Once again, India has witnessed a massive spike in the number of coronavirus cases. With over 22,000 new cases in a day, the tally has hit 720,346 and 20,174 people have died.
In Maharashtra, under the state government's fifth phase of 'Mission Begin Again' plan, fresh guidelines have been issued for further easing of lockdown restrictions.
Under the new orders, hotels and other entities providing accommodation services like lodges and guest houses outside containment zones could operate at 33 per cent of their capacity from July 8.
Meanwhile, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has revised guidelines on examinations and academic calendar for the universities in view of the coronavirus pandemic and announced that the final year examinations in the universities will be held in September.
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