Coronavirus lockdown live updates:
8:31 PM| Death toll due to COVID-19 rises to 16 in India; cases soar to 694
8:00 PM| 20-year-old boy from Bihar with no travel history tests positive
One more COVID-19 case in the state, a 20-year-old boy from Patna with no travel history, confirms Nalanda Medical College and Hospital (NMCH). The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 7.
6:18 PM | Kerala reports 19 fresh cases taking total under treatment to 126
Kerala reports 19 fresh cases of coronavirus, taking total under treatment to 126: CM Pinarayi Vijayan
4:36 PM | No hard evidence of community spread in India, says Health Ministry
There is still no hard evidence to say there has been community transmission of coronavirus in India: Health Ministry
3:17 PM | Three persons including a doctor couple test positive in Telangana
2:37 PM | 2 more fresh cases of COVID-19 have been tested positive in Rajasthan
2 more fresh cases of Corona have been tested positive in Rajasthan. Both have the travel history to Middle East.
2:36 PM | Delhi Police distributes food packets to slum-dwellers in West Delhi
Delhi Police distributes food packets to slum-dwellers in West Delhi amid lockdown and educates them about precautions to be taken in the wake of the #coronavirus outbreak
1:17 PM | In wake of lockdown, DMRC closed till April 14
It is hereby informed that, in light of the lockdown issued by the government, Metro services will remain closed till 14 April 2020: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
1:11 PM | Three more persons test positive for coronavirus in Noida
Three more persons test positive for coronavirus in Noida; total cases in Gautam Buddh Nagar district 14: Officials
12:36 PM | Nirmala Sitharaman to adress media shortly over COVID-19
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is expected to address the media in New Delhi at 1 pm. The finance minister is likely to announce a relief package amid 21-day nationwide shutdown over coronavirus pandemic.
10:37 AM | Death toll rises to 13 in India; cases soars to 649
Total number of #COVID19 positive cases rise to 649 in India (including 593 active cases, 42 cured/discharged people and 13 deaths): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
10:15 AM | Two more tests positive, Maharashtra COVID-19 tally reaches 124
Maharashtra COVID-19 tally reaches 124; two more test coronavirus positive
India has gone with complete lockdown for 21 days. All public transport has been banned, any kind of non-essential movement outside the house is prohibited. Prime Minister Modi made the big announcement on Tuesday night and said that this is the only way India can tackle coronavirus. The number of positive cases in India has crossed 500 with 10 deaths reported.