Coronavirus in India LIVE UPDATES:
Coronavirus in Telangana: 61 new positive cases added in last 24 hours. One death today taking the total deaths to 17 in the state. Total positive cases till today: 472. 103 recovered/discharged till now. 246 containment zones identified in Telangana. Over 6,41,194 households surveyed
Coronavirus in Delhi: Record 356 new COVID-19 cases in the national capital today. Total rises to 1,510. Four deaths today take the total death count to 28.
COVID-19 lockdown extended till April 30 in Union Territory of Puducherry: Chief Minister V Narayanasamy
8:05 PM: COVID-19 death toll rises to 324, the number of cases climbs to 9,352 in India: Union Health Ministry
7:40 PM: 150 new positive cases and 9 deaths reported today in Mumbai. Of the 9 deaths, 7 had co-morbidity. Total number of cases now stands at 1549 and total deaths at 100 in the city.
7:30 PM: 2 more deaths reported in Pune today taking the total tally of deaths in the district to 34 now. A 40-year-old man and 50-year-old woman died today, both had tested positive for coronavirus and also had co-morbidity: Health Officials
6:23 PM: Arunachal Pradesh govt extends lockdown from April 14 to 30: Chief Secretary
6:15 PM: India’s total number of Coronavirus cases rises to 9352 with 905 new positive cases and 51 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry.
5:06 PM | Punjab extends lockdown/curfew in the state till May 1st
4:57 PM | Another doctor succumbs to COVID-19 in Indore
3:32 PM | COVID-19 enters community transmission stage in Punjab, says CM
Covid-19 has entered community transmission stage in Punjab as 27 cases in the state have no travel history or contact : CM
PGI Chandigarh experts project that COVID may peak by mid-Sept; can infect 58 per cent of country’s population: Amarinder Singh
11:12 AM | 65-year-old woman who had tested positive for COVID-19 dies in Jaipur
65-year-old woman who had tested positive for #coronavirus dies in Jaipur, taking toll in Rajasthan to eight: Official
10:34 AM| 14 new COVID-19 cases reported from Bhopal today, taking the total number of cases in Bhopal to 112, reports ANI
10:03 AM| A hospital has been sealed in Dharavi
9:56 AM| Haryana government has decided to double the salary of doctors, nurses and other medical professionals treating coronavirus patients
9:29 AM| 7 booked for venturing out without masks in Pimpri-Chinchwad, Maharashtra
9:02 AM| China reports 42 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 47 asymptomatic infections
8:40 AM| 21 more persons test positive for COVID-19 in Vadodara, including 20 cases from Nagarvada area, reports ANI
7:45 AM| Canadian youth, women hit hard by massive coronavirus-related job losses, reports Reuters
7:40 AM| First COVID-19 death in Assam at Silchar Medical College Hospital: Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma
7:36 AM| One more person has tested positive for Coronavirus in Jharkhand’s Bokaro: State health secretary Nitin Madan Kulkarni (ANI)
7:00 AM| US records 1,783 virus deaths in past 24 hours, reports AFP quoting Johns Hopkins
The total number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 5,865, while the death toll is now 169, according to data on the Union Health Ministry website. Meanwhile, Odisha became the first state to extend the lockdown.
Earlier today, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the first clear signal that some restrictions are likely to continue after the 21-day lockdown period, Odisha became the first state to extend the lockdown till April 30 on Thursday. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also announced that schools in the state will remain closed till June 17 and said he will suggest the Central government to extend the nationwide lockdown till the same period.
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