India on Friday saw a single-day increase of 44,879 infections taking the country’s COVID-19 caseload to 8,728,795 while the number of people who have recovered from the disease have surged to 81 lakh, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The coronavirus death toll jumped to 1,28,668 with 547 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
GoAir Riyadh-Delhi flight diverted to Karachi airport due to a medical emergency onboard (passenger reported unwell). The flight landed safely at Karachi airport, Airline Official informed on Tuesday.
President Donald Trump was evasive Thursday night when pressed if he took a COVID-19 test before his first debate with Democrat Joe Biden as the two men squared off again, in a way, after their scuttled second showdown was replaced by duelling televised town halls several channels apart.
Farmer leaders refused government’s offer for chai, or tea, during a break between the fourth round of talks amid an ongoing protest seeking repeal of the new farm laws on Thursday. Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Railways, Commerce and Food Minister Piyush Goyal and Minister of State for Commerce Som Parkash, who is an MP from Punjab, are holding talks with the representatives of 35 farmers’ unions at the Vigyan Bhawan in the national capital.