Coronavirus updates for July 4
With another high of more than 22,700 cases recorded in 24 hours, India's coronavirus case count has crossed the 6.5 lakh mark — just shy of Russia's total cases. Across the world, the number of COVID-19 cases are now more than 11 million, out of which around 5 million are active. Dadra and Nagar Haveli administration shut down Sun Pharma — the manufacturer of hydroxychloroquine tablets — after 18 of its employees tested positive. With several lockdown restrictions still in place and industries struggling to get back on track, the economic ramifications of the lockdown are becoming apparent. Here's a roundup of YourStory's coverage today of how India and the world are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.