India reported 60,753 new Covid-19 cases, 97,743 discharges & 1,647 deaths in last 24 hours, as per health ministry’s updated data on Saturday. The total number of cases are 2,98,23,546 a against total discharges which are 2,86,78,390. The death toll has further climbed to 3,85,137. Meanwhile, active cases: remain at 7,60,019.Stay with TOI for latest updates on coronavirus from in and around the world —Read Less
Karnataka govt issues guidelines on relaxations in Covid curbs
Karnataka government issues revised guidelines regarding COVID-19 restrictions, to remain effective till July 5 https://t.co/lAXACLY8Gw
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Goa CM Pramod Sawant tweets, "State-level curfew will be extended till 7 am on June 28. Shops in malls, except for cinema halls, theatres, multiplexes, entertainment zones allowed to be open between 7 am to 3 pm. Fish market may also open."
In view of the lockdown called off by Telangana Govt from June 20, timings of Hyderabad Metro Rail service have been rescheduled from June 21. Hyderabad Metro Rail will now operate from 7 am (first train) to 9 pm (last train from respective stations: Hyderabad Metro
Over 27.62 crore Covid vaccine doses administered in India: Health ministry
Maharashtra reports 8912 new Covid-19 cases, 10,373 patient discharges, and 257 deaths in the past 24 hours
20,49,101 vaccine doses were administered as first dose & 78,394 vaccine doses given as second dose in the age group 18-44 years today, taking India’s cumulative COVID vaccination coverage to 27.62 crores: Union Health Ministry
Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh & West Bengal have administered more than 10 lakh beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years for first dose: Govt
Afghanistan running out of oxygen as Covid surge worsens
Afghanistan's is racing to ramp up supplies of oxygen as a deadly third surge of Covid-19 worsens, a senior health official told The Associated Press in an interview Saturday. The government is installing oxygen supply plants in 10 provinces where the increase in Covid cases in some areas is hovering around 65%, health ministry spokesman Ghulam Dasigi Nazary said.
Himachal Pradesh reports 239 new Covid-19 cases, 432 recoveries, and 10 deaths in the last 24 hours; active cases at 2990
Punjab government has decided to cancel examinations of Class 12th due to Covid pandemic. Punjab School Education Board would declare the results as per the pattern of the CBSE: State School Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla
Gujarat in 24 hours ending 5 pm on Saturday added 228 new positive cases, taking the total to 8.22 lakh. The state also recorded deaths of 5 positive patients, taking the death toll to 10,028
Telangana govt issues unlock guidelines
#JUSTIN || #Telangana government issues orders on lifting of #lockdown from June 20 & suppression of all earlier or… https://t.co/fPbVulaOL4
All shops and hotels, clubs, restaurants allowed to operate till 5pm, lodges, resorts, gyms, private offices allowed to operate with 50% capacity in 16 districts that have less than 5% positivity: Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa
Centre asks States to register FIRs against those involved in assault on doctors
The home secretary said in the present circumstances, it has become imperative that strict action be taken against those who assault healthcare professionals.
"You will agree that any incident of threat or assault on doctors or healthcare professionals may dampen their morale and create a sense of insecurity amongst them. This may adversely affect the healthcare response system," home secy Bhalla wrote in his letter to states
10 deaths & 1,362 new Covid-19 cases recorded in Telangana today
The secretary says Institutional FIRs must be registered against those who assault healthcare professionals
Home Secretary writes to states/UTs to ensure security of all healthcare professionals, especially those working in Covid care facilities.