COVID-19: 27 Cases Reported in 24 Hours’; Total Cases Cross 1,250

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The death toll due to COVID-19 increased to 32, while the number of cases rose to 1,251, the Health Ministry said on Monday, 30 March.

With decline in revenue collections due to coronavirus, the Telangana government on Monday decided to cut the salaries of all government employees, ANI reported.

Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has sought an FIR in connection with Tabligh-e-Jamaat congregation in Nizamuddin, after at least 175 people who had gathered there were taken to various hospitals to test for coronavirus.

Earlier, the Health Ministry clarified that the country is still in the local transmission stage, adding that if it reaches the community transmission stage, the Health Ministry will admit it.

Snapshot
  • The Supreme Court will hear on Tuesday a petition seeking relief for migrant workers affected by the lockdown
  • The Centre on Sunday asked all states and Union territories to allow transportation of all goods during the nationwide lockdown
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has “appealed to the large number of people, who are returning from cities they work in, to stay wherever they are”
  • ICMR on Monday said 38,442 tests have been conducted so far
  • PM Modi apologised for “taking harsh steps that caused inconvenience to common man” in his first ‘Mann Ki Baat’ under lockdown
7:08 PM, 30 Mar

One More Tests Positive in Chhattisgarh

A resident of Korba, Chhattisgarh tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, reported ANI, quoting NM Nagarkar, Director of Raipur AIIMS. The latests cases raises the the total number of cases in the state to 8.

7:06 PM, 30 Mar

Three Discharged After Being Treated for COVID-19 in Kerala

Three members of a family who returned from Italy and their two close relatives who had tested positive for COVID-19 were discharged from Pathanamthitta general hospital on 30 March, reported ANI.

6:26 PM, 30 Mar
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Six Dead Due to COVID-19 Dead After Attending Religious Gathering

Six men from Telangana were the latest victims of the COVID-19 disease after they attending a religious congregation on Monday in Nizamuddin, Delhi, reported PTI, quoting the Telangana government.

5:33 PM, 30 Mar

Centre Extends Validity of Driving Licenses, Permits & Registration Expired Since 1 Feb

The Centre on Monday, extended till 30 June, validity of driving licences, permits and registration that expired since 1 February, PTI reported.


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