TIMES OF INDIA
THE TIMES OF INDIA | May 27, 2020, 07:03:07 IST
Total number of cases in India crossed 1.45 lakh. The country recorded more than 6,000 new Covid-19 cases, and over 4167 deaths. Meanwhile, worldwide coronavirus cases have topped 5.5 million. Stay with TOI for live updates.
US records less than 700 new coronavirus deaths for the third day in a row, Johns Hopkins University reports. The overall US death toll is now 98,875, reports AFP.
West Bengal: A woman who had tested positive for Covid-19 gave birth at North Bengal Medical College & Hospital (NBMC&H) in Siliguri, yesterday, reports ANI.
Germany extended social distancing rules aimed at containing spread of the coronavirus to June 29, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government said, reported AFP. The move follows disagreements with the least-affected states, some of which wanted to open up entirely.
France’s coronavirus death toll rose by less than a 100 for the sixth day running on Tuesday, despite nursing home data being included again, raising hopes that the worst of the pandemic is over for the country, reports Reuters.
Covid-19 death toll rises to 289 in Maharashtra’s Pune district with 9 more fatalities; 327 new cases take tally 6,480, reports PTI quoting official.
Jammu & Kashmir: Members of different Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) feed stray dogs in Srinagar, amid the 4th phase of lockdown. (ANI)
The NHRC has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to submit a report on guidelines issued to district magistrates for taking action to mitigate the hardships faced by migrant workers while returning to their home state from various places, reported PTI quoting officials.
The body of a woman who died due to Covid-19 was cremated in the open on the banks of Suketi Khud in Mandi district, amidst protest by local residents who objected to it over fear of catching the infection, reported PTI quoting officials.