Coronavirus updates from India and the world: Delhi metro to remain closed from 10 am to 4 pm on Monday
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Embassy of India in Washington DC issues advisory for Indian nationals in USA

Embassy of India in Washington DC issues advisory for Indian nationals in USA, in view of COVID19, asks Indians to stay safe & isolated within residential premises & follow social distancing norms. It also asks people to refer to USCIS website for extension of visa in the US.

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24x7 toll free national helpline number 1075 has been activated for support on COVID19

A 24x7 toll free national helpline number 1075 has been activated for support, guidance, and response to health related queries on COVID19.

Gorakhpur's Gorakhnath temple closed for devotees till March 31

Gorakhpur's Gorakhnath temple closed for devotees till 31st March in view of #COVID19 pandemic.

Staffer in US Vice President Mike Pence's office tests positive for COVID19

Staffer in US Vice President Mike Pence's office tests positive for COVID19: AFP news agency

Western Railway cancels six long distnce trains

Western Railway: Six trains (14309, 14310, 22413, 22414, 29019, and 29020) have been cancelled as a precautionary measure in the wake of COVID19 pandemic.

People in large numbers at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus waiting to board trains

Mumbai: People in large numbers at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus wait to board their respective trains. A passenger says, "There are so many people on trains that I didn't get a seat despite having a confirmed ticket. My parents have asked me to return because of coronavirus".

Varanasi's Sankat Mochan Hanuman temple to be closed for devotees from today till March 25

Varanasi's Sankat Mochan Hanuman temple to be closed for devotees from today till March 25.

One Mohali resident tested positive for Coronavirus in Punjab

Punjab: One Mohali resident with travel history to the UK has tested positive for Coronavirus; Total number of positive cases in the state rises to 4

Amritsar's Shaheed Madan Lal Dhingra inter-state bus terminal wears a deserted look after state government suspended several inter-state bus services

Punjab: Amritsar's Shaheed Madan Lal Dhingra inter-state bus terminal wears a deserted look after the state government suspended several inter-state bus services, due to Coronavirus

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Embassy of India in the Philippines issues advisory for Indians

Embassy of India in the Philippines issues advisory for Indians in the Philippines.

Coronavirus positive cases in Maharashtra rises to 63

Coronavirus positive cases in Maharashtra rise to 63; eleven more cases found since Friday evening: Official told PTI

Air India to send 787-Dreamliner to Rome today to evacuate student

Air India to mount a 787-Dreamliner to Rome today to evacuate students, other travellers or any Indians stranded there. The flight will return to Delhi tomorrow morning.

COVID-19 cases rise to 258 in India

Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 258 on Saturday after 35 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country, according to the Health Ministry.

Students use sanitiser before appearing for SSC exam at Mahim school

Mumbai: Students arriving at St Michael High School, Mahim to appear for Senior Secondary Certificate examinations being made to sanitise their hands before entering the examination hall.

Staff check passengers temperatures and disinfect the premises of Goa International Airport

Goa: Staff check passengers temperatures and disinfect the premises of Goa International Airport as preventive measures against COVID-19.

Nagpur Municipal Corporation orders restricting vehicular movement near isolation centres and quarantine centres

Maharashtra: Nagpur Municipal Corporation orders restricting vehicular movement in the areas of isolation centres and quarantine centres declared by the Corporation.

Total of 271 individuals have been confirmed positive among suspected cases: ICMR

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR): A total of 271 individuals have been confirmed positive among suspected cases and contacts of known positive cases

We have launched a self-assessment interactive app on Coronavirus: Goa Health Minister

Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane: We have launched a self-assessment interactive app on #Coronavirus. This is the first in the country. We're taking all precautions and discouraging gathering of even 5 people. We don't want tourists coming to Goa till the situation settles.

Three more people tested positive for Covid19 in Leh and Kargil

Ladakh Administration: Three more people have been tested positive for #Covid_19 in Leh (two persons) and Kargil (one person), taking the total number of cases to 13 in the Union Territory. The condition of all the infected people is stable.

12 airports in Northeast region fall under essential services category, so will be functional tomorrow during Janta Curfew: Sanjeev Jindal, Regional Executive Director, Airport Authority of India

12 airports in Northeast region fall under essential services category, so will be functional tomorrow during Janta Curfew. No plans to close them until now. Domestic flights will keep operating: Sanjeev Jindal, Regional Executive Director, Airport Authority of India

Woman who came in contact with the Chandigarh coronavirus patient has tests positive for virus

Dr Jasjeet Kaur, Civil Surgeon, Panchkula: A woman who came in contact with the Chandigarh #Coronavirus patient has tested positive for virus today. She had given beauty services to the Chandigarh patient. She has been admitted to an isolation ward here.

SSC exam that was to be held on March 23 has been cancelled

Shashi Tharoor bats for increase in coronavirus testing in India

Testing expanded to include all patients in hospitals who have severe acute respiratory infections

This includes medical problems such as pneumomia and will be done irrespective of whether people have a history.

All examinations, practicals, evaluation scheduled up to March 31 have been postponed till further order in Himachal Pradesh

50 percent buses in the capital will not function tomorrow due to 'Janta Curfew: Arvind Kejriwal

The Chief Minister also announced that five or more people can not gather at any place in Delhi.

"If there are five people, they should maintain at least one-metre distance from each other," the Chief Minister said.

An earlie order had prohibited 20 or more people from congregating at the same place.

Number of cases in India rise to 298

Delhi metro to remain closed from 10 am to 4 pm on Monday

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said that services will resume from 4:00 pm from all lines and will continue till 8:00 pm.

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