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Lockdown, Day 81: Another grim milestone

Ten days after recording two lakh infections, India has surpassed the three lakh-mark with the worst daily spike of 11,458 infections. India took 64 days to cross the 1 lakh-mark from 100 cases.

Some experts, meanwhile, have come down hard on the ICMR for its assertion that there was no community transmission of COVID-19, saying it was not reflective of the current situation.

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    AP reports largest single-day spike in cases at 186, tally at 4,588
    UP reports 20 deaths, over 500 new cases
    225 new cases take Odisha's tally to 3,723
    39 more test positive in Tripura, total tally 964
    With one more death, fatalities rise to 54 in J&K
    Three more deaths in Rajasthan, tally of fatalities rise to 275
    3 more test positive in Mizoram, total count 107
    Virus spreads tentacles in MP villages; rural tally at 951


    Schools, colleges in Sikkim to reopen in August
    Maha govt slashes charges for tests by private labs
    Goa govt orders random testing at slums near COVID-19 hospital
    'Radio classes' helping students in J&K's Doda complete syllabus
    Up to 45% of infections may be asymptomatic, says study

    Economic plunge in April points to steep climb for world economy
    SII signs deal with Astra Zeneca to manufacture vaccines in India
    Surat's 8 diamond firms partly shut after +ve cases
    Dr Reddy's inks pact with Gilead for Remdesivir

    Brazil now second in virus deaths, as US states see rising cases
    Russia's infections pass 520,000
    Germany's confirmed cases rise by 348 to 186,022
    Over 6,000 new cases reported in Pakistan, death toll reaches 2,551
    Cases in Singapore cross 40,000
    Beijing shuts food market after 7 new cases
    Indonesia reports 1,014 new cases, 43 deaths
    Italy's active infections drop below 30,000
    Uncertainty as Spain puts virus death toll 'on hold'
    Hundreds protest against Nepal's virus response; 7 foreigners held
    South Korea capital adds more cases