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Covid-19: Mumbai at 50,000, set to go past Wuhan’s tally

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Dead bodies of two patients belonging to two different communities were swapped at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on July 06. Daughter of the deceased said, "We received a call from AIIMS, and the staff member told us that by mistake they have given someone else's body to us. My mother's body was still in the hospital. The body which we received belonged to a Muslim family." The body of the Muslim woman was cremated following Hindu customs.

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Will consider reopening restaurants, gymnasiums: Maharashtra Health Minister [Video]

Will consider reopening restaurants, gymnasiums: Maharashtra Health Minister

While speaking to media in Mumbai on July 08, the Health Minister of Maharashtra Rajesh Tope spoke on reopening of restaurants and gymnasiums in coming days amid coronavirus outbreak in the state. He said, "Hotels have re-opened in Maharashtra, likewise, we will consider reopening of restaurants and gymnasiums in coming days." "We are positive about it. If social distancing norms are strictly followed, then there is no problem in reopening these two," Health Minister added.

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Indian businessman Mukesh Ambani is worth $68.4 billion. Business Insider says he's the richest person in India and all of Asia. What do we know about him? Ambani is the chairman and largest shareholder of oil-to-telecom conglomerate Reliance Industries. He is almost four times richer than the second-richest person in India. He and his family live in a 27-story skyscraper in Mumbai that cost an estimated $1 billion to build. Ambani gets approximately $31,202 richer every minute.

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Furniture company donates 2000 beds for Radha Soami Satsang Beas COVID centre [Video]

Furniture company donates 2000 beds for Radha Soami Satsang Beas COVID centre

Around 2000 beds made of polypropylene (a recyclable material) by BubbleGuard Division Nilkamal Limited have been donated for Radha Soami Satsang Beas in Delhi amid coronavirus outbreak in the national capital. While speaking to ANI, the Executive Director of company, Mihir Parekh said, "When pandemic began, we began creating a range of COVID-19 solutions, including beds and virus-guard partitions for offices and buses, using polypropylene (a recyclable material). It can be assembled in less than three minutes." "We have supplied over 4000 beds to hospitals in Mumbai, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Jharkhand and several other locations. We have donated 2000 beds to Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre in Delhi," he added.

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Trump Considers Banning TikTok [Video]

Trump Considers Banning TikTok

On Tuesday, President Trump gave an interview in which he said he was considering banning TikTok. Trump echoed earlier comments from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Trump implied a ban on TikTok would be a way of punishing China for the coronavirus. Business Insider reports that Coronavirus originated in the city of Wuhan. Trump's rationale was somewhat different from the reason given by Pompeo. Pompeo said the US was worried TikTok could be a national-security risk.

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Organizers of the event have suggested the comedian disguised himself as a lead singer who encouraged the crowd to sing along to lyrics such as "Obama what we gotta do, inject him with the Wuhan flu" and "Corona is a liberal hoax."

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Beijing residents less worried as new virus cases drops [Video]

Beijing residents less worried as new virus cases drops

Beijing reported on Monday nine new cases for Sunday, sharply down from 22 a day earlier.

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Beijing residents fear Wuhan-style lockdown if cases continue to rise [Video]

Beijing residents fear Wuhan-style lockdown if cases continue to rise

Concerns are growing in Beijing about a rise in coronavirus cases in the city that could lead to a possible Wuhan-style lockdown. Joe Davies reports.

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Coronavirus Resurgence In Beijing [Video]

Coronavirus Resurgence In Beijing

Beijing is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases. The Chinese capital has reported its second consecutive day of record new numbers of COVID-19 cases. The recent outbreak has been traced to Xinfadi, a wholesale food market that accounts for 80% of Beijing’s farm produce. Xinfadi is a complex that is 20 times larger than the seafood market in Wuhan where the virus originated. The market has been shuttered and tens of thousands of nearby residents are being tested for the virus.

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