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Lockdown, Day 56: 100 to 1 lakh in 64 days

Government's stimulus package has failed to impress; with Moody's saying while it would provide some relief, it wasn't enough to solve all that's plaguing the country. This, when India's case count crossed the 1-lakh-mark, taking just two months to do so from the hundredth case, reported in March.

In some good news, a vaccine test in the US has everyone excited, after Moderna's experimental vaccine produced protective antibodies in a small group of healthy volunteers.

Here are the latest updates...

    Delhi reports 500 new cases in 24 hrs, tally at 10,554
    Bihar reports 19 new cases, state tally nears 1,500
    Rajasthan reports 128 new cases, state tally at 5,757
    Andhra Pradesh tally reaches 2,339 with 57 new cases
    Cases in Indore rise to 2,637; death toll reaches 103
    Assam reports 6 new cases, tally stands at 121
    127 new cases in Karnataka, total cases now 1373

Tally Toll Tally Toll
48,05,430 3,18,554
1,01,139 3,163

    Delhi allows auto, taxi, private cab and bus services
    Haryana to start inter-state bus services
    Flipkart partners Vishal Mega Mart for home delivery of essentials
    Fresh applications for JEE-Mains can be submitted from May 19-24
    Noida borders with Delhi to remain sealed as of now

    India resumes purchases of Malaysian palm oil: Traders
    India's unemployment rate continues to be high at 24%
    Fitch says India's 'mammoth' stimulus package smaller than it seems
    Rs 6.45 lakh crore worth loans sanctioned by PSBs during March 1-May 15
    WeWork India lays off 20% of workforce as virus lockdowns weigh
    Barclays pegs USD 20 bn current account surplus in FY21
    Sensex slips over 500 pts from intraday high, ends 167 pts higher
    Fiat, Tata Motors JV plant resumes operations at Ranjangaon

    Uber to cut 3,000 more jobs amid COVID-19 pandemic
    Long-lasting global recession likely due to COVID-19, says WEF report
    US auto plants get back to work after COVID-19 halts
    France, Germany chart 500 bn euro virus rescue as European lockdown eases
    UK jobless claims jump by 856,000 to 2.1 million in April
    Abu Dhabi's Etihad cuts hundreds of jobs