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Australia says China suspension of beef imports not tied to call for COVID-19 inquiry

Reuters Tuesday, 12 May 2020
China decision to ban imports from four of Australia's largest beef processors was not a response to Canberra's call for independent inquiry into the origins of COVID-19, Australia's Minister for Trade Simon Birmingham said on Tuesday.
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From Prime Minister Narendra Modi allotting a sum of Rs 3,100 crore for the Covid fight from the PM-CARES fund, to Maharashtra nearing the 26,000-mark with respect to total infections so far - here are the top updates on the Covid-19 pandemic. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has started preparing for...

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COVID has made living with Parkinson's more difficult, increased symptoms, survey finds

For those with Parkinson's and COVID, "Everything worsened," a study conducted by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research found.

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Health Ministry OSD, Rajesh Bhushan on COVID-19 cases said that 86% of the total cases are confined to 10 states. He said, "Two of these have 50% of these cases - Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu - and eight other states have 36% cases." On recovery rate, Health Ministry said, "There are 20 states that have a recovery rate which is more than the national average. India's national average is 63%. Of these states Uttar Pradesh has a recovery rate of 64%, Odisha 67%, Assam 65%, Gujarat 70%, Tamil Nadu has a recovery rate of 65%."

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Delhi's COVID situation improved due to increased testing, working together: Kejriwal

Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal credited increased testing and working in unison for the betterment in COVID-19 situation in the capital. He said, "Positivity rate and death rate is coming down and recovery rate has increased rapidly but people should not be complacent. You never know, COVID-19 may surge again. Right now, taking precautions are the biggest weapon. Use of masks, sanitisers and washing hands is very important. Increased testing and working in unison is to credit for the betterment in situation." Although Delhi has over 1 lakh confirmed cases of coronavirus, its active infections stands just above 19,000.

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Australian PM told to "Get off the grass!'

It was supposed to be a symbol of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's command over the Australian economy on Thursday (June 4), but his press conference to announce a fourth stimulus package briefly turned comical when he and reporters were told by a local to get off his newly reseeded grass.

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China slaps Australia with barley tariffs as trade tensions flare

China imposes tariffs on barley, suspends beef imports from Australia after Canberra pushes for COVID-19 enquiry.

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