India coronavirus, COVID-19 live updates, May 23: Gujarat's total increases by 396 in 24 hours to 13,669; toll at 829

India recorded the highest single-day spike in the novel coronavirus cases on Friday morning, with more than 6,000 new cases of infections taking the country tally to 1.18 lakh. 

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Sunday, May 24, 2020 - 00:13
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The number of coronavirus COVID-19 cases averted due to the nationwide lockdown is between 36-70 lakhs claimed the Centre on Friday citing different models. The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation citing the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) model, also said that the lockdown has saved between 1.2-2.1 lakh lives.

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation Secretary cited the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) saying that nearly 78,183 (96.72 percent) deaths have been averted due to the lockdown.

India recorded the highest single-day spike in the novel coronavirus cases on Saturday morning, with 6,654 new cases of infections taking the country tally to 1.25 lakh. 

According to the Health Ministry's latest data on COVID-19, the total number of cases in India includes 69,597 active cases with the death toll at 3,720. As many as 51,783 people recovered so far, the Health Ministry stated. The recovery rate stood at 41.39 on Saturday. 

Maharashtra continues to remain the worst-affected state due to coronavirus in India with over 41,000 cases. After Maharashtra (41,642), Tamil Nadu tally stood at 13,967 cases and Gujarat at 12,905. As of Friday morning, Delhi registered 11,659 cases of coronavirus.

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24 May 2020, 00:09 AM

Over 53.6 lakh coronavirus cases globally with 3.42 lakh deaths.

23 May 2020, 22:28 PM

Gujarat: 396 new cases in the last 24 hours take state's total to 13,669. Around 27 new deaths took the death count to 829.


23 May 2020, 20:29 PM

Tamil Nadu: 759 cases today take the total to 15,512. Around 7,915 active. Total deaths - 103.

363 discharged today; total 7491

Chennai: Total cases 9989; active 5865.

23 May 2020, 20:27 PM

Bihar: 82 more COVID-19 confirmed cases in the state take the total to 2,345. 

23 May 2020, 20:26 PM

Karnataka: 216 new cases reported in the state in the last 24 hrs. Total Positive Cases - 1,959. Total Active Cases - 1,307. Total COVID-19 Deaths - 42. Death of COVID-19 positive patient due to Non-COVID-19 cause - 02.


23 May 2020, 20:00 PM

Maharashtra: Total number of coronavirus positive cases - 47,190. Around 2,608 new cases today. Total deaths - 1,577. Total 13,404 discharged so far.


23 May 2020, 19:54 PM

Sikkim has today reported the first COVID-19 case as a 25-year-old student who had returned from Delhi tested positive.

23 May 2020, 19:45 PM

Punjab: 16 new positive cases reported today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 2,045, including 1,870 recoveries and 39 deaths.

23 May 2020, 18:04 PM

Kerala: The number of active cases rises to 275, with 62 more people testing positive today.

23 May 2020, 18:03 PM

Jharkhand: 3 new COVID-19 cases reported from Jamshedpur. Total positive cases in the state jumped to 333.

23 May 2020, 18:00 PM

Himachal Pradesh: A total of 185 people in the state have tested positive to date, including 57 recovered cases and 3 deaths. There are 121 active cases in the state as of today.

23 May 2020, 17:57 PM

More than 20,000 Indians returned home on Vande Bharat flights so far. 6 Air India flights under Vande Bharat Mission scheduled to evacuate Indian nationals stranded in Toronto, Muscat, Male, Singapore, Sydney and Melbourne, today.

23 May 2020, 16:34 PM

The Indian Army continues to maintain contact and extend assistance to the local population in remote villages of the North East as a part of the national efforts towards the fight against the coronavirus.


23 May 2020, 16:33 PM

Here is the list of source and destination for the Shramik Special trains running in the next 10 days:


23 May 2020, 16:30 PM

Around 2,600 trains have completed their journey since the Indian Railways started running Shramik Specials, taking over 35 lakh passengers to their destination.

23 May 2020, 16:17 PM

Madhya Pradesh: A coronavirus positive woman gave birth to a pair of twins in Indore. The hospital in-charge, Dr Sumit Shukla said that the mother and the twins are safe and healthy and it was a normal delivery. (ANI inputs)

23 May 2020, 16:09 PM

Uttar Pradesh: Number of active cases jumped to 2,332. Around 3,335 people have recovered from the virus while 152 deaths have been reported till date.

23 May 2020, 15:14 PM

Delhi: COVID-19 case count rises up to 12,910, over 591 came in the last 24 hrs. 370 recovered today, a total of 6,267 recovered. Total deaths 231. Currently active cases - 6,412. Total Containment Zones as of today - 86.

23 May 2020, 14:38 PM

Delhi: COVID-19 death toll in the national capital rises to 231; 591 new cases take tally to 12,910.

23 May 2020, 13:48 PM

Karnataka: COVID-19 cases in the state see the highest single-day spike with 196 new cases. Total tally rises to 1,939 which includes 1297 active cases, death toll at 42.

23 May 2020, 13:44 PM

Bihar: 97 more cases reported from the state, tally rises to 2,263.

23 May 2020, 13:22 PM

Odisha: 80 new COVID19 cases in the state, total tally rises to 1,269; active cases 826 as per the Health Department official.

23 May 2020, 13:19 PM

Airlines operation: All flights from  Delhi to take off from Terminal  3 from May 25.

23 May 2020, 12:52 PM

West Bengal: 6 BSF Jawan who got infected due to COVID-19 got discharged from hospital today.


23 May 2020, 12:44 PM

Uttrakhand: 20 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in the state; total tally rises to 173.

23 May 2020, 12:24 PM

Passport Seva Kendra in Delhi's R K Puram to resume operations from May 26

23 May 2020, 12:14 PM

Assam: 7 new cases reported from the state, tally rises to 266.

23 May 2020, 11:50 AM

Bihar: Migrants returning to the state from Surat, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurugram, Noida, Kolkata & Bangalore to be kept in quarantine camps.

23 May 2020, 11:44 AM

The Congress released a documentary film on Saturday on Rahul Gandhi's interaction with a group of migrant labourers last week, demanding justice for such workers who are walking hundreds of kilometres to their homes amid the coronavirus lockdown.

23 May 2020, 11:26 AM

West Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee writes to Railways asking them not to send Shramik Special trains to state till May 26 in view of Cyclone Amphan.

23 May 2020, 10:51 AM

ICMR data on sample testing: Total number of samples tested is 28,34,798; number of samples tested in 24 hours is 1,15,364.

23 May 2020, 10:40 AM

ICMR allows use of HCQ among healthcare workers in containment zones, non-COVID hospitals. (Read here)

23 May 2020, 09:47 AM

Maharashtra: Total of 18 police personnel died due to coronavirus in Maharashtra and 1666 were infected by the deadly virus. Total cases in the stands at 44582.


23 May 2020, 09:30 AM

The recovery rate in India stood at 41.39 percent on Saturday as 51,783 people get recovered so far. 

23 May 2020, 09:29 AM

India recorded the highest single-day spike in the novel coronavirus cases on Saturday morning, with 6,654 new cases of infections taking the country tally to 1.25 lakh. 


23 May 2020, 09:25 AM

India COVID-19 data: Total number of coronavirus cases in India rise to 1,25,101 which includes 69,597 active cases, 51,783 recovered cases, 1 migrant patient and 3,720 deaths as per the Ministry of Health data.

23 May 2020, 08:46 AM

Jammu and Kashmir: All passengers coming to J&K by air/rail will be kept in institutional quarantine for 14 days.

23 May 2020, 08:25 AM

Dehradun Airport all set for the resumption of domestic air travel from May 25

23 May 2020, 08:03 AM

China reports no new coronavirus cases on May 22: China recorded no new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland for May 22, down from four the previous day, the National Health Commission (NHC) said in a statement on Saturday. This was the first time China had seen no daily rise in the number of cases since the pandemic began in the central city of Wuhan late last year. (Reuters report)


23 May 2020, 07:55 AM

Delhi Police queues up people who arrived at the Okhla vegetable market to check the temperature using a thermometer gun.

23 May 2020, 06:55 AM

Tamil Nadu: 786 new infections reported in the state, raising the number of COVID-19 cases to 14,753; four more fatalities push toll to 98. (PTI input)

23 May 2020, 06:39 AM

Delhi: Delhi Transport Department planning to start disinfection services for public, private vehicles at minimal cost at all fuel stations in city. (PTI input)

23 May 2020, 06:37 AM

Delhi metro: A foot-over bridge connecting the Samaypur Badli metro station with the nearby railway station and the Samaypur village has been opened for public, authorities said on Friday.

A Foot Over Bridge constructed by DMRC to connect the Samaypur Badli station with the Badli Railway station & the Samaypur Village has now been opened for public. This 88m long FOB will be of immense benefit to the residents of Yadav Nagar and Shiv Vihar colonies of Samaypur.

23 May 2020, 06:32 AM

Manipur: State Government has set up a dedicated quarantine centre for transgenders, in Takyelpat area of Imphal West.

23 May 2020, 06:29 AM

Uttar Pradesh: With 14 fatalities and 220 fresh cases, COVID-19 death toll rises to 152 in the state, number of cases climb to 5,735. (PTI input)