Coronavirus updates from India and the world: Total number of positive cases in India rises to 56,342
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Total number of positive cases in India rises to 56,342

Total number of COVID-19 positive cases in India rises to 56342 including 37916 active cases, 16539 cured/discharged, 1886 deaths and 1 migrated. 3,390 new COVID-19 positive cases and 103 deaths reported in last 24 hours in India.: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

We have received an information from Government Institute of Medical Sciences​ that a COVID19 positive patient has died due to comorbidity. He used to travel to Delhi from here for work. We are tracing his contact history: Gautam Buddha Nagar District Magistrate Suhas Ly

We have already booked 16 trains and are ready to send the migrant workers. But consent is awaited from other state govts. Bihar has given one train permission every day. There is no fault of Karnataka: R Ashok, Karnataka Revenue Minister and Incharge of migrant workers

Railways has run 222 Shramik Special Trains for movement of stranded persons, more than 2.5 lakh people have made use of this facility so far: Punya Salila Srivastava, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs

35 personnel of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) have been tested positive for COVID-19 so far. Eleven of them were deployed in Mumbai airport, 11 were performing duty with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, 3 were deployed at Delhi airport & 2 were at Mumbai port: CISF

Mumbai: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) amends it's April 30 order to reduce employees' strength to 75% to maintain social distancing in its offices.

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Coronavirus in UP: 155 new cases have been reported; Taking total number of cases to 3214 including 1387 discharges

Coronavirus in Rajasthan: 152 new positive cases reported in the state today; Total number of cases in the state is now 3579

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