WHO's latest statement on COVID-19; Paytm founder lauds Chinese apps ban

Tracing contacts of people with coronavirus infections is the most important step in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, and countries that are failing to do so have no excuse, the World Health Organization chief; Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma has lauded the government's decision to ban 59 Chinese apps; China's factory activity expanded at a faster pace in June, beating expectations, as the economy continues to recover after the government lifted strict lockdowns and ramped up investment. Watch this and more news on News Blast.

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