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Covid-19 LIVE updates: ‘Unlock 2.0’ in Delhi from today, metro services resume

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With a little over 100,000 new infections across India on Sunday, daily cases in the country dropped to the lowest level seen in over two months, underlining the country’s turnaround after the brutal second wave of the viral outbreak.

UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2021 07:32 AM IST

With a little over 100,000 new infections across India on Sunday, daily cases in the country dropped to the lowest level seen in over two months, underlining the country’s turnaround after the brutal second wave of the viral outbreak.

Also Read: India logs lowest daily Covid-19 cases in 2 months: Data

The second wave of the pandemic has now seen a steady drop for four consecutive weeks across the country. The seven-day average of new infections in the country – which denotes a region’s Covid-19 curve – had touched a peak of 391,819 cases a day on May 9, but has now dropped to 123,232 cases a day in the past week, a drop of over 68% from the peak.

Several states and Union territories (UTs) have announced relaxations in curbs, which, in most places, come into effect today (i.e. Monday, June 7) and remain in place for a week.

Covid-19 dashboard:

New cases: 101,237

Total cases: 28,809,339

Total deaths: 346,759

Recovery rate: 93.67%

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  • JUN 07, 2021 07:32 AM IST

    ‘Unlock 2.0’ in Delhi from today, Metro services to resume

    Metro trains parked at Timarpur Depot ahead of the lifting of Covid-induced restrictions, in New Delhi, on Sunday, June 6, 2021. (PTI)
    Metro trains parked at Timarpur Depot ahead of the lifting of Covid-induced restrictions, in New Delhi, on Sunday, June 6, 2021. (PTI)

    Delhi will begin unlocking further from the Covid-19 induced lockdown on Monday as more relaxations will come into effect on the day. The announcement in this regard was made by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday, who also announced the extension of the lockdown for now, except for the sectors in which relaxations have been announced.

    Markets and malls can open on an ‘odd-even’ basis from 10am-8pm, while standalone shops can open on all days. Read More

  • JUN 07, 2021 07:25 AM IST

    These states have eased or extended Covid-19 curbs. Check list

    As daily cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) have started to decline, several states and Union Territories (UTs) have announced relaxations in curbs, which, in most places, will remain in place for a week. Some state governments have, however, extended the curbs in a bid to further break the chain of transmission. Read More

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