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Centre ferried 1.25 crore migrants back to their destinations: Amit Shah

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal in his address this afternoon announced that restaurants, malls and places of worship will reopen in Delhi-NCR from tomorrow.

By Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Updated: Jun 07, 2020 17:23 IST
Centre ferried 1.25 crore migrants back to their destinations: Amit Shah

As per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India reported 9,971 new cases of Covid-19 and 287 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total cases in the country have reached 246,628 and the death toll is at 6,929, which has made India the fifth worst hit country in the world, according to America’s Johns Hopkins University.

Coronavirus continues to infect populations with Mexico, Brazil, Russia and India reporting new steep spikes in cases daily. The US and UK who have been badly affected also continue to report deaths in triple digits. The rising number of protests in US’ cities has created a new problem for the government as it tries to prevent any more outbreaks.

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Taiwan, Singapore and South Korea have seen minimal rise in new cases. Globally, the death toll is nearing 400,000 as major companies and governments try to control the outbreak’s effect on economics. India’s major cities account for half the cases as the daily spike of cases remained above 9,500 for two days in a row.

12:39 PM IST

Taiwan to further ease Covid-19 restrictions

Taiwan will further ease its restrictions related to control of the coronavirus, the government said on Sunday, as the island has kept the pandemic well in hand with only 6 active cases and no local transmission for 56 days, reports Reuters.

12:14 PM IST

Delhi to reopen its borders

Delhi CM told citizens across the capital that Delhi will reopen its borders from tomorrow.

12:08 PM IST

All restaurants, malls to open tomorrow along side places of worship: Delhi CM

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal says restaurants, malls and places of worship will reopen in Delhi NCR tomorrow.

12:01 PM IST

No more 'corona fee' on liquor

Delhi govt has withdrawn the corona fee that it levied on all categories of liquor. The order will come into force from June 10.

11:34 AM IST

DDMA staffer tests positive

An official with the Delhi Disaster Management Authority has tested positive for Covid-19.

11:33 AM IST

Kanpur IG fined for not wearing mask

Kanpur's Inspector General of Police (Kanpur range) Mohit Agarwal asked his colleague to issue him a challan because he was not wearing a mask in the public.

11:18 AM IST

UP CM takes stock of pandemic in state

UP CM Yogi Adityanath was seen discussing strategies with his govt's officials over Uttar Pradesh's response to the pandemic.

10:22 AM IST

Delhi doctor's association hurt by CM's statements

Delhi Medical Association condemned Delhi CM's harsh warning on Covid-19 patients', testing facilities and availability of beds.

09:45 AM IST

Latest round of Covid-19 tests bring relief for Premier League

The recent tests carried out by the Premier League in England have not led to anyone testing positive for Covid-19. UK has recorded 50,000 deaths so far due to Covid-19.

09:34 AM IST

India records more than 9,800 cases for 3rd day in a row

India recorded 9,971 cases and 287 deaths in the last 24-hours. Rajashthan, Maharashtra, Delhi, Gujarat are the worst-affected. This is also the steepest spike recorded in number of cases.

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09:01 AM IST

Germany reports 301 new Covid-19 cases

The Robert Koch Institute told Reuters that Germany has recorded 301 new cases taking the nation's tally to 183,979. The death toll has reached 8,668.

08:43 AM IST

China will make Covid-19 vaccine a 'global public good', says Chinese minister

China's science and technology minister Wang Zhigang told the media that if China develops a Covid-19 vaccine it will make it a 'global public good'.

08:07 AM IST

Somalian nationals head home

128 Somalis in Hyderabad, who were stuck due to the lockdown, head home as a repatriation flight takes off from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport.

07:27 AM IST

US' single day death rate slows as 749 deaths recorded

US has recorded 749 deaths bringing the nation's death tally to 109,791. Close to 500,000 people have recovered from Covid-19 in US.

07:25 AM IST

Brazil reports 904 deaths in a single-day

Brazil has reported 904 deaths due to Covid-19 in a single day. It has recorded 27,075 in a span of 24 hours as well.

First published: Jun 07, 2020 06:41 IST