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    Coronavirus LIVE: 60 more COVID-19 cases reported in Goa today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 523, including 70 recovered and 453 active cases: State Health Department

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    Coronavirus LIVE: 69 deaths and 1383 new positive cases of COVID-19 reported in Mumbai today. The total number of positive cases in Mumbai is now 56740. The death toll is at 2111: Municipal Corporation Greater Mumbai

  • 6:12 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE: 85 fresh cases of COVID-19 reported in Kerala today, taking the total number of active cases to 1342: Kerala Health Department

  • 6:11 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE: 17 fresh COVID-19 cases recorded in Dharavi area of Mumbai in Maharashtra today, taking the total number of cases to 2030. No new death reported today in the area. Number of fatalities due to the disease stands at 77: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

  • 5:04 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE: During the last 24 hours, 7,135 COVID-19 patients have been cured. Thus, so far, 1,54,329 patients have been cured of COVID-19. The recovery rate is 49.95% amongst COVID-19 patients. There are 1,45,779 active cases & all are under active medical supervision: Union Health Ministry

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    Coronavirus LIVE: An MLA from All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) has tested positive for COVID19. He is currently admitted at the hospital: MIOT International Hospital, Chennai

New Delhi: Coronavirus has created havoc across India as the nationwide COVID-19 tally crossed the 3-lakh mark. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also hold a fresh round of consultation with chief ministers of states, UTs next week on Tuesday or Wednesday. Also Read - Lockdown Extension: As India's COVID Tally Surges to Nearly 8.5 Lakh, Many Cities Come Under Shutdown | Check State-wise Picture Here

Following the rapid surge in cases, the Union government has stressed on the need for stringent containment measures to check the pandemic.  The Centre has asked states and UTs to pay special attention on emerging epicentres of cases and to focus on containment, testing and tracing, upgrading health infrastructure, clinical management and community engagement for effective management of COVID-19, the Union Health Ministry said. Also Read - Maharashtra Lockdown News: Latur City to be Under Fortnight-long 'Strict' Shutdown From Midnight of July 15 | Guidelines Soon

India is the fourth worst-hit nation by the COVID-pandemic 19 after the US, Brazil and Russia. While the US has reported more than 20 lakh confirmed cases so far, the tally for Brazil is over 8 lakh and for Russia more than 5 lakh. Also Read - Kashmir Lockdown News: Another Phase of Shutdown in Srinagar From Monday, Authorities Seal Lal Chowk And Other 67 Areas | Know Here

On the other hand, the global number of COVID-19 cases has increased to over 7.6 million, while the death toll surged past 425,000. As of Saturday morning, the overall number of cases stood at 7,632,377, while the deaths increased to 425,385.