India’s coronavirus tally to nearly 1.82 lakh cases, the Union Health Ministry said this morning single day spike 8380 counts.The number of total deaths linked to the highly infectious illness crossed the 5,000-mark after 193 patients died in 24 hours, according to official data. The country -ninth worst hit due to the pandemic has been registering record spikes for the last three days. The sharp rise in cases comes as India prepares to re-open in a phased-manner after nearly two months of lockdown to tackle the pandemic.
Worldwide coronavirus cases pass six million.
The pandemic has claimed more than 367,000 lives worldwide.
Inspite the continued increase in cases, many countries are opening schools and workplaces following weeks of unprecedented lockdowns that have stemmed the spread of the disease — but also hammered economies and thrown millions out of work.
Britain is at a very dangerous moment as it starts to ease some of its lockdown measures, England’s deputy chief medical officer said on Saturday, warning that people would need to follow the guidelines and not “tear the pants out of it”.
Jonathan Van-Tam told the daily briefing that people have got to be “sensible and proportionate with the freedom that we absolutely want to give to people because we need to see loved ones”.
He said the public needed “to actually follow the guidance, don’t tear the pants out of it, and don’t go further than the guidance actually says”.
On 29 May Coronavirus, worldwide. Cases: 5,930,000 Deaths: 362,000 Recoveries: 2,600,000
Coronavirus India lockdown Day 68. India registers highest single-day spike of 8,380 COVID-19 cases.
#DelhiMetro services will remain closed for commuters until further notice. Home Ministry has extended nationwide lockdown in containment zones till 30th June and prohibited operation of Metro Rail.
As Lockdown 4.0 comes to an end, the Ministry of Home Affairs has released a new set of guidelines called ‘Unlock 1.0’.
Malls, restaurants, religious places are among those that will be allowed to function in all areas except containment zones from June 8, according to guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Brazil on Saturday reached 28,834 coronavirus fatalities, authorities said, surpassing hard-hit France and becoming the country with the world’s fourth-highest death toll.
At the epicenter of South America’s coronavirus outbreak, Brazil also saw an increase of 33,274 cases in the past 24 hours — a new daily record, the Health Ministry said.
That number brings Brazil’s total caseload to 498,444, the second-highest in the world, lagging only behind the United States.
Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro remain the hardest-hit states in Brazil in terms of sheer numbers, while per capita rates are higher in the country’s impoverished north and northeast, where health facilities are reaching capacity.
Brazil’s Ministry of Health has indicated “there is no way to foresee” when the country’s outbreak will peak, and experts say the number of cases could be 15 times higher than the confirmed figure because there has been no widespread testing.
The pandemic is spreading across Brazil under a cloud of confrontation, as governors and mayors implement restrictive measures while President Jair Bolsonaro, who has pinned his hopes of re-election on a booming economy, has berated them for imposing what he calls “the tyranny of total quarantine.”
The US death toll now stands at 103,685. The United Kingdom, meanwhile, has a toll of 38,376 and Italy stands at 33,340, according to a latest count by AFP.