LIVE: India now sixth worst-hit nation by Covid-19; surpasses Italy’s tally
Covid-19 lockdowns are being reopened across Europe and Asia to restart businesses. Germany is taking the first step by allowing citizens travel to buth EU and non-EU countries in Europe. Intra-country travel in India and China continues.
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Coronavirus will change the way people travel globally. Travel restrictions are likely to be eased considerably in Europe, with European Union asking for coronavirus restriction free travel across the Schengen area as well as between EU member nations. India and China have started their domestic flight operations with the latter opening up its airspace to international travellers as well.
Coronavirus in Europe has now found a new epicenter in the UK as the death rate crossed 40,000, making it the worst-hit nation in Europe. The US, Mexico, Brazil, Russia and India continue to see a large number of cases. India on the other hand has a lower mortality rate compared to these other nations. India has recorded 9,887 cases in the last 24 hours. The death toll has reached 6,642.
Will stop black marketing of beds: Delhi CM
Delhi CM Kejriwal has said that several private hospitals have been overcharging as well as denying Covid-19 patients the necessary care.
Delhi CM says private hospitals have to serve Delhi's citizens
Delhi CM lashed out at private hospitals after reports surfaced that private hospitals have denied service to Covid-19 patients.
Brazil court bans raids into its slums
Rio De Janeiro's favelas cannot be raided amidst the pandemic, Judge Edson Fachin ruled. These favelas (slums or shantytowns in Brazilian cities) are often subjected to huge force from police as they are also havens of drug trade and other illegal activities and have often resulted in deaths of innocent minors.
Manipur reports 11 new cases of Covid-19
Manipur saw a surge in cases as the state tally reached 143. Manipur has 91 active cases.
Serie A to have 5 subs when league resumes
Italy, which has halted sports events due to Covid-19, is all set to begin its football season starting June 12. The Italian football federation has agreed 5 substitutions per league for fixture congestion related issues.
Thailand, China report new infections
China reported 5 cases of Covid-19 of which 3 were asymptomatic, while Thailand reported two cases of Covid-19.
ED headquarters have 5 Covid-19 cases, reports ANI
5 cases of Covid-19 have been found in Enforcement Directorate headquarters in the Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi. According to ANI, the building has also been sealed till tomorrow.
5 #COVID19 positive cases found in the headquarters of Enforcement Directorate (ED) situated at Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market, Delhi. The building was sanitized yesterday; it has been sealed till tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/Zw0noeEXi1— ANI (@ANI) June 6, 2020
Germany records 407 new cases
Germany's tally of Covid-19 cases reached 183,687 after it recorded 407 new cases in one day.
India records 9,887 cases in 24 hours
India has recorded 9,887 cases in last 24 hours. This is the second day in a row where India has recorded more than 9,500 cases.
Uttarakhand board announces date for deferred exams
Uttarakhand education board announced dates for deferred exams. Evaluation dates also released by Education department.
Uttarakhand Board examinations for the papers of class 10th and 12th whose conduct was deferred due to COVID will be held from 20th-23rd June. Evaluation of answer sheets to be completed till 15th July: State Secretary (Education), Meenakshi Sundaram K pic.twitter.com/W0EHU1SpkO— ANI (@ANI) June 6, 2020
G20 nations pledge $21 billion in Covid-19 fight
In a bid to improve standards of global health, the G20 nations have pledged $21 billion towards the fight to eradicate Covid-19.
US records 922 deaths in last 24 hours
Johns Hopkins University tally says US recorded 922 deaths due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. It remains the worst-affected by the pandemic.
California to start live sports, film production
Authorities in California have said that Live Sports and film productions can restart from June 12.
First published: Jun 06, 2020 06:26 IST