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India logs 1.86 lakh COVID-19 cases, 3,660 deaths

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India on Thursday reported 1,86,364 new COVID-19 cases as 3,660 more patients succumbed to the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said.

India’s overall tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 2,75,55,457 with 23,43,152 active cases and 3,18,895 deaths so far.

This is for the second time since April 14 that India has recorded less than two lakh cases of Covid. On May 25, India has recorded 1.96 lakh cases of Covid, first time since April 14.

The fatalities have also remained below 4,000 for two consecutive days.

According to the Health Ministry, a total of 2,59,459 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours, with 2,48,93,410 being cured of Covid till date.

The Health Ministry said that a total of 20,57,20,660 people have been vaccinated so far in the country.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 33,90,39,861 samples have been tested up to May 27 for Covid-19. Of these 20,70,508 samples were tested on Wednesday.

On Monday, India crossed a grim milestone of three-lakh deaths due to the coronavirus infections, thus becoming world’s third country after the US and Brazil to cross three-lakh deaths.

India registered record deaths due to Covid exactly a week back with 4,529 deaths — the highest number of fatalities from Covid infection in any country since the coronavirus outbreak was reported in China’s Wuhan in December 2019.

It surpassed 4,468 deaths in the US on January 12, and earlier 4,211 in Brazil on April 6. These three are the worst hit by the pandemic.

After battling a brutal second wave for weeks, fresh Covid cases came down below the three lakh mark for the first time on May 17 after touching record high of 4,14,188 on May 7.

source: The Statesman

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Delhi: Minor accused of the rape killed the witness after coming from Juvenile home

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A terrifying incident took place in the capital’s Mundka area where two minors brutally murdered another minor.

First, both the accused brutally beat up the minor, and then, when he lost consciousness, they slit his throat by taking him to the railway track, where they threw the dead body away and fled from the scene.

According to the update, the minor who was brutally killed was an eyewitness in a rape case. After he testified in court, the accused was sent to the correctional center for children.

Due to this incident, the accused was angry with him and he decided to avenge him with the help of an accomplice. The minor was first beaten up brutally, and then his throat was slit, and after that, he was thrown on a railway track.

The police said that the accused carried out the incident to take revenge. The accused was released from the child correction center in the month of March last.

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Delhi: Man arrested for killing homeless man in hit-and-run

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The Delhi Police have arrested a 31-years-old person for killing a vagrant in a hit and run case in the Outer region on Friday. The Mangolpuri police said that the denounced was distinguished as Ashok, a driver from the area.

The Police said that they received a call from  Ramlila ground where the accident took place. When they reached there they saw that the head of the person was smashed. Once he was taken to the hospital he was pronounced dead and after that, he was kept in a morgue as there were no identification details found about him. After tracing they found the details of the car that caused the accident.

The location of the owner, a Mangolpuri occupant, was gotten in view of the vehicle’s subtleties, and a notification was given to him under segment 133 of the Motor Vehicle Act (duty to give information). The owner said that he had leased the vehicle to the charged Ashok. The police said that the blamed person who was missing from his home.

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Woman allegedly killed by husband in Delhi’s Mehrauli after fight

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On Monday morning police received a PCR complaint that a woman was stabbed to death by her husband after a quarrel. The woman was identified as Renu, 28 years old was taken to Madan Mohan Hospital where the doctors declared that she was brought dead. The police said that her husband Dharmender was an alcoholic. Renu however, worked as a housemaid in Freedom Fighter Colony, and they used to quarrel when he demanded money from her for liquor.

The police also said that Renu did not cook food in the evening, and went to work at 7 am on Monday without telling the accused, who was infuriated and allegedly purchased a knife. from a nearby shop. when she returned at 11 am, they again had an argument. After she refused to cook for him, he stabbed her several times outside a jhuggi in the Harijan Basti compound and fled. As of now, the accused is absconding but the police are after him.

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