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Coronavirus highlights: Meghalaya reports first Covid-19 case

Coronavirus has infected more than 1.8 million people across the globe. In India, more than 9,000 people continue to be affected by Covid-19. More than 1,000 people have recovered from the viral disease in India.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: Apr 23, 2020 13:06 IST
Coronavirus highlights: Meghalaya reports first Covid-19 case

Covid-19 continues to stagnate economies and livelihoods across the world. More than 1.8 million people are infected by Covid-19. India has seen cases cross the 9,000 mark but more than 1,000 people have recovered from Covid-19 nationwide. The country remains under a three-week lockdown. PM Narendra Modi will address the nation on April 14 at 10 AM.

Here are the highlights on coronavirus outbreak:

11:16 PM IST

New Delhi records 28 coronavirus deaths, 1,510 cases: Report

According to authorities, the capital city of new Delhi recorded 28 deaths and 1,510 cases due to the novel coronavirus, reports PTI.

11:02 PM IST

Death toll in Karantaka mounts to 8

The health department of Karnataka said that a 65-year-old man from Bengaluru who was admitted at a hospital on 12th April, and had tested positive for coronavirus died today. This is the 8th death due to Coronavirus in the state, reports ANI.

08:13 PM IST

Several new areas put under containment zones

47 areas under containment zone in Delhi. Sant Nagar, Burari and Madipur among the new places added to the list.

08:08 PM IST

Puducherry has decided to extend lockdown

Puducherry government has decided to extend the lockdown period until April 30.

08:07 PM IST

US CDC hopes outbreak to peak next week

US CDC feels that the Covid-19 outbreak will peak next week. More than 20,000 have died in the US due to coronavirus disease.

06:57 PM IST

Report says China asked Germany to speak positively about pandemic handling

A German newspaper reported that China asked German government ministers to praise how the Chinese handled the Covid-19 pandemic. Report says that German minister's believe "Chinese officials are pursuing an intensified information and propaganda policy with regard to the coronavirus". China denied reports of launching any propaganda initiative.

08:08 PM IST

Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi, asks to ensure food security for poor

Congress President suggested measures through which the impoverished can be helped out during the lockdown period.

05:41 PM IST

Coronavirus death toll in India crosses 300

More than 9,300 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded across the country.

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06:57 PM IST

Covid-19 test kits ordered from China to arrive on April 15

Gangakhedkar during the daily press briefing said that the test kits will arrive on April 15. This is the first consignment of the test kit.

04:28 PM IST

ICMR says test kits well-stocked for next 6 weeks

ICMR's R Gangakhedkar says more than 2 lakh tests have been conducted and there are enough test kits to conduct tests for next 6 weeks.

04:21 PM IST

Tamil Nadu has extended lockdown period

After Odisha, Tamil Nadu has also extended its lockdown period till April 30.

04:21 PM IST

MHA says states are working tirelessly to implement lockdown

NSS, state cadets and other depts. are being roped in to help in enforcing lockdown measures, says Joint secretary of MHA.

03:12 PM IST

New rule for sabzi mandis in Delhi

Development minister Gopal Rai has set new timings for Sabzi mandis in Delhi. Vegetable sellers will sell products between 6-11 am.

02:55 PM IST

Rajasthan Covid-19 cases touch 847

43 fresh cases have been reported in Rajashtan. 20 new Covid-19 cases have been reported from capital city Jaipur.

02:28 PM IST

PM Modi to address nation on April 14

PM Modi to address nation at 10 am on April 14.

First published: Apr 13, 2020 05:34 IST