UK records over 500 coronavirus deaths in a day for first time, reports AFP
All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club has decided that Wimbledon will be cancelled due to coronavirus epidemic. The 134th Championships will instead be staged from 28 June to 11 July 2021.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a video conference with all the Chief Ministers of the states on Thursday over COVID-19, according to the Economic Times
Total COVID19 positive cases in Delhi rises to 152 including 53 positive cases from Markaz Nizamuddin: Government of Delhi
One more positive case reported in Buldhana and 14 in Mumbai today. The total number of positive cases in the state increases to 335: Maharashtra Health department PRO
Coronavirus cases climb to 110 in Karnataka, with nine fresh cases being reported between 5 PM yesterday & 2 PM today. Out of the total cases, three have died while nine others have been discharged: Karnataka Govt.
A woman, with travel history to Dubai, has tested Covid-19 positive in Gaya, taking total cases to 24 in Bihar. A team has been formed to located 81 Indians &57 foreigners who came in the state after attending Delhi's Tablighi Jammat event: Principal Health Secretary Sanjay Kumar
We got a report that 300 people participated in the event at Markaz Nizamuddin. We've identified 40 people out of the 300. Saliva tests of 12 people have come negative. Request all those who attended the event at Delhi's Nizamuddin to come forward:Karnataka Health Min B Sriramulu
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has writen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to sanction Rs 25,000 Crores for the state of West Bengal and release the funds still due to them from Government of India, as per her earlier letter to him.
Till now, the total number of Coronavirus positive cases in state is 90 (including 2 Italian nationals): Rajasthan Health Department
I would like to thank every person who came forward voluntarily on our appeal for having attended the Delhi conference (at Markaz) & they have come into our treatment facilities. We have tested 658 of them, 1103 members have come forward: Beela Rajesh, Tamil Nadu Health Secretary
In view of the current situation due to COVID-19, all CBSE school students studying in classes I-VIII to be promoted to the next class; Students of classes IX and XI to be promoted based on internal assessment of schools: Union HRD Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
There are 24 new COVID19 positive cases in the state including 12 in Kasargod, 3-Ernakulam and 2 each in Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Malappuram & Kannur and 1 in Palakkad. Total number of COVID19 cases in the state is 265
COVID-19 cases have risen to 62 in Jammu & Kashmir out which 58 are active cases. While 58 of the active cases have been reported in Kashmir division, 10 are in Jammu. 17041 people are under active surveillance: Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary (Planning), J&K Administration
There are total 29 COVID19 positive cases in the state. Out of total 29 positive cases, 10 are in Gurugram, 6 in Faridabad, 4 in Panipat, 3 in Sirsa, 2 in Panchkula and 1 each in Ambala, Hisar, Palwal and Sonipat: Haryana Health Department
Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow companies in Punjab to use their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) contribution to assist the state Government in its efforts against COVID-19
According to National Health Mission, Tamil Nadu, 110 new cases of COVID19 reported in 15 districts of the state bringing the total count to 234
191 areas in various locations of Mumbai have been marked as 'Containment Areas', where COVID19 positive patients are confirmed. Entry/exit is restricted for all such areas&residents of the area are instructed to remain home quarantined: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation(BMC)
Centre asks states, Union Territories to launch on "war footing" contact tracing of all participants of Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin, which has emerged as Coronavirus hotspot
Passes will be given to two employees/owner of every private company so that they can go to their respective offices to calculate & transfer the employees' salaries. The passes will be valid for two days: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits, N95 masks etc are available in adequate quantities. If in future, more masks, PPE kits, ventilators, ICU beds etc are needed, then, we are prepared for it: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan
About 10 lakh poor people do not have ration card in Delhi. I request them to apply for the ration card on Delhi govt's e-district website. They will not get the card but we will give them ration till COVID-19 issue persists: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
536 people, out of all those who were brought out of Markaz, have been admitted to hospitals. 1810 people have been put in isolation/quarantine. So, a total of 2346 have been brought out of Markaz: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
120 positive cases reported till this morning. Total 766 people are admitted to the hospitals of Delhi due to Corona. Out of them 112 are positive, rest are possibly infected and are being tested: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Till now, there are 23 Coronavirus cases in Bihar and 1 death: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar
Delhi: 'COVID Patrol' with 40 motorcycles launched by Delhi Police in South District to spread awareness about COVID-19 through bike patrolling & announcements
320 people have been arrested, 290 cases filed & 151 vehicles seized in connection with violation of Coronavirus lockdown in Himachal Pradesh: Police
Supreme Court has issued notice to the Union of India and sought its reply by 6th April, while hearing a PIL seeking its intervention in the light of the alleged black market of masks, hand sanitisers & personal protection equipment.
Railways is preparing to set up 3.2 lakh isolation and quarantine beds by modifying 20000 coaches. Modification of 5000 coaches has begun. Lifeline flights have been started to transport essential commodities like testing kits, medicines and masks: Lav Aggrawal, Union Health Ministry
We have conducted 47,951 tests till date. There are 126 labs in ICMR network, number of private labs that have been approved are 51: R Ganga Ketkar, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
1800 people related to Tablighi Jamaat have been sent to 9 hospitals and quarantine centers. The recent rise in cases does not represent a national trend: Lav Agrawal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health
Till now, there are 1637 COVID19 cases, incl 386 new positive cases since y'day. There've been 38 deaths. 132 people have recovered. The no. of positive cases have gone since yesterday. One of main reasons for it is the travel by members of Tablighi Jamat: Ministry of Health
At least 42,000 people have died. Italy and Spain accounted for half the deaths, while the US had over 185,000 infections, with more dead than China’s official toll of about 3,300, UN’s secretary general, António Guterres said the coronavirus pandemic as the most challenging crisis since the second world war, reported Indian Express
Supreme Court of India has directed the Media, including print, electronic and social media, to maintain a strong sense of responsibility and ensure that unverified news capable of causing panic is not disseminated.
Defence Ministry: Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat informed Defence Minister that separate hospitals have been identified to exclusively deal with COVID-19 and more than 9,000 hospital beds have been made available.
13 more test positive for COVID-19 in Jaipur's Ramganj area; total 106 cases in Rajasthan: officials
Delhi: 2 resident doctors of Safdarjung hospital have tested positive for COVID- 19 a male doctor posted in COVID-19 unit and another resident doctor, a 3rd-year female PG student from Biochemistry department. According to the officials, she has a past travel history to aboard.
Under Lifeline Udan initiative of Ministry of Civil Aviation, 74 flights have been operated till date for transporting medical cargo across the country. A total of 37.63 tonnes of cargo has been transported till date out of which more than 22 tonnes was transported on 31st March.
Kerala HC says "If people die due to other illness, who'll take responsibility?Would the doctor tell you to only check on someone with COVID-19?Court will meet again this evening at 5.30.Centre to take a decision&inform the court at 5.30 or the court will have to issue an order''
COVID-19 effect: After pay cut, GoAir CEO tells employees that portion of March's salary has been deferred to April
4 more test positive for COVID-19 in Guwahati, taking total in Assam to 5; all attended Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi: Officials
Three more tested positive in Punjab on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases to 44, officials said.
Of these, two are residents of Mohali, while one is of Jagatpura village -- both located on the outskirts of the state capital Chandigarh.
With these, the total number of cases in the district rose to 10, said an official.
Thank all health care workers for their efforts. You are no less than soldiers fighting at the borders: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to healthcare workers, reported NDTV
If anyone loses their life while serving COVID-19 patients, whether sanitation workers, doctors or nurses, their family will be provided Rs 1 crore as respect to their service. Whether they are from private or government sector doesn't matter: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal
A railway police head constable has tested positive for COVID-19. He has been quarantined at Kasturba hospital, Mumbai along with 5 of his colleagues. His 3 family members & 8 other colleagues have also been asked to remain in quarantine: Railway official.
26 people of Uttarakhand participated in Tablighi Jamaat event at Delhi's Nizamuddin Markaz. They are still in Delhi. 173 out of 713 people who participated in regular jamaats at the mosque in last 28 days have been quarantined: Ashok Kumar,Director General of Police(Law & Order)
Wipro Ltd, Wipro Enterprises Ltd and Azim Premji Foundation have together committed Rs 1125 Crore towards tackling the unprecedented health and humanitarian crisis arising from COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.
8 residents of Lucknow, who participated in Nizamuddin Markaz event in Delhi, have not returned to the city. 24 foreigners who came to Lucknow after participating in the event have been admitted at Balrampur Hospital: Lucknow Police Commissioner Sujit Pandey.
About 330 people from Kerala participated in the Nizamuddin gathering. Of this 110 people have returned to Kerala: Sources, reported News18
Increase of 240 COVID-19 cases in the last 12 hours. Total number of COVID-19 positive cases rise to 1637 in India (including 1466 active cases, 133 cured/discharged/migrated people and 38 deaths): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Around 210 people who were stranded at Majnu-ka-Tilla Gurudwara since 28th March due to Coronavirus, are being shifted to schools: Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) North, Delhi
86 residents of Bihar & 57 foreigners who had attended Markaz in Delhi are being monitored. 48 people have been quarantined already. Some of 86 Bihar residents are not in the state but other parts of country, we're coordinating with other states to trace them: G Pandey, Bihar DGP
Fourth dedicated flight with Russian nationals onboard departed from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport to Russia on the intervening night of 31st March and 1st April.
A special flight of Egypt Air (Delhi-Cairo-Salt Lake City, US) with 215 stranded United States nationals on-board departed from Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Delhi Airport yesterday: Airport official
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced further measures for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic - Extension of realization period of export proceeds, review of limits of way & means advances of States/UTs, & implementation of counter-cyclical capital buffer: RBI
19 more people have been tested positive for COVID-19 taking the total number of cases to 63 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Most of the new cases are contacts of infected people. 600 people have been placed in quarantine in Indore: Dr Praveen Jadiya, Chief Medical Health Officer.
25-year old boy from Basti who passed away in BRD Hospital in Gorakhpur was found positive after his death , sparking the fear of having passed it on to everyone including doctors and paramedics that he came in touch with, reported Economic Times
Hockey India pledges to donate Rs 25 lakh to PM Cares Fund for fight against COVID-19 pandemic
‣ Total positive cases in Delhi: 120 ‣ Lok Nayak Hospital, Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital to now be used only for coronavirus patients, says Delhi Health Minister Satyendar, reported NDTV
Initially, authorities said everyone would get ration during lockdown but later they denied to give it to Christians. We are also Pakistani & have been living in Karachi. Such discrimination on the basis of religion is not fair: Christian local, Sindh Province, Pakistan.
We have received a list of 81 people who had attended the Markaz gathering (in Nizamuddin, Delhi). 17 in Patna and 13 in Buxar have been traced as of now, we will trace others also: Sanjay Kumar, Principal Secretary, Bihar Health Department
23 COVID-19 cases have been reported in Bihar till today morning. State govt has decided to test all the people who have returned from abroad after 18th March, because we have found that even those who had no symptoms have tested positive: Principal Secretary, Bihar Health Dept.
Whereabouts of Maulana Saad are not known since 28th March when he was served a notice by police. Search for him is currently underway: Delhi Police Sources
As on today, Delhi govt has 1000 beds dedicated for COVID-19 patients. It has been decided that Lok Nayak Hospital and Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital will now be used for Coronavirus patients only: Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain
Bengaluru Urban & Mysuru feature among top 25 COVID-19 hotspots in the country. Chikkaballapur in last 14 days, is emerging as a hotspot. Bengaluru city among the top 7 cities with high case load: Karnataka Health Ministry. Total COVID-19 cases in the state currently at 101
Eight new coronavirus cases in Gujarat; total rises to 82: Official
COVID-19: 2,361 people evacuated from Nizamuddin Markaz after 36-hour exercise, says Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia
Delhi: Nizamuddin Markaz and the area around it being sanitised by South Delhi Municipal Corporation. A religious gathering was held in Nizamuddin Markaz, that violated lockdown conditions&several COVID-19 positive cases have been found among those who attended the gathering.
6 people, Maulana Saad, Dr Zeeshan, Mufti Shehzad, M Saifi, Younus, & Mohd Salman named in the FIR in Markaz, Nizamuddin case. Markaz was vacated around 3:30 am today, it had around 2100 people & it took 5 days to vacate the place: Delhi Police Sources.
The doctor working at Delhi State Cancer Institution has tested positive for Covid-19. She visited her brother's house recently, who returned from the United Kingdom few days back. Hospital has been shut for today&being disinfected: Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain.
Delhi government run hospital shut, being sanitised after doctor tests positive, reported NDTV
England batsman Jos Buttler to auction shirt he wore during last year's World Cup final to raise funds for hospitals battling COVID-19 pandemic
Pakistan: Members of Hindu&Christian communities say they are denied ration by authorities, in Sindh province. A Hindu local says,"Authorities are not helping us during lockdown, ration is also not being provided to us because we are part of a minority community."
34 people traced in Ahmednagar, including 29 foreigners who had attended the Markaz in Nizamuddin, Delhi. Out of these 29 foreigners, results of 14 have come & 2 have tested positive for COVID-19. 3 people who came in contact with them also tested positive: Ahmednagar Collector
18 new COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra; tally climbs to 320: Health official
16 more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mumbai and two more cases have been reported in Pune, taking the total number of cases in the state to 320. Total 12 people have died due to COVID-19 in the state till now.
The coronavirus tally in Uttar Pradesh crossed the 100 mark to reach 103 by Tuesday night.
Madhya Pradesh government claimed to have identified 82 out of 107 persons who attended a religious congregation of Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi.
Following Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's directive, the police and civil authorities have located the Jamaat members through their addresses and quarantined them, senior official said on Tuesday night.
"We have the addresses of 82 persons out of 107 who have attended Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi. Some of them have been taken for quarantine. The rest of the persons would soon be tracked down," he said.
The official, however, refused to divulge the number of persons quarantined for confidentiality to prevent virus scare. They are scattered at different places including Delhi, Bhopal, Sehore, Vidisha and Raisen and efforts are on track them soon, said the official.
Chouhan had on Tuesday directed officials to quarantine the 107 persons form the state who had participated in Delhi congregation causing an alarm for nationwide spread of coronavirus.
Chouhan asked district collectors and superintendents of police to track down these people and keep a tab on all pilgrims visiting places of worship.