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Actively considering lockdown, night curfew: Delhi govt tells HC

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party government on Thursday informed the Delhi High Court that it is “actively considering” the option of imposing night curfews or lockdown and the same would depend on the situation of the Covid-19 infection in the national capital. “We’re actively considering imposition of lockdown, night curfews but no decision has been […]

Risky sexual behaviour rising despite pandemic lockdowns: Study

London: The Covid-19 pandemic, despite lockdown and social distancing norms, did not inhibit risky sexual behaviours and researchers found that acute sexually transmitted infections (STIs) actually spiked during the lockdown period, along with increasing the risk of SARS-CoV-2 virus contagion. The research, conducted in two main STI centres in Milan, Italy, found that despite the lockdown […]

Maharashtra extends lockdown till Aug 31 with gradual easing

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has extended the lockdown till August 31 but assured gradual easing as part of ‘Mission Begin Again’, an official announcement said here late on Wednesday. The development came hours after the Central government released guidelines for ‘Unlock 3.0’. The state government has decided to continue all precautions as announced earlier, but gradually, […]