754,948 coronavirus cases globally, death toll at 36,571: WHO
There are 754,948 people worldwide who have been infected with the coronavirus, announced the World Health Organization adding that 36,571 have died from it so far. The virus has spread to more than 200 countries and territories since it emerged in China in late December, according to the latest figures published on the WHO website.
COVID-19 death toll rises to 35, total cases 1,397 in India
The number of novel coronavirus cases climbed to 1,397 on Tuesday after 146 new infections were reported in the past 24 hours across the country, while the death toll due to the pandemic rose to 35, according to the Union Health Ministry. The active cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) stands at 1,238, while three deaths -- two in Punjab and one in Maharashtra -- were reported, the ministry said in an updated data on Monday night.
'Very, very painful' two weeks as coronavirus surge is coming: Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Americans of a "very, very painful two weeks', saying a surge in the spread of the novel coronavirus is coming while the deadly virus has already infected more than 175,000 Americans so far. "The surge is coming and it's coming pretty strong," Trump said at his daily press briefing of the White House's COVID-19 task force.
US death toll climbs past 3,600, eclipsing China's official count
The US death toll from the coronavirus has climbed past 3,600, eclipsing China's official count, as hard-hit New York City rushed to bring in more medical professionals and ambulances and parked refrigerated morgue trucks on the streets to collect the dead. Worldwide, more than 800,000 people have been infected and over 40,000 have died, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. Italy and Spain accounted for half the deaths, while the US had over 180,000 infections, with more dead than China's official toll of about 3,300.
Italy mourns COVID-19 victims as death toll rises over 12,000
Italy observed a minute of silence for the victims of the coronavirus pandemic as their numbers rose above 12,000. Speaking during a nightly televised press conference on Tuesday, Civil Protection Department Chief Angelo Borrelli confirmed that there were 2,107 new active coronavirus infections compared to Monday, bringing the nationwide total to 77,635 cases, Xinhua news agency reported.
50-year-old COVID-19 positive patient dies in Palghar
A 50-year-old COVID-19 positive patient has passed away in Palghar, Maharashtra. He was admitted to a hospital since March 28: Palghar District Hospital.
Coronavirus cases in Pakistan rises to 1914
As of March 31, Pakistan has 1914 COVID19 positive cases with 652 in Punjab, 676 in Sindh, 221 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 153 in Balochistan, 148 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 58 in Islamabad and 6 in PoK. 26 people have lost their lives due to Coronavirus.
30 officers put under quarantine at Kolkata: Army sources
Army sources: As a precautionary measure, 30 officers and men have been put under quarantine at Kolkata as they were in touch with the Colonel-rank Army Doctor who has tested positive for COVID-19.
Total number of cases in Maharashtra rises to 320
Maharashtra: 16 more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mumbai and two more cases have been reported in Pune, taking the total number of cases in the state to 320. Total 12 people have died due to COVID-19 in the state till now.
130 people from Pune attended event at Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi
Total number of people from Pune who attended event at Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi, is more than 130, many of them either not in Pune or are untraceable. Search for them is going on: Pune District Collector, Naval Kishore Ram
Total positive cases in Rajasthan are 93, no new cases: Rajasthan Health Department
No new case of COVID19 in Rajasthan, as of 9 am today, total positive cases in the state still stands at 93 (including 2 Italians & 17 evacuees from Iran). Out of those 93 people, 14 tested negative later while 5 have been discharged: Rajasthan Health Department
PM Narendra Modi calls Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray, urges him to step up tracing those who arrived in Mumbai after attending Tablighi meet
Death toll rises to 38; total number of cases now 1,637, says Health Ministry
The Health Ministry said that the country has seen an increase of 240 COVID19 cases in the last 12 hours bringing the the total number of cases to 1637 in India including 1466 active cases, 133 cured, discharged, migrated people and 38 deaths.
Mumbai Police is conducting searches to locate people who participated in Tablighi Jamaat
Mumbai Police is conducting searches at various locations in the city to locate the people who participated in Tablighi Jamaat (in Delhi's Nizamuddin): Mumbai Police Sources
Wipro Enterprises Ltd and Azim Premji Foundation donates Rs 1125 Crore towards tackling coronavirus outbreak
Wipro Ltd, Wipro Enterprises Ltd and Azim Premji Foundation have together committed Rs 1125 Crore towards tackling the unprecedented health and humanitarian crisis arising from COVID19 pandemic outbreak.
PM Modi to hold video conferencing with all CMs tomorrow
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hold video conferencing with all CMs tomorrow over COVID-19.