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14-day Karnataka lockdown begins today

14-day Karnataka lockdown begins today

Karnataka reeling under second wave of coronavirus pandemic will be under complete lockdown from Monday. The lockdown is imposed from 6 am on May 10, Monday, till 6 am on May 24.

The state has been reporting close to 50,000 COVID-19 cases daily taking the total caseload close to six lakh. Bengaluru Urban has for long been the epicentre of covid in Karnataka, accounting for half the number of cases and deaths.

UP police launches probe into visit of T

UP police launches probe into visit of T

The Uttar Pradesh Police has started a probe into the visit of a Thai woman to Lucknow, seven days after she died at a hospital here due to COVID-19, an official said on Sunday.
The investigation is being headed by Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) Sanjeev Suman, Lucknow Police Commissioner D K Thakur said.

Over 2 dozen states, UTs under lockdown-

Over 2 dozen states, UTs under lockdown-

Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases and the absence of a nationwide lockdown, a number of states in India have imposed complete lockdowns to reduce the spread of the coronavirus virus.

SC-appointed task force hails Centre

SC-appointed task force hails Centre

The first meeting of the 12-member National Task Force set up by the Supreme Court to ensure the delivery of medical oxygen throughout the country in a streamlined manner, was held on Sunday.