9:00 PM | Section 144 imposed in four districts of Jammu and Kashmir
Section 144 of the CrPC has been imposed in four districts in Jammu and Kashmir, namely Budgam, Shopian, Kishtwar and Ramban. This has been done to curb the spread of novel coronavirus after the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir reported one positive case of Covid-19 earlier this month.
8:22 PM| 24-year-old tests positive for Covid-19 in Jaipur; 4th case in Rajasthan
A fourth positive case of novel coronavirus has been reported from Rajasthan. Officials have confirmed that the patient in question is a 24-year-old individual from Jaipur who returned to the city on March 14 via an Air India flight from Delhi. The patient travelled from Madrid in Spain to New Delhi before this. Those who were on the same flights as him are also being contacted by authorities.
8:11 PM| Section 144 imposed in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur to prevent spread of Covid-19
The Bihar government has decided to impose Section 144 in Muzaffarpur district to prevent the possible spread of novel coronavirus. As per the rules, this will deter locals from organising or taking part in any cultural programme, demonstration or public gathering.
7:40 PM| Positive cases in Maharashtra stand at 26: Health Minister Rajesh Tope
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope has said that the state government now has confirmation about 26 people testing positive for Covid-19. Out of these, 10 cases have been reported from Pune, 5 from Mumbai, 4 from Nagpur, 2 from Yavatmal and 1 each from Panvel, Navi Mumbai, Ahmednagar, and Thane.
7:25 PM| Four new cases of coronavirus in Mumbai
Four new cases tested positive for Covid-19 at Mumbai’s Kasturba hospital on Saturday. the infected hail from Mumbai, Kalyan, Kamothe and Vashi.
6:15 PM | One tested positive in UP
5:45 PM | Two persons who had returned from Dubai test positive in Maharashtra
Two persons who had returned from Dubai test positive for coronavirus in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal
4:27 PM | YRF postpones release of Dibakar Banerjee’s Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar
YRF postpone the release of Dibakar Banerjee’s Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar
Yash Raj Films #YRF informs… “Given the #CoronaVirus [#COVID19] outbreak in the country, we have decided to postpone the release of Dibakar Banerjee’s #SandeepAurPinkyFaraar. The health and safety of everyone is of utmost importance at this time.”
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 14, 2020
4:24 PM | Number of positive cases in India rise to 84: Health Ministry.
Number of coronavirus positive cases in India rise to 84: Health Ministry.
4:20 PM | BCCI suspends all domestic tournaments till further notice
BCCI Suspends All Domestic Tournaments Till Further Notice
4:18 PM | One more person tested positive for coronavirus in Nagpur
One more person tested positive forin Nagpur, Maharashtra
3:40 PM | AMU suspends all classes till March 22
1:00 PM | BCCI & team owners in consultation with govt will keep a close watch, says Shah Rukh Khan
1/2 Wonderful to meet all the Franchise owners ‘off the field’ so to say. The meeting by @Bcci and @ipl was to reiterate what all of us feel…safety first of the spectators, players management & cities we play in. All directives of the health agencies & govt to be followed..
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) March 14, 2020
2/2. Hope the spread of the virus subsides & the show can go on. BCCI & team owners in consultation with the govt will keep a close watch & decide the way fwd in the health interest of ever1. Lovely 2 meet every1 & then sanitise ourselves repeatedly..@SGanguly99 @JayShah #BPatel
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) March 14, 2020
12:50 PM | 68-year-old woman, who died of Coronavirus, denied funeral
68-year-old woman, who died of Coronavirus, denied funeral by cremation ground officials
Amid coronavirus threat in the country, 335 passengers with travel history to COVID 19 affected countries are untraceable. A total of 6,011 passengers have been traced till March 13, Punjab’s Health and Family Welfare Department has informed.
10:58 AM | Japan confirms first case of person re-infected
Japan confirms first case of person RE-INFECTED with Coronavirus, suggesting the virus can stay dormant after a patient’s ‘recovery’
10:50 AM | 11 new cases reported in China
Mainland China had 11 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on Friday, up from eight cases a day earlier, but only four of those – all in the virus epicentre of Hubei province – were locally transmitted.
Google India confirms that an employee at their Bengaluru office has been tested positive for coronavirus. Google India has said in a statement that the employee was at the Bengaluru office for a few hours before showing symptoms.
Earlier on Thursday, Karnataka reported the first coronavirus death in India with the passing of a 76-year-old man who had returned from Saudi Arabia.
Two employees of tech giants Mindtree and Dell also tested positive for coronavirus in India.
Coronavirus has entrenched and made its way to many places in the country. The Union govt has been trying its best to curb the disease at its root by screening people from outside India and running safety measures within the country.