The Union Home Ministry on Saturday issued the Unlock 4 guidelines under which metro trains will be allowed to resume services from September 7 in a graded manner, while political, social and religious congregations of up to 100 people will be permitted from September 21. However, schools, colleges and other educational and coaching institutions will remain closed for students till September 30, with some relaxations for students of classes 9 to 12.
Five most affected Indian states by total tally of cases are Maharashtra (747,995), Tamil Nadu (409,238), Andhra Pradesh (403,616), Karnataka (318,000), and Uttar Pradesh (213,824) and Delhi (1,69,412).
Coronavirus world update: As many as 25,153,562 people around the world have been diagnosed with Covid-19. While more than 17,276,321 have recovered, and 845,925 have died so far. The US, which has 6,136,955 cases, is followed by Brazil, which has 3,846,965.
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