CORONAVIRUS LATEST UPDATES:
India on Tuesday recorded 146 new confirmed coronavirus cases, climbing the total number of COVID-19 cases from 1,251 to 1,397. Around 35 people have died from Covid-19 in India.
Several people who attended an international conference organised by Tablighi Jamaat at its headquarters in Delhi’s Nizamuddin area have now tested positive for coronavirus, and at least seven of them have died from the disease.
As a statement in defense, the organisation stated that it did not violate any laws and that the event took place before any sort of lockdown was announced.
China starts to report asymptomatic coronavirus cases.
China known to be the origin of the Coronavirus, has now managed to bring to its outbreak under control and is easing travel restrictions in virus hot spots. Chinese health authorities began on reporting on asymptomatic cases of the coronavirus as part of an effort to diminish fear and panic that people could be spreading about the Coronavirus without knowing whether they are infected with it.
COVID-19 deaths in USA pass 4,000
According to a tally by Johns Hopkins University, The total US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 4,000, more than double the number from three days earlier.
Spain reports 9,222 new COVID-19 cases
Spain’s health authorities confirmed that the country’s total number of coronavirus cases increased by 9,222 to 94,417,
Spain also saw 849 new deaths in the past 24 hours, a new high over 838 reported on Sunday, bringing its death toll to 8,189. Madrid, still the worst-hit in the country, registered 27,509 cases and 3,603 deaths as of Tuesday, reported Xinhua news agency.
9 staff members at UN Office in Geneva contract coronavirus
The United Nations Office in Geneva confirmed nine cases of coronavirus among its staff as of March 30, said Alessandra Vellucci, director of the UN Information Service in Geneva.
18 new confirmed Covid-19 cases recorded in the State of Maharashtra, tally rises to 320 while death toll 12
Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa to donate one year’s salary to the Chief Minister Relief Fund to fight COVID-19.
Karnataka citizens defy social distancing norms
People in Kalaburagi defy social distancing norms as heavy crowd gathers at a vegetable market, amid coronavirus lockdown
Madhya Pradesh reports 20 new coronavirus cases; total number jumps to 86 in the state.
Jharkhand reports its first confirmed case of COVID-19 after a Malaysian woman was found to be positive of the virus
Erode’s district administration asks Muslims who participated in Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi to come forward and undergo Covid-19 test.
Amid outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic Indian Oil Corporation procures medical insurance over 320,000 employees
Market continues to trade lower with Sensex slipping more than 757 points, Nifty below 8,400