India’s COVID-19 numbers stand at 2,547 cases and 62 deaths, according to the Union health ministry, on Friday, the Day 10 of nationwide lockdown. To display the country’s collective resolve to defeat the crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now made a special appeal for the citizens.
Good news for those aspiring to take global exams like GRE and TOEFL! Now, these exams will be taken at home in view of the COVID-19 situation across the world, according to the Educational Testing Service (ETS). However, this does not apply to mainland China and Iran.
There’s no risk of virus transmission during cremation or burial of coronavirus victims as officials are taking necessary precautions, said the West Bengal health department in an advisory. It said there was no chance of airborne transmission as the disease spreads through droplets coughed or sneezed out by an infected patient.