Coronavirus

Rise in corona cases, decline in testing in India

India has witnessed rapid surge in Coronavirus cases and deaths in past few weeks. But the testing capacity in many states has remained low at a time it should have been ramped up. Delhi and Mumbai, some of the worst affected regions are witnessing low testing levels.

Yemen: Battling Covid-19 without healthcare

Yemen has 222 confirmed Coronavirus cases so far, numbers estimated to be much higher than the data available. Shortage of medical supplies and already overwhelmed healthcare system operating on international aid now face the worst possible challenge of Coronavirus.

Lockdown extended till May 31st; Centre issues new guidelines

Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday announced the extension of lockdown till May 31st. New guidelines allowed opening most of the sectors of economy while taking all the precautionary social distancing measures and ensuring a healthy working environment.

EU promises a summer tourist season, plans to open borders

European Union is planning to open the tourism industry in a phased manner as it makes up 10% of the total economic output of EU. Opening of borders would however depend on the discretion of countries and their coronavirus conditions.

India: Coronavirus update

India’s recovery rate increase to 30%; Government ask people to adapt to living with the virus amid rising cases; Second phase of Vande Bharat Mission to begin from May 15; Number of total cases in BSF rise to 235; Mumbai civic body chief replaced amid rising cases.