By Ayshee Bhaduri | Updated: Nov 05, 2020 12:56 IST
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The total number of Coronavirus cases in India reached 8,313,876, with active cases at 5,33,787, down by 7,618 cases from the previous day, according to data released by the Union health ministry on Wednesday.
Following a volatile phase of campaigning and voting in the US elections, the United States hit a new record in the past 24 hours, by recording 99,660 coronavirus cases, according to a tally by John Hopkins University. So far, more than 9.4 million people have been infected and 233,000 people have lost their lives to coronavirus.
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Active cases of COVID-19 less than 6 lakh for seven consecutive days: Health Ministry
The number of active cases of Covid-19 in India has been less than 6 lakh for seven consecutive days with 27 states and UTs having less than 20,000 active cases, the Health ministry said on Thursday
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Denmark culls minks after mutation spreads to humans
Denmark will cull its mink population of up to 17 million after a mutation of the coronavirus found in the animals spread to humans, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on Wednesday. Reuters reported that the head of the WHO’s emergencies programme, Mike Ryan, called for full-scale scientific investigations into the complex issue of humans – outside China – infecting mink which in turn transmitted the virus back to humans.
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Germany reports 597,359 total coronavirus cases
Germany has reported a total of 597,359 till November 4, with 20,228 new cases added in the last 24 hours, along with 145 fatalities
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India’s daily Covid-19 tally jumps to over 50,000, total infections crosses 8.36 million
India recorded over 50,000 new cases of coronavirus, and 704 fatalities in the last 24 hours. The number of active cases went down by 5825, with the total number of active cases now standing at 527,962, according to the health ministry dashboard
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China partially closes borders, blocks travellers from coronavirus hit Britain
Mainland China has temporarily suspended entry of non-Chinese nationals residing in Britain, the Chinese Embassy in Britain announced on Wednesday. The rejection of non-Chinese travellers from Britain came as England entered a monthlong lockdown starting Thursday after new coronavirus cases exceeded 20,000 a day, and its Covid-19 death toll eclipsed all other countries in Europe.
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Assam reports 380 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours
Assam reported 380 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 2,07,741, according to State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. Assam currently has 8,110 active cases after a total of 1,98,694 people were discharged, added Sarma. The state has recorded 934 fatalities so far.
First published: Nov 05, 2020 07:39 IST