Covid-19 Live updates: India logs 909 new cases in last 24 hours

Indonesia reports biggest daily jump

Haryana positive cases rise to 179

Beijing to reopen some schools

  • Beijing schools closed due to the outbreak will reopen to senior high school students and senior middle school students, state broadcaster CCTV reported on Sunday, citing a spokesman for the Beijing Municipal Education Commission.
  • Senior high school students are set to return to campus on April 27, and senior students at middle schools will return to campus on May 11, said spokesman Li Yi at a press conference, according to the CCTV report.

Situation is very serious; cases will rise if more testing is done

- Former MP CM, Kamal Nath

3 new positive cases reported in Bhopal

We are tracing their contact history. With this, the total COVID-19 cases in Bhopal stands at 134, says the Chief Medical and Health Officer Prabhakar Tiwari. An 80-year-old asthmatic patient who died before being brought to hospital has tested positive last night. His contact history has been traced & people in contact with him, kept under home quarantine. Death rate stands at 2 here, said CMO, Bhopal

134 new cases in Maharashtra; state tally rises to 1,895

Russia reports 2,186 new cases in 24 hours, up from 1,667 new cases the day before

Karnataka State RTC cancels bookings, starts refunds

Three Indian nationals test positive in Nepal

With the three fresh cases, the total number of infections in the country has gone up to 12.

China's imported cases hit record number

  • New virus cases doubled to 99, nearly all imported.
  • China is stepping up scrutiny of inbound foreigners and tightening border control.

Delhi government declares 33 containment zones

Areas around House No-A 176, Deoli Extension; A-30 Mansarovar Garden; and Street nos. 1 to 10, C block, Jahangirpuri are included.

Seven people arrested in relation with attack on police team in Patiala

Pakistan reports 254 new infections, death toll reaches 86

Pakistan's cases hit 5,038, while 14 more deaths pushed the toll to 86

Five new cases in Nashik, district total now 20

Nihangs asked to show curfew passes chop cop's hand off in Punjab

  • A group of four-five Nihangs - an order of Sikhs - were asked to stop at a vegetable market at around 6.15 am.
  • "An ASI's (Assistant Sub Inspector) hand was chopped off by a sword. A Station House Officer of Sadar Patiala sustained an injury on his elbow and anther official suffered an injury on his arm in the attack," Senior Superintendent of Police, Patiala, Mandeep Singh Sidhu told PTI.

Foreign investors pull out over Rs 9,000 crore from Indian markets

  • As per latest depositories data, foreign portfolio investors (FPI) withdrew a net sum of Rs 2,951 crore from equities and Rs 6,152 crore from the debt segment between April 1-9.
  • Total net outflow stands at Rs 9,103 crore.
  • In the previous month, FPIs had withdrawn a record amount of over Rs 1.1 lakh crore (net).

Canada approves its largest economic aid program since WWII

The country has adopted a $52 billion program, which aims to pay companies 75% of their employees' salaries to avoid massive layoffs.

Mumbai's Dharavi reports 15 new cases

Total cases in the locality are now up to 43.

25 new cases in Gujarat; state tally rises to 493

Rajasthan records 51 new cases

Total cases in the state are now up to 751.

Four more test positive in Odisha, total count now 54

Thailand reports 33 new cases, three deaths

New numbers take the total to 2,551 cases, as well as three more deaths; the southeast Asian nation's toll rises to 38.

US overtakes Italy with highest deaths

The total number of deaths are at 20,506 and as many as 527,111 people have been infected by the contagion so far.

Japan records 714 new cases

The latest spike brings the number of total infections to 7,460, including 712 from the Diamond Princess cruise ship.

5 recovered persons volunteer to work at COVID-19 care centre

Ahmedabad civic body has roped in five persons who have recovered from the coronavirus infection to work as volunteers at a care centre set up for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients who do not suffer from any underlying complications. The initiative has been taken as the patients who have recovered are likely to have developed immunity to the disease and chances of them contracting the infection again are several times less than others, Ahmedabad Municipal Commissioner Vijay Nehra said on Saturday.

Coronavirus infects more than 8000 people in India

The novel coronavirus has infected 8,356 people in India, killed 273, as per the latest update by the Union Health Ministry. According to the latest data available 909 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, 34 people have died of the infection.

Coronavirus cases in India cross 8000 mark

Pope to livestream Easter mass to locked down world

Saudi King approves extension of curfew until further notice

  • Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved an extension of the kingdom's curfew until further notice due to the rate at which the coronavirus is currently spreading, the state news agency (SPA) reported early on Sunday.
  • The Saudi king has previously ordered a curfew that took effect on March 23, from 7 pm to 6 am for 21 days, to curb the spread of the coronavirus, state media reported.
  • Last week Saudi Arabia placed its capital Riyadh and other big cities under a 24-hour curfew, locking down much of the population to stem the spread of the new coronavirus.

North Korea calls for stronger coronavirus measures

North Korea called for stronger measures against the rapidly spreading coronavirus pandemic at a meeting presided by leader Kim Jong Un, state media reported Sunday, without acknowledging whether the country had reported any infections. The already isolated, nuclear-armed North quickly shut down its borders after the virus was first detected in neighbouring China in January, and imposed strict containment measures.

Hydroxychloroquine consignment reaches US

7 test positive for COVID-19 in Korba; tally reaches 25 in Chhattisgarh

  • Seven more people tested positive for COVID-19 from Korba district's Katghora, according to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur.
  • With this the total number of COVID-19 cases in Chhattisgarh has reached 25.
  • However, 10 patients have been cured and discharged out of the 25 total cases.
  • The total number of positive COVID-19 cases in the country has risen to 7,703, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on April 11.
  • As per a notification by the ICMR at 9 pm on Saturday, a total of 1,79,374 samples from 1,64,773 individuals have been tested.

US records 1,920 virus deaths in past 24 hours: Johns Hopkins

  • The United States recorded 1,920 deaths related to the novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:30 pm Saturday (0030 GMT Sunday).
  • The number of fatalities was lower than the previous day's record toll of 2,108.
  • The outbreak has now claimed the lives of at least 20,506 people in the US, the most of any country.
  • The US also leads the world in the number of confirmed infections, with 527,111 by the Baltimore-based school's count.

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Mohammad Ali Jauhar University in UP's Rampur to be used as quarantine centre

Mohammad Ali Jauhar University in UP's Rampur to be used as quarantine centre

UK pleges 200 million pounds in aid to help stop second coronavirus wave

Britain said on Sunday it was pledging 200 million pounds ($248 million) to the World Health Organisation (WHO) and charities to help slow the spread of the coronavirus in vulnerable countries and so help prevent a second wave of infections. Britain has reported almost 10,000 deaths from the coronavirus so far, the fifth highest national number globally.

Source: TOI

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