Coronavirus in India Latest Updates:
Six out of the nine total positive cases in Bihar have no travel history: Bihar health department
Clear’ global economy has ‘entered recession’ due to coronavirus, emerging market needs set to top $2.5 trillion: IMF chief Georgieva
08:40 PM | Naveen Patnaik announces Rs 2,200 crore COVID-19 package
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced a Rs 2,200-crore financial package to assist weaker sections of the society, PTI reported.
National Testing Agency (NTA) has postponed National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG), which was to be held on May 3, 2020, due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
Since Parents and Students have to travel to different examination centres, to avoid any inconvenience to them, I have directed National Testing Agency @DG_NTA to postpone NEET (UG) 2020 and JEE(Main) till last week of May. pic.twitter.com/loji50ZQq3
— Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) March 27, 2020
7:00 | UK health minister Hancock tests positive for coronavirus
4:12 PM | 75 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in last 24 hours
75 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in last 24 hours: Health ministry official
4:08 PM | Spicejet offers to run special flights for migrant workers
Spicejet offers to run special flights for migrant workers
3:43 PM | 10-month-old baby in Karnataka gets COVID-19, total cases at 62
10-month-old baby in Karnataka gets COVID-19, total cases at 62
3:31 PM | Two women in Noida, man in Greater Noida test positive
Two women in Noida, man in Greater Noida test positive for novel coronavirus, cases in UP’s Gautam Buddha Nagar rise to 17: Officials
1:25 PM | Delhi Police to do Q&A session on Twitter between 4-5 PM.
12:00 PM | CM Arvind Kejriwal address media
11:00 AM | Five persons tests positive in Maharashtra
Five persons test positive for coronavirus in Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region- four in Nagpur city and another in Gondia district: Officials
10:30 AM| RBI will conduct auctions of long term repo operation (LTRO) of three-year tenure upto Rs1 lakh crore at floating rate linked to policy rate: RBI Governor
10:28 AM| Cash Reserve Ratio cut by 100 bps to 3% : RBI Governor
10:20 AM| LAF cut by 90 bps to 4%: RBI Governor
10:15 AM| RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das announces 75 bps cut to 4.4%
9:45 AM| Death toll due to Covid-19 rises to 17 in India; cases soar to 724: Health Ministry
9:20 AM| Governors to have a video conference with President and Vice President today on Covid 19 lockdown
8:50 AM| Total number of Coronavirus positive cases in Pune district is now 32, out of which 5 have been already cured and discharged
8:10 AM| Free meals are being provided by Delhi Government at the ‘Rain Baseras’
7:50 AM| RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das to address the media at 10:00 am today
7:10 AM| Venezuela records first coronavirus death, reports AFP
6:50 AM|Man assaults SRPF constable who questioned him for being out
A 25-year-old State Reserve Police Force (SRPF) constable was assaulted by a biker, who was travelling with his wife and child, for questioning why the biker was out on Wednesday. The constable was on patrolling duty when the incident took place.
6:20 AM| US overtakes Italy, China in number of virus cases
Confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States reached 82,400 on Thursday, more than any other country, overtaking both Italy and China, the Johns Hopkins University tally showed.
China had 81,782 cases, and Italy had 80,589 cases.
6:00 AM| UK records over 100 daily Covid-19 deaths for first time, reports AFP
India has gone with a complete lockdown for 21 days. All public transport has been banned, any kind of non-essential movement outside the house is prohibited. Coronavirus cases in India crossed 700 as the Indian government unveiled a Rs 1.7 lakh crore stimulus to help those hit by the 21-day lockdown in the country.