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May 29, 2021

The coronavirus, responsible for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, has so far infected 169.4 million people, and killed more than 3.52 million, according to Johns Hopkins University. The US is the worst-hit country with 33,240,022 confirmed cases and 593,963 deaths, respectively, according to the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) data. In terms of infections, India follows the US with 27,729,247 coronavirus cases and Brazil is running second in terms of deaths with 322,512 fatalities.
The recovery rate for Covid-19 in India has increased to 90.80%, and the active caseload has decreased to 22,28,724 – a promising indicator in the midst of the devastating pandemic’s second wave. According to the Union Health Ministry’s latest update, India’s daily recoveries outnumbered daily new cases for the 16th consecutive day, with 2,84,601 recoveries recorded in the previous 24 hours respectively.
Goa’s Chief Minister Extends Covid Curfew In The State; No Statehood Day Celebration
Amid the coronavirus surge, the Chief Minister of Goa has extended the ongoing Covid-related curfew till June 7. Goa CMO tweeted, Government of Goa has decided to extend the curfew till 7 a.m. of 7th June 2021. The orders regarding the same shall be issued by respective District Collectors.”
During the curfew time, stores selling necessary commodities, grocery stores, and liquor stores are permitted to remain open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., while medical stores and restaurant kitchens are permitted to operate from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Due to the ongoing epidemic and a nationwide curfew, Goa will not formally celebrate Statehood Day on May 30.
Tamil Nadu Cheif Minister Orders Rs 5 Lakh Deposits For Children Who Lost Their Parents To Covid
M.K.Stalin, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, announced an Rs.5 lakh fixed deposit in the names of minor children who had lost their parents to Covid-19 on Saturday. The officials have been asked to open a fixed deposit of Rs 5 lakh in the names of each child who have lost both their parents due to Covid. They will also be given other payments of Rs 3000 per month till they turn 18. Rs 3 lakh would be given to the surviving parent in case only one parent dies of Covid. Such children will also be given preference in admission to government-owned homes and hostels.