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Updates | Over 25 lakh samples tested for Covid-19 till now: ICMR

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Updates | Over 25 lakh samples tested for Covid-19 till now: ICMR

Coronavirus pandemic continues to challenge economic revival across the world. New Delhi reopened but people stayed away from coming into shops and businesses. Netherlands will reopen its restaurants and cinemas from June 1 with reduced guests and social distancing. US and Canada have extended a ban on borders with each other and Mexico until June 22 as all three nations resume business activities.

WHO has agreed to comprehensively evaluate the origins of Covid-19 after EU and African nations brought in a resolution. Doctors in Italy said their intensive care units are facing less pressure as infection rates fell. India’s Covid-19 cases crossed the 1,00,000-mark with 3,303 deaths and 1,01,139 cases. The country registered its steepest one-day spike with 5,611 fresh cases and

12: 04 PM IST

Woman succumbs to Covid-19 in Srinagar hospital, J-K death toll rises to 18

A 40-year-old woman from Anantnag district who had tested positive for coronavirus has died at a hospital in Srinagar, taking the Covid-19 related death toll in Jammu and Kashmir to 18, officials said on Wednesday, reports PTI.

11: 35 AM IST

3 of a family among 6 new Covid patients in Himachal

Six people, including three of a family, who returned to Himachal Pradesh from Mumbai test positive for coronavirus, taking state’s tally to 99. according to state officials: PTI

11: 17 AM IST

Andhra reports 68 new cases in 24 hrs, tally now at 2,407

Sixty eight new Covid-19 cases have been reported in Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of positive cases to 2407, according to a press release by the state Health Department: ANI

68 new COVID19 cases reported in Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of positive cases to 2407: Andhra Pradesh Health Department pic.twitter.com/g72JS5ZfGR

— ANI (@ANI) May 20, 2020

11: 05 AM IST

96 Covid-19 cases in CISF till now

The total number of Covid-19 active cases in Central Industrial Security Force now stands at 96.: ANI

10: 59 AM IST

Over 25 lakh samples tested for Covid-19 till now: ICMR

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) says that 1,08,121 samples have been tested for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in India. Total number of samples tested till 9 am today is at 25,12,388: ANI

10: 14 AM IST

Union Cabinet will meet at 11 am today

The Union Cabinet will meet at 11 am today amid the coronavirus crisis. India has entered the 4th phase of lockdown and has reported its steepest rise in Covid-19 cases.

A meeting of the Union Cabinet to be held today in Delhi at 11 am.

— ANI (@ANI) May 20, 2020

10: 09 AM IST

Estonia begins testing digital immunity passports

Global tech startups Transferwise and Bolt have started to test digital immunity passports in Tallinn’s offices.

09: 34 AM IST

Ladakh has reported zero Covid-19 cases as of May 18

Ladakh’s Nodal officer, according to ANI, said there are no active cases as of May 18 in the newly-formed Union Territory.

10: 14 AM IST

Bihar cases inch towards 1,600

Bihar’s Health ministry told ANI that the state has recorded 54 new Covid-19 cases and the total number of cases are now 1,573.

54 new COVID19 cases reported in Bihar, taking the total to number of positive cases to 1573: Sanjay Kumar, Principal Secretary- Health, Bihar

— ANI (@ANI) May 20, 2020

09: 05 AM IST

India records 5,611 fresh cases in last 24-hours

India recorded its steepest rise in the number of Covid-19 cases with 5,611 fresh cases and 140 deaths in last 24 hours.

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Himachal Pradesh: Indian Coffee House in Shimla has resumed take-away services following relaxations in 4th phase of #CoronaLockdown. Bhagat Sharma, Manager says, “We have started takeaway & delivery services but our customers say they are missing ambiance of the shop”. (20.05) pic.twitter.com/UlLyfRvkdD

— ANI (@ANI) May 20, 2020

08: 39 AM IST

Investors pull out more than $16 billion from Indian markets

A Congressional report showed that the pandemic has forced foreign investors to pull out more than $16 billion dollars from Indian markets. The report also showed that $26 billion dollars worth of investments have been pulled out of emerging Asian markets.

08: 18 AM IST

China finds 5 fresh cases of Covid-19

The NHC in Beijing told Reuters that China has recorded 5 fresh cases of Covid-19.

07: 58 AM IST

Fight against Covid-19 a marathon: Swedish PM

Sweden’s PM Stefan Lofven defended Sweden’s approach to Covid-19 and said that the fight against the pandemic is a marathon. Swedes across the nation have been asked to work from home as Europe reopens. This indicates that the Scandinavian nation could be looking towards a longer lockdown period compared to its neighbours.

07: 48 AM IST

Schools in South Korea reopen

Schools in South Korea reopen as the nation believes it has the capacity of controlling a second wave of infections. Healthcare officials remain confident that they might have staved off any chances of Covid-19 resurgence but have asked regional educational authorities to restart schools with staggered class schedules and lunch breaks.