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Ramkrishna ji of telangana went to lucknow which is 15,00 km away and started contributing to the fight against coronavirus, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi

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9 Apr 2020, 7:54 PM

There are lakhs of soldiers in India fighting corona, let's respect them, says Priyanka Gandhi

Ramkrishna ji of telangana went to lucknow which is 15,00 km away and started contributing to the fight against coronavirus. He is a research scholar and at present he is helping at KGMU in taking test samples.

This is our India.

There are lakhs of such soldiers in India. Let's pay our respect to them and motivate them

9 Apr 2020, 8:23 PM

149 people arrested and 30 vehicles impounded for defying COVID-19 lockdown: Noida Police

9 Apr 2020, 8:22 PM

51 new cases in Delhi, 720 total cases, 3 deaths

51 positive cases reported in Delhi today (including 35 with a history of foreign travel, 4 cases related to Markaz, 3 deaths & 5 discharged). Total number of positive cases in the national capital rises to 720 (including 12 deaths and 25 discharged): Govt of Delhi

9 Apr 2020, 8:20 PM

21 new cases in Gujarat, 262 total cases, 18 deaths

21 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Gujarat. Total COVID-19 positive cases in the state stands at 262 which includes 26 discharged & 18 deaths. 212 are stable & 3 are on ventilator. While, 4 are quarantined for surveillance: Health Department, Gujarat

9 Apr 2020, 8:07 PM

Madhya Pradesh government issues the list of COVID-19 hotspots in 15 districts

Madhya Pradesh government issues the list of COVID-19 hotspots in 15 districts that will be sealed as a measure to contain the spread of COVID-19.

9 Apr 2020, 7:58 PM

ICMR updates COVID-19 testing stratergy

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) updates its testing strategy for COVID-19. The revised strategy also states 'asymptomatic direct and high-risk contacts of a confirmed case should be tested once between days 5 and day 14 of coming in his/her contact'.

9 Apr 2020, 7:44 PM

Class 10th (SSLC) exams which were scheduled to be held on 27-04-2020 to 09-05-2020 has been postponed till further notice, says Karnataka Education Minister Suresh Kumar

Class 10th (SSLC) exams which were scheduled to be held on 27-04-2020 to 09-05-2020 has been postponed till further notice. 10 days of revision classes will be done before examination dates: Karnataka Education Minister Suresh Kumar

9 Apr 2020, 7:43 PM

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh urges Central government to give tax sops, Rs one-lakh crore relief package to MSMEs

9 Apr 2020, 7:43 PM

3 more deaths in Pune, 24 total deaths

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9 Apr 2020, 7:40 PM

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan instructs to seal COVID-19 hotspots in 15 districts

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has instructed senior govt officers to seal COVID-19 hotspots in 15 districts of the state: Madhya Pradesh Information & Public Relations Department

9 Apr 2020, 7:31 PM

Give liberal relief to MSMEs in distress due to COVID-19 pandemic: Congress' Jairam Ramesh to Union minister Nitin Gadkari

9 Apr 2020, 7:30 PM

397 positives cases in Madhya Pradesh, 24 deaths

Number of COVID-19 cases reaches 397 including 24 deaths in Madhya Pradesh, with maximum 221 cases being reported in Indore, followed by Bhopal at 98: State Principal Health Secretary

9 Apr 2020, 7:29 PM

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel instructs to seal areas in ​​Korba's Katghora

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel has instructed Principal Secretary & Collector of Health Department to seal the areas in

Korba's Katghora where seven cases of COVID-19 have been reported: State Information & Public Relations Department

9 Apr 2020, 7:27 PM

First positive case in Aligarh, UP

First COVID-19 positive case reported in Aligarh today. The 22-yr-old man, who tested positive, is a resident of Firozabad & had come to Aligarh on March 12 to attend Jamaat event here in the city. He has no connection to Jamaat event in Delhi: Aligarh DistrictMagistrate CB Singh

9 Apr 2020, 7:14 PM

People humiliating medical professionals should be named and shamed: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

9 Apr 2020, 7:12 PM

14 out of total 25 cases in Sangli, Maharashtra recovered

4 out of total 25 COVID-19 positive patients in Sangli have recovered completely and have been discharged. Remaining 11 patients are stable and recovering: Maharashtra govt.

9 Apr 2020, 7:11 PM

Goa govt has begun integrating allopathy & Ayurveda to treat COVID-19 patients: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant

Goa govt has begun integrating allopathy & Ayurveda to treat COVID-19 patients: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant There are seven cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Union Health Ministry

9 Apr 2020, 7:09 PM

3 new positive cases in Dharavi, Mumbai, 17 total cases, 3 deaths

3 new Coronavirus positive cases have been reported in Dharavi of Mumbai today. The total number of positive cases here rises to 17 (including 3 deaths): Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

9 Apr 2020, 7:00 PM

18 new cases in Telangana, 471 total cases,

18 new Coronavirus positive cases have been reported in Telangana today. Total number of positive cases in the state now stands at 471: Telangana State Health Minister Eatala Rajendra

9 Apr 2020, 6:54 PM

Rajasthan government has mandated wearing of face mask by people in urban areas of the state: Department of Information and Public Relations

9 Apr 2020, 6:46 PM

79 more cases in Mumbai, 775 total in the city, 54 deaths

79 more COVID-19 positive cases reported in Mumbai today, taking the total number of positive coronavirus cases in the city to 775: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

9 Apr 2020, 6:40 PM

9 more deaths in Mumbai, 54 total deaths

9 people who had tested positive for COVID-19 lost their lives in Mumbai today, all of them had comorbidities & age related factors. Total number of coronavirus positive people who have lost their lives in the city stands at 54: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

9 Apr 2020, 6:34 PM

Haryana Government has decided to provide ₹30 lakh cover, in case of death, to the police personnel directly engaged in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in the state: Haryana Govt

9 Apr 2020, 6:32 PM

12 more test positive for COVID-19 in Bihar; number climbs to 51

Bihar witnessed the steepest rise in the number of COVID-19 cases on Thursday, when as many as 12 people tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus, taking the total count in the state to 51, a top official said.

The number of active cases in the state, which had plunged to just over 20 earlier this week as nobody tested positive for two days while many recovered, has also rebounded and reached 35.

One patient has died in the state and 15 have recovered.

According to Principal Secretary, Health, Sanjay Kumar, Siwan bordering Uttar Pradesh reported 10 cases and is now the worst-hit district in the state by the pandemic with 20 people having tested positive so far, of whom four had recovered a few days ago.

9 Apr 2020, 6:25 PM

3 new coronavirus cases, total rises to 63

Two more coronavirus positive patients were detected in Noida and one in Greater Noida on Thursday, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in Gautam Buddh Nagar to 63, according to officials.

"The new cases are from Sector 50 and Eldico Utopia in Sector 93A of Noida and Silver City in Sector P12 of Greater Noida," the Health Department here stated.

"A total 1,168 samples have been sent for COVID-19 test from Gautam Buddh Nagar so far and 63 of them have tested positive," the department stated in its daily statement.

9 Apr 2020, 6:25 PM

PM assured President Museveni that India would extend all possible support to the Ugandan Government’s efforts, says PMO

The two leaders discussed the health & economic challenges arising out of COVID-19 pandemic. PM assured President Museveni that India would extend all possible support to the Ugandan Government’s efforts to control the spread of the virus in its territory: Prime Minister's Office

9 Apr 2020, 6:22 PM

50 new coronavirus cases found in Ahmedabad; tally now 133: Officials

9 Apr 2020, 6:18 PM

96 fresh COVID-19 positive cases reported in Tamil Nadu, state’s tally rises to 834

84 persons out of the 96 persons who tested positive for COVID-19 today are from "single source" event; 763 cases out of the total 834 cases in the state are from "single source" event: Beela Rajesh, Tamil Nadu Health Secretary

9 Apr 2020, 6:07 PM

Total active cases in West Bengal stands at 80

12 new Coronavirus positive cases have been reported today. Total active cases in the state stands at 80. Three patients have been discharged: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

9 Apr 2020, 6:06 PM

Top official, health worker at state-run hospital test positive in West Bengal

Top official, health worker at state-run hospital test positive in West Bengal

9 Apr 2020, 6:04 PM

Newborns in China experiencing mild symptoms of COVID-19

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9 Apr 2020, 6:02 PM

Total positive cases in Punjab stands at 130

24 persons tested positive for coronavirus in Punjab today. Total positive cases in the state stands at 130: Government of Punjab

9 Apr 2020, 5:47 PM

67 new cases take UP Covid-19 count to 410

With 67 new cases in the past 24 hours, the tally of coronavirus cases in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday reached 410. Of these, 221 are Tablighi Jamaat attendees.

According to official sources, 5,734 people are in quarantine and 410 in isolation wards.

While Covid-19 has claimed four lives, 31 patients have been cured in the state.

During the day, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reviewed the situation and asked officials to ensure that all movements, except that of medical, sanitisation staff and doorstep delivery boys, were stopped in the sealed hotspot areas of 15 districts.

He also took stock of deliveries of essential commodities being made in the sealed areas.

9 Apr 2020, 5:44 PM

Delhi CM speaks on incident where 2 female doctors, "Neighbour be given strictest punishment."

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9 Apr 2020, 5:44 PM

British PM Boris Johnson's health 'continues to improve'

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9 Apr 2020, 5:41 PM

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9 Apr 2020, 5:41 PM

134 active cases of COVID-19 in Haryana

There are 134 active cases of COVID-19 in Haryana out of which 106 patients are linked to Tablighi Jamaat: Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij

9 Apr 2020, 5:34 PM

Kerala CM wrote to PM to draw his attention to the plight of Indian migrants in UAE

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9 Apr 2020, 5:32 PM

SpiceJet will operate a second freighter flight tomorrow

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9 Apr 2020, 5:31 PM

Total number of coronavirus cases in Karnataka stands at 197

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9 Apr 2020, 5:05 PM

Centre approves ₹15,000 crore for COVID-19 emergency response package

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9 Apr 2020, 4:59 PM

Delhi CM holds meeting today with Medical Directors, Superintendents of Delhi's government, private hospitals via video-conferencing

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9 Apr 2020, 4:59 PM

Total cases in in Kashmir stands at 184

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9 Apr 2020, 4:46 PM

Haryana CM releases amount of Rs 5 cr to 2588 panchayats in state to carry out sanitisation work

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9 Apr 2020, 4:29 PM

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9 Apr 2020, 4:29 PM

Out of 1,30,000, around 5,734 samples tested positive till date

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9 Apr 2020, 4:27 PM

Indian railways are converting 5,000 coaches into isolation units

In order to prepare 80,000 isolation beds, Indian railways are converting 5,000 coaches into isolation units, of which 3,250 have been converted: Lav Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Health Ministry.

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9 Apr 2020, 4:25 PM

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9 Apr 2020, 3:48 PM

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9 Apr 2020, 3:20 PM

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9 Apr 2020, 3:14 PM

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9 Apr 2020, 3:05 PM

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9 Apr 2020, 2:41 PM

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9 Apr 2020, 2:35 PM

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9 Apr 2020, 2:32 PM

Total number of positive cases stands at 51 in Bihar

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9 Apr 2020, 2:32 PM

CRPF sends essential commodities to different districts in Kashmir

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9 Apr 2020, 2:32 PM

Emergency services&essential commodities will be available to all: District Magistrate Suhas LY, Gautam Budh Nagar

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9 Apr 2020, 1:45 PM

BMC confirms that they will come up with door to door supply of essentials

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9 Apr 2020, 1:20 PM

162 new coronavirus cases in Maharashtra; tally jumps to 1,297

162 new coronavirus cases in Maharashtra; tally jumps to 1,297, says Health official

9 Apr 2020, 1:08 PM

First doctor covid 19 death in indore

9 Apr 2020, 12:55 PM

Odisha extends lockdown till April 30th

Odisha extends lockdown till April 30th, the first state to do so.

"In view of the situation arising out of COVID-19, the state government decided to extend the lockdown period till April 30," Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said.

9 Apr 2020, 12:10 PM

Total number of positive cases in Bihar stands at 51

12 new Coronavirus positive cases (10 people of a family in Siwan) reported in the state today, taking the total number of positive cases to 51: Bihar Principal Health Secretary Sanjay Kumar

9 Apr 2020, 12:10 PM

80-year-old woman tested positive for COVID-19 passed away today in Karnataka

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9 Apr 2020, 11:43 AM

Delhi: Meeting of Group of Ministers being held at Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

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9 Apr 2020, 11:39 AM

162 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Maharashtra today

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9 Apr 2020, 11:34 AM

Total number of positive cases in Gujarat rises to 241

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9 Apr 2020, 11:05 AM

Karnataka to finalise lockdown exit strategy by April 13

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9 Apr 2020, 10:51 AM

There are 669 COVID19 positive cases in Delhi

Till now, there are 669 COVID19 positive cases including 426 cases from Markaz, in Delhi: Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain.

9 Apr 2020, 10:43 AM

India shall do everything possible to fight against COVID-19: PM Modi to Trump

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9 Apr 2020, 10:23 AM

United Nations Security Council to discuss Impact of COVID-19

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9 Apr 2020, 10:23 AM

Total positive cases reported in Bhopal are 93

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9 Apr 2020, 10:19 AM

First COVID-19 death in Jharkhand

A 72-year-old man died of coronavirus in Bokaro district, the first COVID-19 death reported in Jharkhand, a health official said on Thursday.

9 Apr 2020, 9:59 AM

Thirty fresh cases of COVID-19 in Rajasthan

Rajasthan recorded 30 more cases of coronavirus on Thursday, taking the state's tally to 413, an official said.

The virus has so far claimed six lives in the state. However, officials maintain that deaths occurred due to co-morbidity -- more than one illness or disease occurring in one person at the same time.

"Thirty new cases have come up today in seven districts of Rajasthan. All have travel and contact history," Additional Chief Secretary Rohit Kumar Singh said.

9 Apr 2020, 9:31 AM

Two people (a 15-year-old and a 24-year old) test positive for COVID-19 in Ludhiana

Two people (a 15-year-old and a 24-year old) test positive for COVID-19 in Ludhiana. Total confirmed cases in the District are now 8: Ludhiana Deputy Commissioner Pardeep Aggarwal

9 Apr 2020, 9:31 AM

19 new Coronavirus positive cases reported in Agra

19 new Coronavirus positive cases reported in Agra, taking the total number of positive cases in the district to 84: Agra DM Prabhu N Singh

9 Apr 2020, 9:30 AM

5 Coronavirus positive cases reported in district Khandwa

5 Coronavirus positive cases reported in district Khandwa, contact tracing of positive cases underway: District Collector Khandwa Tanvi Sundriyal

9 Apr 2020, 9:30 AM

4 new COVID19 positive cases reported from Siwan in Bihar

4 new COVID19 positive cases reported from Siwan in Bihar, taking the total number of positive cases to 43: Sanjay Kumar, Principal Secretary, Health Deptartment

9 Apr 2020, 8:39 AM

Increase of 540 new COVID19 cases and 17 deaths in last 24 hours, says Health Ministry

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