Coronavirus updates from India and the world: Punjab govt declares summer vacation in govt colleges from May 15 to June 15

Punjab govt declares summer vacation in govt-run colleges from May 15 to June 15

Punjab Government said that it has decided to declare summer vacation in government colleges and universities in the state from May 15 to June 15 in the wake of increasing number of coronavirus cases.

India's COVID-19 count reaches 52,952; death toll at 1,783

India's count of COVID-19 cases has reached 52,952, including 1,783 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday.

Currently, there are 35,902 active cases while 15,266 COVID-19 positive patients have been cured/discharged and one migrated.

Maharashtra has the highest number of cases with 16,758, followed by Gujarat with 6,625 cases and Delhi with 5,532 cases.

Italy's COVID-19 death toll rises to 29,684

A further 369 COVID-19 patients had died in the past 24 hours in Italy, bringing the country's death toll to 29,684, out of total infection cases of 214,457, according to fresh figures.

The country's Civil Protection Department registered 91,528 active infections on Wednesday, down sharply from 98,467 a day earlier.

Interstate boundaries to be closed in Rajasthan, says CM Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot has issued an order stating that all the inter-state boundaries of the state will be sealed with immediate effect to prevent the entry of unauthorized persons from the inter-state boundaries of the state, reported ANI.

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