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    India Reports 100 Coronavirus Deaths In 24 Hours

    The World Bank has announced $1 billion social protection package for India linked to government programmes.

    India reported 100 fatalities and 3,967 new novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the last 24 hours.

    The total cases in the country reached 81,970 and so far 2,649 have died.

    A total of 27,920 people have recovered from the highly contagious virus. There are a total of 51,401 active cases in the country so far.

    Today is the 52nd day of the nationwide lockdown, imposed to stop the coronavirus pandemic.

    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the second tranche of the economic package’s details amounting to over Rs 3 lakh crore for migrant workers, farmers on May 14th, 2020 to help them tide over the coronavirus crisis.

    The World Bank has announced $1 billion social protection package for India linked to government programmes.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and philanthropist Bill Gates on May 14th, 2020 discussed the global response to COVID-19.

    They discussed issues ranging from India’s efforts to fight coronavirus, the role of technology, innovation and producing a vaccine to cure the pandemic.

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