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COVID-19 Crisis Updates, March 29 2020 | As it happened

Coronavirus positive cases in India have surged rapidly with a total of 1024 confirmed cases till Sunday night, as per Health Ministry. The number of fatalities has reached 27 so far. brings the live updates on COVID-19 from India and the world.

India TV News Desk Reported by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: March 29, 2020 23:21 IST

COVID-19 Crisis Updates, March 29 2020 | As it happened:

  • One of three Indian Forest Service trainees, who had found negative for coronavirus. Found positive.
  • Number of coronavirus infections crosses 1000 mark in India.
  • Coronavirus infections: Maharashtra has crossed 200 mark. Total number of coronavirus patients in the state in 203.
  • Kerala becomes first state in India to cross 200 COVID-19 cases.
  • Home Ministry has asked landlords of migrant workers to not take rent from them. Click here to read more
  • Punjab CM Amarinder Singh asks industrial units and brick kilns to start operations with migrant workers if they have adequate provision to accommodate them safely within the premises.
  • Screened passengers-2,09,284, beds in isolation wards-13,323, ventilators-3018, current admissions-295, samples tested-1,763 (Negative: 1632, Positive: 42 (2 Discharged), Under Process: 89): Dr C Vijayabaskar, Tamil Nadu Health Minister. 
  • "In last 24 hours, 106 new positive cases and 6 deaths have been reported," says Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Health Ministry.
  • "Government is trying to procure masks and ventilators from abroad," says Health Ministry official
  • "There will be separate hospitals for corona patients," says Health Ministry official 
  • "There are 979 cases of coronavirus in country, 25 deaths so far," says Health Ministry official
  • Four more have been found positive in NOIDA click here to read more
  • 78 samples processed yesterday and 38 samples of today all have come negative. The 7 people admitted here are stable and healthy: Dr. Sudhir Singh, Isolation Ward incharge, King George's Medical University, Lucknow.
  • A 21-year-old man has been tested positive for COVID19 in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu. He returned from Philippines on March 18 and developed symptoms of the disease on March 26. With this, total number of cases rises to 56 in the state.
  • A First Officer with SpiceJet has tested positive for COVID-19. The test report came on March 28. He did not operate any international flight in March 2020. Last domestic flight he operated was on March 21 from Chennai to Delhi and since then he had quarantined himself at home
  • 5 more people test positive in Kashmir- 2 from Srinagar, 2 from Budgam and 1 from Baramulla
  • Pope Francis and his close aides do not have coronavirus, the Vatican has said. Pope and his aides were tested after a person in the building tested positive.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation in 'Mann Ki Baat' on the situation of coronavirus in India.
  • 3 more people test positive for coronavirus in Ahmedabad, a total of 58 people have tested positive till now in the state: Gujarat Health Department
  • Princess Maria Teresa of Spain becomes first royal to die from COVID-19
  • Total number of coronavirus cases in the country rises to 979 (including 86 cured/discharged and 25 deaths): Union Health Ministry
  • Telangana Health Minister Etela Rajender said on Sunday, "There are currently 53 COVID-19 cases in the state. We are making camps for migrant workers with arrangements of food and water. We have setup a control room for it. I request people to not violate the lockdown."
  • A 53-year-old woman has also tested positive for COVID-19 in Rajasthan's Bhilwara, 25 people have tested positive till now in the city and 55 in the state.
  • 7 more COVID-19 cases reported in Maharashtra (4 from Mumbai, 2 from Pune and 1 each from Sangli and Nagpur). Total number of cases in the state rises to 193.
  • A man suffering from COVID-19 died at Srinagar hospital on Sunday. With this, the death toll in Jammu and Kashmir rises to 2.
  • Gujarat has reported one more COVID-19 death after a 45-year-old man died in Ahmedabad​ taking the total number of coronavirus deaths in the state to 5 while confirmed cases stood at 44.
  • FIR to be registered against Managing Director of a company for hiding his travel history. 13 people from his company had tested positive for coronavirus.
  • A person who had come back from Maharashtra's Amravati and four other members of his family have tested positive for coronavirus in Meerut.​

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