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Highlights: Covid-19 cases in West Bengal cross 5,000-mark

Governments across the coronavirus-hit world look to reopen even though the curve seems to have flattened only in a few nations.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: Jun 01, 2020 00:04 IST
Highlights: Covid-19 cases in West Bengal cross 5,000-mark

India is the recent nation which has issued guidelines to reopen the nation. Under ‘Unlock 1’, the five phase lockdown will slowly be lifted and restrictions will be eased. The nation continues to record a new high in the numbers of cases but the government is confident that the nation can fight the pandemic and push restart. India currently has 182,143 cases of Covid-19 with 5,164 deaths.

United Kingdom has faced warnings from several scientists who have advised reopening the country too soon can lead to a surge of infections. Germany has reopened but continues to urge people to keep in mind that the people across the planet still live under the shadow of Covid-19.

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11:34 PM IST

Covid-19 cases in West Bengal cross 5,000-mark

A total of 371 new coronavirus cases and 8 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours in West Bengal, taking the total number of cases to 5,501 in the state, Health Department said on Sunday. According to the official data, the death toll has risen to 245 in the state today, reports ANI.

11:12 PM IST

Covid-19 cases in Madhya Pradesh mount to 8,089, death toll at 350

Madhya Pradesh on reported 198 new coronavirus cases, including 55 in worst-hit Indore, taking the tally so far to 8,089, while the death toll mounted to 350 as seven people succumbed to the infection, an official said. Three deaths took place in Indore and one each in Bhopal, Ujjain, Sagar and Sheopur, he added, reports PTI.

11:08 PM IST

Haryana allows inter-state movement of people and goods

The Haryana government On Sunday decided to follow the Centre's guidelines for the next phase of lockdown and allow the interstate movement of people and goods. Following this decision the state will also lift restrictions on its border with the national capital, said officials, reports PTI.

10:58 PM IST

285 Covid-19 positive cases and 8 deaths reported in last 24 hours in Pune

285 Covid-19 positive cases and 8 deaths reported in the last 24 hours in Pune district. Death toll rises to 337 and positive cases are now 7750. 152 people have been cured and discharged today, total 4502 discharged till date: Pune Health Department

10:28 PM IST

Inter-state and Inter-district travel within the state to be allowed in Haryana

Inter-state and Inter-district travel within the state will be allowed in Haryana: Chief Minister's office

10:23 PM IST

All officers and officials of all departments at Uttar Pradesh Secretariat to attend office from tomorrow

All officers and officials of all departments at Uttar Pradesh Secretariat to attend office from tomorrow.

10:01 PM IST

Maharashtra Government has issued standard operating procedure for media entertainment industry

Maharashtra Government has issued standard operating procedure including a list of general guidelines for the media entertainment industry in view of Covid-19.

09:43 PM IST

We are permitting doorstep delivery of newspapers in Maharashtra from next Sunday: Uddhav Thackeray

We are permitting doorstep delivery of newspapers in Maharashtra from next Sunday: State CM Uddhav Thackeray

08:54 PM IST

Noida-Delhi border to stay sealed for most travellers, say latest guidelines from Gautam Buddh Nagar administration

Noida-Delhi border to stay sealed for most travellers, say latest guidelines from Gautam Buddh Nagar administration.

08:53 PM IST

We need to tread cautiously as we begin our lives in new way: Uddhav Thackeray

We need to tread cautiously as we begin our lives in new way: Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray on latest relaxations in lockdown curbs

08:41 PM IST

Chartered flight with 300 Indians stranded in Nigeria arrives in Kochi

A chartered flight carrying over 300 Indian nationals stranded in Nigeria due to Covid-19-induced lockdown arrived here on Sunday afternoon, an airport official said.

08:38 PM IST

105 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Uttarakhand today

105 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Uttarakhand today, taking the total number of cases in the state to 907: State Health Department

08:33 PM IST

Total number of Covid-19 positive cases in Goa is 71

The total number of Covid-19 positive cases in Goa is 71 including 27 active cases and 44 recovered/discharged: State Health Department

08:23 PM IST

Maharashtra records 2,487 new Covid-19 cases taking state tally to 67,655

Maharashtra records 2,487 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday taking the state tally to 67655. It also recorded 89 fatalities. 1248 patients recovered in last 24 hours taking the recovery rate to 45%. Mumbai reported 1244 new cases taking the count to 39686. With 52 deaths on Sunday, Mumbai’s death toll touched 1279.

08:22 PM IST

105 new Covid-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir; tally 2,446: Officials.

105 new Covid-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir; tally 2,446: Officials, reports PTI.

First published: May 31, 2020 07:18 IST