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.
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.
#UPDATES US records 960 #coronavirus deaths, bringing its total to 103,758 since the pandemic began, with 1,769,776 overall cases of the virus, far more than any other nation, according to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins University pic.twitter.com/UybLxW57iG— AFP news agency (@AFP) May 31, 2020
First published: May 31, 2020 07:18 IST