SECOND WAVE OF CORONA VIRUS IN UK:
Britain imposed a tougher lockdown in swathes of northern England after a rise in the rate of novel coronavirus transmission, raising concerns that a second wave of the deadly virus. Around 4 million people were ordered not to mix with other households in Greater Manchester, the biggest city in northern England, parts of West Yorkshire and East Lancashire, new agency Reuters reported.
India records highest single-day spike of 55,079 covid-19 cases:
With the highest single-day spike of 55,079 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, India’s coronavirus tally breached the 16 lakh mark on Friday, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. With this latest spike, the total cases in the country stand at 16,38,871. Among these cases 5,45,318 are active. A total of 10,57,806 patients have been cured/discharged/migrated. 779 deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 35,747.
As per the Union Health Ministry, Maharashtra has a total of 1,48,454 active cases and recorded 14,729 deaths due to COVID-19. Tamil Nadu has a total of 57,962 active cases and 3,838 deaths in the state. Delhi has a total of 10,743 active cases and 3,936 deaths.