COVID-19 could cause ‘extreme poverty’ for over 60 million people – WHO

WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesu
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesu | Image - WHO@Twitter

The total number of Covid-19 positive cases in India is 101K and the number of deaths 3,163. Worldwide the number of cases reached to 4.81M and 319K people died.

 


  • WHO says COVID-19 could cause ‘extreme poverty’ for over 60 million people.

  • Uttarakhand reports 7 COVID-19 cases.

  • Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday asked Centre to coordinate bus services “between those states where train load is not available currently”, reports said.



  • Haryana: Total 910 positive COVID19 cases & 14 deaths have been reported till date

  • Aarogya Setu app must for employees: MHA

  • Prohibition on domestic passenger flight operations & scheduled international commercial passenger services extended till 31st May 2020: DGCA


  • Gujarat cases up by 391 to 11,380, toll reaches 659.

  • Madhya Pradesh reports 187 fresh cases, five more deaths, total 2326.

  • Chennai witnesses the second highest spike in coronavirus cases as 538 people test positive in last 24 hours. A total of 798 more cases and 6 deaths have been reported in Tamil Nadu today, reported News18


  • 174 new COVID-19 cases reported in Rajasthan


  • Uttar Pradesh reported 109 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, taking the total count to 3,573.

  • “We will agree with whatever decision the Centre takes on lockdown but our advice is to extend the lockdown till the end of May,” said Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar during video conference with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.

  • RD Bajpai, Railways Executive Director said that more than 450 ‘shramik special trains’ and brought over five lakh migrants to their respective states.

  • Telangana reports 79 new COVID-19 cases, Telengana Health Department.

  • Maharashtra reports 1,278 fresh infections, 53 deaths.

  • The COVID-19 cases in Ahmedabad district of Gujarat jumped to 5,818 after 278 people tested positive for the infection on Sunday.

  • 102 new cases have been reported in Uttar Pradesh in last 24 hours

  • A migrant worker, who recently returned to Hazaribagh district in Jharkhand from Mumbai, has tested positive for novel coronavirus.


  • A man in Kangra district has tested positive for #COVID19, taking total number of active cases to 10 in Himachal Pradesh, ANI quotes State Additional Chief Secretary (Health) RD Dhiman as saying.

  • Ahmedbad reports 280 new cases, 20 fatalities


  • Flight carrying Indian nationals stranded in UK to reach Mumbai on Sunday morning

  • Rajasthan climbed to 3,708, including 106 fatalities as the state registered 129 fresh infections.

  • UP  has just under 5,000 cases at 4,667, including 1,387 cured patients and 66 casualties

  • Delhi – 8,406 positive cases so far, including 2020 recovered patients and 68 fatalities.

  • Maharashtra’s coronavirus case count on Saturday crossed 20,000-mark as 1,165 fresh cases got reported in the last 24 hours.


  • US Records More Than 2,400 Coronavirus Deaths In 24 Hours: Report

  • UK coronavirus daily death toll passes 31,000. Coronavirus deaths top 270,000 worldwide, according to an AFP

  • Till now, we have around 18,000 positive cases of COVID19. This is a huge number. 3,250 patients have been treated and discharged.
    – Uddhav Thackeray, Maharashtra CM

  • Uttar Pradesh 155 new cases; taking total number of cases to 3,214 & 66 deaths.

  • Three men die of COVID-19, 1,500 plus infected people in TN linked to Koyambedu market

  • AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleriya & Dr Manish Sureja have left for Ahmedabad by a special IAF flight as per instructions by HM Amit Shah to visit Civil Hospital & SVP hospital to give expert advice to doctors there on COVID19 treatment: Top AIIMS official confirms to ANI

  • MP reports 89 new COVID-19 cases

  • Rajasthan reports 152 new COVID-19 cases today

  • Two BSF men die due to Covid-19, infections cross 400 mark in paramilitary forces

  • Globally, the coronavirus has infected over 37.84 lakh people and killed more than 2.64 lakh people, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker.

  • Coronavirus cases cross 7,000-mark in Gujarat, 29 deaths

  • Four more test positive for COVID-19 in Assam

  • 692 new COVID-19 cases reported in Mumbai today

First repatriation Air India Express flight from Abu Dhabi lands at Cochin International Airport in Kerala.

— ANI (@ANI) May 7, 2020


  • Four areas have been removed from the list of COVID-19 containment zones in Delhi.

  • Delhi reports 448 new COVID-19 cases,total 5980.


  • Worldwide coronavirus cases have crossed 3.7-million mark taking positive patients toll to 3,726,666 including 258,294 deaths while 1,241,894 have recovered, according to the Worldometer figures.

  • UK is now reporting the highest number of coronavirus deaths at 29,427.

  • In China, the official death toll is some 4,600 from about 84,000 confirmed cases.

  • Italy and Isreal claims that it has successfully developed a vaccine to contain the novel coronavirus.

  • Nigeria/ Dozens of patients marched out of an isolation centre in north-east Nigeria yesterday, protesting against their conditions under quarantine.


  • No new positive cases in Kerala

  • 34 new cases reported in J&K, tally rises to 775

  • 20 new coronavirus cases in Karnataka; state govt

  • 34 deaths and 1,233 new coronavirus positive cases reported in Maharashtra.

  • With 291 new coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad, tally rises to 4,735 cases.


  • Punjab Government sanctions Rs 35 crore, in the first phase, towards its share of the migrants’ cost of transportation by the Indian Railways. Senior Punjab Govt official says state paying 100% cost of ticket.

  • Maharashtra reports 841 new COVID-19 cases and 34 deaths.

  • Allow home delivery of liquor in Delhi, liquor makers to govt

  • BMC has decided to shut all liquor shops in Mumbai, only essential shops would be left open

  • 97 new positive cases of COVID19 and 12 deaths have been reported from Rajasthan.

  •  11 new positive cases have been reported Telangana

  • Telangana CM announces extension of lockdown till May 29



  • Karnataka reported 8 new cases between 5 pm on Monday and 12 noon today. The total number of cases in the state is now at 659.

  • Pakistan: Number of Covid-19 cases surges past 21,000


  • We may see a second spike in Covid-19 cases in winter, says Dr Guleria

  • Italy’s daily new deaths from COVID-19 dropped to 174

  • More than 1,34,687 COVID-19 confirmed patients reported from Russia.

  • 1,074 Covid-19 patients recovered in last 24 hours, said Health Ministry

  • 13 more people test positive for COVID-19 in Tripura


  • Madhya Pradesh reports 106 new COVID-19

  • Maharashtra reports 771 new COVID-19 cases, 35 deaths today

  • 2,573 new cases and 83 deaths from the coronavirus infection have been reported in the last 24 hours, said central govt.

  • More than 70 deaths were recorded in last 24 hours and 2553 new cases were reported

  • Congress To Pay Migrants’ Fare, Says Sonia Gandhi

  • No social distancing, long queues, chaos at liquor shops


  • Delhi records highest single-day spike with 427 new Covid-19.

  • 441 cases and 21 deaths reported from the city today, taking the total number of cases in Mumbai to 8,613. Death toll in the city stands at 343.

  • USA singer and songwriter Madonna has revealed that she has tested positive for the Covid-19 antibodies.

  • A doctor from Tripura has developed a PPE face shield costing only Rs 40, to protect frontline medical personnel from contracting COVID-19 while treating patients.


  • AAP’s Karol Bagh MLA Vishesh Ravi tests positive for coronavirus

  • Lokpal member AK Tripathi dies nearly a month after testing positive for Covid-19


  • With 2,411 cases, India sees biggest single-day jump


  • More than one lakh and nine thousand migrant workers from Chhattisgarh have reached out to the state labour department for help.

  •  A 28-year-old migrant labourer who was on his way from New Delhi to Bihar’s Khagaria district died in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur district.

  • The Maharashtra Health Department says 1,008 new cases have been detected on Friday, PTI reports.

  • 326 new coronavirus positive cases detected in Gujarat.




  • Lockdown extended for two more week in India


  • Punjab reports 105 new Covid-19 positive cases.

  • Amid the lockdown, the first train carrying migrants from Lingampally in Telangana to Hatia in Jharkhand started at 5 am today, reports PTI.

  • Over 800 migrant fisherfolk reach Garikapadu checkpost on Andhra Pradesh border in 12 buses.


  • The number of coronavirus positive cases in Delhi increased to 3,515.

  • Maharashtra reached the grim milestone of 10,000-plus coronavirus cases

  • Delhi govt to screen all people living in Covid-19 containment zones

  • Punjab CM Captain Amrinder Singh extended curfew for two more weeks.

  • 86 new covid-19 positive cases found in Rajsthan, ANI reported.
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