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Over 70k New COVID Cases in India; Curbs Relaxed in West Bengal

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India on Monday, 14 June, reported 70,421 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the country to 2,95,10,410. The death toll increased by 3,921 to 3,74,305.

Meanwhile, COVID-19 related restrictions in West Bengal have been extended till 1 July, but various relaxations have been granted. Restaurants with bars can open between 12 pm and 8 pm with 50 percent seating capacity, while shops in malls and complexes are allowed to open between 11 am and 6 pm with 50 percent of the workforce, CM Mamata Banerjee announced.

Snapshot
  • Delhi on Monday reported 131 new coronavirus cases, the lowest since 22 February, with a positivity rate of 0.22 percent
  • Dharavi reported zero new infections on Monday, according to the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai
  • Leaders of G7 countries have agreed to share at least 870 million doses of vaccines directly, at least half of which are to be delivered by the end of 2021, the WHO said
  • Delhi further eased lockdown restrictions from Monday, with all market complexes, standalone shops and malls allowed to open from 10 am to 8 pm
  • The Indian Medical Association will lead a protest against assault on healthcare professionals on 18 June

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4:40 PM , 14 Jun
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Restrictions in Bengal Extended Till 1 July; Relaxations for Restaurants, Shops

COVID-19 related restrictions in West Bengal have been extended till 1 July, but various relaxations have been granted.

Restaurants with bars can open between 12 pm and 8 pm with 50 percent seating capacity, while shops in malls and complexes are allowed to open between 11 am and 6 pm with 50 percent of the workforce, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced.

"All government offices will function with 25 percent strength. Private and corporate offices will remain open from 10 am to 4 pm with not more than 25 percent strength... Sports activities can resume without spectators," the CM said.

Educational institutes will remain closed. and movement of people will be restricted between 9 pm and 5 am, she added.

4:07 PM , 14 Jun

Dharavi Reports 0 New COVID Cases

Dharavi reported zero cases of coronavirus on Monday, ANI reported, citing the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.

Its highest single-day tally was recorded on 8 April with 99 infections.

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3:51 PM , 14 Jun

131 New COVID Cases in Delhi, Lowest Since 22 February

Delhi on Monday reported 131 new coronavirus cases, the lowest since 22 February, with a positivity rate of 0.22 percent. The death toll increased by 16 to 24,839.

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1:41 PM , 14 Jun

Centrally Protected Monuments to Open From 16 June: ASI

All Centrally protected monuments/sites and museums under ASI will be opened from 16 June, the Archaeological Survey of India said on Monday.

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Published: 14 Jun 2021, 8:02 AM IST