Live: Global death toll due to COVID-19 crosses 1 lakh mark, positive cases over 16.5 lakh

10 April 2020, 21:10 PM

Five central prisons in Maharashtra undergo strict lockdown amid COVID-19 pandemic: Yerawada Central Jail, Arthur Road Jail, Byculla Jail, Thane Jail and Kalyan Jail

10 April 2020, 21:09 PM

The total number of coronavirus cases in the national capital on Friday climbed to 903, with 183 fresh cases and two deaths being reported in a day. With two more fatalities reported, the death toll from COVID-19 in Delhi has jumped to 14.

10 April 2020, 21:07 PM

The number of coronavirus positive patients in Gujarat jumped to 378 on Friday after as many as 116 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

10 April 2020, 21:01 PM

One more coronavirus positive case in Tripura has been confirmed, taking the total number to 2; the patient is 32 years old man from Madhya Pradesh and currently staying at Damcherra and had travelled along with the last COVID19 positive patient in train: Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb

10 April 2020, 21:01 PM

Bihar Education Department will call a meeting of private school operators and ask them to consider a waiver of students’ tuition fees for coronavirus lockdown period after it ends: Bihar Education Minister Krishna Nandan Verma


10 April 2020, 21:00 PM

Central Govt has promised us to provide Personal protective equipment (PPEs). We have been told that 13,500 PPEs will be given tonight and 13,500 will be provided by tomorrow. Immediately we need at least 2 lakh PPEs: Satyendar Jain, Delhi Health Minister

10 April 2020, 21:00 PM

Nine arrested for violating coronavirus lockdown by offering prayers at a mosque in Panigate area in Vadodara, Gujarat.

10 April 2020, 20:53 PM

Despite India reporting over 205 Covid-19 deaths in last one month, the country’s death rate of about 3 per cent is lower than the global rate, and also much lower than several European countries like the UK, Italy and Spain, according to some medical experts.


10 April 2020, 20:52 PM

183 new Covid-19 cases have been reported in Delhi, of which 154 are linked to the Nizamuddin Markaz. See data:

10 April 2020, 20:52 PM

Fresh Coronavirus positive case reported from Delhi’s Zakir Nagar; health officials seal Gali No. 18-12 at Zakir Nagar area.

10 April 2020, 20:51 PM

Maharashtra reports 210 new coronavirus cases, state tally stands at 1,575 

10 April 2020, 20:48 PM

In Telangana, 16 new positive cases of coronavirus reported today, taking the cumulative total to 430. At least 45 have been discharged whereas 12 lives lost till now.

10 April 2020, 20:47 PM

16 new coronavirus positive cases have been reported in Andhra Pradesh today. Positive cases in the state rise to 381 (including 10 discharged people & 6 deaths): State Nodal Officer, Andhra Pradesh

10 April 2020, 20:42 PM

Bihar Education Department will call a meeting of private school operators and ask them to consider a waiver of students’ tuition fees for CoronavirusLockdown period after it ends: Bihar Education Minister Krishna Nandan Verma.

10 April 2020, 20:41 PM

183 new COVID19 cases reported in Delhi, 154 are linked to the Nizamuddin Markaz

10 April 2020, 20:11 PM

Rajasthan govt bans spitting in public places by people after chewing pan, tobacco and other products, under Section 2 of Rajasthan Epidemic Diseases Act 1957. “Penal action will be taken against the violator under Section 188 of IPC,” reads the order by State Health Department.

10 April 2020, 20:11 PM

70 new cases in Gujarat from afternoon till now. All the cases are from the hotspots areas. Total cases in the state arise to 378.


10 April 2020, 20:08 PM

India carries out precision targeting of gun areas, terrorist launch pads and ammunition in response to unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Keran Sector of Kupwara district. Reports of heavy damage on enemy side: Defence Spokesperson, Srinagar.

10 April 2020, 20:05 PM

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh says there are indications that his state is moving towards the community transmission stage of coronavirus outbreak, asserting that his government was gearing up for every challenge.

10 April 2020, 20:05 PM

A total of 180 flights have operated since the beginning of the 21-day lockdown under the ‘Lifeline Udan’ scheme carrying 258.24 tonnes of cargo as on Thursday: civil aviation ministry.

10 April 2020, 19:49 PM

Inmates of jails in Uttar Pradesh have stitched 50 PPEs sets as per specifications that have been handed over to Balrampur Hospital in Lucknow. 100 more such sets are in the pipeline. One PPE set costs Rs 600: Anand Kumar, Director General of Police (Prison).

10 April 2020, 19:46 PM

Out of the 77 new positive cases of Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu today, 70 are those who attended ‘single source’ event at Delhi and their contacts, says State Health Department

10 April 2020, 19:23 PM

Gurugram district administration makes wearing of masks outside of home compulsory; any person found violating the instruction to be punishable under section 188 of Indian Penal Code.

10 April 2020, 19:22 PM

Andhra Pradesh govt announces 133 red zone covid-19 clusters across 13 districts

East Godavari
West Godavari

10 April 2020, 19:12 PM

J&K: Disinfectant tunnel installed at the entry of Pulwama hospital’s isolation facility.

10 April 2020, 19:11 PM

Jammu and Kashmir BJP unit donates Rs 1 crore in PM CARES FUND to fight Coronavirus COVID-19.

10 April 2020, 19:10 PM

India requests United States to extend the validity of H1B visas for stranded Indians.

10 April 2020, 19:06 PM

Himachal Pradesh: Hamirpur DM directs that the bookstores which sell stationary items may remain open from 7 am to 10 am daily, till further orders. 

10 April 2020, 19:05 PM

Agra police share videos showing a police team being showered with petals and flowers by the locals. Watch

10 April 2020, 18:58 PM

212 persons test positive for coronavirus in Mumbai, taking tally of cases in city to 993: BMC

10 April 2020, 18:51 PM

The total number of positive cases of coronavirus reaches 206 in Jammu and Kashmir. While Jammu’s tally is at 39, Kashmit stands with a total of 168 cases. So far, at least four have succumbed due to the infection in the region whereas at least six have been cured.

10 April 2020, 18:49 PM

Pune Municipal Corporation has announced an insurance of Rs 1 crore for health workers and other employee who are rendering services during coronavirus pandemics: Pune Mayor Murlidhar Mohol

10 April 2020, 18:42 PM

77 new positive cases of Coronavirus reported in Tamil Nadu, taking the tally in the state to 911. Tamil Nadu CM will speak to PM Modi over video call on Saturday and decide on the lockdown extension: Shanmugam, TN Chief Secretary


10 April 2020, 18:26 PM

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh today proposed to the central government a Rs 550 crore project for setting up an ‘Advanced Centre for Virology’ in the state, with land to be offered by his government free of cost: Punjab Chief Minister’s Office

CM wrote to PM Modi requesting him to direct Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to set up the proposed centre, which would focus on addressing regional, national and global needs in virology, diagnostic,research and therapeutic evaluations to cope with coronavirus pandemic: Punjab CMO

10 April 2020, 18:26 PM

21 new positive cases of coronavrius reported in Punjab today. Total positive cases in the state stand at 151: Government

10 April 2020, 18:26 PM

10 new COVID19 cases reported in Karnataka in last 24 hours; total number of positive cases in the state is 207 including 6 deaths and 34 discharges: Government

10 April 2020, 17:57 PM

Nine new cases reported and one patient recovered in Patna in the last 24 hours. At least 5,485 tests have been conducted across Bihar so far out of which 60 have tested positive 
Siwan: 29
Munger: 07
Patna: 5
Gaya: 5
Begusarai: 5


10 April 2020, 17:24 PM

MEA’s daily media briefing on coronavirus: 

At least 20,473 foreign nationals evacuated from India as of Thursday.
India has received requests from several countries for hydroxychloroquine.
COVID-19: Decision has been taken to export some surplus medicines.
Maintain appropriate vigil on social media to ensure no objectionable content is circulated, MHA tells states
Home Minister Amit Shah has asked BSF to enhance vigil along Pakistan, Bangladesh borders, especially at non-fenced areas.
Rise of 678 COVID-19 cases, 33 deaths due to it in last 24 hours, says Health ministry.

10 April 2020, 17:21 PM

Home Minister Amit Shah asked BSF to ensure no cross-border movement takes place through Pakistan, Bangladesh borders: MHA official

10 April 2020, 17:20 PM

National Commission for Women seeks inquiry into the death of a nine months pregnant woman, who was suspected to have coronavirus and had to travel for over 70 km in Maharashtra for medical attention.

10 April 2020, 17:20 PM

The administration in Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar imposes ban on taking pictures and recording videos during distribution of essentials to the needy as it poses threat of spreading COVID-19: official.

10 April 2020, 17:20 PM

Six Thai nationals, who tested positive for coronavirus and are undergoing treatment at a government hospital near Erode in Tamil Nadu, arrested for allegedly indulging in religious preaching in violation of visa norms: police.

10 April 2020, 17:16 PM

The Punjab government has extended the lockdown in the state till May 1 to contain the spread of coronavirus infection.

10 April 2020, 16:37 PM

678 new cases and 33 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours. Total cases climb to 6,412 while the death toll is at 199 and 503 people have recovered, says Lav Aggarwal, Health Ministry.

10 April 2020, 16:36 PM

In view of the ensuing festivals in the month of April 2020, Ministry of Home Affairs has directed all states/UTs to ensure strict compliance of lockdown measures to fight coronavirus, says Punya Salila Srivastava, Joint Secretary, MHA.

10 April 2020, 16:18 PM

20,473 foreign nationals evacuated from India as of Thursday: MEA official on coronavrius situation.

10 April 2020, 16:11 PM

Over 30 people booked in Delhi for stepping out of their houses without wearing masks to guard themselves against coronavirus infection. 

10 April 2020, 16:09 PM

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said lockdown will be lifted for farmers ahead of the harvest season. 

“We are going to offer lockdown relief only for farmers for their crop. We have very good crop but the figures are frightening as far as projection is concerned till November. Things are not good and it is our duty to keep the people safe. Any govt to say we are going to lift the lockdown is not responsible. We will decide in the cabinet in the afternoon what we are going to do as far as lockdown is concerned,” says CM Amarinder Singh.

10 April 2020, 16:09 PM

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury writes to PM Narendra Modi, urging him to arrange ferrying migrant labourers to their home or at a nearest point from where their respective States would assure them safe return to their homes.

10 April 2020, 16:09 PM

In Puducherry, two more people have tested positive for Covid-19. With these two cases, there are now seven active cases in the union territory. Health department officials said the two patients had returned from a religious congregation held in March in Delhi.

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