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Confirmed cases rises to 110 in India

Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: A total of 110 confirmed COVID19 cases reported across India, including 17 foreign nationals, as of 11:30 pm, 15th March. Three people from Rajasthan are now Coronavirus-free. The total number of patients now free of COVID19 is 13.

Fourth batch of 53 Indians arrives from Iran to India

Fourth batch of 53 Indians - 52 students and a teacher - has arrived from Tehran and Shiraz, #Iran. With this, a total of 389 Indians have returned to India from Iran. Thank the efforts of the team @India_in_Iran and Iranian authorities.

Dehradun's Forest Research Institute closed for 'all kinds of visits' till 31st March

Uttarakhand: Forest Research Institute, Dehradun closed for 'all kinds of visits' till 31st March in view of COVID19.

53 Indians, who arrived from Iran, moved to Army Wellness Centre in Rajasthan

Rajasthan: 53 Indians, evacuated from Tehran and Shiraz cities of Iran, arrived at Jaisalmer airport today. They were later moved to the Army Wellness Centre in the city, following preliminary screening.

Restaurants in New York City to shut, to only serve takeout and delivery options

Restaurants in New York City will be forced to close and can only serve takeout and delivery options

First dose for possible coronavirus vaccine to be trialled tomorrow in US

First dose for possible coronavirus vaccine to be trialled tomorrow in the United States

Person dies in Maharashtra

Suspected coronavirus person, who hails from Harayana but was staying at Nagaon in Hatkalangane of Kolhapur dist, Maharashtra, died. Was admitted in CPR Kolhapur hospital. Reports awaited. It was later clarified by the Maharashtra government that the person died in Kolhapur was not corona suspect but was tempo driver and had no history of travel in abroad

First coronavirus case detected in Odisha

First coronavirus case detected in Odisha. The man affected by Covid-19 is at Bhubaneswar Capital hospital. He returned from Italy and later took a train from Delhi to Bhubaneswar reportedly to avoid scrutiny: Sources

High Street Phoenix in Mumbai to remain shut till further notice

"As per the government advisory to contain the outbreak of COVID-19, High Street Pheonix, Mumbai shall remain closed until further advice," read the mall's statement.

11 Coronavirus suspects flee from a hospital in Maharashtra

11 Coronavirus suspects flee from a hospital in Maharashtra. The suspects have a travel history to Dubai, reported Times Now.

Maharashtra records 32 confirmed cases of coronavirus, the highest in country

According to Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Maharashtra has 32 confirmed cases of coronavirus, the highest in the country.

BMC suspends biometric attendance of employees amid virus scare

After confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 33 in Maharashtra, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to suspend biometric attendance of employees. Click here to read more.

All Tiger reserves, sanctuaries, national parks in Assam to remain closed between March 17 to 29

All Tiger reserves, sanctuaries & national parks in Assam to remain closed between March 17 to 29, to avoid the spread of Coronavirus.

BMC recommends 'work-from-home' in Mumbai if possible

Against the backdrop of coronavirus pandemic, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation chief Praveen Pardeshi on Monday issued a veiled warning to all companies to initiate 'work-from-home' wherever possible. "We highly advise companies to initiate work-from-home policiesa If necessary, we will make this mandatory in the days to come," Pardeshi said.

(Source: IANS)

One more person tested positive for coronavirus in Pimpri-Chinchwad

Maharashtra Health Department: One more person has been tested positive for coronavirus in Pimpri-Chinchwad, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 33 in the state.

Confirmed cases in Maharashtra rises to 37

Four new cases reported in the state. Of which 3 in Mumbai and 1 from Navi Mumbai. Total count in Maharashtra reaches 37.

Gyms, night clubs, spas in Delhi to be shut till March 31; gathering with more than 50 persons will not be allowed

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal: All gyms, night clubs, spas to be closed till March 31st. Any gathering with more than 50 persons excluding weddings will not be allowed. For weddings also, we request if they can be postponed then please do so.

Meerut Municipal Corporation installs water tankers in various areas for washing hands

Meerut Municipal Corporation has installed water tankers, containing chlorine, in various areas of the city for the purpose of washing hands only, in a bid to combat Coronavirus.

West Bengal officials provided with hand sanitisers

West Bengal: State officials being provided hand sanitisers, outside the state secretariat, ahead of the administrative meeting to be chaired by CM Mamata Banerjee.

Delhi AIIMS resident doctors complain of inadequate availability of personal protective equipment

Delhi AIIMS Resident Doctors’ Association writes to AIIMS director, complaining about 'inadequate availability of personal protective equipment in AIIMS'. The letter reads, "We urge you to ensure PPE availability round the clock for safety of doctors&nursing staff".

Four more people tested positive for coronavirus in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai

Maharashtra Health Ministry: Four more people have been tested positive for coronavirus in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, taking the total number of cases to 37 in the state.

Number of coronavirus positive cases in Maharashtra rises to 38

'Asked universities to postpone examinations. Elections to municipal corporations and panchayat have been postponed for three months': Maha Public Health Minister Rajesh Tope

West Bengal civic polls deferred, says State Election Commission

Ajanta, Ellora caves in Maharashtra to be closed from Thursday as a precaution

Entry passes will not be issued to visitors in the Mantralaya amid efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus

Ministry of Health announces closure of all educational establishments, gyms, museums, cultural and social centres, swimming pools and theatres

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