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Coronavirus News in India – 22 March 2020 – Janta Curfew

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Coronavirus News in India – 22 March 2020 – Janta Curfew

08:42 PM

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh today conducted a raid at a restaurant in Nagpur which was operating even after the government’s order to shut down all restaurants in the state due to coronavirus.

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Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh today conducted a raid at a restaurant in Nagpur which was operating even after the government’s order to shut down all restaurants in the state due to #Coronavirus.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nine requests on Navratri

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nine requests on Navratri. #Coronavirus

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Govt has decided to constitute COVID-19 Economic Response Task Force under Finance Minister. The task force will remain in regular touch with all stakeholders, take their feedback and make decisions accordingly. #Coronavirus https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1240652836905467905 …ANI✔@ANIPM Narendra Modi: Postpone elective surgeries by a month, avoid routine check-ups to ease pressure on health services5128:32 PM – Mar 19, 2020 Twitter Ads info and privacy158 people are talking about this 08:33 PM

For last 2 months, millions are working day and night in hospitals and airports and those serving others by not taking care of themselves. On Mar22, at 5’o clock,we should stand on our doorways,balconies,in our windows and keep clapping hands and ringing the bells for 5 mins to salute and encourage them.

– PM Modi08:31 PM

PM urges people not to panic, and not to hoard groceries.

08:30 PM

Narendra Modi Address Live:

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PM @narendramodi asks citizens to follow #JantaCurfew from 7am to 9pm on 22nd March i.e. coming Sunday.

This will prepare us for future circumstances. I urge all state governments to help comply with this #jantacurfew#IndiaFightsCorona 5798:27 PM – Mar 19, 2020 Twitter Ads info and privacy 307 people are talking about this08:28 PM

Many a times as a citizen our expectations remain unfulfilled but in these times all countrymen should be determined to fight the global Pandemic

– PM Modi08:27 PM

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  • The pandemic has also affected the economy severely.
  • Covid-19 task force will be created and led by the Finance Minister

08:26 PM

PM Modi : There will be no disruption in sale of essential commodities. I request all not to resort to panic buying

08:24 PM

Narendra Modi Address Live:

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi: If possible, please call at least 10 people every day and tell them about the ‘Janta Curfew’ as well as the measures to prevent #coronavirus. https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1240650677715496965 …ANI@ANIPM Modi: On 22nd March, from 7 am to 9pm, all countrymen have to follow ‘Janta Curfew’ #CoronaVirus5678:19 PM – Mar 19, 2020Twitter Ads info and privacy192 people are talking about this08:23 PM

PM Modi : At 5 pm on Sunday for five minutes we will stand by our windows and doors and clap our handsand ring bells to express our appreciation and gratitude to all those people who work for us during this crisis. A siren will be sounded to mark the time.

08:22 PM

Requests countrymen to stand at their balconies and clap, ring bells for the people who are serving us during this crisis and keeping service above self.

08:16 PM

Janta Curfew this Sunday March 22nd, a self curfew from the people, for the people, from 7am to 9pm

– PM Modi08:14 PM

PM Modi: I request a Janata curfew. A curfew of the Janata, by the Janata for the Janata, This will be from 7 am to 9 pm this Sunday

08:12 PM

PM Modi: Whatever work you are able to do from home, do it from home

08:12 PM

PM Modi: If you think that you can roaming about in the markets and going about as before and things will be all right, then you are wrong. It is injustice to yourselves and your family

08:11 PM

Narendra Modi Address Live: PM Modi preaches ‘sayam’ and ‘sankalp’ to stay safe from the virus

08:09 PM

Narendra Modi Live: We can’t expect a non-negative impact on India due to covid-19

08:09 PM

Today we have to take a resolve that we shall protect ourselves from getting infected

– PM Modi08:08 PM

PM Modi: Two things needed to fight this global epidemic – resolve and restraint

08:08 PM

First- RESOLVE and second RESTRAINT

– PM Modi08:06 PM

PM Modi requests countrymen their support on the prevailing coronavirus pandemic.

08:04 PM

Narendra Modi Address Live: I am asking all of you to stay very careful

08:01 PM

Narendra Modi Address Live: The world is going through a crises

07:57 PM

PM-proposed SAARC emergency fund to combat coronavirus operationalised: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday said “very fast” movement was being made on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposals put forward during a SAARC nations’ video-conference on coronavirus, with the emergency fund to combat the pandemic in the region already operationalised.
The SAARC nations vowed on Sunday to jointly combat the coronavirus as Modi proposed an emergency fund with an initial offer of USD 10 million from India.
The prime minister made a series of suggestions that were hailed by the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) leaders and representatives.
07:52 PM

Boarders at Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology told to vacate hostel

  • The second oldest engineering institution of the country, has asked boarders to vacate hostel by March 21 noon.
  • Though its not mandatory for the foreign students, If any of them want to leave hostel he/she may do so with the permission of the Dean.
  • The order issed on Wednesday also extended suspension of classes till April 15 from existing March 31.
  • The IIEST has been recognised as an Institute of National Importance under MHRD by the Government of India.
  • The fresh notification signed by IIEST Registrar Biman Bandyopadhyay said the hostels will remain closed till April 15.
  • “All boarders, except foreign students, are required to vacate the hostels latest by March 21 (12 noon).

07:49 PM

Delhi Food and Civil Supplies Minister Imran Hussain reviews availability of masks, sanitizers, medicines

  • He also directed the Commissioner, Food and Civil Supplies, to ensure availability of masks, sanitizers in various offices of the department.
  • Hussain also asked fair price shop dealers to wear masks and use sanitizers while distributing ration to beneficiaries, a statement said.

07:48 PM

All govt, semi-govt departments to remain closed till March 31, says Rajasthan CM

07:48 PM

Section 144 invoked in urban areas of Chhattisgarh

  • Invoked section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure in urban areas to discourage gathering of people.
  • The government has also ordered closure of malls, markets, fast food joints, beauty parlours and spas in urban areas with immediate effect.
  • A 24-year-old woman, who had recently returned to Raipur from London, has tested positive for the virus.
  • Section 144 gives the government powers to restrict the movement of people in a particular area.

07:43 PM

People of Jammu are requested to not create panic for essential commodities. All shops supplying essential commodities to remain open.

– Deputy Commissioner Jammu07:39 PM

Day after testing positive, three of Italy-returned family rushed to Jaipur’s SMS Hospital

  • Jhunjhunu Collector Umardeen Khan said they were sent to the Jaipur hospital at 3 pm along with a team of doctors.
  • A couple and their two-year-old daughter who had recently returned from Italy were tested for coronavirus on Wednesday.
  • Prompting the Rajasthan government to impose gathering restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPC in the entire state.
  • The patients belong to Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu and had returned from Italy on March 8.

07:31 PM

One more positive case in Kerala, total numbers rise to 25

  • One more person from Kerala has tested positive for coronavirus, taking the total cases to 25 .
  • LDF government on Thursday announced a Rs 20,000 crore special financial package to overcome the crisis.
  • Three people, who had tested positive, had been treated and discharged earlier.
  • A man hailing from Kasaragod district, who had returned from Dubai and was under observation, has tested positive for the virus.

07:30 PM

60,000 Maharashtra prisoners to undergo health check-up

  • Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Thursday announced carrying out health check-up of some 60,000 prisoners in the state.
  • Maharashtra currently leads in the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) cases among the affected states with nearly 50 infections, including one death.
  • Speaking to reporters, Deshmukh said, There are some 60,000 prisoners in Maharashtra and we are going to carry out health check-up of all of them.
  • “New prisoners will be isolated for sometime before allowing them to mix with other prisoners.

07:27 PM

356 people completed surveillance period, 4 tested positive for COVID-19: Jammu & Kashmir admin

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Thursday said it has put a total of 3,146 travellers, including those in contact with suspected coronavirus cases, under surveillance while 2,337 people remain under home quarantine. According to the administration’s daily media bulletin on coronavirus, 356 people have completed their 28-day surveillance period and so far four tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the union territory.07:25 PM

English football extends shutdown till April 3

07:10 PM

Health ministry issues SOP for international passenger movement at Delhi airport

  • The Union health ministry has issued a SOP for movement of international passengers, returning from coronavirus-affected countries, at the Delhi airport.
  • People returning from the novel coronavirus-affected countries would be first escorted by airline staff to the health counters for initial thermal screening.
  • If any passengers shows any symptoms of the COVID-19 disease, he or she would be isolated and moved to a designated hospital.

07:07 PM

Encourage farmers to use e-NAM platform: Centre tells states amid COVID-19 scare

The state governments have been informally told to encourage farmers/traders to utilise the electronic National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) and avoid physical presence at auction site amid COVID-19 scare, a senior Agriculture Ministry official said on Thursday. Right now, farmers auction their agriculture produce at 6,900-odd APMC (Agriculture Produce Marketing Committees) mandis spread across the nation. Some farmers are also using online bidding through e-NAM platform at 585 mandis.07:05 PM

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot directs shutdown of government, semi-government, autonomous institutions till March 31: Official statement

07:00 PM

Tirupati Balaji temple to be shut for devotees; Malls, theatres closed in Andhra Pradesh

06:55 PM

Ford suspends dividend, borrows to weather virus downturn

  • Ford is suspending its dividend to preserve cash as vehicles sales fade due to the coronavirus outbreak.
  • The company said it’s drawing on two credit lines to put another $15.4 billion in cash on its balance sheet.
  • Like other companies, Ford Motor Co. also withdrew its financial guidance for the year Thursday.
  • The cash Ford saves will be used to offset the impact on working capital due to factory shutdowns.

06:51 PM

Kashmir under virtual lockdown as markets shut, public transport banned in Srinagar

  • Kashmir was put under virtual lockdown on Thursday
  • Authorities scrambled through the previous night to come up with a strategy to contain the spread of coronavirus in the valley.
  • A day after a woman with travel history to Saudi Arabia tested positive for the disease.
  • Public transport in Srinagar city, the summer capital of the Jammu and Kashmir Union territory, was ordered off the roads.
  • Markets were shut on orders of the authorities.

06:49 PM

Iran says 149 new coronavirus deaths, toll reaches 1,284

  • Iranian authorities on Thursday announced 149 new deaths from the novel coronavirus.
  • This raised the toll to 1,284 in a country that is one of the worst hit by the pandemic.
  • While Thursday’s death toll surpassed that of the previous day’s.
  • A total of 18,407 people have contracted the disease in Iran, with 1,046 new cases confirmed in the last 24 hours.

06:45 PM

ECB to print 1 trillion euro this year to stem coronavirus rout

06:44 PM

Centre asks states to take preventive measures for employees to check coronavirus spread

  • The move comes after the central government allowed its 50 per cent employees to work from home and remaining to have staggered working hours.
  • Instructions have been issued by the central government regarding certain preventive measures to be taken in the light of the spread of COVID 19.

06:42 PM

Trying to get ICMR nod for 4 more facilities to test COVID-19 cases: UP health minister

  • The Uttar Pradesh government is trying to get the Indian Council of Medical Research’s (ICMR) approval for four institutes in the state to conduct novel coronavirus tests, state Health Minister Jai Pratap Singh said on Thursday.
  • As of now, only the King George Medical University (KGMU) in Lucknow has the approval for testing COVID-19 cases, the minister said during a visit to Gautam Buddh Nagar.

06:36 PM

AMU postpones all exams scheduled till April 2

  • The Aligarh Muslim University on Thursday postponed all university examinations scheduled till April.
  • The university has advised students residing in hostels to not panic and take every precaution while travelling to their home.

06:32 PM

SSC postpones key recruitment exams including ongoing Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination (Tier-I), 2O19: PTI

SSC postponed its key recruitment examinations as a preventive measure to check the spread of novel coronavirus.
“As a precautionary measure, in view of the emergent situation due to COVID-19, it has been decided by the Commission, in the larger public interest, to postpone the ongoing Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination (Tier-I), 2O19 with effect from March 20, 2020,” it said in an order.
06:30 PM

RBI asks most of its staff work from home

06:22 PM

Indians tested positive for coronavirus in Iran are being taken care of by govt there: MEA

06:21 PM

Eight confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ladakh

  • The coronavirus reached the Union Territory through pilgrims who returned from Iran, the Home Ministry said on Thursday.
  • A total of 58 people are quarantined in hospitals in Ladakh and 18 people, including positive cases, are in hospitals in isolation.
  • The administration has taken several steps in this regard.
  • As many as 208 people are in home quarantine and are being monitored daily by health workers and of this 150 have completed the mandatory 14 days self-quarantine, the statement said.

06:15 PM

Centre asks states to take preventive measures for employees to check coronavirus spread

  • The Centre has asked all state governments to ensure that necessary measures are taken.
  • The move comes after the central government allowed its 50 per cent employees to work from home and remaining to have staggered working hours.

06:09 PM

Examiners will mark answer scripts at respective residences: CISCE

“Marking of answer scripts should take place at the residences of examiners during the allocated time period. Ahead of that, on day one, the chief examiner/co chief examiner/ examiner coordinator of an evaluation centre will meet all the examiners for a short time to discuss the marking scheme, give necessary instructions and to hand over the boxes containing the answer scripts to them,” said Gerry Arathoon, Chief Executive and Secretary, CISCE.

“It is the responsibility of each examiner concerned to transport his or her box containing the answer scripts safely to his or her residence. If any examiner is absent, the answer scripts allotted to the examiner should be reallocated by chief examiner/co chief examiner or examiner coordinator as the case may be amongst the examiner on the first day itself and a record of the same should be kept by them,” he added.

On the last day, each examiner will bring his or her respective marked answer scripts safely packed and hand them over to the chief examiner, co-chief examiner or examiner coordinator at the evaluation centre.
06:07 PM

West Bengal Government has announced to provide Rs 5 lakh insurance each to 10 lakh government medical staff across the state till 15th April

06:07 PM

Rupee plunges 84 paise to 75.10 (provisional) against US dollar amid coronavirus scare

06:06 PM

We have 768 beds for quarantine purposes, of which 57 are occupied

– Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal06:06 PM

COVID-19 reached Ladakh through pilgrims who returned from Iran: Govt

06:05 PM

201 Indians evacuated from Iran yesterday: Aviation joint secretary

06:04 PM

Axis Bank urges customers to use net banking, mobile app instead of visiting branches

Axis Bank MD & CEO Amitabh Chaudhry said the bank is constantly monitoring the evolving situation around the pandemic and taking “proactive steps” to safeguard all employees and customers visiting offices, branches and ATMs.

“While we are always ‘Dil se Open’ for you at all our branches, you may want to avoid going to a branch at this juncture. This is a great time for you to try our best-in-class digital solutions. Axis Bank has digital channels like internet banking, mobile apps and chatbot which enable our customers to reach the bank anytime and from anywhere,” Chaudhry wrote.

Axis Bank mobile app offers a host of services from basic transactions to complex ones that help you stay connected even from a distance, he added.
06:03 PM

Pharma dept, consumer affairs ministry to take action against those charging exorbitant prices for masks, sanitizers

06:03 PM

Those asked to undergo quarantine should follow rules, else we will take strict action

– Delhi CM06:30 PM

RBI asks most of its staff work from home

06:22 PM

Indians tested positive for coronavirus in Iran are being taken care of by govt there: MEA

06:21 PM

Eight confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ladakh

  • The coronavirus reached the Union Territory through pilgrims who returned from Iran, the Home Ministry said on Thursday.
  • A total of 58 people are quarantined in hospitals in Ladakh and 18 people, including positive cases, are in hospitals in isolation.
  • The administration has taken several steps in this regard.
  • As many as 208 people are in home quarantine and are being monitored daily by health workers and of this 150 have completed the mandatory 14 days self-quarantine, the statement said.

06:15 PM

Centre asks states to take preventive measures for employees to check coronavirus spread

  • The Centre has asked all state governments to ensure that necessary measures are taken.
  • The move comes after the central government allowed its 50 per cent employees to work from home and remaining to have staggered working hours.

06:09 PM

Examiners will mark answer scripts at respective residences: CISCE

“Marking of answer scripts should take place at the residences of examiners during the allocated time period. Ahead of that, on day one, the chief examiner/co chief examiner/ examiner coordinator of an evaluation centre will meet all the examiners for a short time to discuss the marking scheme, give necessary instructions and to hand over the boxes containing the answer scripts to them,” said Gerry Arathoon, Chief Executive and Secretary, CISCE.

“It is the responsibility of each examiner concerned to transport his or her box containing the answer scripts safely to his or her residence. If any examiner is absent, the answer scripts allotted to the examiner should be reallocated by chief examiner/co chief examiner or examiner coordinator as the case may be amongst the examiner on the first day itself and a record of the same should be kept by them,” he added.

On the last day, each examiner will bring his or her respective marked answer scripts safely packed and hand them over to the chief examiner, co-chief examiner or examiner coordinator at the evaluation centre.
06:07 PM

West Bengal Government has announced to provide Rs 5 lakh insurance each to 10 lakh government medical staff across the state till 15th April

06:07 PM

Rupee plunges 84 paise to 75.10 (provisional) against US dollar amid coronavirus scare

06:06 PM

We have 768 beds for quarantine purposes, of which 57 are occupied

– Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal06:06 PM

COVID-19 reached Ladakh through pilgrims who returned from Iran: Govt

06:05 PM

201 Indians evacuated from Iran yesterday: Aviation joint secretary

06:04 PM

Axis Bank urges customers to use net banking, mobile app instead of visiting branches

Axis Bank MD & CEO Amitabh Chaudhry said the bank is constantly monitoring the evolving situation around the pandemic and taking “proactive steps” to safeguard all employees and customers visiting offices, branches and ATMs.

“While we are always ‘Dil se Open’ for you at all our branches, you may want to avoid going to a branch at this juncture. This is a great time for you to try our best-in-class digital solutions. Axis Bank has digital channels like internet banking, mobile apps and chatbot which enable our customers to reach the bank anytime and from anywhere,” Chaudhry wrote.

Axis Bank mobile app offers a host of services from basic transactions to complex ones that help you stay connected even from a distance, he added.
06:03 PM

Pharma dept, consumer affairs ministry to take action against those charging exorbitant prices for masks, sanitizers

06:03 PM

Those asked to undergo quarantine should follow rules, else we will take strict action

– Delhi CM06:02 PM

Indians tested positive in Iran are being taken care of by govt there: MEA official

05:58 PM

Hygiene, hygiene, hygiene

All Delhi state buses, Inter State Bus Terminals and metro trains being disinfected on a daily basis. Private transport vehicles will also be disinfected at every bus depot from 10 am to 6 pm daily free of cost.05:55 PM

Stringent measures

Delhi CM: We have started stamping people who have been asked to remain in home quarantine upon their arrival in India. There are instances of such people fleeing home. If such persons don’t keep themselves in quarantine, govt will be forced to arrest them&lodge FIR against them.05:54 PM

We have sufficient expertise in this country in terms of management of this disease

– Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Health Ministry05:52 PM

TTD to shut Tirupati temple, no darshan, only priests allowed

05:51 PM

Vistara to temporarily suspend international operations from 23rd March to 15th April

05:49 PM

Kendriya Vidyalya Sangathan instructs closure of all the three KVs located outside India. These include KV Kathmandu, Moscow and Tehran

05:49 PM

Restaurants will be shut down, but take away, home delivery will continue

– Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal05:49 PM

All children below 10 years advised to remain at home

05:49 PM

Fourth casualty

The fourth person to die of the coronavirus in India was elderly and had history of diabetes, hypertension: Health Ministry05:48 PM

No evidence of community transmission in India yet

– Govt05:44 PM

Air India will operate a Boeing 787 for Rome on March 21 to evacuate students, or any other Indians. The plane has a capacity of 236 seats

05:43 PM

Centre tells employees to work from home, staggers hours to encourage social distancing

05:38 PM

Hospitals asked to avoid non-urgent surgeries and admissions to stop transmission of infection

05:36 PM

All public transport will now have reduced services, to ensure social distancing

05:35 PM

All sporting events and religious gathering are to be postponed

05:33 PM

No incoming international aircraft will be allowed to disembark passengers on Indian soil from March 22 to March 29

05:31 PM

COVID-19: Rajasthan BJP chief meets Jaishankar, seeks return of Indian students stuck abroad

  • S Jaishankar in Delhi immediate return of Indian students stranded in several countries, including the Philippines.
  • Jaishankar assured that the government is monitoring the situation.
  • Necessary guidelines have been given to the Indian embassies in this regard, the Rajasthan BJP leaders said in a statement.

05:31 PM

No passenger aircraft will be allowed to land in India from March 22

05:30 PM

All states have been asked to enforce work from home

05:30 PM

All concessional travel except for students, patients and divyang category has now been suspended

05:29 PM

Govt: Citizens above 65 are being advised to remain at home

05:28 PM

Government: No scheduled international commercial passenger flights shall be allowed to land in India from March 22 for one week.

Government: No scheduled international commercial passenger flights shall be allowed to land in India from March 22 for one week.

05:23 PM

Latest from Health Ministry: Total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India rises to 173

Total number of Active COVID 2019 cases across India: 149
Total number of Discharged/Cured COVID 2019 cases across India : 19
Total number of Migrated COVID-19 Patient : 1
Total number of Deaths due to COVID 2019 across India: 4
05:21 PM

Train services between Banihal and Baramulla in Jammu & Kashmir suspended till March 31

  • Authorities suspended the train service in Kashmir till March 31
  • “In view of the apprehensions of the spread of coronavirus in the valley, as a precautionary measure, the rail services between Banihal and Baramulla have been suspended with an immediate effect,” a railway official said.

05:12 PM

Global death toll from coronavirus tops 9,000

05:08 PM

India reports fourth novel coronavirus death, patient was from Punjab

– Union Health Ministry05:06 PM

Haryana State Agricultural Marketing Board announces closing of vegetable markets till March 31

  • On Thursday issued an order saying that all vegetable markets will remain closed till March 31.
  • “All farmers/vegetable markets shall remain closed till March 31 to avoid large gatherings in view of coronavirus,”
  • So far, a total of 169 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the country.
  • Three persons have died from the disease.

05:02 PM

Maharashtra:

In view of coronavirus, Bombay High Court and Nagpur, Aurangabad and Goa benches of the Court to be functional only on 23rd & 26th March to take up only urgent matters.04:59 PM

The total number of positive cases of COVID19 in India stands at 167 (including 25 foreigners), 4 deaths (1 each) in Delhi, Karnataka, Punjab and Maharashtra: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

04:57 PM

India’s death toll from coronavirus rises to 4

The latest is a 70-year-old man in Punjab. Had returned from Germany via Italy to Delhi earlier this month.04:54 PM

Kolkata Port to quarantine vessels arriving from COVID-19 hit countries

  • In view of the coronavirus outbreak, all vessels arriving from the coronavirus- hit countries will be quarantined for 14 days.
  • As a precautionary measure before they get accepted by the Kolkata Port Trust including the Kolkata Dock System and Haldia Dock Complex.
  • Vessels from China, Italy, Iran, Republic of Korea, France, Spain, Germany, UAE, Qatar, Oman, and Kuwait will be quarantined for 14 days before being accepted.

04:52 PM

Corona outbreak: Punjab to suspend public transport from Friday midnight

  • The Punjab government on Thursday announced suspension of public transport services from Friday midnight .
  • It has also decided to shut marriage palaces, hotels, restaurants, banquets and dining places, except home delivery services and takeaways in the entire state.
  • “Public transport buses, tempos and auto rickshaws will be suspended from the midnight of Friday,” Local Bodies minister Brahm Mohindra.

04:45 PM

Nobody should raise issue about Olympic, you don’t know what’s going to happen after 3 months

– Kiren Rijiju04:43 PM

We are planning to evacuate the next batch of Indians from Italy this weekend, further details are being worked out with the civil aviation ministry

– Dammu Ravi, MEA04:39 PM

Pakistan closes Wagha border with India for two weeks amid coronavirus scare

  • It said the measure was taken to “prevent the spread of COVID-19, in the best interest of both countries.”
  • So far two people have died due to the novel coronavirus in Pakistan.

04:31 PM

Coronavirus: Hotels in Nainital to remain closed till March 31

  • Hotels in Nainital will remain closed till March 31 as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of coronavirus.
  • The decision for shutting down the hotels was taken by the Nainital Hotel and Restaurant Association in view of the coronavirus threat.
  • Being a popular tourist spot, Nainital receives lakhs of tourists every year and its hotels and restaurants are the most crowded places.

04:13 PM

Michel Barnier – the EU’s chief negotiator for Brexit – tests positive

04:12 PM

Odisha churches suspend Sunday mass

04:04 PM

AC local train services suspended in Mumbai from March 20

04:04 PM

West Bengal to send prisoners on 15 days parole

03:59 PM

Belgium adds 309 new patients in largest daily jump

03:54 PM

Bombay HC to function on only two days next week

03:46 PM

43 people returning from Pakistan, Dubai quarantined in Amritsar

03:43 PM

Puri Jagannath temple closed for visitors

Odisha’s Shree Jagannath Temple will be closed for visitors till March 3103:43 PM

All public transport banned in Srinagar

03:25 PM

Positive cases in Germany climb by 2,801

The total increased to 10,999 cases while 20 patients have died.03:23 PM

SpiceJet suspends international services

03:13 PM

All Aadhar centres shut in West Bengal

In a fresh set of advisories, the government banned all mass gatherings and closed off Kolkata’s Digha beach.03:13 PM

Chhattisgarh interstate bus services suspended

03:11 PM

Maharashtra to use Epidemics Act against people fleeing quarantine

The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, gives the government power to take special measures and prescribe regulations in the interest of preventing dangerous epidemic disease.03:10 PM

Indian Council of Medical Research to scale up tests for virus

03:08 PM

Centre orders work from home, staggered working hours for its staff

03:02 PM

Mumbai’s ‘Dabbawalas’ to suspend services till Mar 31

02:58 PM

Under-trials in Kolhapur to appear before court through video-link

Under-trial prisoners at Kalamba Jail in Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district will not be sent to the courts in person but will ‘appear’ through video-conference as Maharashtra records the highest number of cases in the country.02:54 PM

South Delhi’s Sunder Nagar market shut till March 31

02:51 PM

Indonesia halts Islamic assembly, quarantines 9,000 people

Indonesia halted a mass congregation of nearly 9,000 Muslim pilgrims and began quarantining them to prevent further spread amid a spike in cases.02:48 PM

Sri Lanka to delay elections

Sri Lanka earlier this week banned all incoming flights for two weeks, and imposed a curfew in some areas to rein in the spread of the disease, and will now postpone their parliamentary elections02:45 PM

Indonesia confirms 82 new cases

The South Asian nation registered the biggest daily rise, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 309. Total deaths in the region rose by six to 25.02:39 PM

Case against Maharashtra doctor for offering ‘preventive corona flu’ drug

02:35 PM

Absorb sunlight for 10-15 minutes: Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health

MoS for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey advocated “absorbing sunlight” as a possible precaution against coronavirus that has claimed over 8,000 lives globally.02:32 PM

50% attendance for government employees

02:23 PM

CMs and Health Ministers of all states will talk to PM tomorrow via video conferencing: Rajesh Tope

02:21 PM

97 Indian passengers stranded in Singapore due to coronavirus travel restrictions

Nearly 100 Indian travellers, arriving from the Philippines and Malaysia, are stranded at Singapore’s Changi Airport and are unable to get back home due to the travel restrictions imposed by India, the Indian High Commission said. “We have worked with the Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Civil Aviation to facilitate the return of these Indians back home,” India’s High Commissioner to Singapore Jawed Ashraf said.02:15 PM

Russia registers first coronavirus death

02:15 PM

Alwar doctor couple issued notice for ignoring coronavirus protocol

Health authorities in Rajasthan’s Alwar district have issued a notice to a doctor couple, who are suspected to have been infected by the novel coronavirus, for travelling abroad without approval and resuming work after their return ignoring the advisory and protocol, officials said. The couple, an eye surgeon and his gynaecologist wife, work at the state-run Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital in Alwar and were on leave from March 2-12 for “urgent work”.02:03 PM

Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad closed for visitors till March 29

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Gujarat: Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad closed for visitors till March 29, in wake of #Coronavirus

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Gujarat: Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad closed for visitors till March 29, in wake of #Coronavirus

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IndiGo CEO Ronojoy Dutta announces pay cut for all employees and himself

IndiGo CEO Ronojoy Dutta announces pay cut for all employees, will himself take 25 per cent cut in salary. “With precipitous drop in revenues, the very survival of airline industry now at stake,” Dutta said while announcing pay cut. Dutta added that senior vice presidents and above are taking 20 per cent pay cut; vice presidents, cockpit crew taking 15 per cent pay cut.01:49 PM

Union Ministers arrive for GOM meeting on Coronavirus at Nirman Bhawan.

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Delhi: Union Ministers S Jaishankar, Hardeep Singh Puri, Dr Harsh Vardhan, Ashwini Choubey and others arrive for Group of Ministers (GOM) meeting on #Coronavirus at Nirman Bhawan.

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Delhi: Union Ministers S Jaishankar, Hardeep Singh Puri, Dr Harsh Vardhan, Ashwini Choubey and others arrive for Group of Ministers (GOM) meeting on #Coronavirus at Nirman Bhawan.

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2 patients who have been tested positive are on ventilator at Kasturba Hospital, Mumbai: Rajesh Tope

01:46 PM

Ministry of External Affairs to hold a media briefing on Coronavirus at 4 pm today in Delhi.

01:46 PM

43 Indians who arrived through Attari-Wagah Border sent to quarantine facility in Amritsar

43 Indians who arrived last night through Attari-Wagah Border have been sent to quarantine facility in Amritsar. Parijeet Kaur Johal, Civil Surgeon says, “29 have travel history of Dubai & 14 are students studying in Pakistan. Medical reports sent to state govt”.01:43 PM

Sebi gives 45-day extension to companies for filing Q4 results; 1 month more for filing FY20 results due to coronavirus pandemic.

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Malaysia reports 110 new coronavirus cases, total hits 900

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Teachers to evaluate work for annual exams from home; board exams’ evaluation suspended: Delhi govt

“All exams have been postponed till March 31. The schools will be closed for teaching and non-teaching staff as well,” the Directorate of Education (DOE) said. “Teachers will be required to do evaluation work from home for annual examination, while the evaluation for board exams has been suspended by CBSE,” the department added.01:36 PM

Total number of positive cases reaches 49 in Maharashtra

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All tourist places in Meghalaya to remain closed till 31st March

Director, Information & Public Relations, Meghalaya: All tourist places in Meghalaya to remain closed till 31st March and there is a possibility that this may be extended up to 15th April. All tourists are requested to re-schedule their travel plans.01:30 PM

Haji Ali and Mahim Dargah shut as Mumbai fights an outbreak

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6 passengers with ‘home quarantine stamp’ deboarded from Saurashtra Express

6 passengers who returned from Singapore recently & have ‘home quarantine stamp’ on their hands, were deboarded from Saurashtra Express at Borivali Railway Station today: Public Relations Officer (PRO), Western Railway.01:27 PM

UP follows Maharashtra‘s model. Starts stamping people too.

UP follows Maharashtra‘s model. Starts stamping people too.

01:27 PM

Group of Ministers (GOM) meeting on Coronavirus will be held at Nirman Bhawan, shortly.

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V O Chidambaranar Park and Zoo in Coimbatore has been closed till 31st March

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Tamil Nadu: V O Chidambaranar Park and Zoo in Coimbatore has been closed till 31st March due to #Coronavirus.

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Tamil Nadu: V O Chidambaranar Park and Zoo in Coimbatore has been closed till 31st March due to #Coronavirus.

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University Grants Commission tells universities to postpone all exams, suspend evaluation work till March 31

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IOA staff to ‘work from home’ from Monday

The staffers at the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) will be asked to ‘work from home’ from next week with the sports body set to suspend the majority of its operations from its headquarters in the wake of coronavirus outbreak.12:48 PM

2 more test positive in Lucknow, count rises to 5

Sudhir Singh, COVID-19 isolation ward in-charge, King George’s Medical University said two more persons have tested positive for Coronavirus in Lucknow, taking the total number of cases to 5. All the patients are stable.12:37 PM

We all have to take precautionary measures, avoid unnecessary travelling: Uddhav Thackeray, Maha CM

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We are fighting a war against Coronavirus.

– Uddhav Thackeray, Maharashtra CM12:32 PM

168 individuals have been confirmed positive in India

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168 individuals have been confirmed positive in India among the possibly infected cases and contacts of known positive cases. #Coronavirus

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168 individuals have been confirmed positive in India among the possibly infected cases and contacts of known positive cases. #Coronavirus

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Mumbai’s ‘Dabbawalas’ have suspended their services from 20th March till 31st March

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A 24-year-old woman tests positive in Raipur, 1st confirmed case in Chhattisgarh

A 24-year-old woman, who had recently returned to Raipur from London, has tested positive for coronavirus, making her the first confirmed case in Chhattisgarh, health officials said on Thursday. The woman and her parents, who reside in the state capital, have been admitted to an isolation ward at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Raipur, they said.12:05 PM

128 people have been home quarantined: Health Department, Uttarakhand

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‘Game of Thrones’ star Indira Varma tests positive for coronavirus

'Game of Thrones' star Indira Varma tests positive for coronavirus

12:01 PM

An employee of HCL Technologies tests positive

An employee from HCL Technologies’ Noida office has been tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus while he was in self-isolation after his return from international travel. HCL said that all prescribed protocols of sanitization and contact tracing have been done.11:52 AM

A PIL seeks for immediate dispersal of mass gatherings at Shaheen Bagh

A PIL (Public interest litigation) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a direction for immediate removal/dispersal of mass gatherings from Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh in view of Coronavirus.11:43 AM

Rs 60 crore fund set up by Uttarakhand to combat coronavirus

A special fund of Rs 60 crore has been set up by the Uttarakhand government to combat the coronavirus pandemic. While Rs 50 crores for the fund have come from the state government, Rs 10 crore contribution has been provided by the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.11:40 AM

Tesla’s Musk offers to make ventilators amid shortage in coronavirus battle

Hundreds of Twitter users welcomed on Thursday an offer by Tesla’s chief executive, Elon Musk, to make ventilators for coronavirus sufferers, after the United States appealed for donations of respirator masks to combat a shortage.11:38 AM

CM Uddhav Thackeray in touch with the Indian Consulate in Singapore to bring stranded students to Maharashtra

11:36 AM

Diabetic man becomes Mexico’s first coronavirus death

11:31 AM

To tackle protective gear shortage, AIIMS doctors use self-made hand sanitisers, plastic masks

Amid the rising cases of coronavirus in the national capital, medical experts at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) are using hand sanitizers and plastic face shields, which they have made themselves, as makeshift Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while they look after COVID-19 patients.11:28 AM

23-yr-old woman tests positive, 1st coronavirus case in Chandigarh

A 23-year-old woman, who returned from London, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the first confirmed case of the deadly infection in the Union territory, an official said on Thursday. The sample of the woman, a resident of Sector 21, was tested at the testing centre at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), the official said.11:25 AM

2 immigration officers sent to 12 days home quarantine

Two immigration officers of Kolkata Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport have been sent to 12 days home quarantine. Both of them were present at the counter during the clearance of 18-year-old youth who has been tested positive for COVID-19.11:16 AM

ICSE postpones class 10th and 12th exams

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Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (ICSE) postpones class 10th and 12th exams in view of #Coronavirus. Revised dates to be announced later.

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Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (ICSE) postpones class 10th and 12th exams in view of #Coronavirus. Revised dates to be announced later.

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ICSE and ISC postpone all exams between March 19 and 31

The Council for ICSE and ISC has postponed all exams between March 19 and 31 due to the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic threat. The council said the revised dates will be announced later once the situation improves.11:10 AM

Reliance Industries initiates work-from-home for staff

India’s largest firm Reliance Industries has initiated work-from-home for its staff while keeping open consumer-facing businesses of hospital, retail stores and telecom with a minimum workforce amid increasing number of Covid-19 cases in the country. Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani will hold a meeting almost every third day to take stock of the impact of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak on his employees and business, officials said.10:53 AM

826 samples tested, none of them are positive so far: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on random samples tested so far to rule out community transmission of COVID-19 (ANI)

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No cancellation fee will be charged for 155 trains cancelled; passengers to get 100% refund

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One tests positive in Kodagu, Karnataka total count rises to 15

B Sriramulu, Karnataka Health Minister: One person has been tested positive for COVID19 in Kodagu today. He has travel history to Saudi Arabia. He is being treated in an isolated hospital. Total number of positive cases reaches 15 in the state.10:44 AM

Japan drug showing ‘favourable’ results: China

On Wednesday, China’s National Centre for Biotechnology development claimed that the drug Favipiravir, developed almost 25 years back, showed ‘favourable’ results in treating Covid-19 in a clinical trial of 340 patients. Favipiravir is a drug molecule that was developed by Japanese drug maker Fujifilm (not to get confused with camera manufacturer) and patented in 1995. Fujifilm decided not to commercialise the drug, the patent of the drug expired in 2015, and made it generic or open for other companies to develop.10:36 AM

Second coronavirus case reported in AP

The second positive case of coronavirus was on Thursday reported in Andhra Pradesh, taking the total to two. A person who returned to the state from England on March 15 tested positive for the deadly virus, the state Health Department has said.10:32 AM

Noida to set up two new isolation wards

In view of the COVID-19 cases reported from Gautam Buddha Nagar, two new isolation wards will be set up at Asian Institute of Medical Science in Sector 40 and Mitra Hospital in Sector 35 in Noida: District Magistrate Gautam Buddha Nagar10:24 AM

2 women test positive for coronavirus in Mumbai, Maha count 47

Two women tested positive for coronavirus in Mumbai metropolitan region on Thursday, taking the number of such cases in Maharashtra to 47, officials said. While one woman had returned from the UK, another one had come back from Dubai, they said.10:22 AM

Karnataka under partial lockdown; all international flyers in state to be isolated

The Karnataka government stepped on the gas to contain Covid-19 cases by extending the partial lockdown in the state and deciding to isolate all international passengers on arrival. The lockdown will now be in place till March 31. Schools, colleges, shopping malls, cinema halls, pubs and nightclubs, among others, will continue to remain closed during this period.10:15 AM

‘Home quarantine’ stamping with indelible ink for international passengers

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Karnataka: ‘Home quarantine’ stamping with indelible ink for international passengers has started at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru. The stamp indicates last day of quarantine. #Coronavirus

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Indian Railways cancelled 168 trains from 20th March to 31st March due to low occupancy.

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ISKCON Temples in Noida Sector 33 closed for devotees from today till 31st March

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Noida: ISKCON Temples (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) in Sector 33 closed for devotees from today till 31st March. #Coronavirus

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China reports no new domestic coronavirus cases for first time

For the first time after the deadly coronavirus broke out about three months ago in Wuhan, China on Thursday said that no new domestic cases of the COVID-19 were confirmed, including in the virus’ epicentre, even as eight more fatalities have been reported, taking the death toll in the country to 3,245.09:49 AM

South African golfer Lange tests positive for COVID-19

Unheralded South African golfer Victor Lange has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the PGA Tour has said in a statement. Lange, ranked 1,215th in the world, was diagnosed with the COVID-19 in his native South Africa after returning from an event in Mexico on the PGA Tour Latinoamerica circuit.09:46 AM

Will ensure safe return of 50 students from Singapore: Uday Samant

Maharashtra minister Uday Samant has assured immediate steps to ensure the safe return of 50 students from the state, who are stranded in Singapore due to unavailability of flights in the wake of coronavirus outbreak.09:43 AM

All India Trinamool Congress parliamentary party’s daily media briefings suspended from today, till 31st March.

09:37 AM

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: Total number of confirmed cases in India rises to 166, comprising 141 Indian nationals and 25 foreign nationals. There has been 3 deaths in the country so far. (as on 19.03.2020 at 09:00 AM)

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While everyone is advised to avoid gatherings, people in Nagpur came out on the streets to exercise together

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Maharashtra: People in Nagpur gathered on the streets to exercise after all the gyms in the state are shut due to #Coronavirus. Hardeep Bhatia, a local says, “We are building our immunity system by exercising.”

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Shaheen Bagh protesters say they’re taking all precautions at protest site

Protestors at the Shaheen Bagh protest site say they are following all guidelines and are taking all precautions amid the coronavirus outbreak. On Wednesday the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) sought a report from the District Magistrate of South East Delhi regarding the assembly of people at the Shaheen Bagh protest site amid the COVID-19 outbreak.09:28 AM

UAE suspends issuing labour permits

The United Arab Emirates has suspended the issuance of all types of labour permits, including for drivers and domestic workers, starting Thursday until further notice as part of the precautionary measure to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.09:24 AM

Mass gatherings suspended at St. Michael’s Church in Mahim (Mumbai), till 1st April.

09:23 AM

Under trial prisoners not to be physically summoned in District Courts: Allahabad HC

Allahabad High Court: All efforts should be made to ensure that the under trial prisoners are not physically summoned in District Courts. District judges shall ensure that remand/required judicial work be conducted through video conferencing, wherever possible.09:01 AM

50 international flights and 34 domestic flights cancelled at Chennai Airport.

08:56 AM

Indian Embassy asks US to address concerns of Indian students

The Indian Embassy in US has urged the US government to mitigate the difficulties the Indian students in America are facing in the wake of the closure of universities and educational institutions due to the fast-spreading of the deadly coronavirus. With severe travel restrictions in both India and the US, and visa conditions that permit them to stay in the US only for physical classes, the anxiousness is gripping Indian students, who account for the second largest number of international students only after China.08:53 AM

First virus death in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa has recorded its first COVID-19 death, a high-ranking politician in Burkina Faso, as the head of the World Health Organisation urged the continent to “prepare for the worst”.08:52 AM

Pak Prez, FM test COVID-19 negative after returning from China

“Chinese authorities have formally informed the Foreign Office that President Arif Alvi, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Planning Minister Asad Umar and other members have cleared the corona test,” Dawn news quoted the Foreign Office as saying on Wednesday. President Alvi had visited China from March 16-17 for expressing Pakistan’s solidarity with the Chinese government in its efforts to contain and deal with the spread of COVID-19. He was accompanied on the trip by Qureshi, Umar and senior officials.08:23 AM

Don’t proceed with any recovery or demolition till 6th April: Allahabad HC

Allahabad High Court directs the Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary, all District Magistrates of the state and financial institutions not to proceed with any recovery or demolition till 6th April.08:21 AM

2 members of US Congress Mario Diaz-Balart and Ben McAdams have tested positive

08:00 AM

Entry to Ganga Aarti site banned but Aarti to continue and will be live-streamed

Haridwar District Magistrate C Ravishankar has issued order prohibiting the entry of visitors to Ganga Aarti site at Har-ki-Pauri till 31st March. However, the Aarti will continue to be held and will be live-streamed for devotees.07:36 AM

A 23-year-old woman has tested positive in Chandigarh. She has travel history to the United Kingdom.

07:06 AM

Mumbai prepares to quarantine 26,000 Indians coming from Gulf

As the total number of coronavirus cases in India went up to 170 and Maharashtra, with four more patients testing positive on Wednesday, continued to lead the list at 45 (by a wide margin,) the Mumbai civic body prepared to welcome around 26,000 Indians expected to land in the city between Thursday and March 31 from Covid-19-hit Gulf nations such as the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman.07:03 AM

PM Modi to address the nation at 8 pm today. He will talk about issues relating to COVID19 & the efforts to combat it.

07:02 AM

State Health Minister inspected Dabolim Airport to take stock of preparedness

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Goa: State Health Minister Vishwajit Rane tonight inspected Dabolim Airport to take stock of preparedness in view of #CoronavirusPandemic.

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East Coast Railway held a disinfection drive at Coaching Depot Bhubaneswar

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Odisha: East Coast Railway held a disinfection drive yesterday at Coaching Depot Bhubaneswar as a precautionary measure against #COVID19.

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Fine of Rs 1,07,000 collected from 107 people for spitting in open: BMC

07:00 AM

Govt of Assam issued advisory over closure of all liquor bars

Government of Assam has issued advisory over closure of all liquor bars (county bar), night clubs, beauty parlous, and salons in the state, as a precautionary measure against the spread of COVID19.06:58 AM

Prisoners in MP manufacture masks to tackle shortage in market

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Madhya Pradesh: Inmates of Central Jail, Jabalpur are manufacturing masks to tackle shortage in market amid #COVID19 pandemic. Gopal Tamrakar, Jail Superintendent says, “A team of 100 inmates is working to produce masks. We have also received an order of 50,000 masks from Mumbai”

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Restriction on all non-essential travel across Canada-US border

Canada PM Trudeau: I spoke with US President Trump this morning about what we can do to slow the spread of COVID19. We’ve agreed to restrict all non-essential travel across the Canada-US border. If you are already visiting the US, you will be allowed to come back home.06:53 AM

Entry into Israel by foreign nationals banned from today.

06:52 AM

Emergency $100 billion aid package clears US Congress

06:51 AM

We are doing our utmost to ensure that we take care of what is required to manage the situation in a scientific & professional manner

– Harsh Vardhan, Union Health Minister06:50 AM

Health Minister visited IGI Airport (T-3) to review the level of preparations

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Delhi: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan tonight visited Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport (T-3) to take stock of preparedness in view of #COVID19.

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Death toll in United Kingdom jumps to 104

06:48 AM

France reports 89 new deaths.

06:48 AM

Italy reports 475 new deaths, highest one-day toll of any nation.

06:48 AM

2,382 total positive cases in the New York state, including 1,008 new cases: NY Governor

06:46 AM

ICSE exams will be held as per schedule

06:45 AM

(FDA) seized chemicals & other items used for making sanitizers from a co which didn’t have the required permissions

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Maharashtra: Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday seized chemicals & other items used for making sanitizers, from a company named Siddhivinayak Diachem in Nahur area of Mumbai. The company did not have the required permissions to manufacture sanitizers.

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First Covid-19 related death recorded in Pakistan

06:35 AM

Schools in United Kingdom to close from Friday

06:35 AM

CBSE, NIOS, & University exams rescheduled & postponed till 31st March

Amit Khare, Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development: We have decided that all examinations – CBSE, NIOS, & University are rescheduled & postponed till 31st March. New date for JEE Main exam will be announced on 31st March, after assessing the situation.06:33 AM

Seven more cases confirmed in Telangana

Seven more Covid-19 cases confirmed in Telangana, all the patients are Indonesian nationals.06:33 AM

Embassy of India in USA releases updated advisory for Indian students in USA

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Embassy of India in United States of America (USA) releases updated advisory for Indian students in USA in view of #COVID19 pandemic.

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