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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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07:54 PM IST

38 new Covid-19 positive cases reported today in Dharavi area of Mumbai

38 new Covid-19 positive cases reported today in Dharavi area of Mumbai, taking the total number of positive cases to 1771. Death toll stands at 71: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

07:54 PM IST

Indian Railways will start operations of 200 passenger train services from tomorrow

Entry and exit plan for passengers at Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station, Delhi Junction and New Delhi Railway Station have been notified by the Chief Public Relations Officer, Indian Railways.

Indian Railways will start operations of 200 passenger train services from tomorrow.

07:14 PM IST

Jharkhand , Andhra and Maharashtra have expressed reservations about running of trains and number of stoppages: Railway Ministry

Jharkhand , Andhra and Maharashtra have expressed reservations about running of trains and number of stoppages as planned. The matter is being discussed with states, Railway Ministry

07:00 PM IST

3 more people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Chandigarh

3 more people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Chandigarh, taking the total number of cases to 293: Chandigarh Health Department

06:51 PM IST

1,149 new Covid-19 positive cases and 13 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu

1,149 new Covid-19 positive cases and 13 deaths have been reported in Tamil Nadu today. Total number of positive cases stand at 22,333&death toll is at 173: State Health Department

06:43 PM IST

West Bengal reports highest single-day spike of 371 Covid-19 cases

West Bengal reports highest single-day spike of 371 Covid-19 cases; 8 more fatalities take death toll to 245: Health dept.

06:25 PM IST

Nepal reports 166 new coronavirus cases, total crosses 1,500-mark

Nepal reported 166 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the total number of infections in the country to 1,567, with eight deaths.

06:19 PM IST

Karnataka reports 299 new Covid-19 cases from 5 pm of May 30 to 5 pm to May 31

Karnataka reports 299 new Covid-19 cases from 5 pm of May 30 to 5 pm to May 31; taking the total number of positive cases to 3221. Death toll stand at 51 after 2 deaths were reported: State Health Department

06:04 PM IST

13 deaths and 1295 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Delhi today

13 deaths and 1295 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Delhi today, taking the total number of cases in Delhi to 19844 and death toll to 473: Delhi Government

05:40 PM IST

Maharashtra: RPF jawans among six new Covid19 cases in Amravati

Six persons, including four jawans of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) and state Home Guard, tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday in Maharashtra's Amravati district, taking the number of the infected people to 218, an official said.

05:28 PM IST

Russia sees over 9,000 new coronavirus cases

Russia reported 9,268 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, the first time in a week that the daily tally exceeded 9,000, but the lowest death toll in several days: 138.

05:21 PM IST

56 more test positive for Covid-19 in Assam; total count 1,272

Assam reported 56 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, taking the total in the state to 1,272, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

05:11 PM IST

Maharashtra government extends lockdown in entire state till June 30

Maharashtra government extends lockdown in entire state till June 30. Maharashtra government names extension of lockdown till June 30 as "Mission Begin Again". In Maharashtra, markets and shops, except malls, will be allowed to function from June 5, while private offices can operate with up to 10 per cent strength from June 8. Maharashtra government makes it clear that easing of curbs and phase-wise opening will exclude COVID-19 containment zones: Official, reports PTI.

05:03 PM IST

From June 8, all private offices can operate with up to 10% strength as per requirement: Maharashtra

From 8th June, all private offices can operate with up to 10% strength as per requirement, with remaining persons working from home; Intra-district bus services will be allowed while inter-district bus services will not be permitted: Maharashtra Govt guidelines

04:34 PM IST

Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 1,567

Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 1,567 after the confirmation of 166 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours: Ministry of Health and Population

First published: May 31, 2020 07:18 IST