The United States closed to cross six million coronavirus infection cases on Sunday. Nearly a quarter of the earth's total, as countries around the world battle to contain the raging pandemic. Global coronavirus infections rose past 25 million. As nations tightened restrictions to halt the health emergency that has upended life for most of humanity
India's coronavirus infection tally crossed 3.4 million mark. As the country registered a single-day hike of 76,472 new cases, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday. The cumulative toll due to the virus reached 62,550 with 1,021 new deaths in the last 24 hours. The coronavirus infection case tally stands at 3,463,973 including 7,52,424 active cases and 2,648,999 cured.
The RBI is unlikely to extend the moratorium on repayment of bank loans beyond August 31. As an extension could impact the credit behaviour of borrowers. Without resolving the issues being faced by them following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, sources said. The RBI had announced a moratorium on repayment of debt for six months beginning March 1, 2020.
American actor Chadwick Boseman, best known for his role in "Black Panther", has died. After a four-year-long secret battle with colon cancer. He was 43 year old. In a statement posted on his official Twitter handle, the actor's family said he was diagnosed with the disease in 2016. Chadwick Boseman passed away at his residence with his wife and family by his side.
President Donald Trump has said that the US has conducted the highest number of coronavirus tests. Much more than any other country with India being the second largest. Donald Trump said during his acceptance speech to the Republican National Convention which re-nominated him as the Republican Party's presidential candidate. He said that the US has conducted 40 million more infection tests than the next closest nation which is India.