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    Coronavirus LIVE: 13 more cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Bihar, taking the total number of cases to 1012: Sanjay Kumar, State Principal Health Secretary

    Two more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Jharkhand, taking the total number of cases to 205: Nitin Madan Kulkarni, State Health Secretary
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    Coronavirus LIVE: 16 new positive COVID-19 cases reported in state today, taking the total number of cases to 576 and active cases to 80: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

  • 2:39 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE: The decision will be of the Centre, while DMRC is ready to run the metro. On every station there will be thermal checking, proper sanitization&usage of currency will not be encouraged, said Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot. He added,”If there will be congestion at some station, the entry of people will be stopped. Only main stations will be opened so that we can put our complete manpower there.”

  • 2:38 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE: 154 new COVID19 cases reported in the state today; the total number of positive cases in the state is now 4688: Rajasthan Health Department

  • 1:43 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE: Government of West Bengal keen to welcome back our people stranded in different countries and has long back communicated its agreement as well as quarantine arrangements details etc to GOI for special international inbound journeys: Home Department, Government of West Bengal

  • 1:34 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE: Appeal by Tamil Nadu Govt challenging Madras High Court’s order directing to close all TASMAC liquor shops and only online sale of liquor in the state during COVID19 lockdown: Supreme Court stayed the Madras High Court order. Additional conditions also stayed.

  • 12:25 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE: Delhi High Court asks Delhi Government to a file reply on a batch of petitions challenging the levying of special “Corona fee” on liquor in the national capital.

Coronavirus India LIVE updates: India’s doubling rate for the deadly infection has slowed down to 13.9 days but the number of cases rising rapidly remains a major concern for the government. The COVID-19 death toll rose to 2,631, while more than 27,500 have recovered so far. Also Read - Delhi Airport Gears up as Domestic Flights Resume Today; No Quarantine For Asymptomatic Passengers

Reports claimed that India has witnessed nearly 10,000 new cases in the past two days.  Some states like Kerala, Goa and Assam have also begun showing a sudden uptick in new cases after having flattened the curve earlier, while Odisha, West Bengal and Bihar are also reporting higher rates for past few days. Also Read - Domestic Flights Resume After Two Months; India's COVID-19 Tally Crosses 1.31 Lakh Mark | LIVE

Officials said most of the new cases in these places are linked to people having returned from outside in special trains, buses and flights. Also Read - Maharashtra Cabinet Minister And Former CM Ashok Chavan Tests Positive For COVID-19

In Maharashtra, the COVID-19 cases climbed to 25,922 followed by Gujarat that has 9,267 cases and Tamil Nadu has reported 9,227 cases so far. Maharashtra has also reported the highest number of deaths, 975, followed by 566 in Gujarat and 232 in Madhya Pradesh.

On the other hand, the United States recorded 1,754 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total tally to 85,813. The country has now confirmed a total of 1,416,528 cases.