Coronavirus India lockdown Day 72 live updates | India, Australia vow to jointly fight COVID-19

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India, by way of its confirmed circumstances, is closing in on three European nations, whose well being programs collapsed underneath the pandemic —  Italy, the U.Okay. and Spain. These three nations have, nonetheless, registered deaths five-six instances greater than India.

Based on the Union Well being Ministry, India’s present fatality fee is 2.80%. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Gujarat proceed to steer by way of circumstances.

Here’s a listing of State Helpline numbers. You’ll be able to observe coronavirus circumstances, deaths and testing charges on the nationwide and State ranges here.

Listed here are the most recent replace:

New Delhi | 5.50 p.m.

India, Australia vow to collectively battle COVID-19

India and Australia on June Four vowed to spice up collaboration in science, expertise and analysis to help their nationwide COVID-19 responses and promote revolutionary options to battle the pandemic.

The 2 nations resolved to come back collectively in combating the lethal virus throughout a web-based summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison…Read more

Uttarakhand | 5.35 p.m.

Uttarakhand govt. publicizes ₹1 lakh reduction for kin of virus victims

The Uttarakhand government on Thursday introduced a compensation of Rs 1 lakh to the following of kin of those that die of COVID-19 within the state.

The announcement was made by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat whereas reviewing the coronavirus scenario within the state by a video convention with officers.

The Chief Minister additionally requested officers to make sure strict compliance of the Union authorities tips for containment zones and take stern motion in opposition to violators…Read more

Tripura | 5.15 pm

102 extra take a look at optimistic for COVID-19 in Tripura

At the very least 102 extra folks have examined optimistic for COVID-19 in Tripura, taking the variety of such circumstances within the state to 622, officers mentioned.

A complete of 173 sufferers have recovered up to now. The variety of lively circumstances within the state stands at 449. All lively sufferers are present process therapy at GP Pant Hospital right here.

In a tweet late on Wednesday, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb mentioned, “Out of 728 samples examined at the moment, 102 folks discovered COVID-19 optimistic. Most of them have journey historical past and contacts.”

West Bengal | 4.30 pm

Belur math to permit in devotees from June 15

Belur Math, the worldwide headquarters of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, has determined to throw open its gates to  the devotees from June 15.

The timing of the opening and closure of the shrine and all different particulars conforming the well being protocol and tips will likely be introduced earlier than opening date. – PTI

Maharashtra | 4.20 pm

Maharashtra permits inter-district motion in Mumbai area

The Maharashtra authorities on Thursday allowed inter-district motion of individuals throughout the Mumbai Metropolitan Area.

In revised tips issued on Thursday, the state authorities mentioned the inter-district motion elsewhere within the state in addition to inter-state motion will proceed to be regulated.

Motion of stranded labourers, migrant staff, pilgrims, vacationers will proceed to be regulated as per the usual working procedures.

Gardens and open air health club tools won’t be allowed to function as a part of out of doors bodily actions.

From June 5, all outlets on one facet of the highway, lane or passage will open for full working hours on in the future,whereas all outlets on the opposite facet of the highway will stay open the following day and so forth.

From June 7, residence supply of newspapers will likely be executed with the data of the shopper and the supply personnel will put on masks, use hand sanitiser and comply with social distancing tips.

Places of work and employees of instructional establishments can function for non-teaching objective, together with for growing e-content, analysis of reply sheets and declaration of outcomes.

From June 8, personal places of work can function with as much as 10 per cent employees or 10 folks, whichever is extra, with remaining workers working from residence.

3.50 pm | Himachal Pradesh

Himachal  govt succeeded in stopping group unfold of coronavirus: CM

The Himachal Pradesh authorities has succeeded in checking group unfold of coronavirus by guaranteeing institutional quarantine for returnees to the state from varied purple zones throughout the nation, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur mentioned.

The State authorities spent Rs Four crores for bringing again 51,015 stranded Himachalis to the state by arranging 2,200 buses and 13 trains.

There was just one lively case through the first week of Might which has now risen to 206 after the return of 1.70 lakh state natives. – PTI

3.40 pm | Bihar

94 extra COVID-19 optimistic circumstances in Bihar take the entire quantity to 4,420 within the state. 2,025 folks have recovered whereas dying toll is 25. – Amarnath Tewary

3.30 pm | Mumbai

Minister Ashok Chavan recovers from COVID-19, discharged

Maharashtra PWD Minister and senior Congress chief Ashok Chavan, who examined optimistic for coronavirus final month, was discharged from a hospital in Mumbai after recovering from the illness.

Mr. Chavan was admitted to a personal hospital on Might 25 after his take a look at report got here out optimistic for coronavirus.

He was in Nanded when he examined optimistic for the an infection final month and was delivered to Mumbai for therapy.

He’s an MLA from Bhokar constituency in Nanded district. – PTI

3.10 pm | Guwahati

47 extra take a look at optimistic for COVID-19 in Assam; flight from Ukraine arrives with 67 folks

At the very least 47 extra folks examined optimistic for COVID-19 in Assam on Thursday, a day after the state recorded its highest single-day spike of 269 coronavirus circumstances, Well being Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma mentioned.

The whole variety of COVID-19 circumstances within the state at present stands at 1,877.

Among the many recent circumstances, 33 are from Hojai, six from Dhemaji, 4 from Bongaigaon, three from Barpeta and one from Baksa, the minister mentioned.

As many as 76 folks have been launched from varied hospitals following their restoration, taking the entire variety of these discharged to 413. – PTI

3.00 pm | Itanagar

Arunachal witnesses spurt in COVID-19 circumstances

Arunachal Pradesh, which was declared coronavirus-free after its first affected person obtained discharged from a hospital right here on April 16, has witnessed a spurt in COVID-19 circumstances, with 37 folks testing optimistic for the illness in simply 11 days.

The spike could possibly be largely attributed to the return of migrants from different states, after the Union authorities eased journey curbs final month, official sources mentioned.

Greater than 8,00Zero folks have returned to the northeastern state by ‘Shramik Particular’ trains, flights, buses and personal autos over the previous couple of weeks, whereas one other 5,00Zero have been on their method, Chief Minister Pema Khandu had mentioned at a press meet on Monday.

He, nonetheless, assured folks there was no motive to panic, as his authorities has put in place a sturdy mechanism to stop the unfold of the virus within the state. – PTI

2.40 pm | New Delhi

SC extends order of no coercive motion in opposition to employers for non-payment of full wages

The Supreme Court docket on Thursday prolonged until June 12 its earlier order of Might 15 asking the federal government to not take any coercive motion in opposition to firms and employers for violation of Centre’s March 29 round for fee of full wages to workers for the lockdown interval.

A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, S.Okay. Kaul and M.R. Shah reserved the decision on a batch of petitions filed by varied firms difficult the round of the Ministry of House Affairs issued on March 29 asking the employers to pay full wages to the workers through the nationwide lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Within the proceedings performed by video conferencing, the highest courtroom mentioned there was a priority that workmen shouldn’t be left with out pay, however there could also be a scenario the place the trade might not have cash to pay and therefore, the balancing needs to be executed. 


2.20 pm | Chandigarh

Haryana to open faculties in phased method from July

Haryana authorities would reopen faculties in a phased method throughout the State from this July. The federal government has additionally resumed plying of buses on inter-state routes that have been placed on halt amid the lockdown.

Schooling Minister Kanwar Pal instructed reporters that the federal government would reopen the faculties in a phased method and can take suggestions from academics, mother and father and consultants surrounding points about holding lessons in two shifts preserving in thoughts the norms of social distancing.

“First, the lessons between 10 to 12 can be began in July, within the subsequent section lessons between 6 to 9, after which lessons between 1 to five would begin. We can even run demo session of lessons to see how social distancing can be ensured. We’ll come to learn about another potential issues that could possibly be confronted when the faculties are open,” he mentioned.

– Vikas Vasudeva

1.40 pm | Delhi

“Some Delhi hospitals being absolutely modified to COVID-19 therapy amenities”

“Coronavirus circumstances are rising in Delhi and the federal government’s focus is on saving lives,” Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia mentioned whereas addressing a video deal with.

“Until now 5 authorities hospitals and three personal hospitals have been declared absolutely COVID-19 hospitals,” he mentioned.

He mentioned that some hospitals have instructed the federal government that it’s troublesome to deal with each COVID and non-COVID sufferers and these hospitals will likely be modified to full COVID therapy amenities.

“Delhi authorities is ensuring that average and extreme class folks get speedy healthcare. Three devoted personal COVID hospitals have been there earlier and three have been declared yesterday,” Well being Minister Satyendar Jain mentioned.

– Nikhil M. Babu

1 pm | Delhi

Coronavirus optimistic aged dies after 5 Delhi hospitals ‘denied’ him therapy

The household of a 68-year-old coronavirus optimistic man has alleged that round 5 metropolis hospitals denied him therapy on Thursday morning, together with Delhi government-run Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital, the place he ultimately handed away.

“My dad is having (sic) excessive fever. We have to shift him to hospital. I’m standing exterior LNJP Delhi & they don’t seem to be taking him in. He’s having (sic) corona, excessive fever and respiratory drawback. He will not survive with out assist. Pls assist,” Amarpreet, the deceased’s daughter, posted on Twitter on Thursday morning.

About an hour later, at round 9 a.m., she tweeted, “He’s no extra. The government failed us.”


12.30 pm | Kerala

Spectre of group unfold looms over Kerala

At the same time as the federal government states categorically that group transmission is but to occur within the State, the time might have certainly come for each physician in each COVID and non-COVID hospitals to deal with each affected person as a possible supply of COVID-19.

The dying of a 77-year-old priest right here on Tuesday of COVID-19, who may very nicely have contracted the an infection in both the Authorities Medical School Hospital (MCH) right here or the Peroorkada District Hospital the place he was handled, has additionally raised the spectre of hospitals turning into epicentres of the illness.


12 pm | Pakistan

Pakistan surpasses China in COVID-19 circumstances; infections surges to 85,246

Pakistan on Thursday surpassed China, the primary epicentre of the coronavirus, after a report 4,688 new circumstances have been registered over the past 24 hours to take the tally to 85,246.

China with 84,160 sufferers has been positioned at 18th place, one step decrease than Pakistan, based on the information of Johns Hopkins College.

On Thursday, the Ministry of Nationwide Well being Companies mentioned until now Pakistan has witnessed the deaths of 1,770 sufferers with COVID-19, together with 82 within the final 24 hours.  – PTI

11.35 am | China

One other Chinese language metropolis orders mass testing for COVID-19 after Wuhan

A Chinese language metropolis near the Russian border has ordered the COVID-19 exams for all 2.Eight million residents, turning into the second metropolis within the nation after Wuhan, the primary virus epicentre, conducted mass testing of its entire population, state-media reported on Thursday.

Folks sporting face masks wait in line to be examined for the COVID-19 coronavirus on a road in Mudanjiang, China’s northeastern Heilongjiang province on June 3, 2020. COVID-19 testing was made obtainable free of charge to Heilongjiang province residence ranging from June 1, for per week.
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Based on the China’s Nationwide Well being Fee (NHC), one imported case was reported in Guangdong Province on Wednesday.


11.05 am | Odisha

90 new circumstances in Odisha

Ninety extra COVID-19 circumstances have been detected in Odisha on Thursday taking the State’s complete to 2,478, Well being Division official mentioned.

The variety of lively circumstances stands at 1,053, whereas 1,416 had recovered. 9 folks have died – seven of COVID and two of different illnesses.

Of the 90 new circumstances, 79 have been detected in quarantine centres and 11 have been native contacts, based on the Well being Division.

10.55 am | Puducherry

9 COVID-19 admissions confirmed in Puducherry on Thursday, taking the lively case depend within the UT to 63.

The cumulative depend is 99 circumstances, of which 36 have been discharged.

10.50 am | India

Main uptick in COVID-19 circumstances prior to now week and it isn’t simply the standard suspects

Previously two weeks, 90,986 new COVID-19 circumstances have been recorded in India. 4 States – Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Gujarat – continued to report a big bulk (70%) of the circumstances.

However, within the latest weeks, there was a big uptick in circumstances in different States corresponding to Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar and Karnataka. There has additionally been a noticable enhance in deaths recorded in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.


10.20 am | India

India flattened the unsuitable curve, decimated the financial system, says Rajiv Bajaj

Industrialist Rajiv Bajaj in dialog with former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, edited video of which was launched on-line on Thursday, mentioned a draconian lockdown flattened the unsuitable curve and decimated the financial system.

Mr. Bajaj additionally claimed {that a} buddy of his steered that he ought to keep away from chatting with Mr. Gandhi to keep away from ‘bother’.


10.10 am | Bihar

Bihar noticed 53 new COVID-19 optimistic circumstances on Thursday, taking the entire variety of circumstances within the State to 4,326.

All new circumstances are from Samastipur, Saharsha, Sheohar, West Champaran, East Champaran, Saran, and Jehanabad districts.

9.50 am | India

Spike in circumstances proceed; India registers 9,304 new circumstances in previous 24 hours

The sharp enhance in COVID-19 circumstances in India continued on Thursday because the nation registered 9,304 new circumstances and 260 deaths prior to now 24 hours.

With this, the entire variety of circumstances within the nation is now 2,16,919, of which 1,06,737 is lively. As many as 6,075 folks have succumbed to the an infection until date.

9.30 am | India

CPI(M) to stage countrywide protests on June 16 demanding money transfers, free foodgrains to poor

CPI(M) normal secretary Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday introduced countrywide protests on June 16 demanding speedy money transfers and free foodgrains to the poor.

Accusing the Narendra Modi authorities of utilizing the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to interchange the secular, democratic and federal construction of the nation with a unitary type of theocratic authorities, Yechury mentioned the Centre has now nearly left the folks of the nation to fend for themselves in combatting the pandemic.


9 am | India

Defence secretary exams optimistic for COVID-19: Sources

Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar examined optimistic for COVID-19, a defence official mentioned on Wednesday.

Mr. Kumar examined optimistic however continues to work and look into recordsdata from quarantine, one official mentioned.


8.30 am | Brazil

Brazil stories a report 1,349 virus deaths in 24 hours

Brazil reported a report 1,349 coronavirus deaths in a 24-hour interval Wednesday, the well being ministry mentioned, because the pandemic continued to take a grim toll on Latin America’s hardest-hit nation.

The determine introduced the entire dying toll from the brand new coronavirus in Brazil to 32,548, with 5,84,016 confirmed infections —  the second-highest caseload worldwide, after the US.

Brazil’s dying toll, which has doubled in 17 days, is at present the fourth-highest worldwide, after the U.S., Britain and Italy. – AFP

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