India coronavirus, COVID-19 live updates, April 4: Live: Only 40 COVID-19 cases due to local transmission out of 445 cases, makes me believe corona is not spreading here, says CM Kejriwal

4 April 2020, 18:48 PM

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor’s fifth COVID-19 test result comes negative. However, she will have to stay at PGI Hospital Lucknow until one more test result comes as negative.

4 April 2020, 18:28 PM

Punjab government announces special health insurance cover of Rs 50 lakhs each for police personnel & sanitation workers, the frontline workers in battle against COVID-19, on the lines of that announced for health workers by the Centre.

4 April 2020, 18:25 PM

TN Health secretary Beela Rajesh: Total positive cases recorded in TN 485 (This includes 3 casualties and 7 discharged). 74 new positive cases today. 422 positive cases are those who attended Delhi congregation. Results of 407 people awaited

4 April 2020, 18:21 PM

CM Kejriwal: Those without ration cards can register for getting 5kg ration, likely to start from next week.

4 April 2020, 18:20 PM

Uttar Pradesh: 10 new corona-infected patients have been reported in the last 24 hours in Ghaziabad. The total number of corona-positive patients in the district increased to 23 out of which 3 have returned to the home, 20 infected patients are undergoing treatment in the hospital, whereas, out of 20, 13 have returned from Jamaat.

4 April 2020, 18:17 PM

MHA official: Nearly 22,000 Tablighi Jamaat members and their contacts quarantined so far.

4 April 2020, 18:14 PM

CM Kejriwal: Out of around 2,300 people who were brought out from Markaz, 500 that showed symptoms have been admitted to hospitals and 1,800 are under quarantine. We are getting all of them tested, their results will come in 2-3 days, it may lead to an increase in positive cases.

4 April 2020, 18:12 PM

J&K Health Department: Number of COVID-19 cases rise to 92 in Jammu and Kashmir, with 17 fresh cases being reported today. Out of the total cases, 86 are active (18 in Jammu, 68 in Kashmir). While two people succumbed to the disease, three others were cured/discharged.

4 April 2020, 17:59 PM

CM Arvind Kejriwal: In Delhi, there are only 40 COVID-19 positive cases due to local transmission out of 445 total cases, other cases are due to foreign travel & #NizamuddinMarkaz. This is something that makes me believe corona is not spreading here, it is under control.

4 April 2020, 17:57 PM

Himachal Pradesh Government: Sale and use of chewing/bubble gum and similar products prohibited till 30th June in Himachal Pradesh as a measure against the spread of COVID-19.

4 April 2020, 17:55 PM

Haryana Health Department: 18 more COVID-19 cases reported in Haryana today (13 in Palwal, 1 in Kaithal and 2 each in Gurugram and Bhiwani), taking the total number of active cases in the state to 48. 14 people have been cured/discharged from hospitals.

4 April 2020, 17:54 PM

Uttarakhand: 6 more COVID-19 positive cases (5 in Nainital and 1 in Haridwar) reported in Uttarakhand today taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 22. Till now, 350 Tableeghi Jamaat members have been put under quarantine in the state.

4 April 2020, 17:53 PM

Sports Authority of India (SAI) holds video conference with Hockey India officials, draws plans for next 16 months.

4 April 2020, 17:50 PM

Uttar Pradesh: 8 more COVID-19 cases detected in UP’s Gautam Buddha Nagar district, the total rises to 55.

4 April 2020, 17:49 PM

Karnataka: 16 new COVID-19 cases in the state; total number of infections at 144.

4 April 2020, 17:48 PM

Prisoners at Tihar and Mandoli jails have stitched 75,000 face masks since March for traffic police, prisons’ inmates, for organisations that placed orders amid COVID-19 outbreak, say Officials

4 April 2020, 17:47 PM

CM Kejriwal on COVID-19 cases in Delhi: Six patients have died till now, out of these five were above 60.

4 April 2020, 17:44 PM

Health Ministry: 601 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs, 1023 related to Tablighi Jamaat.

4 April 2020, 16:39 PM

Health ministry official: Rate of rise in COVID-19 cases in India less than other countries.

4 April 2020, 16:25 PM

Health ministry: Condition of 58 COVID-19 patients in Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi critical.

4 April 2020, 16:13 PM

Health ministry: 601 COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths reported since Friday.

4 April 2020, 16:09 PM

Golfer Anirban Lahiri pledges Rs 7 lakhs to PM-Cares Fund

4 April 2020, 16:07 PM

Hockey India donates Rs 75 lakhs more to PM-CARES Fund.

4 April 2020, 15:55 PM

Odisha’s Transport Department launches online quiz competition on road safety to keep people engaged amid lockdown.

4 April 2020, 15:53 PM

Agra District Magistrate Prabhu N Singh: 31 out of 137 Tablighi Jamaat (Delhi) attendees have tested positive for Coronavirus in Agra. There are 37 active cases of COVID-19 in the district, till now.

4 April 2020, 15:49 PM

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) denies reports that some of its employees at Shatabdi Hospital, Kandivali have been infected with COVID-19. All the employees have tested negative and are on duty.

4 April 2020, 15:48 PM

Ministry of Power: PM has appealed to voluntarily switch off lights between 9:00 p.m to 9:09 pm on April 5. Some apprehensions have been expressed that this may cause instability in grid&voltage fluctuation which may harm electrical appliances. These apprehensions are misplaced.

4 April 2020, 15:42 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hold a meeting of Council of Ministers via video conferencing on 6th April.

4 April 2020, 15:42 PM

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray: Like COVID-19 virus, there is a communal virus too. I am warning those who are spreading wrong messages to the citizens and uploading such videos even for the sake of fun. This COVID19 virus sees no religion.

4 April 2020, 15:41 PM

Sudhir Dehariya, Bhopal Chief Medical Health Officer: There are 14 COVID-19 positive cases in Bhopal (MP) till now. Out of these, 4 are Tablighi Jamaat (Delhi) attendees and 1 is Police constable. We’ve traced close contacts of these cases & we are collecting their samples.

4 April 2020, 14:51 PM

Mask production initiated in wake of COVID-19 Pandemic under National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM). More than 132 lakh Face Masks produced by members of Self Help Groups (SHGs). The government statement said, ”In response to COVID-19, face mask production has been initiated by Self Help Groups (SHGs) members in 24 States covering 399 districts of the country under the Ministry of Rural Development’s National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM). 21,028 members of 4281 SHGs in 5 districts of Andhra Pradesh and 10,780 members of 1927 SHGs in 32 districts of Tamil Nadu produced 25,41,440 and 26,01,735 masks respectively in 10 days. Members of SHGs of various states like Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and many North Eastern states are also involved in producing masks. Total of 65,936 SHG members from 14,522 SHGs are involved and together they have manufactured 132 lakh masks.”

4 April 2020, 14:39 PM

Traders in Dehradun’s vegetable market incurring loss due to lockdown, vegetables seen thrown on roads. 

4 April 2020, 14:29 PM

Maharashtra: 47 new coronavirus positive cases reported today; state tally jumps to 537. (PTI input)

4 April 2020, 14:19 PM

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly collaborates with ISKCON to feed the needy during coronavirus pandemic. Nearly 20,000 people will be feed starting from today. Ganguly himself reached the temple in Kolkata and handed over ration and took stock of the preparation of meals. 


4 April 2020, 13:22 PM

Delhi: 108 members of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital staff including doctors and nurses have been quarantined after they came in contact with two patients who tested coronavirus positive. Of the 108, 85 are in-home quarantine and 23 in the hospital.


4 April 2020, 13:16 PM

Tamil Nadu: 51-year-old man dies in Tamil Nadu. He attended the Tablighi jamaat event in Delhi’s Nizamuddin. Total number of cases in the state stands at 411 which includes 7 recovered patients and 2 deaths. Out of the 411 cases in Tamil Nadu 364 cases are related to Tablighi Jamaat.


4 April 2020, 13:09 PM

Government issues advisory asking people to wear ‘homemade face covers’ especially when they step out of their houses. (PTI input)

4 April 2020, 12:57 PM

Noida: Five new COVID-19 cases reported in Noida. 4 Cases from J J colony in Sector 5 and one from Vajidpur in Sector 135.

4 April 2020, 12:54 PM

Railways has begun preparing to resume all its services from April 15 after a 21-day suspension of its passenger trains in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak: sources. (PTI input)

4 April 2020, 12:46 PM

Hyderabad-based vaccine maker Bharat biotech is developing a unique intranasal vaccine for Coronavirus. The vaccine, likely to be named CoroFlu, will be built on a flu vaccine backbone named M2SR, which has already proved to be safe and well tolerant when given to humans, in Phase I and II of the clinical trials.

4 April 2020, 12:39 PM

Gujarat: Ten more people test coronavirus positive; state count jumps to 105. (PTI input)

4 April 2020, 12:16 PM

Total number of coronavirus cases crosses 11 lakh mark; total number of death stands at 58,929.


4 April 2020, 12:06 PM

Agriculture sector exempted from lockdown to ensure smooth harvesting. 

4 April 2020, 11:47 AM

Bihar: Election Commission of India postpones MLC elections due to coronavirus scare. The election is to be conducted on 4 seats each of Graduate and Teacher constituency.  A total of 27 seats will get vacant for the Legislative Council post on May 6, 2020.

4 April 2020, 11:35 AM

COVID-19 death: One more woman dies of COVID-19 in Ahmedabad; state death toll rises to 10. (PTI report)

4 April 2020, 11:32 AM

States data on new COVID-19 cases:  Uttar Pradesh – 200, Uttrakhand – 16, Punjab – 58 (5 deaths), Chandigarh 18, Haryana – 30. 

4 April 2020, 11:06 AM

COVI-19 death: One more death due to coronavirus reported in Indore. The patient was a resident of Chandan Nagar and was admitted in the hospital on March 30. Total number of death in Indore rises to 6. 

4 April 2020, 10:21 AM

COVID-19 Data India: Total number of coronavirus cases in India rises to 2902 which includes 2650 active cases, 183 recovered cases, 1 migrated patient and 68 deaths, as per Ministry of Health data at 10.20 am IST. 601 cases in the last 24 hours which is the highest rise in India till now.

4 April 2020, 10:03 AM

US recorded world’s highest deaths in 24 hours due to coronavirus. Over 1500 dead in a single day.

4 April 2020, 09:48 AM

Railway salutes employees for giving their services during COVID-19 crisis.

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