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Movement of people will be restricted between 9 pm and 5 am

– West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Restaurants with bars can open between 12 noon and 8 pm with 50% seating capacity

– West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal govt extends restrictions till July 1, essential services exempted

“All govt offices will function with 25% strength. Private and corporate offices will remain open from 10 am to 4 pm with not more than 25% strength,” CM Mamata Banerjee says.

Delhi reports 131 new COVID cases (positivity rate – 0.22%), 355 recoveries, and 16 deaths in the last 24 hours

  • Active cases: 3,226
  • Total recoveries: 14,03,205
  • Death toll: 24,839

Total lockdown in 17 panchayats in Dakshina Kannada district

  • Only those in the medical sector, milk supply, petrol bunks and other emergency services will be allowed to move in the villages and outside.
  • Task forces are deployed in the sealed villages who will provide essential items to the residents on payment basis

Recruitment for clinical trial of Covaxin in 6-12 age group to start at AIIMS from Tuesday

Covid curfew extended for another week in Uttarakhand, chardham yatra opened for locals

Delhi govt sets up vaccine centre for people travelling abroad for work, studies

  • Eligible persons will be able to get their second vaccine dose at the camp under special provisions after a gap of 28-84 days from the date of their first shot
  • The centre has been set up at the Navyug School situated on Mandir Marg
  • Covishield vaccine would be administered at this centre

Additional 106300 vials of Amphotericin-B allocated to States/UTs and to Central Institutions: Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda

If an adult working member from a Below Poverty Line (BPL) family dies due to COVID, one member will get Rs 1 lakh compensation

– Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa

Odisha: 4,339 new cases, 44 more deaths

In the last 24 hours, 7,733 people recovered. So far, 7,96,799 patients have recovered in the state. There are 55,923 active cases in the state at present.

S.Korea eases COVID-19 restrictions on concerts, sports games

South Korea began easing restrictions on large concerts and sports events on Monday after announcing last week it would loosen a series of coronavirus curbs as the country pushes ahead with its vaccination drive. Up to 4,000 people will be allowed to attend K-Pop concerts and other cultural shows from Monday, up massively from a capacity limit of below 100 people since late last year, according to measures announced by health officials on Friday.

Ladakh reports 17 new cases

As per the media bulletin released by the directorate of health services Ladakh, a total of 17 new positive sample reports of Covid were received on Sunday. Out of the total positive reports, 16 were reported in Leh and one in Kargil, they said.

Puducherry logs 309 fresh cases, seven deaths

The 309 new cases were identified at the end of the examination of 7,657 swabs during the last 24 hours ending 10 AM Monday, Director of Health S Mohan Kumar said. The overall tally of COVID-19 cases in the union territory stood at 1,12,837 while total recoveries were at 1,06,199 after 686 patients recovered and were discharged during the last 24 hours.

As we work hard towards the upcoming Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, we promise to fight all odds to win a medal for India. And if we do get a medal, we would like to dedicate it to the true heroes of our country — the doctors and frontline workers who have worked tirelessly to heal our country through these tough times and saved millions of lives. Thank you, Jai Hind.

– Manpreet Singh, Captain, Indian Hockey Team

UK PM expected to extend lockdown to July 19

On Sunday, the UK recorded 7,490 new cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths, with the seven-day average for cases up 49 per cent compared with the seven days before. Scientists and health officials have called for a delay in lifting all social distance norms in order to allow the vaccination programme to gain further ground, with second doses for the older age groups and first doses for the younger population cohorts of over-25s now eligible for jabs.

America’s Montana sees more deaths than births for the first time

The Independent Record newspaper based in Helena, capital city of Montana, reported on Sunday that early and provisional data from the state’s health department showed that the mortality rate increased by 14 per cent in 2020 to 12,018 deaths, surpassing the 10,791 births.

Uttarakhand extends COVID-19 curfew till June 22

Old SOP to be followed with some changes. People from Chamoli, Rudraprayag, and Uttarkashi are now allowed to visit Badrinath, Kedarnath and Gangotri-Yamunotri respectively only with negative RT-PCR report, says state government.

Germany records fewest virus cases in 9 months

The Robert Koch Institute, the national disease control center, said Monday that 549 new cases were reported over the previous 24 hours. It’s the first time since Sept. 21 that the figure has been under 1,000, though it’s typical for numbers over the weekend to be relatively low because fewer tests are conducted and reported.

Arunachal Pradesh logs 134 new cases

Five new cases each were also recorded at Tawang, Kra Daadi and Lohit, three each in Upper Subansiri, Lower Siang, Kurung Kumey and East Kameng, two each from Papumpare, East Siang, Leparada and Tirap and one from Longding district, the SSO said.

Ukraine reports lowest number of coronavirus cases in a year

Ukraine registered on Monday the lowest daily number of new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours for nearly a year, health ministry data showed.

Taiwan: 185 new domestic cases

Indonesia sees Delta-variant fuelled spike

Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo said on Sunday that 86.11% or 62 out of a total of the 72 cases in Kudus emanated from the Delta variant.

Delta variant may have mutated to drug resistant Delta+

According to Public Health England, an executive agency of the UK government’s health and social care department, 63 genomes of Delta (B.1.617.2) with the new K417N mutation had been identified so far on the global science initiative GISAID. In its latest report on Covid-19 variants, updated till last Friday, India had reported six cases of Delta+ as of June 7.

Honeywell to partner Indian government for oxygen supply

Honeywell, which makes aircraft parts for planes manufactured by Boeing Co and Canada’s Bombardier Inc , said its researchers will collaborate with Indian scientists to test and validate suitability of adsorbents for oxygen production in India.

India: 37.96 crore samples tested for COVID-19 so far

Of the 37 crore, 14 lakh were tested yesterday, June 13

India reports lowest case count in 74 days

The subcontinent reported 70,421 new COVID-19 cases and 3921 deaths in last 24 hours

Relatives of deceased COVID-19 patient hold protest at AP hospital

Relatives of a deceased COVID-19 patient staged protests on Sunday morning here at Padmavati Hospital alleging that medical negligence had led to the death of their family member. State health minister Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas inquired about the incident and instructed the hospital authorities to look into the issue.

Global caseload crosses 175.8 million

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 33,461,575 and 599,768, respectively, according to the CSSE. In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 29,439,989 cases.

COVID-19 hits Copa America

The American soccer tournament began on June 13, with hosts Brazil facing a depleted Venezuelan team — which saw at least eight new players called up due to the coronavirus taking down teammates.

Antibody COVID-19 treatment safe and effective

South Korean drugmaker Celltrion Inc on Monday announced positive results for its experimental antibody COVID-19 treatment that it said was safe and reduced the treatment period by nearly five days in Phase 3 global clinical trials.

G7 pledges 870 million vaccine doses

COVAX has been facing an urgent supply gap, according to the WHO, and is focused on securing as many shared doses as possible immediately. It will work with the G7 and other countries that have stepped up to share doses as rapidly and equitably as possible, to address short-term supply constraints and minimize the prospect of future deadly variants.

NCPCR cracks down on social media adoptions

With the number of children being orphaned by COVID-19 rising each day, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has written to social media sites asking them to report the origin of posts that advertise direct adoption of children.

Nirmal Kaur, former volleyball player, dies

Nirmal Kaur, former Indian women volleyball team captain and wife of sprint legend Milkha Singh, died at a Mohali hospital due to COVID-19 related complications on June 13.

Karnataka to ease restrictions in 14 districts

11 districts are set to remain under restrictions as the state reopens partially, allowing movement from 6AM to 2PM, while keeping restrictions till 10AM in areas where cases are still high.

Haryana extends COVID-19 lockdown till June 21

While the state relaxed multiple restrictions — gyms, sports complexes and stadia have been permitted to open under some conditions — it kept the curfew in place for another week.

Delhi begins Unlock from today

The national capital is set to ease restrictions, allowing markets to reopen in a phased manner, while malls are now allowed to open shops at all time — instead of in phases, previously — while restaurants can reopen with half their seating capacity.

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