Daily COVID-19 cases in India dropped below 75,000 and less than 1,000 deaths were reported in a day after nearly a month, tally crossed 61-lakh mark.
India’s recovery rate is 83.01 per cent, the highest in the world.
The fatality rate, on the other hand, is 1.57 per cent. Religious places have reopened in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore district after nearly six months.
As many as 351 employees of Jagannath Temple in Odisha test positive for COVID-19.
Schools in Karnataka with high student strength will be directed to hold classes in shifts.
The global toll due to Covid-19 passed the one million mark on Tuesday.
The most deaths have been reported in the United States, followed by Brazil and India.
WHO has agreed to roll out 120 million rapid-diagnostic tests to help poor countries make up ground in a testing gap with richer countries.
Nepal issues new guidelines for tourists arriving for mountaineering amid COVID-19 pandemic.
US President Donald Trump has announced plans to distribute a whopping 150 million 15-minute rapid COVID-19 tests in the coming weeks. – The Indian Express