Migrants wait to be screened at the Majitha road bypass before being ferried to the railway station on May 30 in Amritsar, India. Photo: Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

India extended its nationwide lockdown again on Saturday, as deaths and infections continue to rise across the country, per Johns Hopkins data.

The big picture: Although India's lockdown — which will now last until June 30 — has been extended three times, the country moved on Saturday to allow restaurants, hotels and churches outside of hotspots to begin resuming operations.

What's happening: Current hotspots include Delhi, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, according to India's Ministry of Health.

  • Outside of those areas and others with high infection rates, places of worship, hotels, restaurants and shopping malls will still be allowed to reopen on June 8.
  • There are currently over 181,000 coronavirus cases and over 5,000 confirmed deaths in the country, per Johns Hopkins.

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World coronavirus updates

Data: The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins; Map: Axios Visuals

While several novel coronavirus vaccines are in late-stage trials, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned on Monday: "There is no silver bullet at the moment, and there might never be."

What he's saying: "For now, stopping outbreaks comes down the the basis of public health and disease control," Tedros said. Testing, isolating and treating patients and tracing and quarantining their contacts."

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Coronavirus deaths skew younger in the South

Data: Kaiser Family Foundation; Graphic: Naema Ahmed/Axios

Adults under 65 make up a higher share of coronavirus deaths in the South than in the Northeast, according to a new analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Why it matters: Downplaying the risk of the virus to younger adults can be dangerous, especially amid the current surge of cases in Southern and Sunbelt states like Arizona and Texas.

Google to keep workers at home through July 2021

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images

Google will keep its employees out of its offices and working from home through at least next July, the tech giant confirmed on Monday.

Why it matters: It's the first major U.S. company to allow remote work for such an extended period in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Wall Street Journal first reported on the extension.