With biggest single-day surge of 4,593 cases, Assam Covid tally nears 70,000 – india news

[ad_1] Assam on Wednesday recorded the highest single-day surge in coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases at 4,593, as the overall tally rose closer to 70,000. Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted that it was the outcome of over 1.43 lakh tests done across the state on Wednesday with a positivity rate of 3.2%. “We have … Read more With biggest single-day surge of 4,593 cases, Assam Covid tally nears 70,000 – india news

News updates from Hindustan Times: Centre should take steps to undo economic disruption caused by Covid, says Manmohan Singh and all the latest news – india news

[ad_1] Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. Centre should take steps to undo economic disruption: Manmohan Singh Protecting people’s livelihood, making adequate capital available for businesses and ensuring the autonomy of the financial sector are the three steps the government … Read more News updates from Hindustan Times: Centre should take steps to undo economic disruption caused by Covid, says Manmohan Singh and all the latest news – india news

United States condemns Hong Kong’ decision to postpone legislative council polls

The United States on Saturday condemned the Hong Kong’s administration move to postpone Legislative Council elections and urged the government to reconsider their decision. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Friday that the Legislative Council elections scheduled for September 6 will be postponed over the Covid-19 threat. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, … Read more United States condemns Hong Kong’ decision to postpone legislative council polls

News updates from Hindustan Times: 4 states have not made timely payment to Covid-19 workers, Centre tells SC and all the latest news – india news

[ad_1] Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. 4 states have not made timely payment to Covid-19 healthcare workers: Govt tells Supreme Court The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that four states have not made timely payment of salaries … Read more News updates from Hindustan Times: 4 states have not made timely payment to Covid-19 workers, Centre tells SC and all the latest news – india news

BJP centralising authority under cover of Covid-19, says Sitaram Yechury – india news

[ad_1] CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday accused the BJP of strengthening the drive for centralisation of all authority and power “under the cover of a Covid-19 pandemic” and said it was “negating the principles of federalism”. “BJP under the cover of a pandemic is strengthening the drive for centralisation of all authority and … Read more BJP centralising authority under cover of Covid-19, says Sitaram Yechury – india news

News updates from Hindustan Times: Least active cases of Covid-19 in Delhi since June 1 and all the latest news – india news

[ad_1] Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. Covid: Least active cases since June 1 in Delhi, 42% more beds than a month ago The national capital now has a little less than 11,000 active cases of Covid-19, a number that is the … Read more News updates from Hindustan Times: Least active cases of Covid-19 in Delhi since June 1 and all the latest news – india news

Analyse Covid-19 situation, redesign strategy: Odisha chief secretary to officials – india news

[ad_1] Odisha chief secretary Asit Tripathy directed all districts officials to analyse the changing Covid situation and redesign the strategy to handle it. “Analyse the Covid situation in your district and redesign your strategy to manage the crisis,” Tripathy directed collectors and chief district medical officers (CDMOs) through a video conference on Monday. Tripathy reviewed … Read more Analyse Covid-19 situation, redesign strategy: Odisha chief secretary to officials – india news

Covid-19 lockdown: MSME relief plan being readied, says Maharashtra industries minister – india news

[ad_1] The Maharashtra government is chalking out a plan to help the MSME sector which has been hit by the economic downturn due to the coronavirus outbreak, state industries minister Subhash Desai said here on Monday. The needs of the sector are being studied and the state government plan will definitely help the MSME sector, … Read more Covid-19 lockdown: MSME relief plan being readied, says Maharashtra industries minister – india news

News updates from Hindustan Times: Bihar, Karnataka, Bengal and Andhra Pradesh face immediate risk of becoming Covid-19 hotspots and all the latest news – india news

[ad_1] Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. Bihar, Karnataka, Bengal and Andhra face huge risk of becoming Covid-19 hotspots Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Bihar face the immediate risk of becoming the new hot spots of the coronavirus disease … Read more News updates from Hindustan Times: Bihar, Karnataka, Bengal and Andhra Pradesh face immediate risk of becoming Covid-19 hotspots and all the latest news – india news

Tokyo confirms 239 new coronavirus cases

Tokyo officials confirmed 239 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, Japanese media reported, as the capital struggles with a resurgence in cases after the government lifted a state of emergency. The total marks the sixth straight day new cases in the city have exceeded 200. While Japan was spared the kind of surge in infections that … Read more Tokyo confirms 239 new coronavirus cases