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Delhi recorded 3,000 fresh coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the tally in the city to 59,746. According to latest data, the tally for Tamil Nadu stands at 59,377, third-highest in the country, just after Delhi.

Several arms of the government including Railways, Road Transport, Army and Postal services have chipped with their valuable contributions to consolidate the fight against pandemic.

Before cracking down on the liquor shop, police tried to teach them about social distancing. But, this left them infuriated.

Briefing media in New Delhi, Health Ministry Spokesman said that mortality rate in the country is around 3.3 per cent due to COVID-19 infection.

As of April 9, at least 27 health care personnel have died. That number, however, is probably an underestimation because health care personnel (HCP) status was available for just over 49,000 of the 315,000 COVID-19 cases reported to the CDC as of April 9.

India’s current Corona trajectory is steeper than Asian peers but flatter than countries like US, UK, Italy and Spain. Despite being a billion plus population, India has kept the contagious tranmission in check, to a larger extent.

PM Modi has been engaging in direct conversation with the citizens ever since the Covid-19 outbreak started expanding its foothold in the country.

Singapore is facing a second wave of infection; 63000 citizens/permanent residents returned to Singapore (since Mid March , up to 1200 citizens come back daily from US and UK.

Despite the high morbidity and mortality rates that resulted from the epidemic, the Spanish flu began to fade from public awareness over the decades until the arrival of news about bird flu and other pandemics in the 1990s and 2000s.

Covid-19 pandemic has gripped the entire world and left the medical fraternity searching for answers. At one hand, saving human life is a challenge while on the other developing a vaccine to kill it in the bud.