.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Eleven districts including Coimbatore and the Nilgiris will see lesser relaxation. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Shops selling essential commodities are allowed to reopen
  • Eleven districts including Coimbatore and the Nilgiris will see lesser relaxation
  • On June 4, Tamil Nadu logged 22,651 fresh COVID-19 cases

.Minsk, Belarus
Alexander Lukashenko's election was disputed by many. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • This comes as dozens of Belarusians have been fleeing their country in recent months amid a bloody crackdown
  • Leaving the country by land routes is in any case only possible once every six months
  • EU country Lithuania, which neighbours Belarus, has offered support to fleeing Belarusians

France imposes strict rules for travelers from Britain amid fears over spread of new variant.(Photo credit: Representational image/unsplash)

  • The French government places extra restrictions for passengers coming from the UK
  • It will also request mandatory isolation for all passengers arriving from other countries
  • The government said, "compelling reasons will be required " from Britons and other non-EU arrivals

.Sydney NSW, Australia
Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday said that the Australian citizens who are stranded in India can return from May 15. (AP/PTI File Photo)

  • Australia banned flights from and to India in the end of April until May 15
  • "The original decision to put in place that biosecurity order until 15 May has proved very effective": Morrison
  • "It will run its full course until that time without any change," the Australian PM said

.Yavatmal, Maharashtra, India
Bars and wine shops have been shut down in the state with rising cases of COVID-19. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The families said that the six consumed sanitisers as there was no alcohol
  • Death of three was confirmed at a rural hospital in Vani
  • A police probe is underway

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Migrant workers have been returning to their hometowns as states implement strict restrictions. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The new restrictions will be imposed at 4 am on April 26
  • Shopping malls, gyms, bars will remain shut
  • The state reported over 13,000 new COVID-19 cases and 78 deaths on Friday

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
India on Friday recorded 332,730 COVID-19 cases. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • The United Arab Emirates imposed a complete travel ban from India to the country on Friday
  • Previous regulations include those from the US, UK, Australia among others
  • COVID-19 numbers in India have seen an exceptional surge in recent weeks

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
CM Uddhav Thackeray said on Tuesday that 'unnecessary travel should be stopped'. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Maharashtra government announced statewide curfew that will come into effect on Wednesday
  • The imposed restrictions will affect travel
  • Those involved in essential services are exempted from the latest restrictions

.Delhi, India
Offices, metro and bus services in Delhi operated with 50-per cent capacity in Delhi (source: PTI)

  • The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) had on Saturday night ordered capacity restrictions 
  • Day after the restrictions were imposed, the crowds in buses and metro were restricted, which led to crowding at bus stands and metro stations
  • Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the COVID-19 situation in Delhi is "very serious" and issued a stark warning not to step out of homes unless it is urgent

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Deserted streets of India during the lockdown period. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • A 14-hour Janta Curfew was put in place before a nationwide lockdown was announced in India
  • The lockdown happened in four phases, lasting till May 31 in most places
  • The lockdown was gradually lifted from June 1 in six phases