New Delhi: India’s coronavirus tally on Friday rose to 33,87,500 after 77,266 new infections. The country’s toll went up by 1,057 to 61,529.
While as, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday that 1,095 look out circulars have been deleted and 630 foreign members of the Tablighi Jamaat group have left India. Tablighi Jamaat members stuck in India for violating visa rules and pandemic restrictions are being given consular access and “smooth repatriation” to their home countries, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said.
In Jammu and Kashmir UT, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Pandurang K Pole Thursday said that restrictions shall continue on all religious processions and gatherings in all districts.
During the meeting, the Shia Anjumans extended their full support to the administration with assurance that no procession or any other outside gathering shall be conducted during these days.
The Div Com instructed all DCs and SSPs to cooperate and extend their support to people for hassle-free holding of majalis.
On the other hand, the World Health Organization reasserted its suggestion on Thursday that people exposed to Covid-19 should be tested even if they do not have symptoms.
Globally, the coronavirus has infected more than 2.43 crore people and killed over 8.30 lakh, according to the Johns Hopkins University’s tracker. Over 1.59 crore people across the world have recovered from the infection.