India records 70,421 daily cases, lowest in 72 days; toll crosses 3.74 lakh-Health News , Firstpost
Coronavirus Live News Updates: The COVID-19 tally stands at 2,95,10,410, of which 9,73,158 are active cases. In the same period, 3,921 deaths were recorded, taking the toll to 3,74,305
Coronavirus LATEST News Updates: India has reported 70,421 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest in 72 days, in a period of 24 hours ending at 8 am on Monday. The COVID-19 tally stands at 2,95,10,410, of which 9,73,158 are active cases. In the same period, 3,921 deaths were recorded, taking the toll to 3,74,305.
A total of 25,48,49,301 vaccine doses have been administered so far, according to the health ministry.
The Haryana government on Sunday extended the coronavirus lockdown by another week till 21 June, while easing several restrictions. Doing away with the odd-even formula, the state government allowed all shops to open from 9 am to 8 pm. Restaurants and bars, including in hotels and malls, are allowed to open from 10 am to 10 pm.
Karnataka will begin the unlock process from Monday as COVID-19 cases started showing a declining trend in the state, except for 11 districts. According to a government order, the restrictions have been relaxed from 6 am to 2 pm in 19 districts instead of existing 6 am to 10 am.
However, Chikkamagaluru, Shivamogga, Davangere, Mysuru, Chamarajanagar, Hassan, Dakshina Kannada, Bengaluru Rural, Mandya, Belagavi and Kodagu the restrictions will be relaxed from 6 am to 10 am only as the cases are still on the higher side.
The coronavirus -induced curfew in Goa was on Sunday extended till 21 June as the positivity rate in the state stood at 14 percent, an official said. The curfew was first imposed on 9 May and has been extended several times since then, as the state witnessed its positivity rate reaching a high of 51 percent before dipping gradually to the level now, he added.