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 instances, is closing in on three European nations, whose well being methods collapsed underneath the pandemic —  Italy, the U.Ok. and Spain. These three nations have, nonetheless, registered deaths five-six occasions greater than India.

In line with the Union Well being Ministry, India’s present fatality charge is 2.80%. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Gujarat proceed to steer by way of instances.

Here’s a record of State Helpline numbers. You may monitor coronavirus instances, deaths and testing charges on the nationwide and State ranges here.

Listed below are the newest 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 assist 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 an internet summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison…Read more

Uttarakhand | 5.35 p.m.

Uttarakhand govt. proclaims ₹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 way of 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 towards violators…Read more

Tripura | 5.15 pm

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

No less than 102 extra folks have examined optimistic for COVID-19 in Tripura, taking the variety of such instances within the state to 622, officers mentioned.

A complete of 173 sufferers have recovered to date. The variety of lively instances 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 present, 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 employees, pilgrims, vacationers will proceed to be regulated as per the usual working procedures.

Gardens and open air fitness center gear is not going to be allowed to function as a part of out of doors bodily actions.

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

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

Places of work and employees of academic establishments can function for non-teaching function, together with for creating 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 staff 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 crimson 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 throughout the first week of Could 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 instances in Bihar take the whole quantity to 4,420 within the state. 2,025 folks have recovered whereas loss of life 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 non-public hospital on Could 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

No less than 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 instances, Well being Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma mentioned.

The overall variety of COVID-19 instances within the state presently stands at 1,877.

Among the many contemporary instances, 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 whole variety of these discharged to 413. – PTI

3.00 pm | Itanagar

Arunachal witnesses spurt in COVID-19 instances

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 instances, with 37 folks testing optimistic for the illness in simply 11 days.

The spike might 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 few weeks, whereas one other 5,00Zero have been on their approach, Chief Minister Pema Khandu had mentioned at a press meet on Monday.

He, nonetheless, assured folks there was no cause 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 towards employers for non-payment of full wages

The Supreme Court docket on Thursday prolonged until June 12 its earlier order of Could 15 asking the federal government to not take any coercive motion towards corporations and employers for violation of Centre’s March 29 round for cost of full wages to staff for the lockdown interval.

A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, S.Ok. Kaul and M.R. Shah reserved the decision on a batch of petitions filed by varied corporations difficult the round of the Ministry of Residence Affairs issued on March 29 asking the employers to pay full wages to the staff throughout the nationwide lockdown as a result of coronavirus pandemic.

Within the proceedings performed by way of 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 business could not have cash to pay and therefore, the balancing needs to be finished. 


2.20 pm | Chandigarh

Haryana to open colleges in phased method from July

Haryana authorities would reopen colleges 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.

Training Minister Kanwar Pal informed reporters that the federal government would reopen the colleges in a phased method and can take suggestions from academics, mother and father and consultants surrounding points about holding lessons in two shifts maintaining 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 will even run demo session of lessons to see how social distancing can be ensured. We’ll come to learn about every other doable issues that might be confronted when the colleges are open,” he mentioned.

– Vikas Vasudeva

1.40 pm | Delhi

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

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

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

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

“Delhi authorities is ensuring that reasonable and extreme class folks get fast 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 outdoors LNJP Delhi & they aren’t taking him in. He’s having (sic) corona, excessive fever and respiratory downside. 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

Whilst the federal government states categorically that group transmission is but to occur within the State, the time could 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 loss of life of a 77-year-old priest right here on Tuesday of COVID-19, who would possibly very nicely have contracted the an infection in both the Authorities Medical Faculty 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 instances; infections surges to 85,246

Pakistan on Thursday surpassed China, the primary epicentre of the coronavirus, after a document 4,688 new instances 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, in response to the info 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.

Individuals carrying face masks wait in line to be examined for the COVID-19 coronavirus on a avenue 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 every week.
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In line with the China’s Nationwide Well being Fee (NHC), one imported case was reported in Guangdong Province on Wednesday.


11.05 am | Odisha

90 new instances in Odisha

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

The variety of lively instances 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 instances, 79 have been detected in quarantine centres and 11 have been native contacts, in response to the Well being Division.

10.55 am | Puducherry

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

The cumulative rely is 99 instances, of which 36 have been discharged.

10.50 am | India

Main uptick in COVID-19 instances up to now week and it isn’t simply the same old suspects

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

However, within the current weeks, there was a big uptick in instances in different States akin 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 flawed curve, decimated the economic 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 flawed curve and decimated the economic system.

Mr. Bajaj additionally claimed {that a} buddy of his prompt that he ought to keep away from talking to Mr. Gandhi to keep away from ‘hassle’.


10.10 am | Bihar

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

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

9.50 am | India

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

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

With this, the whole variety of instances 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) basic secretary Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday introduced countrywide protests on June 16 demanding fast money transfers and free foodgrains to the poor.

Accusing the Narendra Modi authorities of utilizing the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to switch 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 information from quarantine, one official mentioned.


8.30 am | Brazil

Brazil experiences a document 1,349 virus deaths in 24 hours

Brazil reported a document 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 whole loss of life toll from the brand new coronavirus in Brazil to 32,548, with 5,84,016 confirmed infections —  the second-highest caseload worldwide, after the USA.

Brazil’s loss of life toll, which has doubled in 17 days, is presently the fourth-highest worldwide, after the U.S., Britain and Italy. – AFP

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