Highlights: 2-wk quarantine in Karnataka for those coming from Maharashtra
Coronavirus infections have surged past 9.6 million infections globally. US epidemiologists have suggested that 10% of the population might be infected by Covid-19.
- 09:25 AM IST
- 09:10 AM IST
- 09:03 AM IST
- 08:49 AM IST
- 08:29 AM IST
Coronavirus tally continues to rise across the world as 9.6 million people are infected. US epidemiologists believe that 10% of the population could be infected and several thousands of them might have gotten cured without being tested.
China continues to report new cases but officials believe that they will bring it under control. Rising number of cases in populated countries has worried governments. US, India and Brazil continue to report large numbers of cases. India has so far recorded 508,953 cases with 15,685 deaths, with 18,552 cases and 384 deaths reported in the last 24 hours.
Croatia tries to boost tourism in post pandemic era
Croatia wants to bring back the joys of camping and boating to visitors on the Adriatic coastline to boost its battered tourism sector.
Croatia is touting boating and camping on its azure 1,800-km Adriatic coastline to woo back visitors and revive its coronavirus-battered tourism sector https://t.co/jdIlMfYfHc pic.twitter.com/Z9sttHdUJ3— AFP news agency (@AFP) June 27, 2020
Cochrane says accuracy of antibody tests has major shortcomings
British-based journal, Cochrane, which reviews research evidence recently reviewed 54 studies to assess the reliability of the antibody blood tests to determine Covid-19 status and found that existing research does not prove the tests can confirm with certainty whether people have been infected.
Interior areas of Brazil getting badly affected by Covid-19
Health experts in Brazil are expecting a 'tsunami' of cases in major cities of Brazil as cases rise in interior areas of the nation. "The boomerang of cases that will return to the (state) capitals will be a tsunami," said Miguel Nicolelis, a neuroscientist at a leading university in the nation. More than 55k people have died due to the virus.
BMC says Google Forms for recording Covid-19 deaths
BMC says Google Forms will be issued to report Covid-19 deaths.
There will be a new system of reporting #COVID19 deaths on a Google Form from 01.07.2020. Nodal Officers of the Hospital are directed to ensure death reporting within 48 hours from their hospitals from 01.07.2020 onwards: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) pic.twitter.com/NFH4T2JWY9— ANI (@ANI) June 27, 2020
Indians leave for their homes from Charles De Gaulle
A repatriation flight leaves for India from Charles De Gaulle, Paris.
First published: Jun 27, 2020 08:16 IST