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  • 10:33 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE: 50 NDRF personnel who worked during cyclone Amphan in West Bengal test positive for COVID-19, West Bengal govt officials said.

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  • 8:23 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE: After receiving whip order from Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal on treatment of COVID-19 patients in Delhi, CM Arvind Kejriwal says, “We will try to make arrangements to provide treatment to all those coming from outside Delhi.”

  • 8:14 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE: Accordingly, NHRC has issued a notice to the Chief Secretary, Government of Uttar Pradesh calling for a detailed report in the matter, within four weeks including the action taken against the delinquent doctors/officials, a statement by the NHRC read.

  • 8:13 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports of medical apathy towards two expecting women by various government & private hospitals in Gautam Buddha Nagar & NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh.

  • 7:37 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE: Delhi LG Anil Baijal overrules Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s order to test only symptomatic cases for COVID19. New order issued by LG states to follow ICMR guildelines, asymptomatic to also be tested.

  • 7:36 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE: Rahul Gandhi had said that Congress is not a key decision-maker in Maharashtra. What does this mean? Are they washing their hands off their responsibility at this time? This is nothing new, ‘power without responsibility’ is their character, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during the video conference.

  • 7:35 PM IST

  • 7:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE: Delhi LG & Chairman DDMA Anil Baijal directs authorities to ensure that medical treatment is not denied to any patient on the grounds of not being a resident of Delhi.

  • 6:16 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE: 91 new confirmed cases of COVID19 reported in Kerala today. The total number of active cases in the state is 1,174.

New Delhi: Shopping malls, restaurants and religious place are gearing up to reopen from Monday after over two months. This is part of the Narendra Modi-led government three-phased plan to gradually restart economic activities and reverse the countrywide lockdown enforced since March 25. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Lockdown Extension News: State Extends Suspension of Bus Services Till July 31

The government has already issued strict SOPs in this regard, which, will be in place till the end of this month. However, the resumption of these services comes at a time when India has surpassed Spain to become the fifth worst pandemic hit country globally. The number of confirmed coronvirus cases in India has inched close 2.50 lakh mark. Also Read - 'Humanity is Still Alive': Telangana Doctor Drives Tractor to Transport COVID Victim's Body, Wins Praise

Earlier on Sunday,  a total of 9,971 new COVID-19 cases were reported, following which the total tally soared to  2,46,628. Of the total cases, at least 1,20,406 are active 1,19,293 persons have been cured and discharged while 6,929 fatalities have been recorded so far. At least 5,220 individuals had been cured since Saturday. Also Read - Shilpa Shetty's Yoga Tips to Beat Lockdown Muscle Stress

India’s recovery rate stood at 48.36 per cent, while the fatality rate docked at 2.80 per cent.

Meanwhile, the total number of global coronavirus has surged to over 6.8 million, while the death toll was nearing 400,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.