ICMR recommends use of rapid antigen test kits for diagnosis of COVID-19 in combination with RT-PCR test:Indian Council of Medical Research, ICMR has recommended the use of rapid antigen test kits for diagnosis of COVID-19 in containment zones and healthcare settings in combination with the RT-PCR test.
India to organise 4 more courses on COVID 19 management:The government of India will organise four more courses on various aspects of managing the COVID 19 pandemic for professionals. Announcing this on Sunday, the High Commission of India in Dhaka said that these courses are part of the Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation (ITEC) platform aimed at capacity building for professionals engaged in the COVID 19 pandemic management in Bangladesh and other countries.
HM Amit Shah holds all-party meet on COVID-19 situation in Delhi:Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a meeting with the leaders of all political parties of Delhi on Monday to discuss about the novel coronavirus situation.
Vande Bharat Mission: 167 Indians evacuated from Dhaka to Delhi:The third phase of evacuation of Indian nationals from Bangladesh under Vande Bharat Mission continued with a batch of 167 stranded Indian nationals leaving Dhaka for Delhi on Monday.
Mumbai: Select local train services resume for essential staff:After a gap of over two-and-a-half months, the Railways resumed limited suburban train services in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) on Monday morning, officials said.
Covid-19: Indian Railways deploys 204 isolation ward coaches in 4 states:The Indian Railways has deployed 204 isolation coaches in four states, including 54 at Delhi’s Shakurbasti railway station maintenance depot, officials said, adding that the number in the capital will be scaled up to 500 in the coming days.
France is fully reopening its economy: French Prez Macron:French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that France is fully reopening its economy, including all restaurants, to accelerate the country’s recovery after virus crisis. Macron said restaurants in the Paris region will be allowed to open indoor seating starting today. Until then, only outdoor seating was permitted.
Educational Institutions to remain closed till August 6 in Bangladesh:Amid rising cases of Corona infection in the country, the government of Bangladesh has decided to keep the educational institutions in the country closed till August 6.
COVID-19: China begins mass testing in Beijing as 67 new cases appear:China has begun the mass testing of hundreds of people who had visited a Beijing wholesale market which sparked a fresh bout of coronavirus cases even as the country reported 67 new COVID-19 infections including 42 in the capital.
Spain to reopen borders with rest of European Union from June 21:Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced that the country will reopen its borders with the rest of the European Union (EU) from June 21.
Sensex tumbles over 300 points in opening session; Nifty drops below 9,900:Equity benchmark Sensex tumbled over 300 points in early trade on Monday dragged by losses in financial stocks amid weak cues from global markets and persistent foreign fund outflow.
Global COVID-19 cases near 7.9 million: Johns Hopkins University:The overall number of global COVID-19 cases was nearing 7.9 million, while the death toll has surged to over 432,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.