COVID-19: Cases in India at 40,263; CRPF HQ Sealed Till 4 May  

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 Migrants from various northern states of India wait to board a special train for Gorakhpur, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bhiwandi, Saturday, May 2, 2020.
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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.

Snapshot
  • 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

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Published: 03 May 2020, 8:39 AM IST
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