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Day 60 of coronavirus lockdown: Floor report from Indian towns

Day 60 of coronavirus lockdown: Floor report from Indian towns

TIMESOFINDIA.COM | May 23, 2020, 12: 21 IST


NEW DELHI: Streets had been when once again jammed with targeted visitors and mask-carrying purchasers had been viewed in marketplaces in a variety of metropolitan areas throughout the place as the just about two-thirty day period-very long lockdown was eased before this week.

This was also the 7 days when the quantity of coronavirus cases in the region crossed the 1,00,000-mark.

Right here are the most current updates



  • With the easing of lockdown limitations and the graduation of vehicular motion in the cash and close by areas, the air pollution amount in Delhi docked in the higher close of the ‘moderate’ category with the overall Air Top quality Index (AQI) at 162 at nine am on Saturday.
  • The overall selection of containment zones in the town attained 86 on Friday after nine new regions were declared as containment zones.
  • The excise section on Friday requested the opening of 66 non-public liquor merchants that market foreign and Indian-produced foreign liquor in the funds. This is in addition to about 172 outlets operate by governing administration companies that had been authorized to open up from May perhaps 4.
  • New Covid-19 circumstances in Delhi touched another new peak on Friday, the fourth in as many days, with 660 infections included to the city’s virus count, which crossed the 12,000 mark.



  • The BMC on Friday eventually issued orders allowing for residence delivery of liquor during the lockdown throughout-the-counter sale remains barred. Deliveries will not be allowed in containment zones, or places where by a Covid-19 affected individual or his large-risk contacts reside.
  • The city’s toll breached the 900 mark even as circumstances continued to increase by around a thousand for the sixth consecutive day. On Friday, one,751 instances — the best single-day rise — were registered. The only silver lining was that it recorded 27 deaths as from 41 on the two previous times, getting the toll to 909.
  • In order to minimize waiting around time of sufferers for ambulances, the BMC has made a decision to make use of the know-how platform of app cabs so that it can monitor the motion of govt ambulances realtime and despatch them quickly where they are wanted.



  • Tamil Nadu govt has permitted plying of autos and cycle rickshaws from nowadays amid Covid-19 lockdown, other than in Chennai & containment zones.
  • Tamil Nadu govt permits attractiveness parlours to perform in all rural areas excluding Greater Chennai Police restrictions from May well 24 involving 7 am and seven pm.
  • Chennai recorded 569 situations as best wellness, finance, revenue and disaster administration officers on raising clinic beds, treatment centres, and facility for quarantine in Chennai in planning for the peak and a staggered exit from the lockdown.



  • Belagavi-Bengaluru tri-weekly unique prepare began its maiden run at 8 am today. 99 travellers have boarded the educate at Belagavi.
  • Karnataka governing administration may possibly allow for schools to reopen in August but is however to come to a decision whether teaching need to be on line or in lecture rooms or a blend of the two.
  • Persons returning to Karnataka by air, rail or highway from Maharashtra, Gujarat, TN, Delhi, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh and are asymptomatic will have to go through institutional quarantine for 7 days adopted by 7 days of dwelling quarantine if their examination final results occur detrimental.
  • Karnataka returnees from all other states will be exempted from institutional quarantine and will be requested to dwelling-quarantine for 14 times.
  • Karnataka on Thursday notched up a further feat in its combat in opposition to Covid-19 by conducting 11,449 tests in a solitary day. The amount of daily checks has gone up by just about 250% from three,279 on April 22.



  • Bigger Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) officers confirmed that tracing primary and secondary contacts of Covid-19 patients who have motorists and domestic employees has turned out to be a frantic undertaking.
  • 4 TRS legislators have prepared to main minister K Chandrasekhar Rao to give no cost federal government quarantine as a substitute of paid out quarantine to Telangana employees returning from the Gulf.
  • Building a major shift in the cure protocol of Covid-19 people, the clinical and health division is now contemplating treating mild clients also after coming throughout situations of entire families obtaining infected with the coronavirus. This shift is thought of as additional than 60% of the scenarios in the condition, especially in Larger Hyderabad boundaries, are from a couple family members.



  • Folks arriving at Amausi Airport from throughout the country will have to be in house quarantine for 14 times. The domestic air expert services set to start from Monday will have 16 flights from Lucknow on Working day one carrying just about 1,500 people caught in the metropolis. All travellers will be thermally scanned.
  • Even as a lot of marketplaces reopened in the metropolis following the remaining-right components, residents of Patrakarpuram in Gomtinagar and some other places like Alambagh, Aaashiana and Faizullaganj will have to wait until Monday to go shopping.
  • Confronted with the probability of protests by point out federal government workforce in excess of its choice to suspend the payment of at the very least seven allowances amid the coronavirus-brought on financial slowdown, UP federal government has invoked the Vital Services Maintenance Act, banning any strike in government departments for six months.



  • As the sunlight reappeared by way of the cloud include, indications of life returned to Kolkata streets on Friday morning. A large amount of shutters went up and stores reopened after remaining closed for nearly two months.
  • The civil aviation regulator has unveiled a provisional agenda for a whopping 93 fights out of Kolkata on Monday, the first day of domestic flights resuming operations just after they ended up grounded on March 24 to stop the spread of novel coronavirus.



  • In an alarming progress, the amount of staffers at Gujarat Cancer Research Institute (GCRI) in Civil healthcare facility campus who have contracted coronavirus has climbed to 102. In opposition to 600-odd people dealt with by the medical center, this calculates to a ratio of one favourable staffer for every single six individuals who took therapy at the 500-bed hospital.
  • On Friday, Ahmedabad district recorded nine,724 cumulative Covid-19 good scenarios and 645 fatalities. In conditions of Indian metropolitan areas, Ahmedabad is on the third spot just after Mumbai and Delhi and a bit in advance of Chennai.
  • With 288 Covid-19 patients discharged on Friday, the recovery rate of Ahmedabad metropolis is now 39%, up from 19% on May five, when the new crisis administration team took about.



  • Appear Might 26 and the Chandigarh Passport Seva Kendra and the regional passport place of work will start the method for an appointment for applicants.
  • Soon after beginning the sale of liquor and groceries items from CSD canteens for navy staff and veterans, the central government has now also resumed the sale of 4- and two-wheelers. The conclusion was much awaited by the defence staff and armed forces veterans, as the facility was shut considering that mid-March.
  • A whole of 25 NRIs returned to Chandigarh on Friday. The UT administration brought them from airports in Amritsar, Delhi and Chandigarh Among these 25, 9 have been from the US, a few from Malaysia and 13 from Canada. As many as 44 NRIs have reached Chandigarh so considerably. One particular of them has been discharged just after completing his quarantine interval.

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