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Coronavirus: Global cases cross 1-crore mark; in India, Unlock 2.0 begins today


The Indian government’s second phase of easing restrictions following the coronavirus lockdown begins on Wednesday. Under this phase, called “Unlock 2”, the operations of domestic flights and passenger trains will be further extended. However, the prohibition on international air travel will continue. Night curfew has been relaxed, and the restrictions for shops and establishments have also been eased.

Till Tuesday morning, India had reported 5,66,840 cases and 16,893 deaths. Over 3.3 lakh people have recovered so far.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that the free grain distribution scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Garib ...


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