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Live: Coronavirus in India: Delhi lockdown till Mar 31

Published Mar 22, 2020, 10:56 am IST
Updated Mar 22, 2020, 6:34 pm IST
Roads wore a deserted look as India opted for a total shutdown following PM Modi's call for janata curfew
A GHMC worker sprays disinfectant on Sunday morning in the old city area of Charminar in Hyderabad. (image courtesy: Twitter)
 A GHMC worker sprays disinfectant on Sunday morning in the old city area of Charminar in Hyderabad. (image courtesy: Twitter)

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announces lockdown until March 31 in wake of coronavirus outbreak.

Haryana to shut down over virus


Seven Haryana districts, including Gurgaon and Faridabad, put under lockdown to curb coronavirus spread: Chief Minister M L Khattar

Woman tests positive in Bhopal, fifth case in MP

A woman studying law, who recently returned from London, tested positive for coronavirus in Bhopal on Sunday, making it the fifth case of COVID-19 in Madhya Pradesh and first in the state capital, officials said.

Earlier four persons- three who returned from Dubai and one from Germany- had tested positive for coronavirus in Jabalpur, they said.

A 26-year woman, who had returned from London on March 17 and reached Bhopal next day tested positive fort COVID-19, an official said.


Modi thanks people for saluting corona warriors

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked people for expressing their gratitude towards those at the forefront of fight against coronavirus outbreak.

"The country thanked each person who led the fight against the corona virus. Many thanks to the countrymen," Modi wrote on Twitter.

First coronavirus death in Gujarat

Gujarat reports first death due to coronavirus infection as 67-year-old patient dies in Surat: Official.

West Bengal lockdown till March 27

Kolkata, several areas of West Bengal to be under lockdown from Monday 5 pm till Mar 27 in wake of coronavirus outbreak


9 coronavirus hit districts in Karnataka shutdown

The Karnataka government on Sunday announced shutdown of all commercial activities other then certain essential services in the nine districts of the state including the capital city, where COVID-19 cases have been reported.

Govt announces total lockdown of all corona-hit regions

India announced a lockdown o 75 coornavirus hit districts in the country

Maharashtra imposes prohibitory orders to ensure social distancing

The Maharashtra government on Sunday said Section 144 of CrPC, which prohibits gathering of over five persons at public places, is being imposed in the state in order to curb the spread of coronavirus. Two Covid-19 patients have died in the state.


Girl tests positive in Bhopal, making it the first positive case

A girl student has tested positive for novel coronavirus in Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. In view of this, a 74-hour lockdown, till midnight March 24, has been announced in the city

PM Modi reminds citizens to applaud corona warriors at 5PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reminded people to express their gratitude towards those who have been at the forefront of combating coronavirus and extending essential services without fearing for their safety.

Mumbai local trains to stay off tracks till March 31


Mumbai, also knows as the city that never sleeps, finally braces for a virtual lockdown as local train services will stop from Sunday midnight till March 31 in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus

Telangana cases climb to 22

A 24-year old man tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday taking the total number of cases in Telangana to 22.

Four new COVID-19 cases found in Gujarat; total cases go up to 18

90 health counters operational at Delhi airport

Bihar reports first COVID-19 death

A 38-year-old man with travel history to Qatar dies at AIIMS, Patna

Only goods trains will run from March 22 midnight till March 31 midnight: Railways

SAI centres to be used as quarantine facilities to tackle COVID-19: Sports Ministry

COVID-19 to continue to dictate market trends: Analysts

Trading at the Indian bourses this week would continue to be guided by developments on the coronavirus front and concerns over its impact on the economic activity will most likely weigh on the markets, according to analysts.


IIT Delhi researchers develop affordable test for COVID-19

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology here have developed a method to detect COVID-19 which can significantly reduce the test cost making it affordable for large sections

Woman in Panchkula tests positive for coronavirus

A 40-year-old woman in Panchkula in Haryana has tested positive for coronavirus, prompting the authorities to launch a health check in the slum where she lived with her family.With this, the number of cases in the state reaches eight — four from Gurgaon and one each from Panchkula, Faridabad, Panipat and Sonipat.


Another Chandigarh resident tests positive for coronavirus

One more person tested positive for coronavirus in UT Chandigarh, taking the total number of confirmed cases of the deadly infection to six in the city. A young male, a resident of Chandigarh, was the secondary contact of the city's first coronavirus patient and was positive for coronavirus, said an official statement of UT Chandigarh Administration.

13,000 trains in India may be cancelled over covid19

The government of India is considering the option of cancelling 13,000 trains as covid19 cases went up in the country


Tamil Nadu reports one more positive coronavirus case

 Second Covid19 death in Mumbai

Another COVID-19 patient dies in Mumbai. Death toll now two in Maharashtra: Officials. The total number of coronavirus positive patients in Maharashtra has risen to 74 with 10 more positive cases reported in the last 24 hours. Of the 10 new cases, 6 are in Mumbai and 4 in Pune

Death toll due to COVID-19 rises to 5 in India, second death reported from Maharashtra: Health Ministry

Each of you is a valued soldier in this battle against COVID-19: PM Modi


Punjab announces lockdown till March 31

The Punjab government announced that the state will impose complete lockdown till March 31.

263 Indians evacuated from Italy brought back, sent to ITBP quarantine facility in Delhi

India cases climb to 324: Health Ministry


The number of people who tested positive for coronavirus in India has touched 324 in India. The government has ordered for a total shut down on Sunday to contain the spread of virus. The Janata curfew proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for people to stay indoors between 7am and 9pm son Sunday.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan: Those willfully ignoring preventive measures to check coronavirus will be strictly dealt with

Majestic bus station in Bengaluru seen deserted during Janata Curfew
No passengers were seen at the Majestic Bus Station in Bengaluru on Sunday as people observe the self-imposed 14-hour 'Janta Curfew' that began at 7 am today and aimed at fighting the spread of Coronavirus in the country.


Rajnath Singh working from home
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday urged all citizens to remain at home and make the 'Janata Curfew', which he termed as 'one of the biggest social distancing and mass awareness initiative against a pandemic', a success.

Janata curfew will add tremendous strength to Covid19 fight: PM Modi

COVID-19 positive patients in Delhi reaches 27

SSLC examinations in Karnataka postponed
Karnataka has postponed the SSLC exams (Class X, state board). However, the last exam of 2nd PUC will be held as scheduled.

Shaheen Bagh protesters allege that a petrol bomb was hurled near the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest site today

Goa beaches, streets empty as people support 'Janata curfew'

Patna observes complete bandh in response to janata curfew

Karnataka government announced of sealing its borders with six states starting from today, in an attempt to prevent movement of people from across states and contain the transmission of Covid-19. Victoria Hospital in Bengaluru to treat coronavirus patients in isolation


Total lockdown in Rajasthan

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has ordered total lockdown in the state till March 31, barring essential services, amid spiralling coronavirus cases in the country. The deadly covid19 has claimed over 11,500 people across the world.

Jamia Teachers Association urges anti-CAA  protestors to suspend agitation

The Jamia Millia Islamia University Teachers Association of has urged the anti-CAA protesters across the country to suspend their agitation, including that at Shaheen Bagh, in the face of coronavirus outbreak.


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