COVID-19 Global Roundup: Over 1.5 million cases, US and UK see record number of deaths in a day, death toll of doctors reaches 100 in Italy
COVID-19 Global Roundup: Over 1.5 million cases, US and UK see record number of deaths in a day, death toll of doctors reaches 100 in Italy There are now over 1.53 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the world, and nearly 89,800 people have lost their lives to it. At the same time, over 340,000 people have recovered from the disease as well. Spain reported 683 deaths on Wednesday, which was slightly lower compared to previous days
China reports 30 new coronavirus cases, including five locally-transmitted infections; nine districts in Wuhan classified as low-risk'
Signifying the slowdown of the virus in the country, China on Saturday held a nationwide memorial for martyrs and victims of the coronavirus in the country.
Except coronavirus epicentre Wuhan, all cities in China's Hubei province set to resume domestic flights from tomorrow
Domestic operations in China's Hubei province except in Wuhan Tianhe International Airport will be resumed from Sunday, China's Civil Aviation Regulator (CAAC) said on Friday.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Donald Trump against doctors' advice on complete shutdown, says such move will affect country's economy
Coronavirus has so far claimed 550 lives and infected 43,700 people in the US, New York is the worst affected state with 157 deaths
Coronavirus Outbreak: China to lift travel curbs in Hubei province, end lockdown of Wuhan on 8 April as infections begin to abate
Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the virus cases were first detected in December last year on Monday reported one new confirmed case of the COVID-19 after reporting zero cases for five consecutive days
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
'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
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.
Coronavirus pandemic: All workplaces to remain shut in Mumbai, Pune; Italy supasses China in number of deaths
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced about ‘Janata Curfew’ which will be in place on 22 March from 7 am to 9 pm
Coronavirus outbreak: 14 trains in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra cancelled after state govt bans entry of tourists
Ambala railway division is running its trains on Kalka-Shimla and Sirhind-Daulatpur Chowk routes on Friday as usual
Coronavirus outbreak: On Mumbai Police's request Christian community in city suspends all prayer meetings, masses till 31 March
The decision was made based on Mumbai Police's request to contain the spread of the deadly virus