Coronavirus Live Updates March 29:
Total number of COVID-19 patients rises to 21 in Haryana
16:34 PM: By and large effective implementation of lockdown; states, UTs asked to seal border; no human movement on highways: Home Ministry
Center directs States to ensure no movement of people across cities
Center directs States to ensure no movement of people across cities. All arrangements be made for migrant labourers at their place of work including timely payment of wages. Action should be taken against those asking students/labourers to vacate: Govt of India
12:33 PM | Indian Oil Minister says Saudi Energy Minister assured him of LPG supplies in coming days to support India’s domestic requirements
Virus drives surge in Australia domestic violence cases
Australia on Sunday announced a nearly USD 100 million boost in funding to tackle domestic violence after support services reported a spike in coronavirus-related family abuse. PM Scott Morrison said there had been a 75% surge in Google searches for help during the ongoing nationwide shutdown of non-essential services to curb the spread of COVID-19. Women’s Safety, a domestic violence charity in Australia’s most populous New South Wales state, has reported that more than 40 per cent of workers had seen an increase in client numbers, with over a third of cases directly linked to the virus outbreak.
5 more test positive in Kashmir
5 more people test positive in Kashmir- 2 from Srinagar, 2 from Budgam and 1 from Baramulla: Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary(Planning), J&K Govt
Nashik: District administration in Ahmednagar releases first positive person after his test turned out to be negative following the treatment given in isolation ward in Ahmednagar. The patients now have to remain in home quarantine for next 14 days.
11:09 AM: Cabinet Secy holds a meeting with the Chief Secretaries to discuss the issue of a mass exodus of migrant workers.
Every individual who entered UP after March 1 to under go a medical checkup. The directions were given by UP CM Yogi Adityanath during a review meeting. The meeting is underway.
09:54 AM: Andhra Pradesh: People wait in long ques to get ration at Yanamalakuduru near Vijayawada on Sunday.
09:44 AM: Enough petrol, diesel, LPG stocks available to service every customer in the country through April: IOC Chairman Sanjiv Singh to PTI