Mizoram reports 2 new COVID-19 cases; state tally at 104
After Sri Lanka tour postponement, BCCI calls off Zimbabwe trip
The Indian team’s August tour of Zimbabwe was on Friday called off by the BCCI owing to the COVID-19 threat, which hasn’t allowed national cricketers to even resume training. The development comes a day after Sri Lanka Cricket announced that India’s limited overs tour in June-July was postponed indefinitely, said reports.
Assam cop tests positive for COVID-19 in Guwahati
An Assam policeman deployed on duty in Guwahati was among those who tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.
According to reports, the cop belonged to the 8th APBn of Assam Police and was deployed on duty at quarantine centres in Sarusajai stadium and Paltan Bazar in the city. READ MORE
Sikkim reports biggest single spike with 14 new cases
In the biggest single-day spike, Sikkim witnesses 14 new positive cases among Mumbai returnees.
The cases include 9 from Bahai School Quarantine facility in Ranipool, 3 from Epica Gardenvin Saramsa and 2 from PNG School in the heart of the state capital. READ MORE
Delhi’s Jama Masjid closes, no congregational prayers till June 30
India reports highest single-day spike of 10,956 cases
According to the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Friday, India reported the highest single-day spike of 10,956 new COVID-19 cases and 396 deaths in the last 24 hours.
Total cases now at 2,97,535; deaths at 8,498
Total number of cases in the country now at 2,97,535, including 1,41,842 active cases, 1,47,195 cured/discharged/migrated and 8,498 deaths.