759 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamilnadu today; total rises to 15512:759 persons tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Tamilnadu today. They included 710 residents and 49 who had returned from outside the state.
Kerala reports 62 new Covid-19 cases today; total jumps to 794 :Kerala today reported 62 new Covid-19 cases, the sharpest single day jump, taking the states total to 794 with 275 active cases.
Beauty parlours, salons to reopen across Tamil Nadu from tomorrow:Tamil Nadu has allowed beauty parlours and salons to reopen across the state from tomorrow. This comes days after it allowed only salons for men in rural areas to reopen as part of relaxation of restrictions during lockdown 4.
SL President seeks intervention of PM Modi to revive key projects to restore economy :Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has sought the intervention of PM Modi to revive some of the key projects as Sri Lanka strives to restore the economy in wake of COVID crisis.
Sri Lanka: 28 including returnees from Kuwait tested corona positive:In Sri Lanka, total 28 people were tested positive of COVID19 on Sunday, all from quarantine centres and returnees from Kuwait.
People’s income can’t be blocked for indefinite period: PM Hasina:Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh has indicated that the gradual relaxation in the nationwide ‘general holidays’ over Corona pandemic will continue. Addressing the nation on the eve of Eid-Ul-Fitr, Prime Minister Hasina said that it is not possible to block economic activity and people’s income for an indefinite period.
Nepal: COVID-19 cases cross 600 mark:The number of persons diagnosed with COVID-19 crossed 600 mark in Nepal. According to the Ministry of Health and Population 19 more people tested positive today taking total number to 603.
Israel’s Netanyahu goes on trial for corruption:The corruption trial of Benjamin Netanyahu opens on Sunday in a Jerusalem court, where he will become the first serving Israeli prime minister to face criminal prosecution, in a case he calls a political witch-hunt.
China tells U.S. to stop wasting time in coronavirus battle:The United States should stop wasting time in its fight against the coronavirus and work with China to combat it, rather than spreading lies and attacking the country, the Chinese government’s top diplomat Wang Yi said on Sunday.
Global COVID-19 cases surge past 53 lakh; over 3.4 lakh dead:The overall number of global coronavirus cases has increased to over 5.3 million, while the death toll surged past 342,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
India committed to help Sri Lanka in economic recovery: Indian High Commissioner:India is committed to partner with friends like Sri Lanka in making economic recovery amidst COVID crisis, as part of its neighborhood first policy.
Hong Kong activists plan new protests over proposed security law:Hong Kong’s pro-democracy campaigners called for fresh protests on Sunday, their first test after China sparked outrage with a proposed new security law that many fear will spell the end of the city’s treasured freedoms.
Solar energy sector can help to reduce electricity cost significantly: Gadkari:Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday held a meeting via video conferencing with the members of Maha Solar Sangathan to understand the opportunities in the solar energy sector.
Eid being celebrated across Middle East today amidst lockdown:Eid is being celebrated by the Muslims across the Middle East on Sunday amidst lockdown. Special Eid prayers were performed at home by people. Religious leaders and rulers have urged people to perform the Eid prayers at home in the face of the pandemic affecting the globe.