Highlights: WHO wishes Bolsonaro swift recovery from coronavirus
Covid-19 regulations are being reinforced to curb the spread across several countries. Across the world, lawmakers continue to urge people to wash hands, wear masks and maintain social distance as cases surge.
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Cities in Israel and the US re-imposed several restrictions as Covid-19 continues to wreak havoc on healthcare systems and the economy. Rise in cases in Florida saw Miami-Dade county go under lockdown. Arizona has most cases of Covid-19. Authorities in Israel believe that the lockdown was lifted too early as cases continue to rise across the nation.
Several lawmakers throughout the world reiterated the need for wearing masks and maintaining social distance. New York City mayor De Blasio warned citizens against complacency. German Chancellor Angela Merkel doubled down on the need of wearing masks as several lawmakers said the rule is a trade-off if people want to travel freely again. Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro who diluted the mask-wearing law underwent a test for Covid-19 after developing symptoms.
Covid-19 victim dumped on pavement in Bhopal, inquiry ordered
A magisterial inquiry was ordered on Tuesday after a 69-year-old Covid-19 victim was dumped on a pavement outside a private hospital in Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh a day earlier, officials said.
175 fresh cases reported in BSF, ITBP and CRPF
As many as 175 personnel from three Central Armed Police Forces -- the BSF, the ITBP and the CRPF -- tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday, officials said.
A total of 69 fresh cases were reported in the 2.5 lakh strong Border Security Force, which also had 29 recoveries in the last 24 hours, officials said, quoting the latest data.
India’s recovered Covid-19 cases more than active cases per million: Govt
India's recovered cases per million population is more than active Covid-19 cases per million, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday, crediting states and Union Territories for early identification and effective management of coronavirus cases.
Only one new coronavirus case found in Mumbai's Dharavi
Dharavi, known as Asia's largest slum, reported only one new coronavirus patient on Tuesday which took the case tally in the densely populated area in the heart of Mumbai to 2,335, an official stated.
The last time Dharavi had recorded a single new coronavirus case was on April 5, three months ago.
Six booked for violating Covid-19 restrictions in Kerala
Six people, including the manager of a private resort, have been arrested for organising a party with belly dance performance in violation of Covid-19 restrictions at nearby Udumbanchola in this hilly district, police said on Tuesday.
Bengal enforces tougher lockdown from July 9
Bengal to club containment and buffer zones to enforce tougher lockdown from 5 pm of July 9 to stem Covid-19 spread: Official
6 new virus cases in Mizoram
6 people, including 5 NDRF personnel, test Covid-19 positive in Mizoram, tally 197, active cases 58: Official
Process for Covid-19 vaccine clinical trials begins at NIMS Hyderabad
The process of conducting clinical trials for Covaxin, a vaccine candidate for Covid-19, began on Tuesday at the Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), a top official of the state-run medical facility said.
India's Covid-19 fatality rate per million lowest in world, says govt
India’s Covid-19 tally, fatality rate per million population lowest in world: Health ministry
1,332 new virus cases in Uttar Pradesh
Highest spike of 1,332 new Covid-19 cases in UP, tally 29,968, active cases 9,514; toll rises to 827 with 18 more deaths: Health official
First published: Jul 07, 2020 06:50 IST