India coronavirus, COVID-19 live updates, May 26: 2,091 new confirmed infections take Maharashtra's total count to 54,758

The nationwide tally of Covid-19 cases neared 1.45 lakh on Tuesday after a record number of nearly 6,535 people tested positive for the deadly virus infection during the day. India's Covid-19 death toll has also crossed the 4,000-mark, marking an over three-fold increase since May 1, while the total number of active cases has more than tripled too in this time period. The number of recovered Covid-19 patients has also grown over six-fold since then to nearly 60,000 now.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 00:41

The nationwide tally of Covid-19 cases neared 1.45 lakh on Tuesday after a record number of nearly 6,535 people tested positive for the deadly virus infection during the day. India's Covid-19 death toll has also crossed the 4,000-mark, marking an over three-fold increase since May 1, while the total number of active cases has more than tripled too in this time period. The number of recovered Covid-19 patients has also grown over six-fold since then to nearly 60,000 now.

As per the Ministry of Health data, the nationwide tally mounted to 1,45,380, while the death toll due to the disease rose to 4,167 with 146 more fatalities.

Maharashtra, the hardest-hit state due to coronavirus, with 52,667 cases including 15,786 recovered cases and 1,695 deaths. 

The total number of coronavirus patients in the world by Monday (May 25, 2020) evening increased to 55.57 lakh after 62,855 new confirmed cases were reported.

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26 May 2020, 20:44 PM

Maharashtra: 2091 new confirmed infections were reported in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases rose to 54,758. There were 97 new deaths. 36,004 cases are still active.

 

26 May 2020, 19:33 PM

Punjab: 25 new infections were reported today. The total number of positive cases in the state surged to 2,106. There are 148 active cases in the state now.
 

26 May 2020, 19:32 PM

Tamil Nadu: 646 new cases reported today, taking the total number of positive cases to 17,728. The death count increased to 127 after 9 deaths were reported today. There are 8,256 active cases now.
 

26 May 2020, 19:20 PM

West Bengal: 193 new confirmed cases were reported in the state today. The total number of cases increased to 4,009.
 

26 May 2020, 19:18 PM

Delhi: Lane number 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B 5A and 5B Swatantra Nagar in Narela declared as containment zone after 6 confirmed cases were reported. (ANI inputs)

26 May 2020, 19:12 PM

Maharashtra: Under the Vande-Bharat Mission, over 2,594 people in 20 flights have returned to Maharashtra so far. Out of which 955 are from Mumbai, while 1,198 are from the rest of Maharashtra and 441 from other states. People from countries like the UK, Singapore, the Philippines, USA, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Oman, South Africa, and Indonesia were brought back.

10 more flights are expected in the near future.

26 May 2020, 18:22 PM

Himachal Pradesh: The total number of positive cases stays at 233, including 161 active, 63 recoveries, and 5 deaths.

 

26 May 2020, 18:20 PM

Karnataka: 101 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases in the state jumped to 2,283, including 1,489 active cases and 44 deaths. 2 deaths have occurred due to non-COVID-19 cause.

26 May 2020, 18:11 PM

Kerala: 67 new cases take the total number of cases to 964 including 415 active cases.

26 May 2020, 17:07 PM

ICMR: Testing 1.1 lakh samples in a day at 612 labs.

26 May 2020, 17:01 PM

Health Ministry: The global average for case fatality is presently around 6.4%. For India, the figure is as low as 2.87%, one of the lowest among countries that have reported high number of coronavirus confirmed cases.

 

26 May 2020, 16:58 PM

West Bengal: 12 policemen of Kolkata police training school found corona positive - 2 ASI, 9 constables and 1 driver. All admitted to Beleghata ID hospital.
 

26 May 2020, 16:29 PM

Ministry of Health: 4.4 deaths per lakh population have been reported for the world, while India has reported about 0.3 deaths per lakh population, which is amongst the lowest in the world. This has been due to lockdown, timely identification, and management of COVID-19 cases.

26 May 2020, 15:11 PM

Uttarakhand: 51 more COVID19 positive cases reported in the state today; taking the total number of cases to 400, of which 329 are active cases.

26 May 2020, 14:15 PM

Delhi: 412 new COVID19 positive cases have been reported in the national capital, taking the total number of cases to 14,465. Death toll at 288.

26 May 2020, 13:30 PM

Rahul Gandhi to Centre: India only country in world which is removing lockdown when the virus is exponentially rising. Four stages of lockdown have not given the result that the Prime Minister expected. Centre must support states; it will be difficult for Cong-ruled states to function without central support

26 May 2020, 13:19 PM

Manipur: Three more people test positive for coronavirus in the state, taking total number of cases in the state to 39.

26 May 2020, 13:14 PM

Karnataka: 100 new cases reported in the state taking the total tally to 2282 which includes 1514 active cases, 722 recovered cases. Death toll at 44.

 

26 May 2020, 12:24 PM

Rajasthan: 76 new COVID19 positive cases reported in the state today; the total number of positive cases in the state now stands at 7376 as per Rajasthan Health Department data.

26 May 2020, 12:23 PM

West Bengal: State government issues guidelines for domestic air travel, all passengers to submit self-declaration forms on arrival and monitor their health for 14 days.

26 May 2020, 12:18 PM

Assam: 47 more new cases reported in the state taking the total tally to 595.

26 May 2020, 11:14 AM

Andhra Pradesh: After almost two months of COVID19-induced lockdown, domestic flight operations resume in the state as first Spicejet plane from Bengaluru lands at Vijayawada airport with 79 passengers. (PTI input)

26 May 2020, 11:05 AM

Assam: 47 new cases reported in the state, total tally rises to 595.

26 May 2020, 10:38 AM

Maharashtra: GSB Mandal, one of the most famous Ganapati mandals in Mumbai, will not perform Ganpati Puja this year due to coronavirus scare. The committees have decided to perform the Ganpati Puja in the month of February next year. 

26 May 2020, 09:17 AM

India COVID-19 data: Total number of cases in India stands at 1,45,380 including 80,722 active cases, 60,490 cured/discharged and 4167 deaths as per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data. Spike of 6,535 new COVID19 cases and 146 deaths in the last 24 hours. Recovery rate at 41.60 %.

26 May 2020, 08:46 AM

Delhi government check movement passes of people at Delhi-Ghaziabad border after Ghaziabad seals border with Delhi again to combat COVID-19.

26 May 2020, 07:23 AM

Delhi: People come out for cycling & walking at the Rajpath area following relaxations in the 4th phase of lockdown. 

26 May 2020, 06:53 AM

Two members of Karan Johar's household staffers test positive for Covid-19

26 May 2020, 06:49 AM

Civil aviation ministry: Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has allowed private jets, charter flights to resume operation.

26 May 2020, 06:43 AM

Jharkhand: 18 new cases reported in the state taking the total tally to 388. Out of the 18 new cases 10 are reported from Ranchi. (PTI input)

 

26 May 2020, 06:41 AM

Bihar: 163 new COVID-19 cases in the state, total tally rises to 2,737.

26 May 2020, 06:36 AM

Uttar Pradesh: 229 new COVID-19 cases in the state, total tally at 6,497, active cases 2,668; death toll rises to 169 with 8 more fatalities. (PTI input)