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COVID-19 Crisis Updates, March 25, 2019 | As it happened

By Wednesday (March 25) night, number of Coronavirus infections in India stood at 606 while active cases were 553. Our country has registered 10 deaths as per the numbers released by the Health Ministry.

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New Delhi Updated on: March 25, 2020 23:45 IST
COVID-19 Crisis Updates, March 25, 2019 | As it happened

COVID-19 Crisis Updates, March 25, 2019 | As it happened

By Wednesday (March 25) night, number of Coronavirus infections in India stood at 606 while active cases were 553. Our country has registered 10 deaths as per the numbers released by the Health Ministry. Globally the number was reported to be 4,53,074 out of which 3,19,434 were active cases. China still tops the list of total number of coronavirus infections followed by Italy and the US. 

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates | As it happened

  • Kerala Police arrests 2535 people and seizes 1636 vehicles for violating national lockdown.

  • Second coronavirus death in Gujarat.

  • Spain's Deputy Prime Minister Carmen Calvo tests positive for coronavirus

  • 2 positive coronavirus cases were found in Telangana on Wednesday. This has taken total number of cases to 41: Telangana government.

  • Prime Minister Modi spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Coronavirus pandemic. PM Modi condoled the death of Russins due to Coronavirus

  • A BJP meeting chaired by its chief JP Nadda decided that one crore party workers will provide meals to five poor persons each during the lockdown.

  • A British national, admitted to a hospital in Ernakulam, who had earlier tested positive for coronavirus was given HIV antiretroviral drugs to treat his infection. After being administered the drugs, the British national tested negative, doctors at the hospital said.

  • The United States has asked its citizens stranded in India to comply with the lockdown order issued by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On March 24, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a nationwide curfew till April 15, 2020, in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. US citizens are required to comply with Indian law & obey directions from law enforcement officers, the US Embassy in India said. "We are in contact with the Indian government to emphasise the need for hotels to continue to lodge US citizens. The US missions in India will continue to work with the US Department of State and airline companies to arrange flights from India to US, for our citizens," the embassy said.

  • The total number of coronavirus crisis in the country now stand at 606, the Union Health Ministry said in the latest update on the spread of the outbreak. There have been 43 cured/discharged/migrated cases and 10 deaths, while there are 553 active cases, the ministry said.

  • Nine private laboratories with over 16,000 sample collection centres have been registered so far for testing of COVID-19, health ministry officials were quoted as saying by news agency PTI.

  • The Prime Minister noted that there was no cure as of yet to coronavirus. "Avoid rumours and get in touch with a doctor if you have any doubts about the virus," he said.

  • "Let's take the burden of poor on our shoulders and win this fight collectively," said PM Modi.

  • "People are working round-the-clock at hospitals and medical facilities. They are not getting to sleep for more than two to three hours," the PM noted, as he asked the citizens across the country to express gratitude to those working during the lockdown.

  • "You must also take care of animals around you during the lockdown," PM Modi said, replying to a question from a constituent.

  • The PM has appealed to people to help each other in these times of crisis. "Nobody should go hungry. All should help the less fortunate," he said. "Show kindness towards the needy in these times," he said.

  • "I got emotional while writing a letter to those involved in rescue operations in Wuhan," PM Modi reveals. "It was a highly emotional moment for me," he said, also appreciating the efforts of Indian personnel involved in carrying out rescue operations in Italy.

  • "The government has formed a help desk, in collaboration with WhatsApp, to seek correct information about coronavirus. If you have access to WhatsApp you can use the number 9013151515 for the purpose," PM Narendra Modi said during the interaction with constituents of Varanasi.

    "Social distancing is the key to fight coronavirus," PM Modi reiterates. He highlighted that over a lakh people around the world have recovered from coronavirus.

  • "I appeal to the people to avoid rumors and base their decisions on facts and science," says PM Modi, replying to a question by one his constituents in Varanasi. "The virus doesn't discriminate between rich and poor, or among different religions," he added.

  • "The people of Kashi have a significant role to play in this crisis. You have to show the way to the entire country. You can teach the people of the country the virtues of patience, generosity and solution in these times of crisis," PM Modi said.

  • "I should have been with you on the first day of the Hindu new year. But the crisis around coronavirus isn't allowing me to do so," PM Modi said.

  • "We will ultimately prevail after these 21 days of lockdown," says PM Modi.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi is delivering a special address through video conferencing to his constituents in Varanasi.

  • Preliminary findings suggest they all four patients were close contacts of a Srinagar patient who tested positive yesterday. All five of those who have tested positive reportedly participated together in a religious event.

  • After a journalist who tested positive for coronavirus was learnt to have attended the floor test presided by former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath, the daughter, who had returned from London on March 17, has also tested positive. "The journalist's wife, son and domestic helpers have tested negative for the virus," ANI reported.
  • Current count of COVID19 patients in Maharashtra is 116. In Sangli 5 people from one family are identified as positive due to contacts and 4 people from Mumbai are identified as positive due to travel history or contacts: Rajesh Tope, Maharashtra Heath Minister.
  • Pakistan has suspended all domestic flight operations until April 2 to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus after the country reported nearly 1,000 cases from the COVID-19 infection.
  • Four new coronavirus positive cases have been reported in jasthan today. Two of the four positive persons are members of the medical staff in Bhilwara. Total number of cases in the state rise to 36.
  • The total number of coronavirus cases has risen to 1000 in Pakistan including 7 deaths, confirms Pakistan Government.
  • US reports 700 coronavirus deaths, total infections at 54,000.
  • Total number of positive cases in Maharashtra rise to 112.
  • 277 evacuees from Iran arrived at Jodhpur Airport (from Delhi) today.

  • Number of coronavirus cases rises to 562; active cases stand at 512: Health Ministry 
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi to interact with citizens of Varanasi via video conferencing, today at 5 pm
  • Maharashtra: Sangli district administration releases contact numbers for citizens to get home delivery of essential items on call

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Maharashtra: Sangli district administration releases contact numbers for citizens to get home delivery of essential items on call

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  • New Zealand declares state of emergency as 50 new COVID-19 cases confirmed
  • Another person test positive for in Patna's Nalanda Medical College and Hospital; total number of cases rise to 4 in the state
  • France coronavirus death toll jumps to 1100
  • All students from class 1 to 9 and 11 to be promoted without examinations in Gujarat, as the schools have been closed in the wake of coronavirus
  • Pakistan suspends all domestic flights from March 26
  • Telangana woman doctor allegedly manhandled by a police official while going on her duty in Khammam amid lockdown
  • Two people from Pune who had earlier tested positive for coronavirus have now tested negative
  • Delhi: Jhandewalan Mandir remains closed for devotees amid coronavirus lockdown, on the 1st day of 'Chaitra Navratri', today

  • Ministry of Home Affairs directs all states and Union Territories to set up a 24*7 control rooms/offices with helplines at state/district level to address any grievances or undue problems faced by providers of goods/services amid coronavirus outbreak​

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