China, the biggest manufacturing country in the world, is facing an electricity crisis, forcing factories to reduce operations, power consumption, and leading to outright blackouts in some provinces.
A lockdown has been imposed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, USA. According to the airbase, reports have come to light about an attacker in the premises, for which the Air Force Base has been placed under lockdown since Thursday night.
In view of the increasing cases of coronavirus in the southern state of Karnataka, lockdown-ike restrictions have been reimposed. Karnataka has decided to impose a weekend curfew in the districts bordering Kerala and Maharashtra.
After a spurt in the cases of coronavirus infection in the country, there has been a decline again. There has been a decrease in the cases of coronavirus in India for the second consecutive day.
Kerala reported 23,680 new cases, while Maharashtra recorded around 6,000 cases in the last 24-hour. This is Kerala's highest daily new record in the last 68 days. Kerala accounts for 55.5% of new cases and 42.3% of India's total active caseload.
Stalin chaired a meeting here to discuss the Covid-19 spread in Tamil Nadu and neighbouring states and the steps to be taken.
As New Zealand's first Covid-19 lockdown began on March 26, 2020, the country's busiest coastal waterway, the Hauraki Gulf, became devoid of almost all non-essential vessels and noise levels plunged, the Xinhua news agency reported.
The Central government had on Tuesday informed the Rajya Sabha that no deaths of COVID-19 patients due to lack of oxygen have been specifically reported by states and union territories during the second COVID-19 wave that took place from April to June.
The Supreme Court has reprimanded the Kerala government for easing the restrictions related to the lockdown on the occasion of Bakrid amid rising cases of coronavirus.
In view of the decreasing cases of coronavirus in the country, the state governments are giving relief to the people by relaxing the lockdown restrictions.