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Gulf Today Report
COVID-19 cases in India are currently on the rise after months of decline, making the government Impose lockdowns and other virus restrictions.
The western state of Maharashtra has recorded the largest spike with nearly 7,000 cases recorded in the last 24 hours.
Infections have been plummeting in India since September, and life has already returned to normal in large parts of the country. But experts warned against losing guard.
The weekly average for infections has nearly doubled to 5,229 in the state in the past two weeks, and most of the cases have been concentrated in a few areas, including India's financial capital, Mumbai.
Lockdowns have been reimposed in some parts of the state and authorities have banned all religious or cultural programs.
Indian stocks closed lower on Wednesday as investors locked in some recent gains amid fears of an extension of the coronavirus-led lockdown and its impact on business.
Sania Mirza will become the first Indian woman to compete in four Olympic Games but she admitted Thursday it will be “difficult” to be separated from her young son while she is in Tokyo. Family members are banned from going to this month’s Games as Japanese
Keeping in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Do Gaz Doori’, a mechanic from Tripura has built a bike that runs on battery and even accommodates a pillion but while maintaining social distancing.
Citing the confessional statement, the investigators said he had taken his children on a motorbike to Lulliyani Canal in District Kasur. He asked his children to pose for a selfie, but suddenly, he pushed them into the canal.
At least ten people were killed in India's state of Sikkim and 82 others, including 23 army personnel, were missing after heavy rainfall caused the glacial Lhonak lake to overflow, spurring catastrophic flooding in the region on Wednesday, officials said.
Abu Dhabi Police pointed out that the entrances, including Sheikh Zayed Bridge, Sheikh Khalifa Bridge, Mussafah Bridge and Maqta Bridge are not allowed to use during morning rush hours only by large buses transporting workers.