Coronavirus updates for June 28

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

Coronavirus updates for June 28

Sunday June 28, 2020,

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While the global tally of coronavirus cases crossed 10 million, the number of cases in India reached 544,000 as the country recorded yet another spike in the number of cases — nearly 20,000 in the last 24 hours.


Keeping the rising number of cases in mind, Manipur has extended the lockdown till July 15. Punjab has postponed the exam of Exit classes for all universities till the middle of the month. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has said that the lockdown won't be lifted in the state post June 30, but additional relaxations will be given. Karnataka has waived off the requirement of three-day institutional quarantine for people returning from Delhi and Tamil Nadu, while the requirement of seven-day institutional quarantine for people coming from Maharashtra remains in place.

The global COVID-19 death toll has crossed half-a-million. Many countries are now opening up lockdown restrictions. South Korea will allow limited number of spectators at sports games. Sri Lanka lifted its nationwide lockdown after a selective curfew was imposed a month ago. Many places in Europe, such as Madrid and Scotland, are now recording zero coronavirus deaths.

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