By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |Updated: June 25, 2020, 12:44:27 pm
Coronavirus India News Live Updates: The Covid-19 tally in India cross to 473,719 on Thursday after nearly 17,000 fresh cases were recorded within a span of 24 hours. More than 400 deaths were also recorded, taking the total to 14,907. As of now, Delhi continues to remain the city with the highest case count — 70,390 cases so far.
Meanwhile, India is gearing up to install AI-based ‘COVID surveillance’ cameras that detect body temperatures of individuals and whether a person is wearing a mask. First off the block is Indian Railways, which has called for tenders to purchase the systems for railway stations and other places expected to see significant footfall, with a few railway zones having already concluded the purchase, such as in Mumbai.
Globally, over 9.5 million people are infected with the virus with as many as 485,187 deaths. The United States continues to be the worst affected country followed by Brazil, Russia, and India.
Over 30 personnel at Naval Air Station ‘INS Parundu’ test positive for COVID-19
Over 30 personnel attached to Naval Air Station INS Parundu here have tested positive for coronavirus, district officials said on Thursday, but the forward operating base was ‘operational’, Defence sources in Chennai said.
While the district authorities put the number of infected at 33, Defence sources said ‘some’ of the sailors, mostly who had arrived here recently on postings, have been affected with the virus. They said that as per standard protocol, such personnel is quarantined and tested for the contagion in which ‘some’ of them have tested positive.