Coronavirus updates for July 14

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

Coronavirus updates for July 14

Tuesday July 14, 2020,

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The number of coronavirus cases in India surged past the nine lakh mark, with more than 28,000 cases recorded in the last 24 hours. According to the Health Ministry, 86 percent of coronavirus cases in India are from 10 states, and around half of the cases are in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu alone.

Bihar has announced a complete lockdown in the state from July 16-31 in view of the rising number of cases. A 10-day total lockdown has also begun in parts of Maharashtra, with only emergency and essential services allowed to operate. Goa has asked private hospitals to reserve 20 percent of beds for COVID-19 patients, with Vasco da Gama city emerging as the new epicentre.

Many countries and cities are returning to lockdown as the entire world is now seeing a surge in cases. Philippines, which has the second-highest number of cases in South-east Asia, will impose a lockdown in its capital city. According to reports, more than five million people in the US lost their health insurance in the pandemic, as the country is now seeing around 60,000 new cases daily.

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