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Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: Bihar to be under complete lockdown from July 16-31

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Tracker, India Lockdown News Live Updates: India, with over 9 lakh cases on the novel coronavirus, is the third worst-hit country in the world after the United States (3,479,650) and Brazil (1,887,959).

By: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru, Chennai, Guwahati, Mumbai, New Delhi |Updated: July 14, 2020, 4:20:57pm

 

Coronavirus India News Live Updates: India, with over 9 lakh infections, is the third worst-hit country in the world after the United States (3,479,650) and Brazil (1,887,959). At least 23,779 people have succumbed to the disease in India, while 314,544 patients are undergoing treatment, and 573,283 have recovered. In the last two months, the two trends that have remained nearly unchanged in India are an increasing positivity rate and a declining death rate.

With cases on the rise, several states have reimposed lockdowns to curb the spread of COVID-19. The states powering India’s cases include Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Telangana. However, Delhi has seen a remarkable turnaround; the city reported less than 1,000 new infections Monday for the first time since June 1.

As global cases of the novel coronavirus crossed the 13 million mark Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned the pandemic would get “worse and worse and worse” if the basics weren’t followed. Director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the spread of the disease was worsening in many countries and “there will be no return to the old normal for the foreseeable future”. Over 572,000 people have died from the virus worldwide.

Telangana: Outsourced employees at the nodal center for COVID treatment on a day-long strike

Outsourced employees of Gandhi General Hospital including sanitation workers, security guards, and those inpatient care, have boycotted their duties to stage a day-long protest at the hospital. Gandhi hospital in Telangana’s nodal center for treatment of COVID-19 cases. Under the banner of Telangana United Medical and Health Employees Union, the workers affiliated to different unions, like CITU, AITUC, INTUC, and BMS, etc, have called for a day-long protest to gain the attention of the state government in addressing their long-pending demands. Around 700 workers are part of the strike. Read Rahul V Pisharody’s report

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