Coronavirus updates from India and the world: Total number of cases rise to 26,496 in India
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COVID-19 deaths in France rise by 369 to 22,614

The coronavirus epidemic has killed 22,614 people in France as of Saturday, with 369 new deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, but the number of patients in intensive care continues to decline, the Health Ministry said in a press release.

Odisha's COVID-19 tally reaches 100

With six new cases of COVID-19 reported from Jajpur, the total number of positive cases in Odisha has reached 100, according to the state information and public relations department. All the six persons had returned from Kolkata.

US COVID-19 cases top 900,000, deaths touch 52,000

More than 900,000 people were infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as of Saturday in the United States, with the death toll exceeding 52,000, while a new study indicated that the virus was likely to be spreading in multiple US cities "far earlier" than Americans knew.

Total number of cases rise to 26,496 in India

India's total number of Coronavirus positive cases rises to 26,496 (including 19868 active cases, 5804 cured/discharged/migrated and 824 deaths): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India's fight against Coronavirus is people-driven. This fight is being fought by the people and the administration together. Every citizen as a soldier is fighting this war: PM Narendra Modi in 'Mann ki Baat'

"Today is Akshaya Tritiya but there's no celebration, I'm thankful for that. I want to appeal that it's Ramzan but don't go out to pray. Everyone's asking where's God. God is in everyone who's serving us in these hard times -Police, Doctors, cleanliness workers and others," Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray said.

Bihar: Former state Minister and 'Lalu Rabri Morcha' leader Tej Pratap Yadav conducted a 'Sadbuddhi Mahayagya' today in Patna, urging CM Nitish Kumar to bring back the students and labourers of the state, stuck in other states amid lockdown.

Coronavirus in Bihar: 4 new cases reported today, taking the total number of cases in the state to 255

Coronavirus in Jharkhand: 6 new positive cases have been reported in Ranchi; Total number of cases in the state rises to 73

Mumbai: 31 journalists have been discharged today after their second cooronavirus report came negative

Coronavirus in J&K: 29 more positive cases have been reported in last 24 hours; Toll now reaches 523

Coronavirus in West Bengal: Number of active cases of rises to 461; death toll stands at 20

Coronavirus in MP:  2090 cases have been reported and 103 people have lost their lives

Coronavirus in Delhi: With 293 new cases reported today;  the total number of positive cases rises to 2918

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