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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 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.
Domestic flights resumed on Monday after 2 months due to the lockdown in place to curb the spread of Coronavirus. Many flyers complained about flight cancellations and said that they were told about the cancellations only once they reached the airport.
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.
Rs3,100 Crore from the PM Cares fund will be used to fight the pandemic. Out of this Rs3,100 Crore, Rs2000 Crore will be used for buying ventilators, Rs1000 Crore will be used to support migrant labourers and Rs100 Crore will be allocated for vaccine development.
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.
The unemployment rate in US rose to 14.7% in April with over 20 million people filing for unemployment benefits during last month. This is the worst unemployment rate for US since the Great depression in 1930s.
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.
Ahmedabad authorities ordered the closure of all shops except milk and medicines for 7 days starting from Thursday. All supermarkets, grocery stores, vegetable vendors and deliveries will be stopped for 7 days.
India will operate 64 flights in the first week to bring back Indians stranded abroad on payment basis. These flights will be operated by Air India from 12 countries and are scheduled from May 7 to May 13.
Liquor shops that opened after 40 days, saw long queues of people not following any precautions and fighting to get the alcohol first which led to police using mild force to disperse them. Delhi government introduced 70% fee following this incident on Monday.