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  • 11:11 PM IST

    COVID-19 LIVE: 26 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Nepal today; the total number of positive cases in the country rises to 217, announced Nepal Government.

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  • 11:09 PM IST

  • 11:09 PM IST

    COVID-19 LIVE: Financial package should have been announced earlier. It is not clear what is in the package for labourers, farmers, traders, and MSMEs. Tomorrow Finance Minister will clarify it then only it will be clear which sector is getting what, says Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.



  • 7:53 PM IST

    COVID-19 LIVE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the nation shortly.

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  • 6:36 PM IST

  • 6:36 PM IST

    COVID-19 LIVE: 6 more COVID-19 cases & 1 more death reported in Noida (Gautam Buddha Nagar). The total number of cases in the district is now at 230, including 141 discharged, 86 active patients & 3 deaths.

  • 5:51 PM IST

    COVID-19 LIVE: Will Flight Services Resume?

    Ministry of Civil Aviation has issued SOP to all aviation stakeholders including airlines & airport operators before flight resumption. Passengers and staff showing any symptom, Aarogya Setu app not showing “green” are not to be allowed to enter the airport terminal building.

  • 5:50 PM IST

    COVID-19 LIVE: Will Flight Services Resume?

    MoCA issues SOP to all aviation stakeholders including airlines&airport operators before flight resumption. People above 80 yrs of age to be restricted from travel in phase I of flight resumption. No cabin baggage in the initial phase, checked-in baggage to be only one piece.

New Delhi: The coronavirus recovery rate in India has notched up to 31.15%, however, the rising number of cases remains a major concern for the state and central governments. The country witnessed 3,604 fresh cases today, following which the tally climbed to 70,756. The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 2,293 as 87 deaths were reported from across the country. Also Read - Prince Charles Says he Feels Lucky After Coronavirus Recovery

On the other hand, the number of COVID-19 deaths in the US topped 80,000, reaching 80,087. A total of 1,344,512 cases have been reported in the country, according to the CSSE, Xinhua news agency reported. Hardest-hit New York state reported 26,682 fatalities among 337,055 cases. Also Read - 'Unlock 1': Thermal Screening at Entrance, No Physical Offering | Here's SOP For Religious Places Ahead of Opening on June 8

India Ready to Lift Restrictions Also Read - 'Unlock 1': '6-ft Distance, Masks, Aarogya Setu App Mandatory For Employees,' Centre Issues SOP For Workplace

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the other hand, called for a ‘balanced strategy’ to fight the COVID-19 crisis. While interacting with the chief ministers of all states and UTs for the fifth time via video conferencing, PM sought inputs from states on the way forward in tackling the pandemic.

Indian Railways Back on Track

Meanwhile, Indian Railways are back on track from today as 15 pairs of ‘special air-conditioned’ trains will depart from New Delhi to several parts of the country amid lockdown. Unlike Shramik Special, the AC trains will resume on Rajdhani routes only, with full capacity. Railway ministry had said that trains will run from New Delhi to Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, Ahmedabad and Jammu Tawi.

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