Coronavirus lockdown News
Kerala, which is witnessing an alarming spike in daily COVID-19 cases, has further extended the weekend lockdown from this week. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said, “As large number of Covid cases are still being reported in Kerala, the team will assist the state in its ongoing efforts in Covid management.”
The changes to the regulation governing coronavirus restrictions were made as part of a review of the third lockdown earlier this month by Health Secretary Matt Hancock, a report said. It added that the regulation, which applies to England only, was due to expire last week but has now been extended until July 17, around the date when school summer holidays begin.
Germany brought the pandemic under control in March and April, but it is now dealing with a more deadly second wave' It has imposed a "lockdown light" at the start of November, closing restaurants and bars and limiting public gatherings Regen district and the town of Regen near the Czech border meanwhile have become Germany's newest coronavirus hotspot
The PIB fact check clarified that the government has not made any such announcement on imposing a lockdown Union Health Ministry said that India's COVID-19 active caseload has fallen to comprise 4.35 percent of the total coronavirus infections reported so far PM Modi today informed the opposition leaders that a COVID-19 vaccine is expected to be ready in the next few weeks
Dabbawalas allowed in Mumbai local trains as Maharashtra extends lockdown till October 31 The Maharashtra government had on Wednesday extended the lockdown imposed to contain the COVID-19 spread till October 31. However, it allowed the hotels, food courts, restaurants, and bars to operate with effect from October 5 with a capacity not exceeding 50 per cent or as may be prescribed by the local authorities. The government also allowed Dabbawalas in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) region in the local trains after procuring of the QR codes from the office of the Commissioner of Police, Mumbai. All trains originating and ending their journey within the state to be restarted with the immediate effect, read the order.
Minister of State (MoS) Home G Kishan Reddy said that the data pertaining to complaints and cases/FIR registered regarding such incidents are 'not maintained centrally'. The COVID-19 induced nationwide lockdown was imposed in the last week of March.The Monsoon session of the Parliament began on Monday and is scheduled to continue till October 1.
The train that runs between Bengaluru and Mangaluru thrice a week would resume operations on September 6 while in the return direction, the train would start from Mangaluru on Saturday On Thursday, the Southern Railway (SR) announced the resumption of train services on select routes in Tamil Nadu from September 7 The SR announced special trains to Coimbatore and Tiruchirappalli from Chennai and said that a slew of safety protocols will be followed and those with symptoms of COVID-19 would not be allowed to travel