Coronavirus updates for July 30

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

30th Jul 2020
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The number of new coronavirus cases in India crossed the 50,000-mark. According to Worldometer, the country now has over 16 lakh confirmed cases, and more than 35,000 reported deaths. Over one million Indians have recovered from the infection.


West Bengal has extended the ban on flights from six cities to Kolkata till August 15. Both Tamil Nadu and Nagaland have extended the lockdown in their respective states till August 31. Meanwhile, Assam says it will not follow the Unlock-3 guidelines issued by the Centre yesterday, and instead will go for partial relaxations. Following the guidelines, Maharashtra announced the opening of malls and market complexes from August 5, however, for limited hours.


According to the Health Ministry, herd immunity against COVID-19 in India can only be achieved in pockets due to socio-economic dynamics and the vastness of the country.


Across the world, the number of COVID-19 cases have shot past 17 million. This comes as many countries including Japan are seeing a record surge in the rise of caseload. On the other hand, countries like Iceland and Sweden are tightening restrictions to curb the spread.


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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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