It has come to notice that Bione Ventures, Bengaluru is offering for sale rapid single-use finger-prick test for COVID-19 which will give result in 5-10 minutes. Central Drugs Standard Control Org has not licensed the aforesaid diagnostic kit by Bione Ventures: Ministry of Health
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal lit eathen lamps outside CM residence in Guwahati. PM Modi had appealed to all to switch off all lights of houses today at 9 PM for 9 minutes & just light a candle,'diya' or mobile's flashlight, to mark India's fight against COVID-19.
Gujarat: Mother of PM Modi, Heeraben, lights an earthen lamp after turning off all lights at her residence. India switched off all the lights for 9 minutes at 9 PM today & just lit a candle, 'diya', or flashlight, to mark India's fight against Coronavirus as per PM's appeal.
Lucknow: UP CM Yogi Adityanath lights earthen lamps to form an 'Om', at his residence. PM Modi had appealed to the nation to switch off all lights of houses today at 9 PM for 9 minutes, and just light a candle, 'diya', or flashlight, to mark India's fight against Coronavirus.
Gujarat: People have turned off the lights of their houses & lighted earthen lamps in Ahmedabad. Prime Minister Modi had requested everyone to switch off all lights of their houses today at 9 PM for 9 minutes & just light candles or 'diyas', to mark the fight against Coronavirus.
44 more coronavirus positive cases have been reported in the state in last 24 hours, the total positive cases in the state increases to 278: Directorate of Health Services, Lucknow
Total number of Coronavirus positive cases in Maharashtra rises to 748 after 113 positive cases reported in the state today so far, 56 people have been discharged after recovering from the disease: Maharashtra Health Department
58 new coronavirus cases have been reported in Delhi. The number of total infections has gone up to 503.
Punjab Chief Minister's office has said that most of the Tabligh congregation attendees from Punjab have been traced.
CMO said that 422 out of 433 attendees have been traced.
The national tally of coronavirus patients has spiked up to 3577. On Sunday afternoon, Union Health Ministry had said that number of cases is 3374.
505 new cases have been detected in past 24 hours.
As of 5 PM of 5th April 2020, 151 COVID19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state which includes 4 deaths and 12 discharges. 7 new cases have been confirmed in the state from 4th April 5 PM to 5th April 5 PM: Department of Health & Family Welfare Services, Karnataka
There are 571 COVID-19 positive cases in Tamil Nadu out of which 522 cases are from the people who had attended the religious function in Delhi: Beela Rajesh Tamil Nadu Health Secretary
4 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Uttarakhand today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 26
All shops, except dairies & medical stores, in Bhopal to remain closed till further orders. Food distribution by Municipality and home delivery permitted by the concerned officer will be allowed. This will come into effect from 12 AM today till further orders: Bhopal DM amid COVID-19 lockdown
A 69-year-old woman, who was COVID-19 positive and was admitted to hospital on 31st March with fever, cough and diarrhoea, died today after she suffered a cardiac arrest: Deputy Commissioner Ludhiana, Pradeep Agrawal.
"PPEs are imported so there was a shortage initially in the country but govt started taking action in this regard from January. Domestic manufacturers have started the production, we have also started procuring PPEs from the countries where it is available. Many orgs have started effort on their level to support us in enhancing supplies. We've dispatched available material to states in last 2 days. Production of adl material has started. PPEs available as on today, must be utilised rationally- we told this to DMs today," Joint Secy, Health Ministry said.
128 FIRs registered and 292 persons have been arrested today, over charges of violation of the countrywide Coronavirus lockdown: Media Cell of Uttarakhand Police
Total 68 patients have tested positive for COVID-19 till now in the state; of which 1 patient is critical and on ventilator support. 4 patients have been cured. Total 6 COVID-19 patients have passed away till now: Department of Health & Family Welfare, Punjab.
"Our doubling rate (in how many days the number of Covid-19 cases gets double) at present is 4.1 days. But if additional cases reported due to the Tablighi Jamaat event, had not taken place, then the doubling rate would have been 7.4 days," says Lav Aggarwal, Joint Secy, Health Ministry.
"27,661 relief camps and shelters have been set up in all states across India - 23,924 by govts and 3,737 by NGOs. 12.5 Lakh people are taking shelter in them. 19,460 food camps have also been set up - 9,951 by govts and 9,509 by NGOs," says Punya Salila Srivastava, Joint Secy, Home Ministry.
State governments are following the guidelines under lockdown. The situation of essential goods and services is satisfactory: Punya Salila Srivastava, Joint Secy, Home Ministry on coronavirus.
Total 3374 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in India till now; an additional 472 news cases reported since yesterday. Total 79 deaths reported; 11 additional deaths have been reported since yesterday. 267 persons have recovered: Lav Aggarwal, Joint Secy, Health Ministry
274 districts across the country have been affected due to Coronavirus till date: Lav Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Union Health Ministry
14 new cases in Kashmir Division. Total number of positive cases in Jammu & Kashmir now 106. Active cases in Kashmir - 82 and Jammu -18: Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary (Planning), J&K
Current count of COVID-19 patients in Maharashtra is 690. Till now, Mumbai 29, Pune 17, PCMC 04, Ahmednagar 3, Aurangabad 2, such 55 people have been newly identified as positive. Till date 56 people have been cured & discharged from hospital: Maharashtra Health Min Rajesh Tope
Till date, 76 confirmed cases of COVID19 have been reported in the state (including 4 from Sri Lanka, 1 from Nepal and 20 from other states). 1 death is reported from Ambala: Health Department, Government of Haryana
American nationals and permanent residents have boarded a flight out of Kathmandu in what was likely their last chance to head home as Nepal prepares to extend lockdown measures to contain the spreading of the new coronavirus. Sunday’s flight with 303 passengers on board was the second one arranged by the U.S. embassy but paid for by the passengers. The Qatar Airways jet is scheduled to land at Washington D.C. with a fuel stop at Doha.
As COVID-19 outbreak rages across the world, stories on fake narrative and untrue facts have surfaced of the internet. These stories cause unnecessary panic amongst the people and are not to be believed. Government authorities starting from Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself to state police departments have time and again asked people not to fall for such stories. Read More
In Maharashtra, 51 other #Coronafighters who were tested #Covid_19 positive have also recovered including the baby born on March 27. The Chembur couple were allowed to take home their bundle of joy after he tested negative.
Four Tablighi Jamaat returnees have tested COVID-19 positive in Mewat taking the overall case tally in the city to 7.
Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Health Department on Sunday confirmed 34 new coronavirus positive cases reported in the State, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 226. (ANI)
NEW YORK — The U.S. warned of many more coronavirus deaths in the days ahead as the global pandemic muted traditional observances from family grave-cleaning ceremonies in China to Palm Sunday for many Christians. Italy and Spain, the two hardest-hit European nations, expressed hope that the crisis was peaking in their countries, though Italian officials said the emergency is far from over as infections have plateaued but not started to decline.
Assam: Police have deployed drone cameras in Guwahati to monitor the situation amid lockdown due to #COVID19. MP Gupta, Police Commissioner, Guwahati, said: "We have arrested 75 people and seized around 2000 vehicles for violation of lockdown orders." #CoronaVirusLockDown
The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat has jumped to 122 with 14 new patients being reported from the state, an official said on Sunday. Out of the 14 new cases, 10 have a direct or indirect link to the religious congregation organised by Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin in Delhi last month, Principal Secretary (Health) Jayanti Ravi said.
Of the total cases in the state, 72 are of local transmission, 33 patients have foreign travel history and 17 have inter-state travel history, she said. So far, 17 patients have been discharged after recovery, she said.
Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday mass and Angelus prayer at St. Peter's Basilica
Coronavirus outbreak has spread across the lengths and breaths of the country and the state which has been most impacted by the virus has been Maharashtra. With 635 confirmed COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra has the most number of cases in India. Maharashtra has also reported 32 deaths, which is the most by any state. Read More
155 sailors American naval ship, USS Theodore Roosevelt test positive for coronavirus, 42 percent of all Navy infections, Fox News is reporting.
April 4: 3,374 cases
April 2: 2,500 cases
March 31: 1,500 cases
March 23: 500 cases
March 10: 50 cases
March 2: 5 cases