COVID-19 Lockdown: PM Modi to Hold Review Meet With CMs on Monday

Catch all the updates on the coronavirus outbreak and the lockdown here. 

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Catch all the updates on the coronavirus outbreak and the lockdown here. 
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a meeting, through video conference, with state Chief Ministers on Monday, 11 May, at 3 pm to discuss the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country.

The number of COVID-19 cases in the country, on Sunday neared the 63,000-mark with 3,277 new cases and 127 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Meanwhile, Centre has issued guidelines for restarting industries after lockdown in wake of Visakhapatnam tragedy.

Snapshot
  • Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has said the COVID-19 fatality rate continues to be around 3.3% and the recovery rate has climbed to 29.9%, which were “very good indicators”
  • INS Jalashwa arrived at Kochi Harbour on Sunday bringing back 698 Indian nationals from Male, Maldives
  • An Air India flight from London with 329 passengers landed at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai on Sunday morning. Two more flights - from Singapore and Phillipines - are expected to arrive on Sunday
  • In a fresh flashpoint, Home Minister Amit Shah wrote to CM Mamata Banerjee saying her government is not allowing trains with migrants to reach the state

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8:28 PM , 10 May

398 Fresh Cases Reported in Gujarat in Last 24 Hrs

“In the last 24 hours, 398 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Gujarat. The total number of cases stands at 8,195 now, including 2,545 cured/discharged cases and 493 deaths,” the Gujarat Health Department stated, ANI reported.

8:21 PM , 10 May

Request Not to Lift Lockdown on Eid: Bengal Imams' Association Chief

“We wrote to West Bengal CM appealing her not to lift lockdown for Eid. If lockdown will be lifted due to Eid, hundreds of people will gather on street. This will increase COVID-19 cases. We can celebrate later, people should stay safe,” said Mohammad Yahiya,Chairman, Bengal Imams’ Association.

8:12 PM , 10 May

COVID-19: 3 More Deaths, Including 13-Month-Old in Pune

“Three more deaths including a 13-month-old child reported in Pune today, taking the death toll due to COVID-19 to 151 in the district,” said Pune Health Department, ANI reported.

7:12 PM , 10 May
KEY EVENT

153 New Cases Reported in West Bengal

“One hundred and fifty-three new COVID-19 cases reported in the state today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 1,939,” the West Bengal Health Department stated, reported ANI.


Published: 10 May 2020, 8:44 AM IST