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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.

By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Jun 28, 2020 00:18 IST
Highlights: 2-wk quarantine in Karnataka for those coming from Maharashtra
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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.

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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.

09:25 AM IST

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.

09:10 AM IST

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.

09:03 AM IST

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.

08:49 AM IST

BMC says Google Forms for recording Covid-19 deaths

BMC says Google Forms will be issued to report Covid-19 deaths.

08:29 AM IST

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