had accompanied us from Srinagar to Bandipora on 12th July.



14 July 2020, 16:23 PM

Health Ministry: There are 3,11,565 active cases in India whereas recoveries are 1.8 times the number of active cases ie 5,71,459 patients have been recovered so far.



14 July 2020, 16:13 PM

Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi: 24 BJP workers tested positive for COVID in Patna, not 74 as reported by some news channels.


14 July 2020, 16:08 PM

Health Ministry: Death per million population - India is amongst the lowest in the world. India’s cases of death per million population is 17.2 while the global average is at 73.

14 July 2020, 16:05 PM

Health Ministry: India has one of the lowest COVID-19 cases per million population in the world. India’s cases per million population is 657 while the global average is at 1638.



14 July 2020, 16:02 PM

BJP President J&K, Ravinder Raina has been tested positive for coronavirus.


14 July 2020, 14:10 PM

Bihar: Home under secretary Umesh Rajak's dies due to coronavirus infection.  

14 July 2020, 13:38 PM

Odisha: COVID-19 death toll mounted to 74 with four more patients succumbing to the disease, while the state's coronavirus count crossed the 14,000-mark with 543 fresh cases, a health department official said on Tuesday.

14 July 2020, 13:06 PM

Puducherry: Cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, taking the tally in the Union Territory to 1,531. Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao told a virtual press conference that the total active cases were 684 and those treated and discharged were 829.

14 July 2020, 10:03 AM

India COVID-19 data: Coronavirus cases in India rise to 9,06,752 including 3,11,565 active cases, 5,71,460 cured/discharged/migrated and 23,727 deaths as per the Ministry of Health. 28,498 new cases and 553 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. 


14 July 2020, 07:28 AM

Patna - BJP spokesperson Arvind Kumar Singh test coronavirus positive. He is also the state protocol officer of BJP in Bihar. More than 90 people samples have been collected from the BJP's state office.

14 July 2020, 06:48 AM

Uttarakhand: Three-day lockdown imposed in Rudrapur, Bajpur in 's Udham Singh Nagar district with effect from Tuesday (July 14, 2020) due to surge in COVID-19 cases. 

14 July 2020, 06:47 AM

Andhra Pradesh govt issues fresh guidelines for quarantine of people coming into state from other parts of country, abroad as measures to fight COVID19; categorises Telangana, Karnataka as 'high-risk' states. (PTI input)

14 July 2020, 06:46 AM

Jammu and Kashmir: Fresh COVID19 cases, taking UT's tally to 10,827, eight more fatalities push toll to 187; active case count stands at 4,545.

14 July 2020, 06:32 AM

Karnataka: COVID-19 infections in Karnataka breach 40,000-mark with 2,738 fresh cases, 73 new fatalities take death toll to 757; active case count now 24,572. (PTI input)