Examinations of CBSE for Classes 10th and 12th to be rescheduled after March 31
All ongoing examinations of CBSE for Classes 10th & 12th, scheduled between 19th March & 31st March, shall be rescheduled after 31st March: Anurag Tripathy, CBSE Secretary
PM Modi expresses gratitude to all those at forefront of combating COVID-19: PMO
Prime Minister's Office: PM expressed gratitude to all those at the forefront of combating COVID19 including the various state governments, medical fraternity, paramedical staff, armed and paramilitary forces, those associated with aviation sector, municipal staff and others.
Indian Embassy in USA releases advisory for Indian students
Embassy of India in United States of America (USA) releases updated advisory for Indian students in USA in view of COVID19 pandemic.
Schools in UK to remains shut from Friday
Schools in United Kingdom to close from Friday in view of COVID19 pandemic: AFP news agency
FDA seizes chemicals, other items used for making sanitizers in Mumbai
Maharashtra: Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday seized chemicals & other items used for making sanitizers, from a company named Siddhivinayak Diachem in Nahur area of Mumbai. The company did not have the required permissions to manufacture sanitizers.
Confirmed cases in USA rises to 2,382
New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo: Total COVID19 positive cases in the New York state are 2,382, including 1,008 new cases. USA (Source - New York Governor)
BMC collects fine of over Rs 1 lakh from people spitting in open
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC): Fine of Rs 1,07,000 collected from 107 people for spitting in open. 46 people were also given warning.
PM Modi to address the nation today at 8 pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation today at 8 pm, during which he will talk about issues relating to COVID19 and the efforts to combat it.
23-year-old woman tests positive for COVID-19 in Chandigarh
Chandigarh: A 23-year-old woman has tested positive for COVID-19. She has travel history to the United Kingdom.
Tamil Nadu launches web portal to self-report cases of coronavirus
The Tamil Nadu Health Department has launched a web portal - http://stopcoronatn.in, as a one stop centre to gather all information on COVID-19 and also to self report.
Srinagar admin urges residents who might have come in contact with COVID-19 positive case to report to nearest health facilities
We urge all residents who might have come in contact with the COVID-19 positive case in Srinagar to report to their nearest health facilities or contact our control room at 2457552 or 2457543 or 9419028251 or 9419028242 or 9419014723 — this is urgent and cannot be ignored.
50 international, 34 domestic flights at Chennai Airport
Tamil Nadu: 50 international flights and 34 domestic flights have been cancelled at Chennai Airport.
Mass gatherings suspended at St. Michael's Church in Mumbai's Mahim
Mumbai: Mass gatherings suspended at St. Michael's Church in Mahim till 1st April, in view of coronavirus.
Confirmed cases of coronavirus rises to 166 in India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: Total number of confirmed COVID19 cases in India rises to 166 - comprising 141 Indian nationals and 25 foreign nationals. There has been 3 deaths in the country due to Coronavirus so far. (as on 19.03.2020 at 09:00 AM)
TMC cancels daily media briefings till March 31 amid coronavirus outbreak
All India Trinamool Congress parliamentary party’s daily media briefings at the party office in the Parliament have been suspended from today, till 31st March.
ISKCON Temple in Noida to remain shut till March 31
Noida: ISKCON Temples (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) in Sector 33 closed for devotees from today till 31st March.
Indian Railway cancels 168 trains due to low occupancy
Indian Railways has cancelled 168 trains due to low occupancy in view of COVID19, from 20th March to 31st March.
Two more test positive for COVID 19 in Mumbai, confirmed cases in Maharashtra rises to 47
22-year-old woman, who had travelled to UK, tested positive for COVID 19 in Mumbai. A 49-year-old woman from Ulhas Nagar, who had travelled to Dubai tested positive for COVID 19. Number of coronavirus positive patients in Maharashtra rises to 47.
826 samples tested, none of them are positive so far: ICMR
826 samples tested, none of them are positive so far: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to ANI on random samples tested so far to rule out community transmission of COVID-19.
With 13 fresh cases, India coronavirus tally reached 169
India on Thursday reported 13 fresh cases of coronavirus, taking the tally of infected people to 169 in the country. According to official data provided by the Ministry of Health, as many as 15 people infected with the virus have been discharged after receiving treatment.
CM Uddhav Thackeray is in touch with the Indian Consulate in Singapore: Maharashtra CMO
Maharashtra Chief Minister's Office: CM Uddhav Thackeray is in touch with the Indian Consulate in Singapore to bring students stranded there to Mumbai. He also spoke to the stranded students.
128 people under home quarantine in Uttarakhand
128 people have been home quarantined, in order to control the spread of Coronavirus: Health Department, Uttarakhand
It is a war against virus, says CM Uddhav Thackeray tells citizens to avoid unnecessary travel,
CM Uddhav Thackeray says it is a war against virus, calls upon citizens to avoid unnecessary travel, remain at home to curb coronavirus spread
Govt may decide soon on offices to function alternate week, says Uddhav Thackeray
Spoke to PM Modi and health minister Harsh Vardhan. Assured all help to curb coronavirus outbreak. Those arriving from abroad should not hide their travel history but share with authorities. Congregation in railways, bus and metro be reduced. Govt offices to work with 50% staff. Govt may decide soon on offices to function alternate week, said Uddhav Thackeray.
More six passengers having stamps of home quarantine deboarded from Saurashtra Express at Borivli station
More six passengers having stamps of home quarantine were deboarded from Saurashtra Express at Borivli station. They were travelling to Vadodara.
Mumbai's 'Dabbawalas' to suspend their services from March 20 till March 31
Maharashtra: Mumbai's 'Dabbawalas' to suspend their services from 20th March till 31st March, in wake of CoronavirusPandemic. Service to resume normally from April 1st.
Confirmed cases in Maharashtra rises to 49
Total number of positive cases reaches 49 in Maharashtra: Rajesh Tope, State Minister of Public Health and Family Welfare
Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai to remain closed till further orders
Maharashtra: Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai to remain closed till further orders, in wake of Coronavirus
All schools in Delhi to remain closed till March 31
In view of coronavirus, all schools will remain closed for all the students, Heads of Schools, teaching and non-teaching staff from 19th March to 31st March. Evaluation work of annual exams are to be carried by concerned teachers from their homes: Government of Delhi
Western Railway cancels AC local services till March 31
AC local services on Western Railway in Maharashtra will be cancelled from tomorrow & will be replaced by non-AC suburban services, till 31st March: Public Relations Officer (PRO), Western Railway.