Coronavirus updates for June 12

Here's a roundup of YourStory's coverage today of how India and the world are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
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With nearly 12,000 fresh coronavirus cases reported in 24 hours, India's COVID-19 tally crossed the 300,000-mark. States like Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Nagaland, and Telangana all saw their respective highest single-day spike. Maharashtra became the first state to report one lakh coronavirus infections.

Days after relaxing restrictions, states are now tightening the rules to stem the exponential rise in cases. Himachal Pradesh said that people arriving from major metropolitan areas and red zones will be placed in institutional quarantine. Chandigarh has suspended inter-state bus services till June 30. The Archdiocese of Goa has shut its offices in the wake of rapid spread of cases. Kerala has decided to implement 'reverse quarantine' where people over 65 and those with comorbidities will be segregated from family members.

Coronavirus infections across the world reached a new daily peak of 137,000, according to Worldometer. The global death toll is now 425,000.



Here's a roundup of YourStory's coverage today of how India and the world are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.

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