7,975 new cases take Maharashtra's total to 2,75,640; active count at 1,11,801

India's total COVID-19 cases reached 9,36,181 which includes 3,19,840 active cases, 5,92,032 cured/discharged/migrated cases while the death toll is at 24,309. In the last 24 hours, 29,429 new coronavirus cases and 582 fatalities were reported, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 23:52

New Delhi: India's total COVID-19 cases reached 9,36,181 which includes 3,19,840 active cases, 5,92,032 cured/discharged/migrated cases while the death toll is at 24,309. In the last 24 hours, 29,429 new coronavirus cases and 582 fatalities were reported, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday. 

The Union Health Ministry emphasised that India has one of the lowest COVID-19 cases per million population in the world with the country's cases per million population being recorded at 657 while the global average is at 1638.

Also, India’s cases of death per million population is 17.2 while the global average is at 73 making it amongst the lowest in the world. 

The lockdown in containment zones in West Bengal has extended till July 19. A comprehensive town-wide lockdown in areas in and around Kolkata, Siliguri, Jalpaiguri, Malda, Coochbehar and Raiganj.

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15 July 2020, 19:39 PM

Maharashtra: 7,975 new cases were reported in the state today, taking the total to 2,75,640. Active count at 1,11,801. Recovery rate in the state stands at 55.37%.



15 July 2020, 17:52 PM

India: COVID-19 recoveries of more than 20,000 cases in the last 24 hours takes the recovery rate to 63.24%.

15 July 2020, 17:40 PM

West Bengal: 268 police personnel, 30 doctors, 43 nurses and 62 Government officials infected so far.

15 July 2020, 17:32 PM

Andhra Pradesh: Record 2,432 cases in 24 hours take State's total tally to cross 35,000-mark. 44 deaths were also reported, pushing the death count to 452.

15 July 2020, 15:41 PM

Uttar Pradesh: 1,685 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours taking the active count to 14,628. Total recoveries now at 25,743, while the toll is at 1,012.


15 July 2020, 15:13 PM

Singapore on Wednesday recorded 249 new coronavirus infections, including 16 community and five imported cases, taking the total tally to 46,878, the health ministry said. Of the new 249 cases, 233 are foreign workers living in dormitories, it said. (PTI)

15 July 2020, 14:23 PM

Chennai accords sanction to a trial by the Indian Council of Medical Research's Tuberculosis institute to study the efficacy of Bacillus Calmette-Gurin (BCG) vaccine in the elderly to fight against COVID-19, the government said on Wednesday. ICMR had sought Tamil Nadu government's permission to study the efficacy of the BCG vaccine in senior citizens at its National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT) at Chetpet here, Health Minister C Vijayabaskar said. "The ICMR's tuberculosis institute is set to begin the trial very soon," he said in a statement. (PTI)

15 July 2020, 12:34 PM

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15 July 2020, 12:23 PM

The Uttar Pradesh government has so far conducted 12,31,939 coronavirus tests, the National Health Mission (NHM) in Uttar Pradesh said on Wednesday. "First six lakh tests in the state took almost four months (Total tests on June 24 were 6,03,390), next 6.28 lakh tests have been conducted over the next 20 days only (12,31,939 today)," the NHM in UP tweeted. (ANI)

15 July 2020, 11:45 AM

Around 618 more COVID-19 cases reported from Odisha, the state`s Information and Public Relations Department informed on Wednesday. Odisha`s total COVID-19 count now stands at 14,898 positive cases, including 4,933 active cases and 8,964 recoveries. 3,53,824 tests have been conducted in the state till now. So far, 77 lives have been claimed by the disease in the state. (ANI)

15 July 2020, 11:18 AM

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15 July 2020, 10:33 AM

In the last 24 hours, as many as 29,429 new coronavirus cases and 582 fatalities were reported, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday.

15 July 2020, 10:14 AM

India's total of COVID-19 cases climb to 936181, deaths at 24309, data as per Union health ministry update on Wednesday.

15 July 2020, 09:11 AM

Over 3 lakh COVID-19 sampling tests conducted in one day for the first time, total 12412664 tests done till now: ICMR 

15 July 2020, 08:47 AM

As many as 138 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Monday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,968, the British Department of Health and Social Care said. (IANS) 

15 July 2020, 07:50 AM

Indore on Tuesday reported 93 new COVID-19 cases taking the total number of novel coronavirus cases in the district to 5,496, said Office of Chief Medical Officer (CMO) in a bulletin. As per the bulletin, there are 1,144 active cases in the district, and death toll touched 278 after 5 more deaths were reported. (ANI)

15 July 2020, 07:09 AM

The Odisha government has deployed 130 doctors, 37 OAS (Odisha Administrative Services) and Odisha Revenue Service (ORS) officers in Ganjam District in view of a surge in COVID-19 cases in the district. (ANI)

15 July 2020, 06:33 AM

A total of 1,524 COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths were reported in Telangana on Tuesday, said the state`s health department. The state`s total COVID-19 cases now stand at 37,745, including 12,531 active cases and 24,840 recoveries. The deadly virus has so far claimed 375 lives in Telangana. (ANI)