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India Reports 60k Fresh COVID-19 Cases, Over 2k Deaths

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India on Tuesday, 15 June, reported 60,471 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 2,95,70,881. The death toll increased by 2,726 to 3,77,031.

Meanwhile, the Punjab government has relaxed several curbs in the state from Wednesday, with restaurants, dhabas, cinemas, gyms, etc, allowed to open with 50 percent capacity, subject to all their employees having received at least one vaccine shot.

The Puducherry government has also eased curbs while extending the lockdown to 21 June.

Snapshot
  • COVID-19-related restrictions in West Bengal were extended till 1 July, but various relaxations were granted
  • Delhi on Tuesday reported 228 new coronavirus cases, with a positivity rate of 0.32 percent, and 12 fatalities
  • Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 9,350 new coronavirus cases and 388 deaths
  • Dharavi reported zero cases of coronavirus for the second straight day on Tuesday

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10:19 PM , 15 Jun

9,350 New COVID Cases in Maharashtra

Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 9,350 new coronavirus cases and 388 deaths.

7:45 PM , 15 Jun

Lockdown to be Relaxed Based on Test Positivity Rate Under Local Bodies: Kerala CM

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Tuesday that the relaxation in the lockdown in the state will be allowed on the basis of the test positivity rate under local self-government bodies.

"Local bodies with below 8 percent test positivity rate will function normally with restrictions, will be allowed to open shops. Government offices will function with 25 percent employees, public transport will operate partially, shops selling essentials will be allowed to open on all days, and bars will open from 17 June. Complete lockdown will continue across the state on weekends," the CM was quoted as saying by ANI.

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6:37 PM , 15 Jun
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Punjab Govt Relaxes Curbs; Restaurants, Gyms Allowed to Open With Conditions

The Punjab government has relaxed several curbs in the state from Wednesday, with restaurants, dhabas, cinemas, gyms, etc, allowed to open with 50 percent capacity, subject to all their employees having received at least one vaccine shot.

However, bars and clubs will remain shut. The night curfew will also be in effect from 8 pm to 5 am daily, and the weekend curfew will be imposed from 8 pm on Saturday to 5 am on Monday.

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6:30 PM , 15 Jun

Dharavi Reports 0 COVID Cases for 2nd Straight Day

Dharavi reported zero cases of coronavirus for the second straight day on Tuesday, according to the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, with 11 active cases in the area currently, ANI reported.

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Published: 15 Jun 2021, 9:58 AM IST
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