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Gujarat records new high Covid tally, Surat sees 300 fresh cases

Gandhinagar |Saturday, 2020 6:45:06 AM IST

Gujarat on Friday registered its highest daily number of coronavirus cases, at 1,442, taking its tally to 1,30,391, while the death toll rose to 3,396 as 12 more patients succumbed.

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Pvt hospitals to reserve 30% beds for Covid patients: Minister

Jaipur |Saturday, 2020 6:45:06 AM IST

State Health Minister Dr Raghu Sharma directed in-service private hospitals at Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur, Ajmer and Bikaner district headquarters to reserve 30 per cent of their beds for corona p

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Maha cases cross 13L-mark, 92K added in just 5 days (Roundup)

Mumbai |Saturday, 2020 7:15:05 AM IST

Maharashtra added a staggering 92,000-plus cases in just five days this week, taking the state's tally above the 13 lakh-mark, though new cases and deaths declined on Friday, health officials said her

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Daily Covid cases in Kerala heading 'north' as 6477 more test positive

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST

On Friday, Kerala recorded the highest daily Covid positive cases at 6477.

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1,218 new cases take J&K's Covid tally to 69,832

Srinagar |Saturday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST

Jammu and Kashmir on Friday reported 1,218 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the Union Territory's coronavirus tally to 69,832, while 21 deaths in the last 24 hours took the UT's death toll to 1,105.

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Having pets linked to better mental health during lockdown

London |Saturday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST

Sharing a home with a pet appeared to act as a buffer against the psychological stress during the lockdown, say researchers adding that keeping pets linked to better mental health and reduction in lon

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New Zealand reports 2 new Covid-19 cases

Wellington |Saturday, 2020 3:45:08 PM IST

New Zealand reported two new coronavirus cases on Saturday -- one in managed isolation and the other detected during contact tracing, taking the overall tally to 1,475, according to the Ministry of He

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Over 1,000 pigs culled in Thailand to prevent PRRS virus

Bangkok |Saturday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST

Thailand's Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives said that it had ordered more than 1,000 pigs to be culled in an attempt to prevent the outbreak of PRRS (porcine reproductive and respiratory syndr

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Plasma administered to Sisodia after his health deteriorated

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST

Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia was administered plasma at the Max Hospital in Saket after his health condition deteriorated on Friday, sources at the Deputy CM's office told IANS.

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Maha to create 'Health Map' with Covid campaign: Thackeray

Mumbai |Saturday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST

Two days after the Centre took note of Maharashtra's unique "My Family, My Responsibility" Covid-19 initiative, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday announced that the campaign will be taken ahea

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Odisha records all-time high Covid-19 cases

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST

Odisha recorded its biggest single-day spike of 4,356 Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state's total tally to 2,05,452, said a health official on Saturday.

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With 85,362 new cases, India's corona tally reaches 59L

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST

With a spike of 85,362 coronavirus cases and 1,089 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Saturday reached 59,03,932 cases, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.

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