Coronavirus updates for July 11
With yet another daily high of more than 27,000 cases, India's coronavirus case count surged past 8.3 lakh according to Worldometer. For the third straight day, Andhra Pradesh recorded its highest increase in COVID-19 cases.
Delhi has cancelled all state university exams, while requesting the Centre to cancel examinations amid coronavirus crisis. Sikkim has decided that it won't allow security personnel who test positive for COVID-19 to enter the state. Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir is the latest city to have strict lockdown restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the pandemic. A 10-day lockdown will be imposed in Bengaluru from July 14-23. According to reports, almost half of the new coronavirus cases in Bhubhaneshwar, Odisha are people in their 20s.
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has said the anticipated post-lockdown compression in economic growth may result in higher non-performing assets. Meanwhile, Air India has withdrawn the offer of employment of those who were under training, citing the crisis' impact on the aviation sector. According to a QUIKRJobs report, the applications per job has increased 48% in India during the last three months as compared to the pre-COVID-19 period.
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 work-from-home becoming the norm for a majority of the workforce, several companies are posting remote working jobs, offering opportunities for women who are looking to begin their careers or making a comeback.
Due to poor internet connectivity in the region, as well as the pandemic, Muneer Alam, a Mathematics teacher in Kashmir, started conducting his classes in the open air.
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