Coronavirus updates from India and the world: 187 new cases & 17 deaths reported today in Maharashtra
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Italy extends nationwide COVID-19 quarantine until May 3

Italy is extending the nationwide COVID-19 quarantine until May 3, but will reopen bookstores and children's shops starting April 14, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday. Earlier in the day, the country updated its coronavirus case count by 3,951 to 147,577. The death toll in the country -- the highest in the world -- has risen by 570 to 18,849.

Turkey reports 4,747 new COVID-19 cases, totalling 47,029

Turkey's total confirmed cases of COVID-19 climbed to 47,029, with 4,747 new patients reported in the last 24 hours, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. The death toll from the novel coronavirus in Turkey reached 1,006 after 98 more lost their lives over the past 24 hours, Koca said at a press conference on Friday, reported Xinhua news agency.

France's daily COVID-19 fatalities close to 1,000

The novel coronavirus has claimed 13,197 deaths in French hospitals and retirement homes, an increase of 987 from a day earlier while the number of critically-ill patients declined for a second consecutive day, offering a "pale ray of sunshine," said General Director of Health Jerome Salomon at his daily briefing on the epidemic. Further 554 patients died in the country's health institutions in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 8,598. The cumulative tally of deaths in accommodation establishments for dependent elderly people since March 1 stood at 4,599, up from 4,166.

Total number of cases in India rises to 7447

40 deaths and 1035 new cases in last 24 hours, the sharpest ever increase in cases; India's total number of Coronavirus positive cases rises to 7447 (including 6565 active cases, 643 cured/discharged/migrated and 239 deaths): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

3 coronavirus patient died in Chandni Mahal which has been declared containment zones in Delhi

Total number of cases rises to 432 in Gujarat

54 new COVID19 cases in Gujarat. Total of 432 positive cases in the state. In last 24 hrs 1593 tests conducted, out of which 1187 cases are negative & 124 are positive, 282 are pending. Ahmedabad & Vadodara are most infected with 228 & 77 cases respectively: Health Dept Gujarat

PM Modi's video-conference with the Chief Ministers begins

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s video-conference with the Chief Ministers begins.

Total number of cases in Maharashtra rises to 1,666

92 more COVID19 positive cases reported in Maharashtra today, taking the total number of positive coronavirus cases in the state to 1,666: Maharashtra Health Department

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal suggests to PM Modi to extend lockdown till April 30

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, in the video-conferencing of PM Modi with the Chief Ministers, suggested to PM that the lockdown should be extended till April 30 all over India.

BJP Corporator Ajay Bahira arrested for violating lockdown norms

Free coronavirus testing: Delhi doctor moves SC seeking modification of order

Coronavirus in India: Total no. of cases 7,447 now, 642 people have recovered

West Bengal: Schools in the state to remain closed till June 10

Maharashtra will continue to be locked down till 30th April

Zydus Cadila CEO Pankaj Patel has said that the pharmaceutical industry has significantly increased the production of hydroxychloroquine

Coronavirus in Andhra Pradesh: 24 new positive cases reported; taking the total number of cases to 405

Coronavirus in Mumbai: 189 more cases & 11 deaths related to the virus reported today, taking the total number cases to 1,182 & deaths at 75

Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu: 58 new cases reported; total number of positive cases in the state is 969

Coronavirus in Odisha: Total 50 positive cases, 1 death

No COVID19 positive cases reported in Gurugram district in the last 72 hours

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: 187 new positive cases; Total number of positive cases in the state to 1761

Coronavirus in Telangana: Till now, 503 positive cases have been reported; 14 deaths reported till date

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