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Delhi reported 25 new Covid-19 cases, 2 deaths in last 24 hrs: CM Kejriwal

India's coronavirus numbers rose to 4,789 including 124 deaths, according to the latest health ministry figures on Tuesday evening. Of the total cases, 4,312 are active cases.

By Prashasti Singh | Updated: Apr 07, 2020 23:44 IST
Delhi reported 25 new Covid-19 cases, 2 deaths in last 24 hrs: CM Kejriwal
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (PTI File)

India's coronavirus numbers rose to 4,789 including 124 deaths, according to the latest health ministry figures on Tuesday evening. Of the total cases, 4,312 are active cases while 352 have been cured and one is migrated case.

Elsewhere in the world, UK and New York registered record daily deaths from Covid-19. While the UK daily record was 786, New York’s governor said the US state saw record 731 deaths from coronavirus in 24 hours, reports AFP.


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01:21 PM IST

Will give cops phone numbers of Tablighi Jamaat attendees to trace: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

"We will give police the phone numbers of Tablighi Jamaat event attendees to trace, ascertain whether they moved in nearby areas," said Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

01:12 PM IST

Delhi govt to conduct one lakh random tests for Covid-19 in hotspot areas: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi govt will conduct one lakh random tests for Covid-19 in hotspot areas, said CM Arvind Kejriwal.

12:56 PM IST

British PM had oxygen support, not on ventilator: Minister

According to a minister, British PM had oxygen support, he was not on ventilator, reported news agency AFP.

12:54 PM IST

Haryana's Jandwala area declared containment zone after Tablighi Jamaat returnee's contact tests Covid-19 positive

A contact of a Tablighi Jamaat returnee has tested positive for Coronavirus in Fatehabad's Jandwala village. "The area has been declared as a containment zone and no kind of movement will be allowed in the area for the next 24 hours," said police.

12:41 PM IST

UP Covid-Care Fund will be used for strengthening healthcare system: UP CM Adityanath

"Coronavirus cases in UP are 308, including 168 Tablighi Jamaat returnees. We have 10 testing labs in the state. UP Covid-Care Fund will be used for strengthening of healthcare system including establishing more testing facilities and Covid-19 hospitals," said CM Yogi Adityanath.

12:20 PM IST

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan hails services of nurses, midwives

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan hails the services of nurses and midwives, and added that the world came to know about the state because of their commendable work.

12:06 PM IST

WhatsApp to limit forwards to one chat at a time to slow spread of misinformation surrounding Covid-19

WhatsApp will limit forwards to only one chat at a time to slow the spread of misinformation surrounding Coronavirus.

11:51 AM IST

India must help all nations, but lifesaving medicines should be made available to Indians first: Rahul Gandhi

"Friendship isn’t about retaliation. India must help all nations in their hour of need but lifesaving medicines should be made available to Indians in ample quantities first," tweeted Rahul Gandhi.

11:46 AM IST

16 Tablighi Jamaat members test positive in Harayana's Mewat

Sixteen Tablighi Jamaat returnees in Haryana's Mewat tested positive for coronavirus; the total number of positive cases in Mewat now stands at 30, said CMO Mewat.

11:25 AM IST

Delhi State Cancer Institute shut after 18 healthcare workers test positive for Covid-19

Delhi State Cancer Institute has been shut after 18 healthcare workers were tested positive for Covid-19.

11:08 AM IST

UP CM Adityanath chairs meeting on Covid-19

UP CM Yogi Adityanath chaired a meeting at his official residence, over coronavirus. Additional Chief Secretary, Home Dept Awanish Awasthi, heads of 11 committees and 12 Nodal Officers and other senior officers were present at the meeting, reported ANI.

10:47 AM IST

Madurai Corporation sets up disinfection tunnel at Madurai College ground entry for Covid-19 prevention

Madurai Corporation has setup a disinfection tunnel at the entry of Madurai College ground for Covid-19 prevention. A temporary vegetable market has been set up at the college ground, amid coronavirus threat, reported ANI.

10:36 AM IST

Assam MLA arrested for provocative, false info on Covid-19

Assam MLA Aminul Islamhas (AIUDF) was arrested for making provocative remarks and spreading false information about coronavirus. He said in a video that there was a conspiracy to target a particular community in the garb of Covid-19 and those in quarantine could be killed.

10:25 AM IST

Will supply essential drugs to countries badly affected by Covid-19: MEA

"We will also be supplying these essential drugs to some nations who have been particularly badly affected by the pandemic. We would therefore discourage any speculation in this regard or any attempts to politicise the matter," Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) added.

10:22 AM IST

India to licence paracetamol and Hydroxychloroquine in 'appropriate quantities' to neighbouring counties: MEA

"In view of the humanitarian aspects of Covid-19 pandemic, it has been decided that India would licence paracetamol and Hydroxychloroquine in appropriate quantities to all our neighbouring countries who are dependent on our capabilities," Ministry of External Affairs notified.

First published: Apr 07, 2020 05:22 IST