TIMES OF INDIA
THE TIMES OF INDIA | May 20, 2020, 11: 30: 13 IST
India’s Covid-19 count has crossed the 1 lakh mark, with cases surging to 106,750 cases. The death toll in India due to Covid-19 now stands at 3,303. India reported its highest ever spike of 5,611 Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours. Stay here for all live updates
An Air India flight from London with 145 Indians onboard landed at Vijayawada airport today morning.
Check-in process underway of passengers for the first repatriation flight from Thailand to India, an Air India Bangkok to Delhi flight: Embassy of India in Thailand
68 new Covid-19 cases reported in Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of positive cases to 2,407: State health department
As per the guidelines, all samples of Covid-19 suspect should be first tested by this assay, and later be subjected to confirmation by step 2: ICMR
1,08,121 samples tested for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in India. Total number of samples tested till 9am today is at 25,12,388: ICMR (ANI)
If it comes to surface that they did not follow these directions strong action will be taken against all three, says the Delhi transport minister
Drivers, conductors & bus marshals have been strictly instructed to not run buses with more than 20 passengers: Delhi transport minister
Most Delhi Transport Corporation buses are engaged in ferrying migrants to railway stations: Delhi transport minister
Today we have received information that the revenue department has requisitioned around 1200 buses & 400-500 buses have been requisitioned by police, Kailash Gahlot added.
India’s unemployment rate has probably peaked with large companies looking to restart hiring as the economy gradually exits the world’s biggest lockdown, says the head of a top staffing firm. “Companies have already started conversations with us for hiring requirements in June and July, and the sense we are getting is that the worst of the job losses are behind us,” Ajit Isaac, chairman of Quess Corp said in an interview on Tuesday.
The first flight from Italy landed at Goa international airport at 10: 20 carrying Goan seafarers.
Rohini jail official tests positive for Covid-19. The personnel, who live nearby him in staff quarters, will also be asked to do self-quarantine at home for 14 days: Tihar jail official to ANI
In view of cyclone Amphan, all operations suspended at Kolkata Airport till 5am tomorrow, including special flights, which were operational in view of Covid-19: Airport Director
Public transport has been re-instated in Delhi during the fourth phase of lockdown.
Public bus services resume on select routes within Punjab at 50% occupancy, reports ANI.
Union Cabinet meeting to be held today in Delhi at 11am, reports ANI.
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation bus service resumes during lockdown 4.0, reports ANI.
Migrant workers gather in large numbers at Sundarapuram, Coimbatore to collect train passes for today’s ‘shramik special’ trains for UP & Bihar.
Tracking and assessing new cases in view of the migrant exodus and the restart of economic activities under a more relaxed lockdown regime is the focus of government’s efforts. “It will take around two weeks to get a clear picture of how much the case numbers have gone up and what is the trend or projection,” an official source said.
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