India’s Covid-19 tally saw a record addition of nearly 10,000 cases on Tuesday to cross 2.6 lakh as hundreds more tested positive for the dreaded virus in several states and union territories. The Delhi government said the national capital itself may see 5.5 lakh cases by July-end at the current rate. The Union Health Ministry said central teams have been deployed in 15 states and UTs with districts or municipal bodies witnessing major spurt in cases to assist the local administrations in containment and management of the outbreak.
Promoting Social Distancing, Wearing Masks to be a ‘Jan Andolan’: Arvind Kejriwal | “In SDMA’s meeting yesterday, the numbers that were presented showed that by June 15 will be having 44,000 coronavirus cases, June 30 – 1 lakh, July 15 – 2.15 lakh cases. For everyone’s safety, promoting social distancing and usage of masks has to be a ‘jan andolan’ (people’s movement), just like the odd-even scheme. We will follow L-G and Centre’s decision on hospitals,” said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
5 New Covid-19 Cases in Mizoram, Total Climbs to 93 | Five more persons have tested positive for Covid-19 in Mizoram, taking the state tally to 93, an official said today. All the five have recently returned from Maharashtra and Delhi. Two of them are from Saitual district and one each from Aizawl, Lawngtlai and Serchhip districts, he said. All the five patients are aged between 18-37, the official said.
Man Dies of Covid-19 in Bareilly, Days After Escaping from Ghaziabad Hospital | A man has died while undergoing treatment for Covid-19 infection in Bareilly, days after escaping from a Ghaziabad hospital where he was initially admitted, officials said today. The victim used to live in Delhi and work as a tailor, they said, adding that he had fled a Ghaziabad hospital and reached his sister’s place here two days ago.
Temasek-backed Tychan to Start Human Trials Next Week for Covid-19 Treatment | Singapore’s Tychan, a biotechnology firm backed by state investor Temasek Holdings, said it will begin human clinical trials next week for a potential monoclonal antibody treatment for Covid-19. The first phase of the trial to be conducted on 23 healthy volunteers will take about six weeks to evaluate the safety and tolerability of TY027 – a monoclonal antibody that specifically targets SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. Antibodies are generated in the body to fight off infection. Monoclonal antibodies mimic natural antibodies and can be isolated and manufactured in large quantities to treat diseases in patients.
State-wise details of total confirmed coronavirus cases till June 10, 8am.Â
State-wise details of Total Confirmed #COVID19 cases
(till 10 June, 2020, 08:00 AM)
➡️States with 1-400 confirmed cases
➡️States with 401-5000 confirmed cases
➡️States with 5000+ confirmed cases
➡️Total no. of confirmed cases so far
â€” #IndiaFightsCorona (@COVIDNewsByMIB) June 10, 2020
More 30,000 Covid-19 Cases Expected in Delhi in Coming Days: Satyendra Jain | “If one person gets infected, it takes around two weeks for him/her to cure and during this period they infect nearly 2-10 other people. Considering the present situation, it’s expected that in next 12-15 days, there will be around 30,000 more cases,” said Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain.
Total 1,24,369 Cases Registered in Maharashtra for Violating Lockdown Norms | Total 1,24,369 cases have been registered under Section 188 of IPC, since March 22 till today, for violation of coronavirus lockdown norms in Maharashtra. As many as 846 accused have been arrested in cases of assault on policemen, according to Maharashtra Police.Â
Indian Firm Panacea Says Aiming to Make Covid-19 Vaccine | Indian biotech firm Panacea Biotec Ltd said it would partner with US-based Refana Inc to make a potential vaccine for Covid-19. The collaboration aims to make more than 500 million doses of the vaccine candidate, with over 40 million doses expected to be available early next year, Panacea said in a statement to stock exchanges. Panacea’s shares jumped 20% in morning trading on India’s National Stock Exchange after the news.
Highest Covid-19 Deaths in Maharashtra | Out of the total 7,745 fatalities in the country, Maharashtra tops the tally with 3,289 deaths, followed by Gujarat with 1,313, Delhi with 905, Madhya Pradesh with 420, West Bengal with 415, Tamil Nadu with 307, Uttar Pradesh with 301, Rajasthan with 255 and Telangana with 148 deaths. The death toll reached 77 in Andhra Pradesh, 66 in Karnataka and 55 in Punjab, according to Health Ministry updated data this morning.Â
Manish Sisodia Appeals Citizens Not to Panic | “Do not panic if you are not getting admission in hospitals. Go to a government hospital, facilities are at par to private hospital. Go to a hospital only after checking the availability of beds,” Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia tells CNN-News18.
Schools to Remain Shut in Delhi Due to Rise in Covid-19 Cases | “According to me, all classes are important whether it’s 10th or 6th. In any case, schools reopening is out of question right now. We cannot reopen and then close it again. We cannot keep experimenting,” Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia tells CNN-News18 on being asked about reopening of schools in the national capital.
Beds in Delhi Hospital Ready: Manish Sisodia on Covid-19 Situation | “Systems are not failing. People are getting treatment. Delhi has crossed 30,000 coronavirus cases but we do have beds. One may not get admission is hospital of his or her choice no matter money or resources. We are not living in fool’s paradise. Will not make false promises but we are ahead of expected cases. We have beds ready,” Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia tells CNN-News18.
Delhi is Prepared for Worst: Manish Sisodia on Covid-19 Situation | “We have surpassed our infrastructure limit but we are prepared for the worst. In Delhi, after gradual unlocking of Delhi and border, management will be difficult so as the calculation. Our calculation is according to lockdown time. Situation is still under control and manageable. Damage is happening but we are working on minimising the damage,” Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia tells CNN-News18.
India Reports 9,985 New Covid-19 Cases in 24 Hours | In India, 9985 new Covid-19 cases, while 279 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. The number of recoveries in India has exceeded the number of coronavirus active cases. The recovery rate has increased to 48.9 per cent.
▪️ Total Cases – 276583
▪️Active Cases – 133632
▪️Deaths – 7745
▪️Migrated – 1
as on June 10, 2020 till 8:00 AM pic.twitter.com/8SCTs36cqX
â€” #IndiaFightsCorona (@COVIDNewsByMIB) June 10, 2020
2,441 Indians Returned from Abroad Under Vande Bharat Mission on June 9 |Â Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has informed that 2,441 Indians returned from Newark, Istanbul, New York, Stockholm, Abu Dhabi, Singapore, Doha, Muscat, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur on 9 June, under Vande Bharat Mission.
Vande Bharat is proving to be a mission of hope for stranded & distressed Indians around the world.
2441 Indians returned from Newark, Istanbul, New York, Stockholm, Abu Dhabi, Singapore, Doha, Muscat, Dubai & Kuala Lumpur on 9 June.
â€” Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) June 10, 2020
MK Stalin Declares 3-day MourningÂ Due to J Anbazhagan’s Death | DMK chief MK Stalin has declared three-day mourning for senior DMK MLA and party’s Chennai west district secretary J Anbazhagan death on Wednesday morning due to coronavirus. Anbazhagan was undergoing treatment for the virus. Anbazhagan was the first legislator to die for Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu. He was a three-time MLA and one of the stalwarts of DMK in Chennai.
India Covid-19 Cases Reach 2,76,583 | The total number of coronavirus cases in the country jumped to 2,76,583. According to Health Ministry data updated this morning, there are 1,33,632 active cases, while 1,35,205 patients have discharged/cured. So far, death toll stands at 7,745, while there is one migrated case.Â