No need for lockdown India 

No need for lockdown, focus on Covid-19 tests: PM Narendra Modi to CMs

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Conceding that India was in the grip of a serious public health crisis that had surpassed the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged state governments to test more even if that meant higher reporting of the infection. Armed with the experience of managing the first wave, better health infrastructure, and a locally manufactured vaccine, lockdowns should be avoided altogether, the PM told chief ministers at the virtual meet on Covid. “In the last phase of the infection, we had to…

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French PM announces limited COVID-19 lockdown for Paris World 

French PM announces limited COVID-19 lockdown for Paris

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands French Prime Minister Jean Castex on Thursday announced a limited month-long lockdown for Paris and several other regions to combat surging Covid-19 cases while insisting the measures would be less strict than in the past. While non-essential businesses will close and movement outside will be restricted in the affected regions, schools will stay open and outdoor exercise allowed up to 10 kilometers (6 miles) from home, he said. President Emmanuel Macron had so far resisted imposing a nationwide lockdown this year but his premier said…

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UK is past the peak, says PM Johnson, promising lockdown exit plan UK Economy 

UK is past the peak, says PM Johnson, promising lockdown exit plan

By Ritu, Capital Sands Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday Britain was now past the peak of its coronavirus outbreak and promised to set out a plan next week on how the country might start gradually returning to normal life. In his first news conference since recovering from a serious case of COVID-19, Johnson sought to offer hope to weary Britons, but urged them to stick with lockdown restrictions that are hammering livelihoods and the economy. “I can confirm today that for the first time, we are past the…

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