COVID-19: Cases in India at 40,263; CRPF HQ Sealed Till 4 May
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Total number of COVID-19 cases in India rises to 40,263, including 28,070 active cases, 10,887 cured, and 1,306 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
After a staff serving one of the top officers of CRPF tested COVID-19 positive, CRPF Headquarters in Delhi has been sealed for sanitisation till further orders. No one will be allowed to enter the building.
In a show of solidarity, the Indian Armed Forces honoured COVID-19 warriors, with the IAF carrying out a flypast and showering petals on hospital buildings and frontline workers.
- Ministry of Railways ‘clarified’ that few special trains which are being run for migrants workers and other persons stranded at different places, are being operated on request of state governments only
- The recovery rate for the coronavirus outbreak in India currently stands at 26.65 percent
- The DGCA has issued a circular to extend the prohibition of domestic and international commercial flight operations till 17 May
Special Trains Being Run on Requests by State Governments Only: Railway Ministry
Ministry of Railways 'clarified' that few special trains which are being run for migrants workers and other persons stranded at different places, are being operated on request of state governments only.
Train Carrying Migrant Workers Reaches Lucknow From Nashik
A 'shramik special train' carrying more than 800 migrant workers arrived at Charbagh railway station from Nashik, Maharashtra this morning.
2 New Cases in Odisha
Two new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Odisha. Total positive cases in the state stand at 159 which includes 102 active cases, 56 cured/recovered and 1 death.
Over 1,400 Deaths in US in 24 Hours
COVID-19 deaths in the United States of America (USA) climbed by 1,435 in the past 24 hours, as per Johns Hopkins University tally, AFP reported.
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