NEWS CORONA INDIA
NEW DELHI: The Union Home Ministry is expected to make a public announcement via television today, Saturday, for the next phase of the lockdown – with major relaxations in green zones and considerable easing in orange zones, while the red zones will continue to bear the brunt.
The Covid-19 tally for India rose by Saturday to nearly 86,000 – more than the declared figure for China – and deaths at over 2,700 – making India the twelfth nation to cross the Chinese tally.
Public transport is likely to resume from Monday, while trains may have to wait for longer terms to resume their scheduled runs. Buses might ply in the green zones which have no corona-infections. Factories in green zone district too could reopen from Monday. IHN-NN
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