India coronavirus, COVID-19 live updates, April 13: Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh reports new COVID-19 cases; India tally at 9,152

13 April 2020, 12:06 PM

Delhi: SCC Sapphire Society of Rajnagar Extension sealed after a corona positive case was detected here. The district administration took the decision to seal society. A doctor who was posted at airport was found corona positive. Health department has quarantined the family of doctor living in the society.



13 April 2020, 11:40 AM

Andhra Pradesh: 12 new positive cases reported since April 12. Total positive cases stand at 432 in the state which includes 413 active cases, 12 discharged/ recovered cases and 7 deaths. 

13 April 2020, 11:38 AM

Tamil Nadu: Total number of COVID-19 cases surge to 1075 including 50 recovered cases. Death toll stands at 11. Chennai alone reported 199 total cases.



13 April 2020, 11:35 AM

Tamil Nadu: 459 containment zones across the state. Containment zone comprises 5 km radius and  2km buffer zone around every positive case. Door to door screening is done within this zone. Health workers are involved in checking symptoms and monitoring old aged people for other health issues. Over 20 lakh homes covered so far and 82 lakh people screened. Over 37,000 workers are involved in conducting this exercise.

13 April 2020, 11:26 AM

Maharashtra: Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra S. Awhad has gone into ‘self-quarantine’ as a precautionary measure, though he is not affected by Coronavirus in any manner, official sources said. He voluntarily took the decision after a close aide turned out to be COVID-19 positive, sending alarm bells ringing in the minister`s immediate public, political, security and family circles.

13 April 2020, 11:21 AM

Lockdown due to coronavirus: Gurudwara Shahid Baba Deep Singh on the occasion of Baisakhi.

13 April 2020, 10:57 AM

NCP Chief Sharad Pawar urges people to maintain social distancing, says, ”Social distancing is the key to contain the new coronavirus.”

13 April 2020, 10:49 AM

Delhi: Sanitisation process underway in Rajinder Nagar area. AAP MLA Raghav Chadha takes note of the situation.

13 April 2020, 10:38 AM

Rajasthan: 11 more people test COVID-19 positive. Total number of cases rise to 815.

13 April 2020, 10:24 AM

PIB fact check: In a shocking development, a woman in Bhadohi district of Uttar Pradesh allegedly threw her five children into the Ganga after a heated argument with her husband. Uttar Pradesh Press Information Bureau has tweeted a video in which the woman identified as Manju Yadav can be seen confessing on camera that she did not throw the children in river due to scarcity of food. The woman also admitted that she had an argument with her husband and she took the extreme step out of anger.


13 April 2020, 10:15 AM

Nagaland: First case of COVID-19 reported in Nagaland with a patient admitted in Assam’s Guwahati. Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted late on Sunday night that the patient, who was referred to Guwahati from a private hospital in Dimapur in Nagaland, was found positive. The patient traveled from Kolkata to Dimapur on March 24, after which he was home quarantined. The entire Marwaripatti and Ghorapatty areas in Dimapur have been sealed. 

13 April 2020, 10:05 AM

Jharkhand:  2 new COVID19 cases in Bokaro district, total number rises to 19 in the state.

13 April 2020, 10:04 AM

China’s new coronavirus COVID-19 cases near six-week high, Russian border new battleground: China`s northeast Heilongjiang province which borders Russia has become the new battleground against the coronavirus as authorities reported the highest number of new daily cases in nearly six weeks, driven by infected travellers from overseas.

13 April 2020, 09:55 AM

Pakistan PM Imran Khan seeks debt relief from world community as coronavirus COVID-19 cases rise: Amid the rising coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday (April 12) urged the global community, the intrnational financial institutions and the UNSG to launch an initiative to help the developing nations in their fight against the deadly virus. It is to be noted that around 450 fresh cases were reported in Pakistan in Sunday, bringing the total number of the cases in the country to 5,230.

13 April 2020, 09:52 AM

Assam: One more case related to Tablighi Jamaat reported in Assam. State’s tally at 30.

13 April 2020, 09:02 AM

Maharashtra: A 60-year-old man died due to COVID-19 in Dharavi. This is the 5th death in Dharavi area due to coronavirus. 47 cases are reported from the area till date.


13 April 2020, 08:42 AM

Tamil Nadu: Thabaal Thanthi Nagar in Madurai has been declared a COVID19 containment zone.

13 April 2020, 08:36 AM

West Bengal: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar urges CM Mamata Banerjee to end Lockdown with Raj Bhawan.

13 April 2020, 08:21 AM

COVID-19 India data: Total number of coronavirus cases rise to 9,152 out of which 7,987 are active cases, 856 cured, 1 migrant patient and the death toll at 308 as per Ministry of health data.

13 April 2020, 08:10 AM

Delhi police: Women police personnel making masks and distributing them to help people combat coronavirus after finishing duty.



13 April 2020, 07:58 AM

Maharashtra: BMC declares Ganesh Gully in Lalbaug area as a containment zone.

13 April 2020, 07:44 AM

Uttar Pradesh: 36 people arrested, 5 vehicles impounded for allegedly defying COVID19 lockdown restrictions, said Noida Police. (PTI input)


13 April 2020, 07:19 AM

COVID-19 Global data: Total number of COVID-19 cases stands at 18,46,963; death toll at 114,101. US worst hit with 5,55,398 cases and Spain second most affected with 1,66,831.

13 April 2020, 07:01 AM

Delhi Police ASI tests positive for coronavirus: An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of Delhi Police tested positive for COVID-19 on April 12, becoming the third person from the department to catch the infection. According to the Delhi Police, the 56-year-old ASI had last reported for duty on April 8. (ANI input)

13 April 2020, 06:59 AM

Companies badly hit by coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic targets of foreign takeovers, says Rahul Gandhi: Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday (April 12) remarked that the economic slowdown caused due to the outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has weakened several Indian companies and they have become easy targets for takeovers by foreign firms. The Gandhi scion suggested the government to take measures in order to protect the ‘weakened corporates’ from “foreign interests”.

13 April 2020, 06:55 AM

Uttar Pradesh: 14 villages in UP’s Badaun district sealed after man tests COVID19 positive, informs DM. (PTI input)

13 April 2020, 06:53 AM

Israel’s former chief rabbi dies of COVID-19:  Former Chief Rabbi of Israel, Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron, died at age of 79 from the COVID-19, said Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. (IANS input)

13 April 2020, 06:50 AM

Delhi: Police in Delhi’s Dwarka district launch free cab service for senior citizens, women who need to venture out in emergency cases. (PTI input)

13 April 2020, 06:47 AM

Andra Pradesh: State govt to give three masks for every individual in the state. It will distribute 16 crore masks to state people and expedite the third survey. During a review meeting held here on Sunday, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy instructed the officials to distribute 3 masks each to the 5.3 crore people in the state.

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