Friday, May 29, 2020 | Last Update : 07:47 PM IST

66th Day Of Lockdown

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Israel looks to export its coronavirus coping skills

Covid-19 patients equipped with "oximeters" are contacted twice daily by medical teams who ask them to report their data

29 May 2020 3:32 PM

New Zealand keeps the borders closed as virus has grim global hold

The country is almost off the coronavirus grid, with only one Covid-19 patient in hospital, and no new positive cases for last one week

29 May 2020 2:34 PM

As pandemic rages, Japan's suicide hotline rings non-stop

Health workers worry the current crisis will reverse Japan’s downward trend in suicide rate

29 May 2020 10:42 AM

Turkey resumes intercity train services as coronavirus curbs ease

The virus has killed more than 4,300 people in Turkey, from nearly 160,000 infections

28 May 2020 3:16 PM

Five coronavirus patients die in Bangladesh hospital fire

Lax regulations and poor enforcement have often been blamed for large fires in Bangladesh that have killed many in recent years

28 May 2020 12:27 PM

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Bill Gates conspiracy theories viral in Africa

A Kenyan politician's false online post has added major fuel to the spread of misinformation regarding the American business magnate

28 May 2020 9:55 AM

After WHO, France puts ban on hydroxychloroquine

Under the new French rules, the drug can be used only in clinical trials to test its efficacy against coronavirus

27 May 2020 3:42 PM

Mumbai returnee tag stigmatises guest workers

Villagers are scared that guest workers returned from places with high number of corona positives will spread the virus

27 May 2020 11:58 AM

South Korea reports spike in coronavirus cases

More than 2 million students, including kindergarten students, were expected to return to school on Wednesday

27 May 2020 9:43 AM

Brazil surpasses US in daily coronavirus death toll

Brazil has the second-worst outbreak in the world, with 374,898 cases, behind the U.S. with 1.637 million cases

26 May 2020 2:55 PM

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TVS Motor cuts staff salaries by up to 20% as sales plummet

There will be 5 per cent salary reduction at the junior executive level and about 15 to 20 per cent at the senior management level

26 May 2020 2:25 PM

WHO suspends testing hydroxychloroquine on virus patients

Hydroxycholoroquine has been touted by Donald Trump and many others as a possible treatment for COVID-19

26 May 2020 12:16 PM

Tea producers' body estimates Rs 2,100 cr revenue loss in 3 months

The lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic has aggravated the financial stress of the tea industry

26 May 2020 10:22 AM

Europeans soak up the sun but travel rules cause confusion

European countries aim to open their borders for European travel in mid-June, but it isn’t clear when intercontinental travel will resume

25 May 2020 9:47 AM

Americans pass pandemic holiday on beaches, in parks as death toll nears 100,000

All 50 states in the US have relaxed coronavirus restrictions to some degree

25 May 2020 9:19 AM

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White House bans travel from Brazil

Trump had already banned travellers from China, Europe, the United Kingdom and Ireland and, to a lesser extent, Iran, but not Russia

25 May 2020 9:03 AM

Muslims around the world celebrates Eid amid curfews and virus fears

The three-day holiday of Eid is usually a time of travel, family get-togethers and lavish daytime feasts after weeks of dawn-to-dusk fasting

24 May 2020 4:07 PM

Australia PM pushes jobs to minimise government welfare spending

Country’s second-most populous state, Victoria, resume tourism as virus eases

24 May 2020 3:55 PM

Patient tally continues to fall in France

Two weeks after lifting lockdown, France had an increase of 0.2%, below the average 0.3% increase of the past seven days in new virus cases

24 May 2020 3:43 PM

Trump declares churches 'essential,' calls on them to reopen

The US president threatened to “override” governors who defy him on Friday, but it was unclear what authority he has to do so

24 May 2020 2:21 PM

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