Daily Archives: 8th April 2020
India's total count of corona positive cases stands at 5,194 with total deaths at 149.
"Athletes who have already met the entry standard since the start of the qualification period in 2019 remain qualified and will be eligible for selection by their respective Member Federations and National Olympic Committees, together with the other athletes who will qualify within the extended qualification period," World Athletics said in a statement on Tuesday.
In a decree, BMC Commissioner Praveen Pardeshi said the measure was necessitated as studies have revealed that wearing face masks can substantially reduce the spread of coronavirus from and to persons coming in contact with each other, besides other mandatory social distancing measures already implemented.
The observation from the apex court came while hearing petitions concerning protective gear for doctors and healthcare workers on the frontline amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
The old man's discovery and death happened quickly as he was found to be COVID-19 positive only in the past 19 hours.
The highest increase was notched in Mumbai with 44 new cases, increasing the total tally from 642 to 686, besides 40 deaths.
The COVID-19 pandemic has killed more than 12,700 Americans and sickened nearly 400,000 across 50 states.
The Sensex of the BSE opened at 29,701.92 points and touched a high of 29,916.22. The Sensex touched a low of 29,602.94 points.
Of these, 4643 are active cases of COVID-19, 401 individuals have recovered and discharged from the hospital, one person migrated to another country and 149 people succumbed to the disease.
According to the statement released on Tuesday, the medical team is deployed through the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism. Austria has also offered over 3,000 litres of disinfectant to Italy via the Mechanism, reported Xinhua news agency.
In a series of tweets, he said it's important to show his work so others can learn.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) said in a report today that the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting 2.7 billion workers globally due to lockdowns.