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Lockdown, Day 46: A long week ahead

Over the past week, India has been working towards getting back on its feet, only to be knocked back down by a rising case count; the country has reported close to 10,000 cases and 675 deaths, pointing to a long way ahead before life can go back to normal.

In other news, IT major Wipro may have to pay heavily for benching people and docking their pay during the pandemic.

Here are the latest updates from today:

    714 Maharashtra cops have tested positive, till date.
    338 new cases in Delhi, total tally now 6,318.
    76 new cases in Rajasthan, state tally up to 3,655.
    43 new cases in Andhra Pradesh, total cases now 1,930.
    36 new cases in Karnataka, state total reaches 789.
    30 new cases in Jammu & Kashmir, total now 823.
    21 new cases in Jharkhand, state total now 153.
    13 CISF personnel test positive.
    Five new cases in Bihar, state's tally now 579.
    Four new cases in Uttarakhand, total rises to 67.


Tally Toll Tally Toll
39,35,828 2,74,655 59,662 1,981

    Only severe cases to be tested before discharge, says Health Ministry.
    Smartphone maker Tecno launches doorstep smartphone delivery.
    Delhi government issues 4.75 lakh liquor purchase e-tokens.

    India's fuel demand nearly halves in April.
    Hyundai restarts production, rolls out 200 cars from Chennai plant.
    Mobile manufacturer, Lava, resumes operations at 20% capacity.
    Tanishq to phase out store re-openings.

    American deaths up by 1,635 in 24 hours.
    Mexico's count rises to 31,522 cases and 3,160 deaths.
    Brazil records highest spike - 751 - to take total deaths to 10,000.
    Russia reports 10,000 cases in the last 24 hours.
    Indonesia reports 533 new cases.
    Germany reports 1,251 case rise.
    America's unemployment rate rises to 14.7%, with 20.5 million jobs lost in April.
    China reports 15 asymptomatic cases.