Total Coronavirus COVID-19 positive cases have crossed the 720-mark as the death toll touched 17 on Friday. However, the Central government has assured people that positive cases figure is “relatively stable” in the country. With an aim to help mitigate the needs of poor people, the central government has announced Rs 1.70 lakh crore financial package. The central government has stated that as many as 17 states have begun to transform hospitals into dedicated Coronavirus treatment facilities.
According to the latest data provided by the Union Health Ministry, the total number of active coronavirus positive cases for Indian national is 640. Out of which, 66 patients have been diagnosed or cured or discharged or migrated. The number of deaths due to Coronavirus in India stands at 17. Over 170 countries are under the clutch of the deadly Coronavirus with the death toll of over 21,000. More than 471,518 cases have been reported, as per data.
Updated on Mar 27, 2020 4:00 PM IST: Centre to give 3 months' pension in advance to senior citizens, differently-abled, widows
Updated on Mar 27, 2020 3:00 PM IST: In the last 24 hours, 75 Coronavirus positive cases have been detected taking total COVID-19 confirmed cases to 724. 4 deaths have been reported in last 24 hours taking the total to 17.
Updated on Mar 27, 2020 2:00 PM IST: Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has ordered that restrictions on domestic commercial flights extended till April 14, 2020.
Updated on Mar 27, 2020 1:00 PM IST: "One person in Jodhpur tests positive for Coronavirus. He came in contact with a COVID19 patient during travel from the UK to Jodhpur. Total number of Coronavirus positive cases in the state is 46, Rajasthan government.
Updated on Mar 27, 2020 12:00 PM IST: 12 more people test positive for Coronavirus in Sangli district. Till now, there are 147 positive cases in Maharashtra.
Updated on Mar 27, 2020 11:00 AM IST: Total number of Coronavirus positive cases in Haryana stands at 19.
Amid the novel coronavirus outbreak in the country, the number of confirmed cases in India rose to 694, death toll at 16 on Thursday. 88 new virus cases was reported in India today, the highest in a single day. Out of these cases, 47 are foreign nationals, said the Union Health Ministry. There have been 16 deaths so far in the country. Currently, as per the orders of the government, India is in a complete lockdown for 21 days that began from 25 March.
Updated on Mar 27, 2020 9:00 AM IST: Three patients recover in Pune
Three COVID-19 patients from Pune's Pimpri-Chinchwad in Maharashtra have tested negative in their repeat samples on Friday. They are expected to be discharged today following due process.
Updated on Mar 27, 2020 8:00 AM IST: Second positive case reported in Andamans
A second positive case of COVID19 has been reported from Andamans and Nicobar Island. According to officials, he had traveled with the first positive case.
Updated on Mar 27, 2020 7:00 AM IST: Patient dies in Rajashthan; cases in state rise to 43
A COVID-19 positive patient, who had comorbid conditions including diseases relating to kidney and blood pressure, has died in Rajasthan's Bhilwara.
Updated on Mar 27, 2020 3:00 AM IST: The number of active cases are 694. Maharashtra is the most affected state with 124 positive cases, followed by Kerala with 119 cases (including eight foreign nationals).
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 7:00 PM IST: Andaman and Nicobar reports its first positive case today. Along with that, Manipur, Mizoram and Puducherry also have one positive cases each.
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 6:00 PM IST: Madhya Pradesh registered its first death due to coronavirus when a 65-year-old woman from the major pilgrim town Ujjain died on Wednesday afternoon.
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 4:00 PM IST: Here is a state-wise count of coronavirus as per the health ministry:
Andaman & Nicobar: 1
Andhra Pradesh: 11
Himachal Pradesh: 3
Jammu & Kashmir: 13
Madhya Pradesh: 20
Tamil Nadu: 26
Uttar Pradesh: 41
West Bengal: 10
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 3:00 PM IST: Maharashtra and Delhi have decided to let essential shops like groceries and medicals to operate round the clock to reduce gathering of crowds at stores. The shops staying open will have to fully adhere to social distancing measures and enforce gaps with marking, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray announced.
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 2:00 PM IST: International commercial passenger flight operations will remain closed till 6:30 p.m. of April 14, 2020. This will not apply to cargo operations.
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 1:00 PM IST: Fifteen new cases of Covid-19 have been detected in Mumbai and adjoining areas.
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 12:00 PM IST: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman today announced a spate of measures while announcing the government's relief package to mitigate the economic impact the coronavirus outbreak. Sitharaman announced the Rs 1.7 lakh crore PM Gareeb Kalyan Scheme which focussed on the workers and marginalised people involving cash transfers and food security. Eight specific steps were announced covering farmers, rural employment, pensioners, differently-abled, women, self-help groups and organised sector workers. The finance minister also announced a Rs 50 lakh insurance cover for all doctor, nurses, paramedical staff, sanitation workers and such that are involved in fighting the virus.
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 11:00 AM IST: Total confirmed cases of the Covid-19 virus have risen to 649, according to the Health Ministry’s update Thursday morning, This includes 42 discharged or cures, 593 active cases and 13 dead.
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 10:00 AM IST: A 56-year old man, who suspected he had contracted the coronavirus infection, ended his life in Udupi district, police sources said.
In an unprecedented move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a 21 day nationwide lockdown that will bring everything except essential services to a halt in India, starting 12 a.m. on the intervening night of March 24 and 25. The total number of Covid-19 patients in the country crossed the 580-mark on Wednesday as death toll climbed to 11.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 11:30 AM IST: Man tests positive for coronavirus in Patna, fourth COVID 19 case in Bihar.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 11:15 AM IST: 3 new cases reported in Telangana, total rises to 39 in the state.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 11:00 AM IST: The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India has crossed the 580-mark. With another patient passing away in Tamil Nadu, India has now reported 11 Covid-19 deaths.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 10:50 AM IST: In Madhya Pradesh, five people tested positive for Covid-19 in Indore on Wednesday morning. Of the five, four are residents of Indore and one of Ujjain.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 10:40 AM IST: Uttar Pradesh has a total of 35 positive cases, including a foreign national.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 10:30 AM IST: Three new coronavirus positive cases have been reported in Gujarat. The total number of confirmed cases in Gujarat now stands at 38.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 10:20 AM IST: The Maharashtra count has climed to 112 with five fresh cases reported on Wednesday. The state, with 107 cases, has so far accounted for the highest number of coronavirus infections followed by Kerala (105).
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 10:10 AM IST: The death toll due to the Covid-19 has climbed to 11 in the country with Tamil Nadu reporting its first casualty on Wednesday.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 10:00 AM IST: A 54-year-old man infected with coronavirus died at a hospital here in the early hours of Wednesday, the first death recorded in Tamil Nadu due to the contagion.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 9:50 AM IST: After Manipur, a Mizoram resident has now tested positive for Covid-19.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 9:40 AM IST: Cases in Delhi stand at 29, including one foreigner.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 9:30 AM IST: In Haryana, there are 30 cases, including 14 foreigners, while Punjab has reported 29 cases.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 9:20 AM IST: Ladakh has 13 cases, while Tamil Nadu has reported 18 cases.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 9:10 AM IST: West Bengal has reported nine cases while Andhra Pradesh has seven patients.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 9:00 AM IST: Chandigarh has reported six cases. With three more cases on Tuesday, Jammu and Kashmir tally has climbed to seven while five cases have been recorded in Uttarakhand.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 8:50 AM IST: There are two cases each in Himachal Pradesh, Bihar and Odisha. Puducherry, Manipur and Chhattisgarh have reported a case each.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 8:30 AM IST: 48 Covid-19 patients recover across India.
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 8:00 AM IST: Another person test positive in Patna; total number of cases rise to 4 in Bihar
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 8:05 PM IST: From midnight, the entire country is going for 100 percent lockdown for the next 3 weeks. This is to save every Indian: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 4:00 PM IST: Karnataka has reported 37 cases of coronavirus patients, while cases in Rajasthan increased to 33, including two foreigners.
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 3:45 PM IST: Uttar Pradesh has 33 positive cases, including a foreign national. Telangana has so far reported 32 cases, including 10 foreigners.
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 3:30 PM IST: Cases in Delhi rose to 31, including one foreigner, while Gujarat has reported 29 cases. In Haryana, there are 26 cases, including 14 foreigners, while Punjab has reported 21 cases.
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 3:15 PM IST: Ladakh has 13 cases, while Tamil Nadu has reported 12 cases, including two foreigners.
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 3:00 PM IST: West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh have reported seven cases each so far.
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 2:45 PM IST: Chandigarh has six cases, while Jammu and Kashmir has four cases. Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh have reported three cases each, while there are two cases each in Bihar and Odisha.
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 1:15 PM IST: Cases in Madhya Pradesh rise to 8 after man tests positive for coronavirus.
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 1:00 PM IST: 2 people test positive in Srinagar, number of cases in J&K rise to 6.
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 12:45 PM IST: Two positive cases of COVID19 have been confirmed Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 12:00 PM IST: 3 new cases of Covid-19 reported in Chennai: Tamil Nadu health minister.
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 11:45 AM IST: Number of positive cases in Telangana rises to 36.
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 11:15 AM IST: Two patients who tested positive in Ladakh have been completely cured.
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 11:00 AM IST: Four more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Karnataka, the total number of positive cases 38.
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 10:30 AM IST: Few were arrested and detained while we were clearing protest sites in Jamia, Shaheen Bagh and other areas today: Delhi Police Commissioner
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 10:15 PM IST: A 65-year-old man, with travel history to UAE, died last evening at Mumbai’s Kasturba hospital, taking country's death toll to 10.
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 10:00 AM IST: 32 States/Union Territories announce complete lockdown in the entire state/UT covering 560 districts: Government of India.
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 8:45 PM IST: Number of coronavirus patients rises to 30 in Rajasthan including two cases reported from Jodhpur on Monday
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 8:30 PM IST: Total positive cases rise to 97 in Maharashtra, govt says
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 7:45 PM IST: First coronavirus death reported in Himachal Pradesh
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 6:45 PM IST: One more person in Gujarat tests positive for coronavirus, the total number of positive cases in the state rises to 30: Gujarat health dept
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 6:30 PM IST: 28 positive cases reported in Kerala on Monday, taking the number of those undergoing treatment to 92: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 5:00 PM IST: West Bengal records first death. An elderly man infected with the coronavirus died in a Kolkata hospital, today.
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 4:15 PM IST: Three new positive cases in Telangana; number rises to 30.
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 3:30 PM IST: There are 33 positive Coronavirus cases in Telangana till now.
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 3:00 PM IST: 14 new positive cases of Coronavirus have been reported in Mumbai & 1 new positive case has been reported in Pune.
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 1:30 PM IST: In Delhi, 30 case-23 people returned from abroad, 7 their family members infected by them.
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 1:00 PM IST: 11 new coronavirus cases in Gujarat; total number of patients rises to 29.
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 12:30 PM IST: 68-yr-old man who recovered from COVID-19 dies in Mumbai. A 68-year-old man from Philippines, who tested positive for coronavirus infection and later recovered, has died at a hospital in Mumbai, the city civic body said on Monday.
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 11:30 PM IST: Noida, Ghaziabad & 13 other UP districts under corona lockdown till March 25.
Updated on Mar 23, 2020 11:00 PM IST: Coronavirus positive cases in Maharashtra rise to 89; 15 more cases found since Sunday evening.
Updated on Mar 22, 2020 9:00 PM IST: Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district locked down indefinitely.
The Himachal Pradesh government has ordered an indefinite "complete lockdown" in Kangra district, where two persons have tested positive for coronavirus, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said.
Updated on Mar 22, 2020 7:30 PM IST: Fifteen new cases in Kerala
Fifteen more positive cases of coronavirus were detected in Kerala, taking the total to 64, including three discharged.
Updated on Mar 22, 2020 4:30 PM IST: Six new cases reported in Karnataka, tally rises to 26.
Updated on Mar 22, 2020 3:45 PM IST: 1st Death in Gujarat (Surat) due to coronavirus confirmed. A 67 year old male, was in hospital for last 4 days.
Updated on Mar 22, 2020 2:00 PM IST: 7 more persons have been tested positive for Coronavirus in Punjab, total 21 people are infected with COVID-19 in the state.
Updated on Mar 22, 2020 1:40 PM IST: Railways suspends all passenger services from Mar 22 midnight to Mar 31 midnight
The railways had already trimmed down its services on Friday by cancelling a majority of trains. Only goods trains will run from March 22 midnight till March 31 midnight.
Updated on Mar 22, 2020 12:30 PM IST: Bihar Reports First Death Due to COVID-19
A 38-year-old man with travel history to Qatar, dies at AIIMS, Patna, says hospital official. The death toll in India has reached 6.
Updated on Mar 22, 2020 12:00 PM IST: Two deaths due to coronavirus have reported in India today, each in Maharashtra and Bihar, taking the total death toll to six. The country has reported 341 positive cases today.
Updated on Mar 22, 2020 10:45 AM IST: Tamil Nadu reports one more positive coronavirus case: Government
Updated on Mar 22, 2020 10:30 AM IST: 341 people have tested positive for Coronavirus in India: Indian Council of Medical Research
Updated on Mar 22, 2020 9:00 AM IST: 5-th COVID-19 death has been confirmed in India. A 63-year-old patient has died in Maharashtra
Updated on Mar 22, 2020 7:00 AM IST: One person, a secondary contact of Chandigarh's first positive case, has tested positive: Department of public relations, Chandigarh
Updated on Mar 21, 2020 5:40 PM IST: Tamil Nadu reports three more COVID-19 cases, number rises to six
Updated on Mar 21, 2020 5:20 PM IST: Health Ministry undertakes training for critical care management at 1,000 places
As of today, we are contact-tracing over 7,000 persons; we will let people know if we find cases of community transmission: Health Ministry
Updated on Mar 21, 2020 2:50 PM IST: Six new coronavirus positive cases in Gujarat
With six new coronavirus positive cases being reported in Gujarat on Saturday, the number of infected persons in the state has gone up to 13, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said.
Updated on Mar 21, 2020 2:30 PM IST: Three new coronavirus cases in Karnataka
Three new coronavirus cases in Karnataka; total number of infections rise to 18
Updated on Mar 21, 2020 2:00 PM IST: 6 new positive coronavirus cases reported in Rajasthan
Six persons tested positive for the COVID-19 in the state, taking the total to 23, Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Rohit Kumar Singh said on Saturday.
Updated on Mar 21, 2020 1:30 PM IST: 4 passengers travelling on Godan Express from Mumbai to Jabalpur on 16th March in B1 Coach have been tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday
Updated on Mar 21, 2020 1:10 PM IST: 8 passengers who had travelled on AP Sampark Kranti Express from Delhi to Ramagundam on 13th March have tested positive of COVID-19 yesterday.
Updated on Mar 21, 2020 12:50 PM IST: Rajdhani coach in which Delhi couple with home quarantine seal travelled sanitised; both passengers hospitalised; train detained: Railways.
Updated on Mar 21, 2020 12:15 PM IST: IGI airport bars all international flights for one week from Mar 22
Updated on Mar 21, 2020 12:05 PM IST: No bus from Haryana to enter Delhi during Janata Curfew
Updated on Mar 21, 2020 11:30 AM IST: Fresh case of coronavirus infection reported in Karnataka; total number rises to 16 in state
Updated on Mar 21, 2020 11:00 AM IST: One more person tests positive for coronavirus in Gujarat; total rises to eight: Officials
Updated on Mar 21, 2020 10:30 AM IST: A 32-year-old man with travel history to Mecca tests positive for Coronavirus in Karnataka
Updated on Mar 21, 2020 9:30 AM IST: One person tests positive for Coronavirus in Supertech Capetown Society located in sector 74, Noida
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 7:15 PM IST: 12 more positive cases in Kerala, total rises to 40.
12 more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Kerala- 5 in Ernakulam, 6 in Kasaragod and 1 in Palakkad. There are total 40 Coronavirus positive cases in the state: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 6:45 PM IST: Singapore confirms 40 new coronavirus cases; take total count to 385
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 6:30 PM IST: Prohibitory orders imposed in Rajasthan's Bhilwara after doctor tests positive for COVID-19
Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC were imposed in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district from Friday onwards after a doctor at a private hospital was tested positive for COVID-19, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 10 in the state.
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 5:30 PM IST: Four more test positive for coronavirus in Chandigarh
Four more people tested positive for coronavirus in Chandigarh on Friday, taking the total number of cases in the state to five.
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 5:15 PM IST: One fresh case of COVID-19 in Telangana; Total rises to 17
An 18-year-old woman, a resident of the city who returned from London, become the latest to test positive, a media bulletin issued by the state government said.
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 4:50 PM IST: Railways cancels 90 more trains till March 31; total number of cancelled trains due to novel coronavirus pandemic climbs to 245: Sources
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 4:40 PM IST: 206 positive coronavirus cases so far in India; over 6,700 contacts being monitored; 5 deaths, all above 64 years of age: Health Ministry
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 4:30 PM IST: Former Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje goes into self quarantine.
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 4:15 PM IST: BJP MP Dushyant Singh goes into self quarantine after attending Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor's party.
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 3:45 PM IST: Delhi Metro services to remain suspended on March 22 for 'Janata Curfew'.
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 1:50 PM IST: India today recorded its fifth death due to the novel coronavirus as an Italian citizen, who had reportedly recovered three days ago, passed away in Jaipur. The country also saw the number of cases rise to 206 even as the government imposed a near-virtual lockdown, banning public gatherings, stopping international flights from Sunday and shutting down offices and schools.
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 1:30 PM IST: Bollywood Actress Kanika Kapoor tests positive to the novel coronavirus infection
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 1:00 PM IST: 52 positive coronavirus infection cases in Maharashtra
The novel coronavirus cases in India crossed 200 on Friday after 13 new cases were reported from various parts of the country. India's tally of Covid-19 cases includes fresh cases from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh.
The cases include 32 foreign nationals and four deaths reported from Delhi, Karnataka, Punjab and Maharashtra so far.
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 12:55 PM IST: 3 Cases of Coronavirus in Gujarat
Three more persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in Gujarat, taking the number of such cases in the state to five, officials said on Friday. While two of these new cases were detected in Ahmedabad, another one was found in Vadodara.
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 12:50 PM IST: Three more persons tested positive for Covid-19 in Rajasthan. Total number of Covid-19 positive cases in Rajasthan mounts to 12.
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 12:10 PM IST: 69-year-old Italian tourist, who had recovered from COVID-19, dies of cardiac arrest in Jaipur private hospital, says SMS hospital official, reports PTI
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 11:45 AM IST: Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL): All international flight operations will be temporarily suspended at Delhi Airport from 22nd Mar, 0001 hrs GMT at the port of origin to 29th Mar, 0001 GMT as per the advisory issued by the Govt of India
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 10:00 AM IST: Total number of coronavirus cases in India rises to 195, as per the latest data released by Ministry of health & family welfare.
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 09:00 AM IST: Punjab man is 4th coronavirus victim, 54 cases reported in 2 days
India recorded its fourth death due to Covid-19 on Thursday even as fresh cases surged in the country, with more than 50 recorded in the past two days. The country’s fourth coronavirus victim was a 70-year-old man from Punjab, who had returned from a two-week trip to Germany via Italy.