Coronavirus Live: 30 Countries and Territories Association announced a complete lockdown amid the growing number of COVID-19 cases in this country. In total, 548 districts across the country are under complete lockdown against coronavirus infections. On Monday ie March 23, India witnessed 99 new cases – the highest jump in the number of cases of Coronavirus, since the outbreak.
The death toll in India also grew to 9. Globally, the total number of cases COVID-19 rose to 3.78 lakh with 16000+ death.
Stay tuned for Live Updates on COVID-19. Live Update @ 12:05 PM: COVID-19 treatment to be covered under Ayushmann Bharat.
The central government announced on Tuesday that treatment for COVID-19 will be included in Ayushmann Bharat. The decision to include the treatment of new coronavirus in the health insurance schemes will benefit all schedules will now be able to take advantage of treatment for Coronavirus.
Live Update @ 11: 45 AM: No new COVID-19 cases in Delhi in 24 Hours
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took to twitter to inform Delhities that no new positive cases of coronavirus infection have been reported in Delhi in the past 24 hours. However, he also warned people of the town that the fight is far from over and it is important for all to actively contribute to the containment of COVID-19.
Live Update @ 11:22 AM: Rajya Sabha Polls Deferred
Go with the latest update, the Election Commission of India has decided to postpone the Rajya Sabha elections scheduled to be held on March 26, 2020.
The new date for the elections will be notified by the Election Commission immediately. The decision comes in the wake of a public health emergency in force in this country because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Live Update @ 11:10 AM: PM Modi to address the Nation at 8 PM
PM Modi will address the nation at 8 pm, for the important aspects related to the threat Covid-19. The Prime Minister made the announcement through the official twitter handle her today morning. This will be the second
address to the nation within a week.
Live Update @ 11 AM: Lockdown in Wuhan to be lifted from 8th April.
Another promising news emerged from China showed that the significant reduction in the number of new cases for COVID-19, the Chinese authorities have decided to lift the lockdown in Wuhan of 8 Apr 2020. According to media reports, the Chinese government also plans to lift all restrictions on travel in and out of the province on March 25.
Live Update @ 10:30 AM: TN announces relief measures for people
Tamil Nadu Government has announced the killing action relief for people who have been affected by COVID-19 and is under lockdown. According to reports, TN CM EK Palaniswami would award Rs 1000 / – for all ration cardholders in the state to help them meet the financial requirements during these challenging times. In addition, people will also be provided free rice, sugar and other essential commodities.
Live Update @ 10 AM: COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra rise above 100
The total number of positive COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra rose above the 100 mark today, with four new cases were reported in the state. According to the Ministry of Health of Maharashtra, 3 new cases in Pune and one in Satara, which took the tally state of positive cases to three digits.
Live Update @ 9:35 AM: Manipur reports the first COVID-19 case
Manipur has reported the first positive case of infection COVID-19 today. According to media reports, 23-year-old from Imphal (West) with a history of travel to the UK, has been confirmed to have a case of novel coronavirus. He is currently undergoing treatment at JNIMS. Once the surface of the first case in Manipur, India has sealed its border with Nepal.
Live Update @ 9:15 AM: Markets open in Green
After falling almost 3,000 points on Monday, the market opened in the Green Tuesday. Sensex rose more than 1300 points while the Nifty to grow closer to the 8000 mark. In terms of sector-wise appreciation, Pharma shares and financial companies soared during morning trading.
Live Update @ 9 AM: COVID-19 pandemic accelerating warns WHO
The World Health Organization on Monday warned that the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating at a very rapid pace and is a cause of concern of all countries globally. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that it took 67 days since the outbreak of the virus to infect 1 lakh; This number has increased exponentially to 2 lakhs in a matter of 11 days while the case of three-fold to 3 lakh over just four days. He also said that it is still possible to change the direction of this pandemic through collective global action.
Live Update @ 8:45 AM: UK announces 3-Week Lockdown
Great Britain announced a three-week lockdown to overcome the coronavirus outbreak in this country. During the lockdown, this area will shut down all non-essential services while prohibits the collection of two or more individuals. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people to ‘stay at home’ as the country grapples with COVID 19th outbreak death toll rises to 335.
Live Update @ 8:30 AM: Tokyo Olympics likely to be Postponed
According to a statement issued by the Senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official Dick Pound, the 2020 Tokyo Olympic delay can not be avoided at times like COVID the 19th plague. However, officially, the IOC has taken a different stance with the organization to inform the press that he will evaluate the situation on the feasibility of holding the Tokyo Olympics in four weeks. Tokyo Olympic Games scheduled to be held from July 24th, 2020 to August 9th, 2020.
Live Update @ 8:15 AM: Shaheen Bagh Protest Site cleared
Delhi Police on Tuesday morning cleaning up the protest site Shaheen Baug in Delhi amid increasing concerns around Coronavirus infection among demonstrators. The site is cleaned after Sec 144 imposed in Delhi to enforce a complete lockdown in the national capital to check the spread of COVID-19.
Live Update @ 8 AM: COVID-19 cases in India inch towards 500 mark
Monday, March 23, 2020, India which recorded a total of 99 positive cases, marking the highest jump in the case of coronavirus infection in the country since the outbreak. Positive overall tally COVID 19 cases stood at 498 with the death toll rose to 9. The worrying factor for the Central Government and State has continued to surge in the number of cases in the last three days. Of the total 500 cases, 246 cases have appeared in the last three days. On the other end, a total of 40 patients with COVID-19 infection has been treated, recovered and disposed of throughout India.