India coronavirus, COVID-19 live updates, May 27: 2,190 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours take Maharashtra's total number to 56,948

The nationwide tally of Covid-19 cases crossed 1.51 lakh on Wednesday with states like Bihar, West Bengal, Assam and Odisha reporting a significant rise in their numbers amid the large-scale return of migrant workers from other states.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 00:06

The nationwide tally of Covid-19 cases crossed 1.51 lakh on Wednesday with states like Bihar, West Bengal, Assam and Odisha reporting a significant rise in their numbers amid the large-scale return of migrant workers from other states.

The numbers also rose further in the worst-hit states including Maharashtra, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, while Delhi, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, among other states and union territories, also reported more new cases.

Addressing media persons, Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary in Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, said, "India's recovery rate is steadily improving from 7.1% in March to 41.6% today. Our COVID-19 fatality rate is among the lowest in the world: It has reduced from 3.3% to 2.87% today." 

As domestic airlines start their operation several states on Tuesday announced mandatory institutional quarantine on arrival for all to control the fresh spike in cases created by the mass movement.

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27 May 2020, 23:56 PM

More than 62,000 new COVID-19 global cases in last 24 hrs; active count increases to 29.16 lakh.
 

27 May 2020, 21:23 PM

Jammu and Kashmir: 162 new positive cases reported in the UT today while 21 recovered. The total number of positive cases in the UT rose to 1,921, including 854 recovered and 26 deaths.

27 May 2020, 21:21 PM

West Bengal: 183 new cases were reported today. The total number of cases in the state is now at 4,192.

27 May 2020, 21:20 PM

Mission Sagar: INS Kesari arrived at the port of Antsiranana, Madagascar today, with medical supplies amid the COVID-19 crisis.

27 May 2020, 21:12 PM

Punjab CM to take call on further extension or lifting of COVID-19 lockdown in state on May 30.

 

27 May 2020, 20:59 PM

Gujarat: The total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases increased to 15,205 after 376 new cases were reported. Death count increased by 376 in 24 hours to 938.

Ahmedabad reported 256 new cases, the city's total count surged to 11,097 with 764 deaths.
 

27 May 2020, 20:57 PM

Maharashtra: 2,190 new cases reported in the last 24 hours in the state. The total number of COVID-19 patients surged to 56,948. There were around 105 new deaths in the last 24 hours. The death count increased to 1,897. There were 964 recoveries in the state today that took the total number of recoveries to 17,918. 

Mumbai: City's total count jumped to 34,018, while the toll surged to 1,097. In Dharavi, there were 18 new cases. Dharavi's total has increased to 1,639. 
 

27 May 2020, 20:10 PM

Jharkhand: 7 new cases reported today - 5 in Hazaribagh, 1 in Latehar and 1 in Chaibasa. The total number of positive cases in Jharkhand jumped to 444.
 

27 May 2020, 18:53 PM

Tamil Nadu: 817 cases reported today. Total surged to 18,545; active - 8,500. Around 567 discharged today; 9909 total. 6 deaths today took the death count to 133.

Chennai: 558 today; total - 12,203; active - 6307.
 

27 May 2020, 18:50 PM

Karnataka: Today’s Discharges - 17, Total Discharges - 781. New Cases Reported - 135. Total Active Cases - 1588. Today’s COVID-19 Deaths - 03. Total COVID-19 Deaths - 47.

Death of COVID-19 positive patient due to Non-COVID cause - 02.
 

27 May 2020, 18:11 PM

Kerala: 40 new cases reported in the state today. Of these, 9 returned from abroad, 16 returned from Maharashtra, 5 from Tamil Nadu, and 3 from Delhi. The total number of positive cases in the state touched 1004, of which 445 are active cases.

27 May 2020, 18:10 PM

Himachal Pradesh: Total cases now stand at 251, including 177 active cases, 65 recovered patients, and 5 deaths.

27 May 2020, 17:59 PM

The Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC) to provide lunch to doctors and other medical staff engaged in the treatment of COVID-19 patients at Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi.
 

27 May 2020, 17:34 PM

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh today reviewed the current status of coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir.

 

27 May 2020, 17:34 PM

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh today reviewed the current status of coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir.

 

27 May 2020, 17:28 PM

Health Ministry: As of today, 930 dedicated COVID hospitals with 1,58,747 isolation beds, 20,355 ICU beds, and 69,076 oxygen supported beds are available in the country. The recovery rate improved to 42.4%.

27 May 2020, 17:26 PM

Vande Bharat Mission: Indian citizens, including people from Bihar and Jharkhand, board a special relief MNA flight to Gaya (Bihar).

 

27 May 2020, 17:13 PM

Assam: 10 new cases of COVID-19 reported today. Total cases - 714, including 62 recovered, 4 deaths, and 3 migrated.
 

27 May 2020, 16:50 PM

Uttar Pradesh: 277 new cases reported in the state. There are now 2,790 active cases in the state, 3,855 people have been cured/discharged till date. The death toll stands at 178.

27 May 2020, 16:48 PM

Nepal reports the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases with 114 new patients in the last 24 hours. Total cases now stand at 886.
 

27 May 2020, 14:10 PM

Delhi: 792 new cases reported from the national capital in last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 15,257 which includes 7690 active cases. Total Containment Zones in Delhi stands at 96.

27 May 2020, 13:22 PM

Karnataka: 122 new COVID-19 cases and 1 death reported in the state. Total number of cases in the state is now at 2405, including 1596 active cases and 45 deaths.

27 May 2020, 12:57 PM

Himachal Pradesh: The total number of COVID19 cases in the state stands at 247 as per the Himachal Pradesh Health Department data.

27 May 2020, 11:30 AM

Assam: 4 new COVID-19 cases reported in the state, total tally rises to 686.

27 May 2020, 11:19 AM

Maharashtra: 75 police personnel have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. Total number of positive cases in Maharashtra Police rise to 1,964.

27 May 2020, 10:14 AM

India COVID-19 data: 6387 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate in India stands at 42.45 percent.

27 May 2020, 10:08 AM

Delhi-Ghaziabad border: Traffic congestion at Delhi-Ghaziabad border after Ghaziabad sealed the border with Delhi again.

27 May 2020, 10:03 AM

Jammu and Kashmir: Government Medical College and Associated Hospital in Rajouri has started doing sample testing for COVID-19 at block level. 

27 May 2020, 09:10 AM

India COVID-19 data: Coronavirus cases in India rise to 151,767 which includes 83,004 active cases, 64,425 recovered cases, 1 migrant patient, and 4,337 deaths as per the Ministry of Health data.

27 May 2020, 07:02 AM

Maharashtra: COVID-19 death toll rises to 289 in Maharashtra's Pune district with 9 more fatalities; 327 new cases take tally 6,480.

27 May 2020, 06:45 AM

North-East states: Director General of Police (DGP) Gautam Sawang flagged off a Shramik Express for North East states from Vijayawada, carrying 1400 passengers: Andhra Pradesh Police.

27 May 2020, 06:42 AM

Haryana: 94 new COVID-19 cases, including 33 from Gurgaon reported in the state, taking the total tally to 1,305. (PTI input)

27 May 2020, 06:39 AM

Madhya Pradesh: Number of COVID-19 cases in the state reaches 7,024; death toll 305. (PTI input)

20 May 2020, 20:19 PM

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma: 13 new cases of COVID-19 + confirmed. Break-up ~ 8 from Hojai; 2 from Sonitpur; 1 each from Kamrup Metro, Kamrup and Nagaon.