The stringent actions will be taken after people instructed to home quarantine are found traveling in trains for two consecutive days.
New Delhi| India has reported 149 coronavirus cases and three deaths. With the new cases, there are now 41 cases in Maharashtra, the highest in the country.
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19 March, 5.09 PM
A fake Press release is being circulated in the name of the National Security Council about the services to stay operative during the coronavirus epidemic. This release is not from India and not for India.
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19 March, 5.03 PM
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19 March, 3.52 PM
Chhatisgarh State Government has banned all the inter-state transports in the wake of coronavirus.
“Entry of the transport buses coming from other states in Chhattisgarh has been restricted with immediate effect. Operation of all passenger vehicles with All India Tourist Permit has also been stopped till further orders,” officials said.
19 March, 3.50 PM
The Manali Hoteliers Association announced- “In a meeting with all tourism stakeholders, it has been decided that after three days all activities should be stopped till March 31 in view of coronavirus. All members are advised not to entertain bookings till March 31.”
19 March, 3.40 PM
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope has said that those who are advised to be quarantined at home and stamped on the hand accordingly, should stay at home. He also said that if those with the quarantine stamps are found not following the instruction and going around instead of isolating, an FIR will be filed against them. The stringent actions will be taken after people instructed to home quarantine are found traveling in trains for two consecutive days.
18 March, 8.40 PM
Confirmed cases of covid-19 infected rose to 155 in India on Wednesday. 3 deaths have been reported until now because of the virus. The central and state government machinery has been working to contain cases.
18 March, 4.42 PM
ALERT- Garibrath operating between #Bandra terminus and #NewDelhi was stopped at #Palghar railway station after four passengers who were home quarantined were seen travelling in the train. @shailesh505 @SachinKalbag @WesternRly @htTweets pic.twitter.com/bj5GffvTa2
— Aroosa Ahmed (@iAroosaAhmed) March 18, 2020
18 March, 2.22 PM
Doctor treating Coronavirus patients in Lucknow tests positive for coronavirus. 2 new confirmed cases of coronavirus are reported from Bengaluru.
18 March, 2.13 PM
Telangana reports 5 new positive cases of coronavirus. One Indian Army soldier in Leh has also been tested positive for the covid-19.
18 March, 1.45 PM
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17 March, 6.00 PM
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17 March, 10.30 AM
A 64-year-old person, who was tested positive in Maharashtra, passed away at Kasturba Hospital. The person had returned from Dubai. Maharashtra has the highest number of positive cases in the country. Before this, a man in Karnataka and a woman in Delhi had succumbed to the infection.
17 March, 8.45 AM
The iconic Taj Mahal will be closed to visitors from today as part of measures to try and combat the coronavirus pandemic, the tourism ministry said on Monday.
Most schools and entertainment facilities, including cinemas, have already been closed across India, the world’s second-most populous country with 1.3 billion people.
16 March, 2.05 PM
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced that any gathering – religious, family, social, political or cultural – of over 50 people will not be allowed in the national capital in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus
16 March, 7.30 AM
A total of 110 people have become infected with coronavirus in India, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The coronavirus pandemic has killed over 6,400 and infected about 168,000 people around the world.
15 March, 4.00 PM
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday said that the total number of positive cases of the novel coronavirus disease increased to 107 after 32 fresh cases were reported from Maharashtra. The deadly virus has claimed two lives so far.
15 March, 11.00 AM
Health minister Rajesh Tope on Saturday evening announced that shopping malls across the state will remain closed till month-end. Grocery stores which sell commodities of daily need will remain open, he said.
The state government also issued a directive that all schools and colleges in areas of municipal corporations, municipalities and Nagar panchayats shall remain closed till 31 March.
15 March, 9.46 AM
Govt suspends travel, registration to Kartarpur Sahib
The Ministry of Home Affairs Sunday temporarily suspended travel and registration to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan as a precautionary measure to contain COVID-19 till further orders
15 March, 9.36 AM
234 Indians evacuated from Iran to be kept under quarantine in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer
15 March, 9.14 AM
Cases rise to 93 in India
— abantika ghosh (@abantika77) March 15, 2020
15 March, 9.05 AM
Travel and registration to Kartarpur Sahib suspended temporarily
All types of passenger movements through all immigration Land Check Posts located at India's borders with Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Myanmar suspended w.e.f. 0000hrs, Mar15, 2020 & at India-Pakistan border w.e.f. 0000hrs, Mar16, 2020, except at the posts below.#COVID19india pic.twitter.com/YXqNzPKqmW
— Spokesperson, Ministry of Home Affairs (@PIBHomeAffairs) March 15, 2020
14 March, 10.00 PM
The Ministry of Health today announced that the number of Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra have increased. The total number of Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra stands at 31, highest in an Indian State. Earlier in the evening, a 71-year-old man having travel history to Saudi Arabia died. He was suspected of Coronavirus patient.
14 March, 6.00 PM
A 71-year-old man in Maharashtra’s Buldhana who was suspected of Coronavirus died during treatment today. He had returned from Saudi Arabia. He was suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure.
14 March, 03.42 PM
Central Government has declared Coronavirus as a notified disaster.
14 March, 12.38 PM
Four persons admitted to a hospital in Nagpur for suspected coronavirus infection return home without informing authorities: Police
— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) March 14, 2020
14 March, 12.18 PM
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14 March, 11.12 PM
Health & Family Welfare Department, Punjab: 335 passengers with history of travel to #COVID19 affected countries are untraceable. A total 6011 passengers have been traced as of yesterday (13th March). pic.twitter.com/0snhRtoTON
— ANI (@ANI) March 14, 2020
14 March, 11.00 AM
US President Donald Trump announced a national state of emergency on Friday, freeing up $50 billion in federal funds for the battle against the coronavirus pandemic as he vowed to “vastly” ramp up testing capacity. “To unleash the full power of the federal government, I’m officially declaring a national emergency,” Trump told a news conference on the White House lawn. “The next eight weeks are critical. We can learn and we will turn a corner on this virus.”
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) March 13, 2020
13 March, 8.00 PM
Coronavirus claims another life in India. 69-year-old Delhi woman dies of Coronavirus. Her son had a travel history of Italy. He is also tested positive for Corona.
13 March, 5.17 PM
Total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India rise to 81, including 16 Italians: Officials
— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) March 13, 2020
13 March 1.29 PM
To control the outbreak of covid19, all educational institutions, cinema halls and public swimming pools are closed till 31 March in Delhi. pic.twitter.com/OP5DC6W58J
— Satyendar Jain (@SatyendarJain) March 12, 2020
13 March 9.45 AM
The Indian rupee dropped to a record low today, weighed down by worries over the coronavirus pandemic that has prompted investors to dump riskier assets and move towards safe havens. The dollar stood tall as investors scrambled for the world’s most liquid currency amid deepening panic while the euro nursed losses after the European Central Bank disappointed by not cutting rates.
13 March 7.57 AM
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau has tested positive for coronovirus, a spokesman for the prime minister said. The prime minister is in good health with no symptoms, the spokesman said.
12 March, 10 PM
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