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    COVID-19 LIVE: Nine cases of COVID-19 recorded in Manipur till 6:30 PM today, taking total number of cases to 458 out of which 367 cases are active: Manipur Govt
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    COVID-19 LIVE: 77 more COVID-19 cases reported in Punjab today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 3140, including 2356 recovered, 717 active cases & 67 deaths: State Health Department

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    COVID-19 LIVE: 1,974 more COVID-19 cases & 38 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 44,661, including 19,676 active cases, 24,547 discharged & 435 deaths: State Health Department

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    COVID-19 LIVE: 13 more COVID-19 cases reported in the Dharavi area of Mumbai today. Total number of cases in the area is now at 2043, including 77 deaths: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)
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    COVID-19 LIVE: I have received a message from Union Home Ministry that an all-party meeting has been called for tomorrow over COVID-19 situation in Delhi & all over the country: Anil Kumar Chaudhary, Delhi Congress President

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    COVID-19 in India LIVE: Delhi: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan arrives at Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for his meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal & Mayors of Delhi Municipal Corporations to review COVID-19 preparations.

  • 4:34 PM IST

New Delhi: India has now become the world’s ninth-worst affected nation in terms of COVID-19 casualties, as the country’s death toll due to the deadly virus crossed the 9,000-mark.  The total tally of confirmed cases has also reached 3.13 lakh after the biggest one-day jump of over 14,000. Also Read - International Flights: Air India to Operate 36 Flights Between India And US From July 11-19 Under Vande Bharat Mission | Check Details

However, the health ministry has claimed that the recovery rate has improved to 49.47 per cent. “During the last 24 hours, 7,135 COVID-19 patients were cured. Thus, so far, a total of 1,54,329 patients have been cured of COVID-19. At present, there are 1,45,779 active cases and all are under active medical supervision”, the Health Ministry stated. Also Read - Ahmedabad: 19 New Micro-containment Zones Identified | Total Contained Areas Rise to 99

It also asserted that the Indian Council of Medical Research’s (ICMR) testing capacity for detecting the novel Coronavirus in infected persons is continuously being ramped up. Also Read - Kerala Lockdown Extension News: Coronavius Restrictions to Remain in Place For Next 1 Year | Check Here Latest Guidelines

On the other hand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a review meeting with senior ministers and officials, discussed steps to contain the pandemic in areas where large numbers of cases are being detected.

The Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement that Modi directed Health Ministry officials to undertake an “emergency planning” in consultation with states and union territories in view of a government-appointed expert panel’s recommendations on city and district-wise requirement of hospital and isolation beds going ahead.