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Covid-19 updates: 38 hotspots declared in Bengaluru

Covid-19 updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on the road ahead to tackle the Covid-19 situation in the country. Follow latest updates on coronavirus here

By Susmita Pakrasi | Updated: Apr 23, 2020 13:28 IST
Covid-19 updates: 38 hotspots declared in Bengaluru

In his address to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spelled out the road ahead in tacking the Covid-19 situation prevailing in and extended lockdown till May 3 the country.

He outlined the decision on lockdown given the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the country and also spelled out a seven points list that he said needs to be taken care of till the pandemic lasts.

Even before Modi’s speech, several states including Telangana, Maharashtra, Odisha and West Bengal have already extended the lockdown till April 30 to break the chain of Covid-19 infections in the country.

The number of Covid-19 infected people in India has climbed to 10,815 and the death toll has touched 353, according to latest figures released by the Union ministry of health. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called the coronavirus disease, which has flu like symptoms, 10 times more deadly than swine flu, also called H1N1, which caused a global pandemic in 2009.

With coronavirus surpassing two million across the globe, many countries across the world have also extended their lockdown period.

Follow latest coronavirus updates here:

11:03 PM IST

Maharashtra govt orders probe against rumour-mongers over migrants plight

Probe ordered to find out who spread rumour about train services resuming to take migrants home: Maharashtra Home Minister

10:59 PM IST

SC to hear plea that the govt has not formulated a National Management Protocol for Covid-19

Supreme Court will tomorrow hear a petition filed by a Kerala-based nurses’ association stating that the government has not formulated a National Management Protocol for Covid-19, to address serious concerns faced by nurses and health workers as they are exposed to the infection.

10:49 PM IST

52 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Telangana

52 new Covid-19 positive cases reported in Telangana, taking the total number of cases to 644 including 18 deaths and 110 cured/discharged: State Health Department

10:26 PM IST

38 hot spots declared in Bengaluru

38 hot spots declared in Bengaluru, Karnataka: Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP)

09:48 PM IST

17 health staff, including 3 resident doctors, of Pune's Sonawane Maternity Home have been put under quarantine

17 health staff, including 3 resident doctors, of Sonawane Maternity Home (Pune Municipal Corporation-run hospital) have been put under quarantine after a pregnant lady being treated here tested positive for #COVID19: Pune Municipal Corporation PRO

09:48 PM IST

Ahmedabad has more than 350 coronavirus positive cases

Ahmedabad has more than 350 coronavirus positive cases. It means that more than 50% cases in Gujarat are from Ahmedabad and to be particular the cases are from the walled city and Danilimda area: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani

09:43 PM IST

Total number of coronavirus positive cases in Andhra Pradesh stands at 483

Total number of coronavirus positive cases in the state stands at 483, including 16 discharged people and 9 deaths: Andhra Pradesh government

09:36 PM IST

Gujarat MLA has tested positive for coronavirus

An MLA has tested positive for coronavirus: Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee President, Amit Chavda

09:28 PM IST

Delhi govt has made sufficient arrangements for your accommodation, food: Kejriwal appeals to migrant workers

Delhi govt has made sufficient arrangements for your accommodation, food. I request you to stay put: Kejriwal appeals to migrant workers

09:24 PM IST

Number of containment zones in Delhi increases to 55

Number of containment zones in Delhi increases to 55 after 7 more areas have been included in the list.

09:16 PM IST

Don't allow large gatherings of people in Delhi: Chief secretary to police

Don't allow large gatherings of people in Delhi: Chief secretary to police, DMs after migrants take to streets in Mumbai despite lockdown

09:13 PM IST

2 more deaths due to coronavirus in Gujarat; death toll has risen to 28

2 more deaths due to coronavirus in Gujarat; death toll has risen to 28. 33 new positive cases reported taking the total number of cases to 650 including 59 recovered/discharged: State Health Department

08:59 PM IST

Total number of coronavirus positive cases is 660 in Uttar Pradesh

Total number of coronavirus positive cases is 660 in Uttar Pradesh including 8 deaths and 49 cured/discharged: State Health Department

08:46 PM IST

18 deaths and 350 new coronavirus positive cases reported in Maharashtra today

18 deaths and 350 new coronavirus positive cases reported in Maharashtra today. Total number of cases stands at 2684 including 178 deaths and 259 recovered: State Health Department

08:46 PM IST

I request all of you to maintain discipline till May 3: Arvind Kejriwal

I request all of you to maintain discipline till May 3. You maintained discipline and stayed at your homes during the last 21 days and the same has to be observed till May 3rd: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

First published: Apr 14, 2020 05:13 IST