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.
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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.
Locusts taught us that even a small insect can stop normal life: PM
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Odisha, West Bengal fought with Cyclone Amphan bravely: PM
PM said Odisha and West Bengal fought hard and overcame the challenges faced by Cyclone Amphan.
More than 1 crore people have been cured from different sorts of ailments thorugh Ayushmann Bharat
PM Modi said that several people have been cured of several different ailments and that too at a reduced price and even for free through Ayushmann Bharat. He said 80% of the beneficiaries are from rural areas. He said Kelen Tsang, a son of a daily wage laborer from Manipur, was saved from a fatal brain disease due to Ayushmann Bharat.
Yoga and Ayurveda is being practiced from Haridwar to Hollywood
PM Modi has said that Yoga and Ayurveda has become even more relevant amid this pandemic across the world. PM Modi also said that several world leaders asked him about the benefits of both yoga and ayurveda.
Human nature is to move towards light: PM Modi
PM Modi says being self-reliant is akin to the human habit of moving towards light. He lauded a citizen from Bihar who wrote to PM Modi that he hopes that our nation will stop using foreign-made products.
PM says India has ushered a new wave of innovation amid pandemic
PM Modi said the world is closely observing India's efforts to develop a vaccine.
We have saved a large number of lives: PM
PM Modi has applauded the efforts of frontline workers and every citizen who have ensured the people-driven fight against Covid-19.
PM Modi lauds Gautam Das of Agartlaa for helping out people
PM Modi said that people who help people do not suffer from depression. He applauded a Gautam Das of Agartala for helping out people by providing food to them during the pandemic.
PM Modi to begin Mann Ki Baat address shortly
PM Modi will address the nation amid the fifth phase of lockdown. Listen to him here.
Germany reports 286 new cases and 11 deaths
Robert Koch Institute in Germany has reported 286 new cases taking the nation's tally to 181,482 cases with 11 new deaths. 8,500 people have lost their lives.
Russia to begin testing coronavirus vaccine within 14 days
Health Minister Mikhail Murashko told state news agency TASS that clinical trials will begin next two weeks, according to Reuters. Russia has the third-highest number of cases in world.
George Floyd protests sparks fear of new wave of infections
As protests over George Floyd's death at the hands of police Derek Chauvin continues in major cities, lawmakers across several states in coronavirus-hit USA are worried that a deadlier wave might infect more citizens.
India registers 8,380 new cases
India has registered a fresh spike in terms of new cases as 8,380 cases were recorded in last 24 hours.
Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till June 30
Tamil Nadu government has extended the lockdown till June 30. The govt also plans to introduce new set of relaxations.
Tamil Nadu govt extends coronavirus lockdown till June 30, with new set of relaxations including partial resumption of public transport— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) May 31, 2020
Migrant workers queue up to go home
39 Shramik Special trains have been assigned to ferry migrant workers back home from Mumbai.
Maharashtra: Large number of migrant workers queued up outsideLokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai yesterday to board 'Shramik Special' trains for their home states. pic.twitter.com/A7PaCP2Xv8— ANI (@ANI) May 31, 2020
First published: May 31, 2020 07:18 IST