LATEST CORONAVIRUS UPDATES:
Centre extends validity of all vehicle papers till June 30
With an aim to ensure hassle-free transportation amid the lockdown over the COVID-19 outbreak the Centre has extended till June 30 the validity of documents like driving licenses, permits and registration that expired since February 1
7 people evacuated from Iran tested positive of Coronavirus
7 people, who were evacuated from Iran, have tested positive for Coronavirus. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 83: Rajasthan Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Rohit Kumar Singh
Total cases in Maharashtra rise to 225 as 5 more tested positive for Coronavirus, one in Mumbai, 2 each in Pune and Buldhana : Health department
Bollywood Singer Kanika Kapoor tests COVID-19 positive for the fifth time
World economy will go into recession with likely exception of India & China
According to a latest UN report, The world economy will suffer recession this year, assuming a predicted loss of trillions of dollars of global income due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, affecting majorly the developing countries with the likely exception of India and China.
China reports 48 new coronavirus cases in past day, one death
In the past 24 hours, China has identified as many as 48 new coronavirus cases, all of which are imported cases: the National Health Commission
West Bengal reports second COVID-19 death, India’s fatality rate rises to 43 while the total number of cases cross 1,250.
Telangana reported the maximum five deaths followed by Maharashtra (three), Madhya Pradesh (two) and West Bengal (one).
A 68-year-old man in Kerala dies of Coronavirus, recording state’s second death due to the virus
‘Please come help us’: New York begs for medical workers amidst grappling death toll over coronavirus pandemic
New York’s governor has urgently appealed for medical volunteers amid a “staggering” number of coronavirus deaths, as he and health officials have warned that the crisis unfolding in New York City is just a preview of what other U.S. communities could soon face.
US coordinating with India to bring back its stranded citizens: Official
Amidst the travel bans due to outbreak of Coronavirus, The Trump administration is coordinating with the Indian government to evacuate stranded American citizens from India who have expressed interest to return to the US, as per top official in Washington.
Mexico declares health emergency as cases surged past 1,000, with sharp rise in death toll.
India currently at ‘Local Transmission Stage’
As per reports by the Union Health Ministry, India is currently in the phase of “local transmission” and “limited community transmission”. There has been no community transmission of Coronvirus infections in the country yet.