Lockdown relaxations from today: Bars reopen, 100% occupancy in cinemas

Relaxations to the Covid-19 induced restrictions, announced by the Tamilnadu government, came into effect from today, with theatres allowing 100 per cent occupancy and liquor bars reopening after many months. Continue Reading

Covid-19 guidelines will remain till 31 January: Centre

The Centre on Monday said the Covid-19 restrictions on various activities will stay, noting that while there has been a continuous decline in active cases in India, there is a need for surveillance, containment and caution due to a surge globally and the emergence of a new variant of the virus in the UK. Continue Reading

Global corona cases surpass 3.5 million

Global coronavirus cases surpassed 3.5 million on Monday, with deaths nearing a quarter of a million, although the rate of fatalities and new cases has slowed from peaks reached last month, a Reuters tally shows.

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