COVID-19

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The Joint Secretary said that India's fatality rate due to COVID-19 was much less than other countries with a high number of cases.

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that 532 flights operated on Monday, the first day of resumption of domestic flights after suspension in the wake of lockdown.

Some trains to ferry stranded migrants and others have already started running while domestic air services resumed from Monday after two months. The Railways will operate 200 passenger trains from June 1.

The Prime Minister reaffirmed India's support to Bangladesh in addressing these challenges. He conveyed his best wishes for the good health and well-being of Bangladesh Prime Minister and "the friendly people of Bangladesh," the release said.

"With 273 new COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours, the total number of active cases have spiked to 2,606 in Uttar Pradesh," said Prasad in a daily briefing.

Currently, there are many groups which are working on the direction of the party chief. As many as 4.48 lakh party cadres are especially deployed to provide service to the old and sick people.

Maharashtra continues to remain the worst affected state with 50,231 COVID-19 cases, followed by Tamil Nadu (16,277), Gujarat (14,056) and Delhi (13,418).

Priority will be given to compelling cases in distress, including migrant workers/labourers who have been laid off, short term visa holders faced with expiry of visas, persons with medical emergency/pregnant women/elderly.

The Delhi Health Minister today directed private hospitals with a capacity of 50 beds or more to reserve 20% of their total bed strength for coronavirus patients.