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Covid update: Pranab Mukherjee infected; WHO on virus; Yediyurappa recovers

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Covid update: Pranab Mukherjee infected; WHO on virus; Yediyurappa recovers

Covid update: Pranab Mukherjee infected; WHO on virus; Yediyurappa recovers

From former Indian President getting infected to Karnataka Chief Minister recovering from Covid-19, here are the top updates on coronavirus pandemic.

Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday.

Mukherjee requested people who came in contact with him to self-isolate.

World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said there is a need to “suppress, suppress, suppress” the virus.

Tedros said there is still hope of conquering Covid-19.

Over 90% Covid-19 patients in Delhi have recovered, according to the latest statistics.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the people of Delhi are slowly and steadily defeating corona.

Also, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa was on Monday discharged from hospital after he recovered from Covid-19.

Meanwhile, Paris made it mandatory for tourists to wear a mask in outdoor spaces.

WHO chief praised Paris’ move and called it “strong and precise”.

Watch the full video for more details.


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