Coronavirus Outbreak: Deaths rise by 602 in a day in Italy, taking toll to 6,078; total number of confirmed cases 63,927 till yesterday
On Sunday, 651 people died. That followed 793 on Saturday and 627 on Friday in Italy
Firstpost Podcast: To fight coronavirus, states must emulate Kerala model, says public health advisor Dr Aiswarya
Are state governments putting their best foot forward in the face of the coronavirus outbreak? What do we’ve to learn from the Kerala model? Dr Aiswarya Rao takes a closer look at that and how different states are faring
'Don't be a threat to society. We are fighting for our existence, not for our livelihood. Follow the government's lockdown guidelines', Gautam Gambhir added
Coronavirus Outbreak: 'Could've told us earlier'; Donald Trump slams China for being secretive about the pandemic
'They should have told us about this', Donald Trump told reporters at a press conference in the White House on Sunday during a briefing on his administration's coronavirus response
Coronavirus Outbreak: Mamata Banerjee urges Narendra Modi to stop all flights from landing in West Bengal
West Bengal on Sunday announced a partial lockdown from 5 pm on Monday till 27 March midnight, in an attempt to arrest the spread of the viral disease
Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi Bar Council says high court should consider total shutdown till 31 March
It also suggested that no advocates, their staff or litigants be allowed to enter the court premises, except for urgent matters and said that the entire premises should be sanitised periodically
Home quarantine stamped people to be arrested if found in public places, says Bengaluru Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao
According to officials, the stamped people should remain quarantined at home, the default period being 14 days
Ernakulam Medical College in Kerala's Kochi to be transformed into full-fledged COVID-19 treatment centre
From now on, only the emergency Out Patient (OP) wing and dialysis unit will work at the hospital
Coronavirus outbreak: Centre asks states to enforce lockdown strictly to prevent spread, take legal action against violators
This comes just an hour after Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to the public to take the lockdown seriously and urged the state government to ensure that rules and laws are followed
According to the Central Pollution Control Board data, the city's overall air quality index at 9 am stood at 112, which falls in the 'moderate' category
Telangana Railway Police registers cases against five for flouting home quarantine and travelling; all had been sent to hospitals, say officials
All five passengers had been allegedly violating the government's orders by using public transport despite being advised home quarantine on their return to Hyderabad from abroad.
Coronavirus outbreak: Thailand reports 122 new positive cases, raising total to 721; 52 patients recovered so far, says health ministry
The new cases include 20 patients linked to previous cases, 10 new imported cases, and 92 cases that tested positive and are awaiting investigation into how they contracted the disease
Firstpost Podcast: What you should believe and things you must junk; a public health adviser busts myths on coronavirus
Amid the coronavirus pandemic that surrounds us today, social media, our family and friends, everyone seems to have hacks and "facts" to deal with the coronavirus and they are being distributed generously.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Andhra Pradesh reports sixth positive case; Jharkhand announces lockdown with immediate effect
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates:The sixth positive case of coronavirus was registered in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. he sixth patient is the wife of the person who tested positive for coronavirus in Visakhapatnam on 17 March upon his return from Mecca. She contracted the virus from her husband, said officials
The World Health Organization (WHO) has created a health alert on WhatsApp to keep people aware and updated about the coronavirus pandemic and combat misinformation.
Coronavirus Outbreak: List of countries around the world affected by COVID-19; confirmed cases in India rise to 258
Ever since the novel coronavirus or COVID-19 was first reported from China's Wuhan city, the virus has spread to more than 166 countries and territories around the world.
Mumbai municipal commissioner issues orders to ensure social distancing, help hospitals 'decongest' to prepare for emergencies
Mumbai Municipal Commissioner Pravin Pardeshi on late Friday evening issued several orders to ensure social distancing to contain coronavirus as well as "decongest" hospitals to prepare for any contingency arising out of the epidemic.
Coronavirus outbreak Updates: Italy records highest COVID-19 toll in one day with 627 deaths; 'you are not invincible', WHO tells youth
Coronavirus outbreak Updates: The World Health Organisation on Friday warned young people to not be complacent about the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 315 cases confirmed in India, says ICMR; Rajasthan imposes lockdown, Gujarat shuts four major cities
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 315 Saturday after more than 60 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country.
Coronavirus outbreak: Goa Zilla Parishad polls scheduled for 24 March postponed, new date to be announced later, says State Election Commissioner
The move, announced by Modi during a national address on Thursday, seeks to keep people indoors between 7am and 9pm on Sunday in a bid to stall the spread of the novel coronavirus