By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : June 07, 2020, 12:00
Duration : 02:07
Unlock 1: India reports 9971 new Covid-19 cases, biggest jump in 24 hours
India reported 9,971 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours in the biggest one-day spike so far according to the government data. There has been a minor fall in recovery rate compared to Friday, from 48.27 per cent to 48.20 per cent. The number of deaths reported in the last 24 hours is 287, taking the total in India to 6,642. The country has till now reported over 2.3 lakh coronavirus cases, Overtaking Spain To Become 5th Worst Hit By Coronavirus. In a big shift from its earlier position, the World Health Organisation has issued new guidelines that say everyone should wear a three-layer fabric or non-medical mask in public to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease. People aged above 60 years or with health issues should wear a medical mask in settings where social distancing is difficult, and all others should wear a three-layer fabric mask that acts as “a barrier for potentially infectious droplets.