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Malls, restaurants to reopen as lockdown is extended till June 30

Medics collect a swab sample of an air passenger from Chicago for COVID-19 test who landed in Hyderabad and arrived at his native city by bus, during the ongoing Covid-19 nationwide lockdown, in Vijayawada. Photo: PTI

India on Saturday eased a weeks-long lockdown to contain the coronavirus outbreak, allowing places of worship, malls, restaurants and hotels to reopen from June 8 and education places later. Restrictions in containment zones, places worst affected in the outbreak, will continue under lockdown till June 30. Schools, colleges, and other educational […]

Aarogya Setu data help in accurately predicting Covid-19 hotspots


Aarogya Setu, the contact-tracing app built by the Centre, has achieved some remarkable feat in the country’s fight against the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Data generated by it is helping identify and predict the hotspots early, somehow accurately identifying the people who need to undergo tests. This comes at a time when […]