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Coronavirus outbreak: Delhi child rights body's helpline gets nearly 19k calls in six days; over 35% were distress calls to procure ration, medicines
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Coronavirus outbreak: Delhi child rights body's helpline gets nearly 19k calls in six days; over 35% were distress calls to procure ration, medicines

DCPCR's helpline for parents and children has received nearly 19,000 calls within six days, with a majority of them pertaining to procurement of ration and medicine during the lockdown period, according to data shared by the child rights body

Coronavirus Outbreak: India stares at strained ties with UAE as Abu Dhabi seeks to review labour relations with countries reluctant to take back expats
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: India stares at strained ties with UAE as Abu Dhabi seeks to review labour relations with countries reluctant to take back expats

The Supreme Court of India has reportedly urged Indians to stay put where they are and adjourned the hearing of all the petitions related to their evacuation for a month.

Coronavirus lockdown extended till 3 May; Modi urges people to look after senior citizens, poor, asks businesses to not downsize staff
India

Coronavirus lockdown extended till 3 May; Modi urges people to look after senior citizens, poor, asks businesses to not downsize staff

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the extension of the nationwide lockdown till 3 May in his address to the nation on the last day of the 21-day lockdown that was announced on 25 March to stem the spread of coronavirus

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 356 new COVID-19 cases reported in Delhi today, taking tally to 1,510; toll rises to 28
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 356 new COVID-19 cases reported in Delhi today, taking tally to 1,510; toll rises to 28

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Delhi government said that 356 new coronavirus positive cases were reported in the National Capital on Monday, including 325 positive cases and four deaths in the last 24 hours.

Coronavirus India Roundup, April 13: 35 more deaths, Arunachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu extend lockdown, PM to address the nation tomorrow
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Coronavirus India Roundup, April 13: 35 more deaths, Arunachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu extend lockdown, PM to address the nation tomorrow

According to the Institute of Mathematical Sciences in China, the COVID-19 curve is flattening slightly across the country on average.

Coronavirus pandemic puts brakes on Gulf economies; stranded Indian workers fear contracting infection, loss of livelihoods
India

Coronavirus pandemic puts brakes on Gulf economies; stranded Indian workers fear contracting infection, loss of livelihoods

The coronavirus pandemic is a testing time for Indians who migrated abroad in search of work, particularly in the Gulf.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Before extending lockdown, PDS universalisation, community kitchen expansion and cash grants are critical to prevent food riots
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Before extending lockdown, PDS universalisation, community kitchen expansion and cash grants are critical to prevent food riots

Only if the Centre steps in to universalise the public distribution system, will the time bomb of mounting hunger be truly defused.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 8,312 have tested positive till date, says ICMR; MHA writes to West Bengal govt to ensure strict adherence to lockdown
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 8,312 have tested positive till date, says ICMR; MHA writes to West Bengal govt to ensure strict adherence to lockdown

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: A total of 1,95,748 samples from 1,81,028 individuals have been tested as of 9 pm on 12 April, said ICMR adding that 15,583 samples have been reported on Sunday. A total of 8,312 individuals have been confirmed positive among suspected cases and contacts of known positive cases in India and 554 tested positive on Sunday, it said.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 600 new cases detected across country today, says ICMR; Odisha to set up two dedicated COVID-19 hospitals
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 600 new cases detected across country today, says ICMR; Odisha to set up two dedicated COVID-19 hospitals

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates:According to ICMR's 9 pm update on Saturday, 17,143 samples were tested of which 600 were positive for SARS-CoV-2. Overall, 1,79,374 samples from 1,64,773 individuals have been tested till date and 7,703 individuals have tested positive for the disease among suspected cases and contacts of known positive cases in the country, it said.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Delhi needs at least 2 lakh PPEs 'immediately', says Kejriwal govt; 183 new COVID-19 cases reported today
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Delhi needs at least 2 lakh PPEs 'immediately', says Kejriwal govt; 183 new COVID-19 cases reported today

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said, 'Centre has promised us to provide personal protective equipment (PPEs). We have been told that 13,500 PPEs will be given tonight and 13,500 will be provided by tomorrow. Immediately we need at least 2 lakh PPEs.'

Coronavirus Outbreak: Prices of pulses touch three digits in Mumbai and Delhi; potato, onion and cooking oil rates go north across India
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Prices of pulses touch three digits in Mumbai and Delhi; potato, onion and cooking oil rates go north across India

In the southern states, the price of Urad dal has gone up by more than Rs 20 per kilogram after the lockdown.

Coronavirus outbreak will push a vast section deeper into poverty and hunger; governments must take these steps to ease suffering
India

Coronavirus outbreak will push a vast section deeper into poverty and hunger; governments must take these steps to ease suffering

Despite the lockdown, state governments or the Union government should make special provisions to ensure that unemployed workers return home, either to be rid of the burden of paying extra for a roof, or to escape shelters and camps where an outbreak of COVID-19 could spread calamitously.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Nawayath Muslims in Karnataka's Bhatkal junk orthodoxy of Tablighi Jamaat, help authorities quarantine vulnerable, feed poor
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Nawayath Muslims in Karnataka's Bhatkal junk orthodoxy of Tablighi Jamaat, help authorities quarantine vulnerable, feed poor

When the rest of the country was grappling with Tablighi’s googly, Muslims from Bhatkal did not wait for the community leaders from the state outside to give diktats or plead them to cooperate with the government for implementing total lockdown or social distancing.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Maharashtra govt to accommodate people from Mumbai's densely populated areas in govt schools, fire brigade to sanitise community toilets
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Maharashtra govt to accommodate people from Mumbai's densely populated areas in govt schools, fire brigade to sanitise community toilets

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: 'People are facing difficulty in staying home in densely populated areas of Mumbai because as many as 15 people live in a 10×10 feet room. So, we are planning to accommodate them in schools in order to ensure social distancing," said Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope.

Coronavirus Outbreak: In Assam, masks made out of Gamusa become a trendy, convenient way to fight off COVID-19 threat
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: In Assam, masks made out of Gamusa become a trendy, convenient way to fight off COVID-19 threat

Every Assamese can relate to the Gamusa emotionally and therefore its use can make the fight against the dreaded virus even more people-oriented.

Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: After Mumbai, Pune makes masks mandatory in public places; count in Bihar reaches 39
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: After Mumbai, Pune makes masks mandatory in public places; count in Bihar reaches 39

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates:A 38-year-old man with a travel history to Delhi tested positive for COVID-19 in Bihar on Wednesday, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 39. State epidemiologist Ragini Mishra said the patient hailed from Nawada, becoming the first person from the central Bihar district to test positive.

Coronavirus Outbreak: As end of lockdown approaches, Narendra Modi entrusts states, Cabinet colleagues to figure out road map for way ahead
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: As end of lockdown approaches, Narendra Modi entrusts states, Cabinet colleagues to figure out road map for way ahead

India has so far been able to contain the pandemic compared to Europe and the US where the novel coronavirus cases have reached alarming proportions

Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: No COVID-19 cases reported in Goa today; Maharashtra tally rises to 1,018
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: No COVID-19 cases reported in Goa today; Maharashtra tally rises to 1,018

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: No COVID-19 cases in Goa on Tuesday, the total number of positive coronavirus cases in the state stands at seven, the state health department said.

Hospitals turning into containment zones will make fight against coronavirus tougher; India should prioritise safety of doctors
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Hospitals turning into containment zones will make fight against coronavirus tougher; India should prioritise safety of doctors

Doctors and nurses are the frontline warriors in the fight against the novel coronavirus outbreak. However, unfortunately, by the virtue of their roles, they are also bearing the brunt of the highly contagious disease.

In 24 hours, 8 deaths reported in India, COVID-19 cases rise to 4,421 with 354 new cases; govt says cluster containment showing positive results
India

In 24 hours, 8 deaths reported in India, COVID-19 cases rise to 4,421 with 354 new cases; govt says cluster containment showing positive results

With 354 new coronavirus cases and eight deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the total count of COVID-19 cases in India has gone up to 4,421, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said in its daily briefing on Tuesday.