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Highlights: NDRF reports first Covid-19 case; 43 fresh infections in CAPFs

Air travel will reopen on 383 routes across India from May 25 after a two-moth gap with a set of norms for airlines and guidelines for passengers that outline how air travel is set to change in India in the aftermath of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: May 23, 2020 05:24 IST
Highlights: NDRF reports first Covid-19 case; 43 fresh infections in CAPFs
Passengers wearing protective masks sit at an airport terminal following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India, March 14, 2020. (Photo: Reuters)

Even as India’s coronavirus cases continue to rise, the country is opening up its economy and taking steps to return to normalcy. Air travel will reopen on 383 routes across the country from May 25 after a two-moth gap with a set of norms for airlines and guidelines for passengers that outline how air travel is set to change in India in the aftermath of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak.

Coronavirus outbreak: Full coverage

The number of officially recorded cases of the novel coronavirus has doubled in one month, according to an AFP tally based on official sources. Infections now top five million, with surges in particular in countries in Latin America. The pandemic has killed 329,799 people worldwide, according to an AFP tally.

Here are the latest updates on coronavirus pandemic from India and the world:

10:30 AM IST

RBI to extend 15,000-cr line of credit to EXIM Bank: Governor

10:28 AM IST

RBI increases export credit period to 15 months from 1 yr: Governor Das

10:28 AM IST

RBI to roll over 15,000-cr refinance facility for SIDBI for 90 days

RBI to roll over 15,000-cr refinance facility for SIDBI for 90 days: Governor Das

10:27 AM IST

Combination of fiscal, monetary, admin actions to create conditionss for economy revival

Combination of fiscal, monetary and administrative actions will create conditions for revival of economy in 2nd half of FY21: RBI Governor

10:22 AM IST

GDP growth in 2020-21 expected to remain in negative category: RBI

The GDP growth in 2020-21 is expected to remain in the negative category with some pick up in second half: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das

10:19 AM IST

Pvt consumption has seen biggest blow due to Covid-19 outbreak: RBI

Private consumption has seen biggest blow due to Covid-19 outbreak, investment demand has halted: RBI Governor Das

10:18 AM IST

India seeing collapse in demand: RBI governor

RBI Governor says India seeing collapse of demand; electricity, dip in petroleum product consumption; fall in private consumption

10:15 AM IST

RBI monetary policy committee voted 5:1 in favour of 40 bps cut in interest rate: Governor

Six member monetary policy committee voted 5:1 in favour of 40 bps cut in interest rate: RBI Governor

10:12 AM IST

RBI cuts repo rate cut by 40 basis points from 4.4 % to 4%

RBI cuts repo rate cut by 40 basis points from 4.4 % to 4%, reverse repo rate to 3.35%

10:09 AM IST

RBI Shaktikanta Das holding press briefing

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das addressing a press briefing .

10:00 AM IST

With 54 new Covid-19 cases, Rajasthan's tally goes up to 6,281

Rajasthan reported 54 new Covid-19 cases and one death from the disease, as of 9 am on Friday morning, according to the state health department data. With this, the total number of cases in the state is now 6,281, including 2,587 active cases and 152 deaths.

09:51 AM IST

Karnataka to fine 200 for failure to wear face masks in public

Karnataka has fixed 200 as fine for failure to wear masks/face coverings in public places.

09:52 AM IST

Delhi HC further suspends functioning of subordinate, district courts till May 31

Delhi HC has further suspended the functioning of all subordinate and district courts in Delhi till May 31 in view of fourth phase of lockdown, reports ANI. Earlier, the HC had suspended the functioning of all subordinate court till 23rd May.

09:06 AM IST

With 6,088 new Covid-19 cases, India records highest one-day surge

India on Friday recorded the highest one-day surge in Covid-19 cases with 6,088 infections being reported in past 24 hours. The country now has 1,18, 447 coronavirus cases overall, according to the health ministry data on Friday morning. This includes 66, 330 active cases, 48, 533 cured / discharged patients, and 3,583 deaths.

<p>With 6,088 new Covid-19 cases, India records highest one-day surge</p>
08:38 AM IST

Global coronavirus cases surge past 5.1 mn, death toll at 332,924: Report

The number of global coronavirus cases has surged to over 5.1 million, while the death toll stood at 332,924, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

As of Friday morning, the total number of cases stood at 5,102, 424, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

First published: May 22, 2020 06:37 IST