Coronavirus updates from India and the world: Total number of COVID-19 cases in India rises to 1071
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Mumbai Police check passes and identity cards of people amid lockdown

Mumbai: Police check passes and identity cards of people amid the movement of vehicles during CoronavirusLockdown, movement of only those availing or providing essential services is being allowed. Visuals from Kurla-Chembur highway.

Mexico confirms 145 new coronavirus cases, four new deaths: Reuters

Iran's COVID-19 cases surpass 38,000; Turkey's 10,000

Iran announced 2,901 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday as the total number of confirmed cases soared to 38,309; Meanwhile, the total number of infections in Turkey approached 10,000. Also, the death toll from the disease reached 2,640 in Iran, while 12,391 patients have recovered. Earlier in the day, Iranian Deputy Health Minister Iraj Harirchi said the number of infected people has taken a downward trend in 13 Iranian provinces, Xinhua news agency reported.

Trump extends national social distancing guidelines to April 30

US President Donald Trump said that the national social distancing guidelines aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus will be extended to April 30. "We will be extending our guidelines to April 30, to slow the spread," Trump said at a White House Coronavirus Task Force news briefing held on Sunday at the White House Rose Garden. "On Tuesday, we will be finalizing these plans and providing a summary of our findings, supporting data and strategy to the American people."

Tamil Nadu company donates humanoid robots to govt hospital for delivering medicines to patients

Tamil Nadu: A pvt software company in Tiruchirappalli has donated humanoid robots to govt hospital in the city for delivering medicines to patients at COVID19 isolation ward. 4 of these robots are currently ready for use. Hospital's Dean says "They'll be used if dist admn permits"

PM Modi shares yoga videos to showcase his fitness routine during lockdown

During yesterday’s Mann Ki Baat, someone asked me about my fitness routine during this time. Hence, thought of sharing these Yoga videos. I hope you also begin practising Yoga regularly, says PM Modi.

Another coronavirus patient dies in West Bengal; COVID-19 deaths in state go up to two

12 new COVID-19 positive cases in Maharashtra

12 new Coronavirus positive cases in Maharashtra- 5-Pune ,3-Mumbai, 2-Nagpur, 1-Kolhapur,1-Nashik; Total number of Coronavirus cases in the state rises to 215: Maharashtra Health Department

1 more tests positive in Rajasthan. Total number reaches 60.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath tranferrs Rs 611 cr directly to bank accounts 27.5 lakh workers

Lucknow: CM Yogi Adityanath today transferred Rs 611 Crore directly to the bank account of 27.5 Lakh workers of the state, under MNREGA scheme, in the light of Coronavirus Lockdown. The CM also talked to them through video-conference today, informing them of the scheme.

Death toll due to COVID-19 rises to 29 in India, number of cases climbs to 1,071

Total number of Coronavirus positive cases in India rises to 1071 (including 942 active cases, 99 cured/discharged cases and 29 deaths): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Watch: Vegetable wholesale market in Ludhiana witnesses heavy crowd

Vegetable wholesale market in Ludhiana witnesses heavy crowd, amid lockdown to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. The total number of positive cases in Punjab stand at 38.

2 domestic manufacturers are producing 50,000 N95 masks per day: Health Ministry

2 domestic manufacturers are producing 50,000 N95 masks per day. It's expected to go up to 1 lakh per day within next week. Hospitals in India have 11.95 lakh N95 masks in stock. Addl 5 lakhs were distributed during last 2 days & 1.40 lakhs being distributed today:Health Ministry

3.34 lakh PPE coveralls are available with hospitals in the country: Health Ministry

3.34 lakh PPE coveralls are available with hospitals in the country. Another 3 lakh donated coveralls being received from abroad by 4th April. 11 domestic producers of PPE coveralls have qualified so far and orders for 21 lakh have been placed on them: Ministry of Health

60 COVID19 cases have been reported in Rajasthan, with Bhilwara reporting maximum 25 cases: Raghu Sharma, State Health Minister

State Directorate of Health Services asks passengers who travelled by Vistara flight from Mumbai to Goa on March 22 to report to health authorities

In a public appeal, the state Directorate of Health Services on Monday said, that those who travelled on a Vistara flight from Mumbai to #Goa on March 22,which incidentally carried a #COVID19 positive patient, should report to the health authorities without delay.

Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury donates 3 ventilators to Murshidabad Medical College Hospital in West Bengal

West Bengal: Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has allocated 3 ventilation machines (ventilators) to Murshidabad Medical College Hospital.

PIL filed in Delhi HC to provide medical benefit of at least Rs 50,000 to journalists

A PIL has been moved in Delhi HC seeking direction to Centre to Provide medical benefit & LIC facility of at least Rs 50,000 each to every journalist, reporter & other media personnel. Court says "No urgency in this, we'll hear the petition when the lockdown period gets relaxed."

Total number of Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra rises to 215

Total number of Coronavirus cases in Pune is 32 and total number of cases in Maharashtra is 215.

Four more COVID-19 cases detected positive in Kashmir; 2 each from Shopian and Srinagar

Army Wives Welfare Association distributes 1000 lunches to migrant labourers in Delhi 

Mumbai University appeals to all its teaching & non-teaching staff & staff of all affiliated colleges to donate their one day salary for the Chief Minister's Relief Fund.

Patanjali to contribute Rs 25 crores to PM CARES fund 

92 new cases of COVID-19 & four deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours, total confirmed cases rises to 1071

R Gangakhedkar (ICMR): 38,442 tests have been conducted till now out of which 3,501 were done yesterday, it means we are still at less than 30% of our testing capacity

Coronavirus in West Bengal: Insurance coverage has been increased from Rs 5 lakhs to Rs 10 lakhs for all those who are helping in this health crisis says CM Mamata Banerjee.

Coronavirus in Delhi: Students studying in Nursery to Class 8 will be promoted directly to the next standard, under Right to Education

5 more coronavirus cases confirmed in Chandigarh taking the total positive cases in the Union Territory to 13

Tokyo Olympics 2020 to be held from 23rd July 2021 to 8th August 2021

PM Narendra Modi interacts via video conferencing with India's heads of diplomatic missions over the COVID19 situation

Reliance Industries announces Rs. 500 crores contribution to PM cares Fund

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