Coronavirus LIVE updates
: With 5,242 new cases, India has recorded its highest single-day jump in its number of total coronavirus cases. The country’s tally has risen to 96,169. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 3,029 people have died from the disease and 36,824 have recovered so far.
From today, India enters the fourth phase of its nationwide lockdown. Restrictions under Section 144 of CRPC have been extended for the next three months in Chhattisgarh.
Meanwhile, India has backed calls to identify how the Sars-CoV-2 virus that causes Covid-19 was transmitted from animals to humans and conduct an ‘impartial’ evaluation of the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) response to the pandemic, according to a draft resolution proposed for the WHO’s annual meet beginning today.
Coronavirus world update: Globally, 4,819,372 people have been infected by coronavirus so far, and the total number of deaths from the disease now stands at 316,961, according to Worldometer.