The number of coronavirus patients has crossed eighty thousand in Maharashtra. The state recorded 2436 new cases leading to a tally of 80,229. The death toll too surged by 139, the highest in a day recorded so far.
The Press Information Bureau (PIB)’s senior official, who attended press conferences along with senior union cabinet ministers, has tested positive for Coronavirus following which the National Media Centre (NMC) was closed for sanitisation purpose.
Lockdown 5.0 Unlock 1.0 Guidelines & Rules: Besides coming up with their lists of dos and don’ts for the people, authorities have ensured that premises of religious places, restaurants, malls have been cleaned and provisions for adherence to social distancing being made.
The nation will open shopping malls, hotels and restaurants today, in tune with the govt guidelines announced earlier, but amid a rapid increase in cases.The Union health ministry warned the relaxations shouldn’t be taken for granted if India is to ward off the contagion
Anant Naik, a regular at a gym, explained why he is skipping his daily activity for now. “Even if I were interested in going to the gym, my family is against it and wants me to stay at home,” Naik said.
The World Health Organization is now calling for nations to encourage the public to wear fabric masks in areas with intense spread of coronavirus — and for health workers and caregivers to wear medical masks throughout their shift while in clinical areas https://t.co/ayDrtqbtn2
China lambasted suggestions that it hid information about the coronavirus outbreak, saying in a newly published white paper that it has acted transparently and informed the world of developments in a timely manner.
Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, said that Chinese authorities did a “disservice” by not allowing scientists in their country to speak freely about COVID-19 at the start of the virus’s outbreak.