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Coronavirus Updates April 12, 2020 | As it happened

The total number of global cases is likely to cross 1.7 million, including more than 100,000 fatalities. Over 400,000 patients are reported to have recovered. The death toll in India is more than 200 and the number of cases nears 8500. Get the latest updates on coronavirus here. Indiatvnews.com brings to you breaking news, latest photos, and videos from across the world on April 12, 2020.

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The total number of global cases is likely to cross 1.7 million, including more than 100,000 fatalities. Over 400,000 patients are reported to have recovered. The death toll in India is more than 200 and the number of cases nears 8500. Get the latest updates on coronavirus here. Indiatvnews.com brings to you breaking news, latest photos, and videos from across the world on April 12, 2020.

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  • 11:24 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus: 2 more deaths, 104 new cases reported in Rajasthan

    Rajasthan reported two more coronavirus-related deaths on Sunday, taking their number to 11, as over 100 new COVID-19 cases surfaced in the state, officials said in Jaipur.

  • 11:24 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    New York State registers 758 more deaths from coronavirus

    New York State registered 758 more deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours as Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday stressed that he will work with New Jersey and Connecticut on a coordinated plan to reopen the economy that also safeguards public health.

  • 11:22 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    MHA again writes to WB govt to ensure strict adherence to lockdown

    A day after objecting to "gradual dilution" of lockdown in West Bengal, the Union Home Ministry again wrote to the state government on Sunday asking it to take necessary action to ensure strict adherence to the curbs following alleged violation incidents in Murshidabad and Siliguri.

  • 10:59 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Two more COVID-19 deaths, Bengal makes masks mandatory

    West Bengal reported two more COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, pushing the death toll due to the disease to seven in the state, even as the TMC government made wearing masks mandatory for people visiting public places.

     

  • 10:37 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Gujarat: COVID-19 cases mount to 516; death toll 24

    The total number of COVID-19 cases in Gujarat jumped to 516 on Sunday with 48 more people testing positive for the novel coronavirus, a senior Health
    department official said.

  • 10:33 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Two COVID-19 deaths reported in Telangana, 28 new cases

    Two coronavirus deaths were reported in Telangana on Sunday taking the toll in the state due to the disease to 16, while 28 more tested positive, pushing the tally to 531.

  • 10:06 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Maharashtra continues to be worst-hit state

    Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state in the country.

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  • 9:58 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    MP: COVID-19 cases rise to 572; death toll 44

    With 40 more persons testing positive for coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state climbed to 572,
    Health department officials said.

     

  • 9:57 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Assam Police arrests over 1,450 persons for violating lockdown norms

    Over 1,450 persons have been arrested across the state in the last 19 days for violating the ongoing lockdown to contain COVID-19, Assam Police said on Sunday.

  • 9:54 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Noida: 36 who defied lockdown curbs arrested

    Thirty-six people were arrested across Noida and Greater Noida on Sunday for allegedly defying restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 lockdown, police said.

  • 8:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Over 900 new coronavirus cases in India, total climbs to 8,447; 31 more deaths

    The death toll due to coronavirus rose to 273 and the number of cases in the country climbed to 8,447 on Sunday, an increase of 918 since Saturday evening, according to the Union Health Ministry.

  • 8:23 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Ex-serviceman tests COVID-19 positive in UP's Muzaffarnagar

    An ex-serviceman tested positive for COVID-19 here on Sunday taking the total number of cases in Muzaffarnagar district to six.

  • 8:12 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Gujarat: 23 new cases in past 12 hours

    23 new coronavirus cases have been detected in Gujarat in the past 12 hours. This has brought number of COVID-19 patients to 516.

  • 8:08 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Total of 64 positive cases in Bihar so far

    Principal Health Secretary of Bihar has said that there were 64 positive cases of coronavirus in the state out of which 37 are active. 1 death has been reported so far.

  • 8:04 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Mumbai Police turns a van into mobile sanitation chamber for policemen and women

    Mumbai Police has turned a van into mobile sanitation chamber to disinfect policemen and women deployed across the city during the ongoing coronavirus lockdown.

  • 6:44 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    6 doctors, 5 nurses found positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu

    Six doctors and five nurses have been found positive in Tamil Nadu. Out of the six doctors, 2 work with the government, 2 with the railways while the other 2 work in private hospitals. Tamil Nadu Health Secretary Beela Rajesh provided this information to the media.

  • 6:38 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Number of containment zones in Delhi to be increased: Arvind Kejriwal

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that there were to be more coronavirus containment zones in Delhi in coming days.

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  • 6:36 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    UK PM Boris Johnson discharged from hospital after battling coronavirus

    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from hospital. He was admitted after having been found positive for coronavirus.

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  • 5:43 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    High risk zones in Delhi are being declared as orange zones: Kejriwal

    "High-risk zones in Delhi are being declared as orange zones," said Arvind Kejriwal

  • 5:41 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    More areas in Delhi to be declared containment zone in coming days: Kejriwal

    "More areas in Delhi will be declared as containment zone in coming days" said Arvind Kejriwal

  • 5:37 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Sanitisation drives to be organised on large scale in Delhi: Kejriwal

    "Sanitisation drives to be organised on large scale in Delhi," said Arvind Kejriwal

  • 5:36 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Operation Shield was successful in Dilshad Garden: Arvind Kejriwal

    "Operation Shield was successful in Dilshad Garden," said Arvind Kejriwal

  • 5:35 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Delhi Government is going to implement 'Operation Shield' in more areas of Delhi: Kejriwal

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said that his government is going to implement 'Operation Shield' in more areas of Delhi

  • 5:13 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    30 nurses put under quarantine at hospital in Pune

    After a 45-yer-old nurse was found positive for coronavirus, 30 nurses from Ruby Hall Clinic were put under quarantine. Ruby Hall Clinic is one of the big hospitals in Pune.

  • 5:10 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Know what happened during Health Ministry's press conference today

    Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal held his daily press conference on the coronavirus outbreak on Sunday

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  • 5:08 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    'Foreign countries have requested Hydroxychloroquine from India'

    Government on Sunday said that several countries had requested Hydroxucholoquine from India and after an assessment, India has released the drug for 13 countries.

  • 4:36 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Situation regarding essential commodities under control: Home Ministry

    Punya Salila Srivastava, Joint Secretary of Ministry of Home Affairs, said that situation about supply of essential commodities was under control.

  • 4:33 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    More than 40 vaccines under development: ICMR

    The Indian Council of Medical Research said that more than 40 coronavirus vaccine are under development. However, ICMR added that none of them has reached the next stage.

  • 4:20 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    601 hospitals in the country are treating coronavirus patients: Health Ministry

    "601 hospitals in the country are treating coronavirus patients," Health Ministry

  • 4:19 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    15 thousand coronavirus tests are being carried out everyday: Health Ministry

    Health Ministry said that 15 thousand coronavirus tests are being carried out everyday

  • 4:16 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    1671 coronavirus patients need critical care in the country: Health Ministry

    The Health Ministry said that 1671 coronavirus patients in country need critical care.

  • 4:13 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    909 cases in past 24 hours: Health Ministry

    "909 coronavirus cases have been detected in past 24 hours," said Health Ministry.

     

     

     

  • 4:09 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    273 deaths have occurred so far: Health Ministry

    "273 deaths have occurred so far," said Health Ministry

  • 4:08 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Total of 8356 coronavirus cases in the country: Health Ministry

    "Total 8356 coronavirus cases in the country," said Health Ministry.

  • 4:07 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    More than 1 lakh 86 thousand coronavirus tests have been carried out: Health Ministry

    1 lakh 86 thousand 96 coronavirus tests have been carried out: Health Ministry

  • 4:01 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Rajasthan records 96 more cases of coronavirus; total now 796

    Rajasthan recorded 96 more confirmed cases of coronavirus on Sunday, taking the state's tally to 796, an official said in Jaipur.

  • 3:24 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Railways hiring doctors to fight COVID-19 in Karnataka

    The South Western Railway is hiring more doctors and paramedics to treat COVID-19 patients in Karnataka, according to an official, in Bengaluru on Sunday.

  • 3:23 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Free COVID-19 tests at AMU's medical college

    Amid coronavirus pandemic, the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has been conducting COVID-19 tests free for people from western Uttar Pradesh.

     

  • 2:50 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    HRD Pokhriyal launches web portal 'YUKTI'

    Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has launched a web-portal 'YUKTI' (Young India Combating COVID-19 with Knowledge, Technology and Innovation) today. It is a portal to monitor and record the efforts and initiatives of MHRD.

  • 2:44 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal chairs all-party meeting over COVID-19

  • 1:34 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    11 more COVID-19 cases reported in Karnataka

  • 12:11 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus death rates across globe

    The COVID death rates:

    • Low but growing in India.
    • Low and slowing in Japan & South Korea.
    • High but slowing in France, Italy & Spain.
    • High and growing in Belgium & Sweden.

     

  • 10:42 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    All bookings stopped with immediate effect for an indefinite period: KSRT

    Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) PRO Latha TS said: "All bookings stopped with immediate effect for an indefinite period. All tickets have been cancelled and refund process has been initiated. Till further orders, we have cancelled further bookings."

  • 10:40 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Saudi Arabia extends coronavirus curfew until further notice

    Saudi Arabia extends coronavirus curfew until further notice.

  • 9:47 AM (IST) Posted by Himanshu Shekhar

    Mumbai: Dharavi sealed, coronavirus +ve cases jump to 43

    Breaking: Police barricading done in Dharavi area and police personnel deployed there. Dharavi has recorded a total of 28 #Corornavirus positive cases and 4 deaths so far. 15 new cases have emerged in Dharavi out of which 9 are from Rajiv Gandhi 

    Dharavi coronavirus positive cases: What we know so far

    • 9 from Rajiv Gandhi quarantine  (All are high risk contacts of social nagar patient died in KEM hospital & madina nagar positive & KEM staff)
    • 6 news cases from 4 Shashtri Nagar slum ( Kela Wakhar near social nagar ) & 2 Janta CHS  
    • 24M 18M 26M 20M 22M 38M 30M 22M 20F 66M 24F 34M 33M 27M 59M
    • Dr Baliga Nagar - 5 ( 2 dead )
    • Vaibhav Appts -2
    • Mukund Nagar 9.
    • Madina Nagar  -2.(1 new of high risk of old case )
    • Dhanwada chawl -1.
    • Muslim Nagar - 5. (3 new high risk of old case)
    • Social Nagar - 6. ( 1 dead )+ 5 high risk of deceased
    • Janata Society - 4 (2 new)
    • Kaylanwadi- 2. (1 dead)
    • PMGP colony-1     
    • Murugan Chawl- 1
    • Rajiv Gandhi chawl- 1
    • Shashtri Nagar ( Kela Bakhar ) - 4 new cases

     

  • 8:41 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    India's total number of Coronavirus positive cases rises to 8356; death toll at 273

    According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 34 deaths and 909 new cases reported in last 24 hours; India's total number of Coronavirus positive cases rises to 8356 (including 7367 active cases, 716 cured/discharged/migrated and 273 deaths)

  • 8:38 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus update in Europe

    • UK: 5,233 new cases
    • Turkey: 5,138 new cases
    • France: 4,785 new cases
    • Spain: 4,754 new cases
    • Italy: 4,694 new cases
    • Germany: 3,021 new cases
    • Russia: 1,667 new cases
    • Belgium: 1,351 new cases
    • Netherlands: 1,316 new cases
  • 8:19 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Swami Ramdev gives yoga lessons to help you fight coronavirus | Watch LIVE

    Yoga guru Swami Ramdev is Live on India TV giving essential yoga lessons that will help people boost their immunity and fight coronavirus. Watch LIVE here: 

  • 6:44 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Updates from Spain, Italy, the UK and the rest of Europe

    • Spain records its lowest number of COVID-19 related deaths in 19 days
    • Italy extends lockdown to May 3
    • France death toll drops for the second day
  • 6:43 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Updates from the US, Canada and Mexico

    • US death toll higher than any other country
    • NYC Mayor says public schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic year
    • Canada's reported death toll reaches 600
    • Mexico's reported death toll surpasses 200
  • 6:42 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus update: Global overview

    The total number of global cases has surpassed 1.7 million, including more than 107,000 fatalities. More than 395,000 patients are reported to have recovered. 

    • Earth globe americas Global death toll passes 100,000
    • The US death toll now exceeds that of Italy, Johns Hopkins University reports
    • Ecuador reports its biggest one-day jump in cases
    • South Africa extends lockdown until the end of April
    • Yemen records first case after nationwide ceasefire