Coronavirus updates for June 30

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 30

Tuesday June 30, 2020,

4 min Read

While India prepares to transition into Unlock 2 phase of the lockdown, the number of coronavirus cases in the country has risen to more than 574,000, with more than 17,000 deaths reported, according to Worldometer.

In an address to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the citizens to maintain hygiene, wear masks, and ensure social distancing. Meanwhile, India's Bharat Biotech's COVAXINE — India's first vaccine candidate for COVID-19, got the nod from DCGI to begin clinical trials.

West Bengal is the latest state to extend the lockdown till July 31 as the state recorded its highest single-day spike. Karnataka has reportedly asked its frontline workers to expect a big spike in COVID-19 cases by the end of July, and to handle the crisis for the next six months. All Common Entrance Tests in Telangana stand postponed in view of the rising cases. Uttar Pradesh became the fifth state to conduct a total of seven lakh tests, after Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, and Rajasthan.


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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