Coronavirus live updates
: India reported 11,831 fresh Covid-19 cases on Friday pushing the overall tally to 10,838,194, according to Health Ministry.
The death toll from the deadly infection jumped to 155,080.
The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday directed all residential schools to reopen for Classes 9-12 from February 9. The residential schools include Jawahar Navodaya vidyalayas, Sainik schools, Rajkiye Ashram Padhati vidyalayas and other schools. Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said the decision has been taken to regularise the academic session, hit by the coronavirus
pandemic, in the interest of the students as well as in view of the upcoming board examinations.
World coronavirus update:
The global tally of coronavirus cases stands at 106,677,372. While 78,521,549 have recovered, 2,326,819 have lost their lives. Meanwhile, the US continues to be the worst-hit country with 27,611,403 cases.
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