COVID-19: Himachal Reports 1st Death, Cases in India at 467
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A 69-year-old Tibetan refugee, who died at a hospital in Tanda in Himachal Pradesh on Monday, 23 March, has been tested positive for COVID-19. He returned from the United States on 15 March, reported ANI, quoting RD Dhiman, State Additional Chief Secretary (Health).
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Monday reported that the total number of positive cases in India rose to 471. However, the Union Health Ministry has reported 467 cases.
The Supreme Court also passed an order stating that the limitation period - essentially the time limit within which cases or appeals can be filed - has been suspended indefinitely in light of the coronavirus crisis.
The Civil Aviation Ministry on Monday announced that domestic commercial airlines shall cease operations from 24 March midnight till 31 March.
The Government of India has asked states to strictly enforce lockdown, saying that legal action will be taken against violators.
The total number of coronavirus cases across the globe stands at at least 3,50,000 according to AFP.
- 30 states and union territories in India have been locked down
- The Punjab and Maharashtra governments on Monday imposed a curfew to stop the spread of coronavirus
- The Supreme Court on Monday said that it will not hold hearings in person till further orders
- PM Modi said the ‘Janata Curfew’ was just the beginning of a long battle, even as he lauded the people for their overwhelming response
- Cases in India stand at 467, death toll at 9
More Than 100 Coronavirus Deaths in the US in 24 Hours
More than 100 coronavirus deaths in the United States in 24 hours, reports AFP news agency quoting Johns Hopkins tracker.
US Senate Fails to Advance Trillion-Dollar Rescue Package
A trillion-dollar Senate proposal to rescue the reeling US economy crashed to defeat on Sunday, 22 March, after receiving zero support from Democrats, who said the Republican proposal failed to sufficiently help millions of Americans devastated by the coronavirus crisis, AFP reported.
The bill, which proposed up to $2 trillion in funding for American families, thousands of shuttered or suffering businesses and the nation's critically under-equipped hospitals, failed by a 47-47 vote when it needed 60 to pass, despite intense negotiations between Republicans, Democrats and President Donald Trump's administration.
France Coronavirus Death Toll Jumps 112 to 674: Official
The number of people killed in France by the coronavirus outbreak has increased by another 112 to a total of 674, the top French health official said on Sunday, according to AFP.
The rise in the death toll was identical to that of the previous day. "The virus kills and it is continuing to kill," said top French health official Jerome Salomon as he announced the new numbers at a daily briefing.
Gatherings of More Than 2 to be Banned in Germany
Gatherings of more than two people are to be banned in Germany in a bid to stop the spread of COVID-19. Some exceptions will be allowed, including for families living under the same roof, AFP reports.
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