Covid update: International flights ban extends; EU books doses; spike in India

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Published on July 31, 2020 - Duration: 03:09s

Covid update: International flights ban extends; EU books doses; spike in India

From suspension of international flights getting extended to European Union booking potential vaccine doses, here are the top updates on coronavirus.

India extended the suspension of commercial international flights till August end.

Restrictions, however, wonโ€™t apply to cargo and flights specifically pproved by the DGCA.

Delhi L-G Anil Baijal overruled AAP governmentโ€™s decision to re-open hotels and weekly bazaars on a trial basis under Unlock 3.

LGโ€™s office said the pandemic situation in the capital continues to be fragile and the threat is far from over.

Meanwhile, the European Union has booke d300 million doses of potential Sanofi vaccine for coronavirus.

All 27 member countries can buy the vaccine once it is approved.

India recorded its highest single day spike with over 55,000 cases in the last 24 hours, according to health ministry data.

India breached the 16 lakh cases mark in just two days after reaching the 15 lakh cases mark.

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