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'Extraordinary times': Donald Trump thanks PM Modi, India for HCQ trade move

In India, 149 people have died due to Covid-19. US becomes the new epicentre in the Western hemisphere. China's Wuhan inches towards normalcy.

By Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Updated: Apr 09, 2020 00:02 IST
'Extraordinary times': Donald Trump thanks PM Modi, India for HCQ trade move

As India enters day-15 of nationwide lockdown over the coronavirus crisis, the number of people infected with the virus in the country has gone up to 5,274, according to the union ministry of health. As many as 149 people have lost their lives due to the virus in India. Global cases of Covid-19 are about to reach 1.5 million with death toll crossing 80,000. Wuhan, the city which was the epicenter of the pandemic, is seeing life staggering back towards normalcy as Hubei slowly lifts its 11-week lockdown. US has recorded more than 200 new deaths as 4 lakh people continue to be infected by Covid-19.

10:15 AM IST

Coronavirus pandemic: What you need to do

As the pandemic brings life to a standstill globally, correct information regarding Covid-19 is necessary to fight the disease. Click here to for the complete coverage on the pandemic.

09:54 AM IST

Coronavirus cases in India mount to 5,194, death toll touches 149

Coronavirus cases in India have gone up to 5,194, and the death toll has touched 149, according to the health ministry.

09:07 AM IST

44-year-old man dies of Covid-19 in Pune, toll in city touches 9

A 44-year-old man dies of coronavirus in Maharashtra's Pune. He was also suffering from diabetes. With this, death toll due to the disease reached 9 in the city, said Pune Health Officials.

08:51 AM IST

North Korea testing, quarantining for COVID-19, still says no cases: WHO representative

North Korea is testing, quarantining for Covid-19, but it still says there are no cases in the country, said a WHO representative.

08:37 AM IST

38 in Bihar infected with coronavirus

Coronavirus cases surged to 38 in Bihar, with four more people testing positive yesterday in Siwan and Begusarai (two in each district). Their travel history is being ascertained, said Principle Secretary, Bihar Health Department.

08:34 AM IST

Modifications in treatment guidelines, packages will be issued periodically: AP govt

The modifications in the treatment guidelines and packages will be issued periodically. These orders will come into force with immediate effect, said the Andhra Pradesh government.

08:33 AM IST

15 new procedures to treat Covid-19 cases may be adopted by AP govt

In view of increase in suspected cases in Andhra Pradesh, Chief Executive Officer has submitted a proposal to include 15 new procedures under Dr YSR Aarogyasri Scheme to treat coronavirus suspected and confirmed positive stable/unstable cases as recommended by Govt pulmonologists, said Andhra Pradesh government.

08:00 AM IST

Coronavirus kills 12,722 in US

The record daily figure of 1,939 brings the total number of deaths in the US to 12,722, which is approaching tolls in the worst-hit countries so far -- Italy with 17,127 dead and Spain with 13,798.

07:35 AM IST

Police spreads awareness about Covid-19 through posters

Police in Gujarat is spreading awareness about Covid-19 through posters.

07:17 AM IST

Officials deployed for conducting door-to-door screening: Faridabad admin

Sufficient number of officials for conducting door-to-door screening/thermal scanning of each person falling in the containment zones shall be deployed by the Civil Surgeon, said Faridabad district administration, Haryana.

06:43 AM IST

13 areas in Haryana's Faridabad declared as containment zones

Thirteen areas in Haryana's Faridabad have been declared as containment zones as prescribed in the protocol of Covid-19, in order to prevent its spread in the adjoining areas, informed Faridabad district administration, Haryana.

06:27 AM IST

Covid-19 cases in India go up to 4,789, toll at 124

Coronavirus cases in India have gone up to 4,789, and the death toll in the country is at 124, according to the ministry of health.

First published: Apr 08, 2020 06:23 IST