Coronavirus Cases In India Cross 1 Lakh, Over 3,000 Dead

The confirmed coronavirus cases In India touched 1,01,139 death toll rose to 3,163 while 58,802 active cases are in the country and 39,173 persons have recovered from the disease, putting the recovery rate at 38.29%. as per the government. Maharashtra remains the most affected state with 1,249 deaths, followed by Gujarat 694, Madhya Pradesh 252, and West Bengal 244 death. Globally, 4.9 million people have been infected, while over 3.20 lakh casualties have been reported as per the data of the Corona Tracker

The government on Sunday extended the ongoing nationwide lockdown till May 31. As the country entered into lockdown 4.0, the government has allowed considerable relaxations in this round of lockdown- Inter-state movement of vehicles, buses have been allowed with states and Union Territories being given the final power to delineate coronavirus cases In India as Red, Orange, and Green zones. The government said that India has about 7.1 cases per 100,000 population, compared to 60 per 100,000 worldwide. The recovery rate from the coronavirus has increased to 38.29%, according to the government.

Here’s a list of what’s allowed and what’s not during Lockdown 4.0 between May 18 and 31.

  • Barbershops and salons can open
  • Schools, colleges, malls to remain shut
  • Religious, political gatherings prohibited
  • Metro, air and rail services remain suspended
  • Restaurants can function, but only for take-away
  • Wearing of masks compulsory in public places and workplace
  • All shops, except those in malls and containment zones, can open
  • Weddings cannot have more than 50 guests and funerals not more than 20
  • Night curfew from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. for non-essential services to remain closed
  • Delivery of essential and non-essential items allowed through online shopping platforms
  • States can decide the delineation of zones into red, green, orange and containment zones
  • Work from home to be encouraged; social distancing and staggered work hours to be followed in offices
  • Vulnerable groups such as those above 65 years, pregnant women and children below 10 to remain at home
  • Buses, auto-rickshaws, cabs can operate the inter-State movement of vehicles to be decided by States mutually



Published: Hindustan View 19/05/2020

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