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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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07:29 AM IST

960 deaths have been reported in US in last 24 hours

US has reported 960 deaths in last 24-hours. 102,758 people have died so far.

First published: May 31, 2020 07:18 IST