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People wearing protective face masks leave the CST railway station in Mumbai.
India’s coronavirus case tally surged to 5.82 million after it recorded 86,052 new infections in the last 24 hours, data from the health ministry showed on Friday.
A total of 1,141 people died of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the ministry said, taking mortalities to 92,290, which is a relatively low 1.6% of all cases.
Globally, India has the second-highest number of coronavirus cases, behind the United States where infections crossed 7 million on Thursday.
State Agriculture Minister V.S. Sunilkumar told the media that the 69-year-old man was in isolation.
India recorded its highest daily deaths from the coronavirus in more than a month on Tuesday, even as new infections slowed, data from the health ministry showed.
A rare compensation award to a bonded worker whose child was killed at a textile factory in India could act as a precedent for other slavery survivors seeking justice, human rights campaigners said on Friday.
The victims fell ill after consuming the liquor on Monday night and were taken to a hospital, where three of them died, Udai Bhanu Tripathi, a district magistrate, told Reuters, adding that two more died en route and 19 were being treated.
Police in the western province of Makkah said the attacker was a Saudi, but it did not give the nationality of the guard, who they said had sustained minor injuries.
Christian Bolok, who was in his mid-30s, was trying to grab a rooster when one of its gaffs — small steel blades attached to a rooster's legs — cut a gaping wound on his left leg and hit his femoral artery, provincial Governor Edwin Ongchuan said.
In a horrific incident, at least three people have been killed – including one woman who was decapitated — following a knife attack at a church in Nice in southern France.
Legal experts described the SC decision as landmark and unprecedented, explaining this was the first time that the tribunal had ruled on an existing law called the Anti-Violence Against Women and Children Act of 2004.