Coronavirus updates from India and the world: Two more cases reported in Karnataka; total cases in state reaches 315

Two more cases reported in Karnataka; total cases in state reaches 315

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Pakistan's coronavirus tally reaches 6297, death toll at 117

The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan topped 6000 while the death toll due to the virus has reached 117, Dawn reported citing official data on Wednesday. Over 1,446 people have recovered in the country from the deadly virus that has killed over 1.3 lakh people worldwide. The total number of cases in the country has reached 6297 with Punjab being the worst affected province with 3,016 cases. Meanwhile, Sindh has 1,688 cases of the deadly virus.

US has passed the peak on new coronavirus cases, says Trump

The United States has passed the peak on new coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump said Wednesday, adding this has put the country in a very strong position to finalize new guidelines on social distancing. More than 6.3 lakh Americans have tested positive for COVID-19 so far and total fatalities as on Wednesday were nearly 28,000, the highest for any country in the world.

Nearly 2,600 US coronavirus deaths in 24 hours: Johns Hopkins tally

The United States on Wednesday recorded nearly 2,600 additional deaths from the new coronavirus in 24 hours, a new record and the heaviest daily toll of any country, Johns Hopkins University said. A running tally from Johns Hopkins showed 2,569 victims at 8:30 pm Eastern Time (0030 GMT Thursday), compared with the same time the previous evening, bringing the total number of US deaths to 28,326 -- higher than any other nation.

Total number of COVID-19 cases in India rises to 12,380

India's total number of Coronavirus positive cases rises to 12,380 (including 10,477 active cases, 1489 cured/discharged/migrated and 414 deaths): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

17 other delivery boys linked with pizza boy, who was tested positive, have placed under institutional quarantine: Delhi Health Minister

A pizza boy has been detected with #COVID19 here. 17 other delivery boys linked with him have been placed under institutional quarantine and 72 people have been placed under home quarantine: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain

PM Modi meets Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to discuss current economic situation

Total number of cases in Maharashtra rises to 3081

165 more COVID19 cases (including 107 in Mumbai) reported in Maharashtra today, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 3081: State Health Department

Lockdown is in no way a solution to fight, says Rahul Gandhi

Lockdown is in no way a solution to the COVID19. Lockdown is like a pause button. When we come out of the lockdown, the virus is going to start its work again: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

Total number of COVID-19 cases in Dharavi rises to 71

11 more COVID19 cases reported in Dharavi, Mumbai, taking the total number of coronavirus positive cases in the area to 71: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

To fight against COVID19, our main force is working at the state and district levels: Rahul Gandhi

To fight against COVID19, our main force is working at the state and district levels. Success has been achieved in Wayanad, Kerala because of the effective machinery at the district level: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

No public shall be allowed to perform five-time congregational prayers in mosques during Ramzan: Karnataka State Minority Welfare Department

No public shall be allowed to perform five-time congregational prayers in mosques, across Karnataka, during #Ramzan, in view of #COVID19 pandemic. No public address system to be used by the staff of mosques for offering namaz: State Minority Welfare, Waqf & Hajj Department

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