The Chhattisgarh government has allowed re-opening of parks, clubs and sports stadium (only outdoor activities) in the state from June 8. Malls, however, will remain shut across the state. Restaurants will open only for take away orders.

With almost 30 deaths daily since the start of this month, Gujarat's total deaths due to Covid-19 topped the 1,200 mark at 1,219 on Saturday. Also, with almost 500 cases daily during the same period, the state's coronavirus positive cases soared to 19,617.

A baby boy born to a couple placed under institutional quarantine in Manipur's Kangpokpi district after returning from Goa has been named Emmanuel Quarantino.

Rajasthan has reported 253 fresh COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths today, taking the total number of cases to 10,337 and death toll to 231.

The annual and semester examinations of Lucknow University will be held in July and August. "However, it will be subject to any decision taken by the state govt for the prevention of coronavirus," said the varsity.

Maharashtra COVID-19 cases spike by 2,739 to 82,968; death toll up by 120 to 2,969: Health department

The number of COVID-19 cases has reached 2397 in Assam, with 73 more people testing positive. Number of active cases stands at 1843: Assam Health Department

Ten fresh cases of COVID-19 recorded in Dharavi area of Maharashtra's Mumbai today, taking total number of cases to 1899. 71 people have succumbed to the disease in the area so far: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

Delhi's Deputy Health Secretary lodges FIR against Medical Superintendent of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital for not using RT-PCR app for testing data, hence violating Epidemic Disease, COVID-19 Regulation, 2020.

3 new cases of #COVID19 reported in ITBP in the last 24 hours. There are total 34 active cases & 177 have recovered till date: Indo-Tibetan Border Police

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New Delhi, June 6: In Jammu and Kashmir, the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board performed traditional 'pratham puja' for Amarnath Yatra on Friday. The Shrine Board's CEO says, "There's partial lockdown, COVID-19 spreads with assembly of large no.of people. Board to take a decision(regarding Yatra)keeping these in mind. Decision yet to be taken". In India, preparations being made at at several temples across the country as places of worship gear to re-open on June 8. Keep an eye on this space for all the latest news and updates that take place throughout the day.

In Andhra Pradesh, Police in Chebrolu village of West Godavari district on Friday arrested four people who were involved in printing fake Indian currency notes. Fake currency notes with the face value of Rs 1,49,200 and two colour printers were seized from their possession.

In Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, a Police Sub Inspector identified as Sumit Anand has been suspended and departmental action is being taken against him after he crushed vegetables of sellers with his jeep, at a bi-weekly market in Ghoorpur, when they did not comply with his order of leaving from the spot.

In France, French forces have killed al Qaeda’s North Africa chief Abdelmalek Droukdel in northern Mali, Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly was quoted by Reuters.