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COVID-19: Bangladesh extends lockdown till May 16

Dhaka/UNI: The Bangladesh government has decided to extend the ongoing restrictions till May 16 to contain the spread of Coronavirus.

Karnataka reports 39,047 fresh Covid cases; 22, 596 infections in Bengaluru alone

Bengaluru/IBNS: Karnataka reported a record 39,047 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total caseload to 14.39 lakh, the state health department said on Wednesday.

Karnataka: Fourteen-day lockdown to be imposed from Tuesday; free vaccine for 18-45 yrs age

Bengaluru/UNI: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa said that the cabinet has decided to impose a 14-day lockdown in the state from Tuesday night.

Rising COVID-19 cases: Jharkhand govt imposes partial lockdown from April 22-29

Ranchi/UNI: In order to break the chain of coronavirus, the Jharkhand Government on Tuesday imposed a partial lockdown in the state, starting April 22, 1800hrs till April 29, 1800hrs.

India records 46,951 new COVID-19 cases on 'Janata Curfew' anniversary day 

New Delhi: India witnessed an alarming spike as 46,951 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the past 24 hours, as per Ministry of Health released data on Monday.

Maharashtra fights COVID-19: Lockdown extended till March 31 in Nagpur

Nagpur/UNI: In view of rising in the number of COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra Energy Minister Nitin Raut said on Saturday that the lockdown has been extended till March 31.

Pakistan witnessing third wave of COVID-surge: Lockdown to start in 7 cities

Islamabad: Pakistan's Punjab region on Sunday recorded more than 1,600 Covid-19 cases for the first time since June 2020 as the country is witnessing a third wave of virus resurgence in recent times.

Mental health alert for 332 million children linked to COVID-19 lockdown policies: UNICEF

New York: The UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, says the mental health of millions of children worldwide has been put at risk, with at least one in seven forced to remain at home under nationwide public health orders – or recommendations – during the COVID-19 pandemic.

China's Shijiazhuang under lockdown, undergoing mass testing : Official

Moscow/Sputnik: The Chinese city of Shijiazhuang goes into virtual lockdown, a local official told reporters Thursday, as the total number of COVID-19 cases detected in the past five days has reached 234.

'No lockdown in Delhi': Minister Satyendar Jain amid spike in Covid-19 cases

New Delhi/IBNS: Despite a steep rise in Covid-19 cases in the national capital over the last several days, Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday said no lockdown will be imposed in the union territory at a time several socio-economic aspects of lives have been reopened following the national shutdown.

Portugal introduces 2-week curfew over surge in COVID-19 cases

Lisbon/Sputnik: The Portuguese government on Sunday introduced a curfew that covers a territory where about 70 percent of the population reside, and the measure will be in effect until at least November 23 over a surge in COVID-19 contagion.

Assam Covid-19 tally nears 1 lakh, lockdown likely in southern parts

Guwahati/UNI: The Covid-19 tally in Assam is nearing one lakh figure as the state managed to conduct 20 lakhs tests so far.

COVID-19: Three areas in Gorakhpur to face complete lockdown from Aug 4-10

Gorakhpur/UNI: With 217 more cases being identified in the past 24 hours and amidst the spike in the number of infections, three police station areas of Gorakhpur will observe a complete lockdown from August 4-10.

CMRI hospital resumes elective surgeries after anti-Covid-19 lockdown

Kolkata/IBNS: Calcutta Medical Research Institute (CMRI) hospital has resumed the elective surgeries that were put on hold due to the months-long anti-Covid-19 lockdown.

How to Keep Your Workouts Fresh During Lockdown

By now, it’s possible that you’ve been under some form of lockdown for the past three (or more) months. Obviously, that’s a long time to be effectively stuck in your own home. And, unsurprisingly, plenty of people are probably struggling to maintain their exercise regimen. However, now is not the time to let yourself fall into bad habits that will negatively affect your health and wellness. On that front, thankfully, we’re here to help. If you’re tired and bored of doing the same old exercises, then check out these four tips for keeping your workouts fresh and fun during lockdown: