Coronavirus updates – cases rise to 39,980, death toll now 1,301

Coronavirus updates – cases rise to 39,980, death toll now 1,301 The death toll due to Covid-19 rose to 1,301 and the number of cases climbed to 39,980 in the country on Sunday, according to the Union health ministry. The number of active Covid-19 cases stood at 28,046, while 10,632 people have recovered and one…

LOKPAL MEMBER JUSTICE A K TRIPATHI (RETD) DIES OF CORONAVIRUS

LOKPAL MEMBER JUSTICE A K TRIPATHI (RETD) DIES OF CORONAVIRUS Former Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court and Lokpal member Ajay Kumar Tripathi passed away late evening on Saturday at AIIMS trauma centre. He was admitted to the hospital in April after he tested positive for Covid-19. On Saturday, he suffered a sudden cardiac…

Mahesh Babu believes COVID health workers are ‘our true superheroes’

Mahesh Babu believes COVID health workers are ‘our true superheroes’ Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu says he stands in gratitude for all health workers who are working “selflessly and tirelessly” to keep people safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. Mahesh took to Instagram, where he shared a photo-collage of health workers and wrote: “I stand in gratitude…

Over 270 Russians stranded in India fly back amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Over 270 Russians stranded in India fly back amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown A special flight with 271 Russian nationals on board departed from the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi. They flew home by the flight en route Delhi-Saint-Petersburg-Moscow with the assistance of the Russian Embassy in India. Over the last one month,…

Crammed, corrupted and scary – Coronavirus spreads fear through South America’s unruly prisons

Crammed, corrupted and scary – Coronavirus spreads fear through South America’s unruly prisons SANTIAGO: The spreading specter of the new coronavirus is shaking Latin America’s notoriously overcrowded, unruly prisons, threatening to turn them into infernos. The Puente Alto prison in downtown Santiago, Chile, had the largest of Latin America’s largest prison virus outbreaks so far,…