Maharashtra, the hardest-hit state, has reported 54,758 cases and 1,792 deaths so far. Data shows that after a surge in cases, Mumbai was among worlds four cities — the other three being Moscow, Sao Paulo and New York — with the highest number of cases in the past five days.
In a two-pronged strategy to secure migrant workers, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up a Migration Commission for employment of such labourers in the state and made it clear that any state that wants them from UP has to seek its permission.
A week-long institutional quarantine will have to be undergone by passengers arriving by domestic flights in Karnataka from seven particular states, including Maharashtra, Delhi and Tamil Nadu, where COVID-19 cases are high, the state government has said.
Chief Minister of Karnataka on Wednesday, 27 May said the state government is willing to open religious places from 1 June, ANI reported. Another report from NDTV also reveals that the CM BS Yediyurappa has written to Prime Minister
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday asked a delegation of hoteliers to get ready to reopen hotels and restaurants from June 1. Yediyurappa, who received a memorandum from the Bangalore Hoteliers Association, said the Union home ministrys guidelines do not permit the sector to reopen till May 31, when Lockdown 4.0 is likely to be lifted.
Researchers isolated live SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, from the feces of patients who died as a result of coronavirus infection. Antigens to the virus were also found in post-mortem gastrointestinal surface cells.
All employees will receive a minimum of 10 weeks payout, medical insurance coverage for the next six months, outplacement support, be allowed to retain their laptops and given the option to join the Uber talent directory.
Harvard health expert Ashish Jha said coronavirus is a ‘12-18 months’ problem and the world is not going to be free of this till 2021.The expert also called for the need for aggressive testing strategy for high-risk areas
Fine-dining restaurants say they are eyeing sales from takeaways and online to generate revenue.Some are even expanding offerings to allow consumers to order gourmet groceries, as Indians, cooped up at home, seek restaurant-style experiences
Millions of adults have recently signed up for online classes — a jolt that could signal a renaissance for big online learning networks, known as MOOCs, that started nearly a decade ago as university experiments and had struggled for years https://t.co/qFvY15UeoV