ROME, Nov 12: Italy, one of the European countries hit hardest by COVID-19, surpassed the one-million infections mark on Wednesday, leap-frogging Mexico to become one of the top 10 worst-affected countries globally, according to a Reuters tally.

The metropolis has recorded 50 COVID-19 related deaths so far

Republica Morning Brief: October 15

October 15, 2020 06:20 am

In case you missed them, here are the major news stories that Republica covered in the past 24 hours.

BENGALURU, Oct 12: India’s total coronavirus cases rose by 66,732 in the last 24 hours to 7.12 million on Monday morning, data from the health ministry showed.

NEW DELHI, Oct 11: India’s confirmed coronavirus toll crossed 7 million on Sunday with a number of new cases dipping in recent weeks, even as health experts warn of mask and distancing fatigue setting in.

BENGALURU, Oct 7: India’s tally of coronavirus infections stood at 6.76 million on Wednesday, rising by 72,049 cases in the last 24 hours, health ministry data showed, while the death toll was up 986 at 104,555.

BENGALURU, Oct 6: India’s total coronavirus cases rose by 61,267 in the last 24 hours to 6.69 million on Tuesday morning, data from the health ministry showed.

BENGALURU, Oct 5:  India’s coronavirus case tally rose by 74,442 in the last 24 hours to 6.63 million on Monday morning, data from the health ministry showed.

BENGALURU, Sept 30: India’s coronavirus case tally surged to 6.23 million after it reported 80,472 new infections in the last 24 hours, data from the health ministry showed on Wednesday.

BENGALURU, Sept 28: India’s coronavirus case tally topped 6 million after it reported 82,170 new infections in the last 24 hours, data from the health ministry showed on Monday.

BENGALURU, Sept 16: India’s coronavirus cases surged past 5 million on Wednesday with a single-day jump of 90,123 infections in the last 24 hours, data from the federal health ministry showed.

ITAHARI, Aug 31: According to the Corona Information Desk of Province-1 under the Office of Chief Minister and Council of Ministers, out of total infected, 2,438 are males and 873 are females. Among them, 1534 patients - 1240 males and 294 females - have been discharged after recovery.

MUMBAI, Aug 31: India reported 78,512 new novel coronavirus infections on Monday, slightly fewer than its record set the previous day when it posted the biggest, single-day tally of infections of any country in the pandemic.

NEW DELHI, Aug 30: India’s single day tally of 78,761 coronavirus infections on Sunday was the highest reported by any nation since the pandemic began.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has said that 885 persons tested positive for coronavirus across the country in the past 24 hours.

Total COVID-19 count in Valley stands at 3,262

MUMBAI, Aug 24: India reported 61,408 coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, taking its total caseload past 3.1 million, data from the federal health ministry showed.

India hits 2.5 Million COVID-19 cases

August 15, 2020 12:00 pm

DELHI, Aug 15: India’s confirmed coronavirus cases have crossed 2.5 million with another biggest single-day spike of 65,002 in the past 24 hours.

SANTIAGO, Aug 15: Coronavirus cases in Latin America, the region of the world worst-affected by the pandemic, exceeded 6 million on Friday and continued to accelerate, according to a Reuters tally, as most of its nations begin to relax lockdown measures.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The Kathmandu Valley has witnessed the highest single day spike of 134 new cases of coronavirus on Monday.

SEOUL, July 25: South Korea reported 113 cases of the new coronavirus on Saturday, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said, the largest one day increase since March, bring the country’s total to 14,092.

KATHMANDU, July 15: As many as 116 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) said on Wednesday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, July 9: As many as 108 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in various parts of the country in the past 24 KATHMANDU, July 9: As many as 108 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in various parts of the country in the past 24 hours, according to Health Ministry. hours, according to Health Ministry.

CHENNAI/GUWAHATI, India, June 30: Several Indian cities prepared to extend their lockdowns to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, as daily cases in the country remained close to 20,000.

DUBAI, June 25: The number of novel coronavirus cases in the six Gulf Arab states has doubled in a month to over 400,000, as the region’s two biggest economies this week fully lifted curfews imposed to combat the infection.

KATHMANDU, June 23: The number of Covid-19 cases in Nepal crossed 10,000-mark with 538 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday.

BEIJING, June 22: China reported 18 new coronavirus cases for June 21, 9 of which were in the capital Beijing, the National Health Commission said on Monday.

BEIJING, June 21: Mainland China reported on Sunday 26 new confirmed coronavirus cases for June 20, down from 27 a day earlier, driven largely by the latest outbreak of COVID-19 in the Chinese capital.

CHENNAI, India/NEW DELHI, June 19: India reported a record daily jump in the number of novel coronavirus cases on Friday as Chennai locked down following fresh outbreaks there.

MUMBAI, June 6: India reported a record 9,887 new coronavirus cases in one day on Saturday and overtook Italy as the world’s sixth-biggest outbreak, two days before the relaxing of a lockdown with the reopening of malls, restaurants and places of worship.

MOSCOW, May 19: New coronavirus cases have been spiking from India to South Africa to Mexico in a clear indication that the pandemic is far from over, while Russia and Brazil now sit behind only the United States in the number of reported infections.

DELHI, May 19: Coronavirus cases in India reached 100,000 on Tuesday, matching its number of intensive care beds, and the rate of increase of new infections showed little sign of slowing.

KATHMANDU, May 12: The district administration offices of Bara and Arghakhanchi have completely sealed off the districts.

LONDON, May 3: The United Kingdom’s COVID-19 death toll rose 621 to 28,131 as of May 1, just short of Italy which has so far had the world’s second most deadly outbreak of the disease after the United States.

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD, April 28: India was nearing 30,000 coronavirus infections on Tuesday, second only to China in Asia, a steady rise that would make it difficult to lift a nearly six-week lockdown that ends this weekend, health officials and some government leaders said.

MUMBAI, April 4: The number of confirmed new coronavirus cases in South Asia neared 6,000 on Saturday, even as authorities in some cities tightened restrictions on movement and warned lockdowns could be extended in a bid to rein in the pandemic.