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Highlights: ‘Hope to see you out of hospital soon’, says Modi to Boris Johnson

In an address to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers, PM Narendra Modi said it will be a long way against coronavirus and requested the citizens to not be tired or take rest.

By Susmita Pakrasi | Updated: Apr 23, 2020 14:33 IST
Highlights: ‘Hope to see you out of hospital soon’, says Modi to Boris Johnson

India on Monday reported 111 deaths due to coronavirus, with positive Covid-19 cases rising to 4,281, according to health ministry figures. Of the total numbers, there are 3,851 active cases and 318 cured patients.


In an address to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers, PM Narendra Modi said it will be a long way against coronavirus and requested the citizens to not be tired or take rest.

“I state it with full responsibility that this is a long war against the coronavirus pandemic. But we do not have to get tired or take a rest in this war. We have to emerge victorious. Today, the country has only one goal and one resolve: to win this war,” said PM Modi in his address on BJP’s foundation day.


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11:39 PM IST

PM Modi tells UK PM Boris Johnson that he'll be back in good health soon

PM Modi told UK PM Boris Johnson that he will be in good health and told him that he will fight back against Covid-19.

10:52 PM IST

1,01,068 samples tested for Covid-19 as on 6 April: ICMR.

A total of 1,01,068 samples have been tested for Covid-19 as on 6 April, 9 pm on Monday, news agency ANI said quoting ICMR.

09:35 PM IST

PM Modi speaks to Bahrain king on Covid-19 health crisis

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephonic conversation today with Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The two leaders discussed the ongoing Covid-19 health crisis and its consequences, including on logistics chains and financial markets: Prime Minister's Office.

09:19 PM IST

37 new coronavirus cases in Maharashtra's Pune: Official

37 new coronavirus cases reported in Maharashtra's Pune today; total infections in the district rises to 141: Official. : PTI

08:46 PM IST

Covid-19 positive pregnant Mumbai woman dies: Official

A 38-year-old pregnant woman from Nalasopara who tested positive for Covid-19, died today Nair House, news agency ANI reports quoting the Vasai-Virar City Municipal Corporation.

08:32 PM IST

With 7 more Covid-19 casualties, Maharashtra's death toll rises to 52

Apart from 120 new Covid-19 cases, Maharashtra also recorded seven deaths from the disease on Monday, according to state official. Of them, four in Mumbai and one each in Navi Mumbai, Thane and Vasai-Virar. This takes the death toll in the state due to coronavirus to 52.

08:22 PM IST

Telangana CM says will appeal to PM Modi to extend Covid-19 lockdown

Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Monday evening said he will appeal to PM Moid to extend Covid-19 lockdown beyond the April 14 deadline

08:12 PM IST

Lockdown in Telangana to continue till June 3, says CM: Report

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has announced that the lockdown in the state due to coronavirus shall continue in the state till June 3, reports ANI.

08:09 PM IST

Media reports of area near Matoshree being sealed incorrect: BMC

Mumbai civic body, BMC's PRO on Monday evening denied media reports that the area near CM Uddhav Thackeray's residence, Matoshree, is sealed . The PRO termed the reports as incorrect and said that routine sanitisation work was going on. : PTI

08:05 PM IST

Maoists in Odisha announce ceasefire due to Covid-19 outbreak

Maoists in Odisha have announced ceasefire due to Covid_19 outbreak, reports PTI. They urged the state government to send medical teams to assist people living in forests and other remote areas.

07:46 PM IST

Maharashtra's Covid-19 tally jumps to 868: Official

With 120 fresh cases, Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally jumps to 868, reports PTI quoting a state official

07:42 PM IST

Maharashtra minister hints lockdown may not be completely lifted after Apr 15: Report

No one should be under the impression of complete lifting of lockdown from April 15, says Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope: PTI

07:36 PM IST

Goa govt to provide spl insurance cover to those working in Covid-19 hospitals, quarantine facilities

Goa government will provide special insurance cover up to 50 lakh to all the staff including those from private sector working in quarantine facility and Covid-19 hospitals, chief minister Pramod Sawant said on Monday, reports ANI. The CM said staff will also get benefit of 25% rise in basic salary till they're posted at these facilities.

07:31 PM IST

Tea vendor near Maharashtra CM's private residence tests Covid-19 positive: BMC

Tea vendor near Maharashtra CM's private residence tests positive to coronavirus, says Mumbai's civic body BMC: PTI

07:16 PM IST

India’s Covid-19 cases climb to 4,281; death toll rises to 111: Health Ministry

India's Covid-19 cases rose to 4,281 including 111 deaths from the disease, according to the figures released by the Union health ministry on Monday evening. Of the total numbers, there are 3,851 confirmed cases, 318 cured patients and one migrated case

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First published: Apr 06, 2020 05:28 IST