India should gear for at the least two extra months of COVID-19, a abstract of a gathering on Saturday involving high officers from the Well being Ministry suggests.
About 70% of India’s cases are rising from 11 “municipal areas” in seven States: Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Rajasthan, the Ministry stated in a press release.
The Hindu has introduced out a multi-language e-book on important COVID-19 info, along with covering the developments associated to the coronavirus pandemic because it unfolded. Here’s a collection of our daily cartoons on COVID-19, an inventory of State Helpline numbers, a live-tracking of State and nation-wide instances.
Newest Information Listed below are the most recent updates:
10.20 am | Assam
Newest Information four new instances in Assam; complete toll is 350
The variety of COVID-19 instances in Assam reached 350 after 4 new instances have been reported on Sunday.
Majority of the newest 300 instances have a journey historical past, and 286 of them are lively. 4 folks have died and 57 have recovered from the an infection.
10.10 am | Delhi
Newest Information With round 380 home flights, Delhi airport to renew operations from Monday
As India is ready to renew its home civil aviation operations from Might 25, the Delhi airport will likely be dealing with round 380 flights on Monday, a senior official stated.
As per the instructions of the Civil Aviation Ministry, home flight operations will resume after remaining suspended for about two months following the nationwide lockdown imposed to constrain the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Delhi airport will likely be dealing with round 380 home flights on Monday. There will likely be 190 departures and round 190 arrivals,” a senior authorities official stated.
9.50 am | India
Newest Information File 6,767 new COVID-19 instances in India in final 24 hours; dying toll climbs to three,867
COVID-19 instances in India noticed the most important spike for the third consecutive day on Sunday with 6,767 new infections reported within the final 24 hours, taking the tally to 1,31,868, whereas the dying toll as a result of illness rose to three,867 after 147 extra fatalities, in response to the Union Well being Ministry.
The lively instances of the coronavirus illness (COVID-19) rose to 73,560, whereas 54,440 folks have recovered and a affected person has migrated to a different nation, in response to the ministry’s bulletin.
“Thus, round 41.28% sufferers have recovered up to now,” a Well being Ministry official stated. The whole variety of confirmed instances of the novel coronavirus contains foreigners. -PTI
9.40 am | Puducherry
Newest Information Sunday buying
The relief in lockdown measures by the federal government has resulted in folks thronging to markets. Crowds have been seen within the Goubert Fish Market, Uzhavar Sandhai at Odiensalai and non permanent vegetable market on the New Bus Stand in Puducherry on Sunday, violating bodily distancing tips.
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9.30 am | Mumbai
Newest Information ‘In poor health-advised’ to open airports in crimson zone: Anil Deshmukh
Maharashtra Residence Minister Anil Deshmukh on Sunday stated that opening up the airports within the crimson zone will hamper measures to manage COVID-19 and place undesirable stress on the workers.
“It is extraordinarily ill-advised to reopen airports in crimson zone. Mere thermal scanning of passengers insufficient w/o swabs. Unimaginable to have autos/cabs/buses ply in present circumstances. Including optimistic passenger will add Covid stress to crimson zone,” he wrote on Twitter.
“Getting passengers to return from a inexperienced zone to a crimson one placing them to danger of publicity would not make sense. Protecting a busy airport up & working with all Covid-safety measures will want enormous workers presence and compound danger within the crimson zone,” he added.
9 am | Spain
Newest Information Easing lockdown, Spain to reopen for tourism in July
Spain will reopen its borders to vacationers in July and its high soccer division will kick off once more in June, the Prime Minister stated on Saturday, marking one other section within the easing of one of many world’s strictest lockdowns.
Pedro Sanchez’s twin bulletins coincided with requires his resignation over the lockdown’s affect on the economic system from the far-right Vox get together, which referred to as protests in cities throughout Spain drawing 1000’s of horn-blaring vehicles and motorbikes.
“From July, international tourism will resume in secure circumstances. We’ll assure vacationers is not going to take any dangers and won’t deliver us any dangers,” Mr. Sanchez advised a televised information convention, with out giving additional particulars. – Reuters
8.30 am | Mumbai
Newest Information Actor Kiran Kumar checks optimistic for COVID-19
Veteran movie and TV actor Kiran Kumar has examined optimistic for coronavirus and is presently underneath dwelling quarantine. The 74-year-old actor stated he’s asymptomatic and is doing “completely high quality.”
“I’m asymptomatic. On Might 14, I went to the hospital for a medical check-up, the place the COVID-19 check was necessary. So I acquired myself examined and the end result was optimistic. However I had no signs then, nor do I’ve any now. There’s no fever, no cough, I’m high quality and have self quarantined at dwelling,” Kumar advised PTI.
Eight am | Brazil
Newest Information Confirmed instances in Brazil cross 3,47,000
Brazil registered 965 new coronavirus deaths on Saturday, taking the whole variety of fatalities to 22,013, the Well being Ministry stated.
Open and occupied graves are seen through the outbreak of the coronavirus illness (COVID-19), at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil’s greatest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Might 22, 2020. Image taken with a drone.
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The nation now has 3,47,398 confirmed instances, in response to the ministry, up 16,508 from Friday, when it surpassed Russia to turn out to be the world’s virus scorching spot behind the US.
The precise variety of instances and deaths is believed to be greater than the official figures disclosed by the federal government, because the testing capability of Latin America’s largest nation nonetheless lags. – Reuters