COVID-19: Total Number of Cases in Delhi Rises to 20

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The Delhi Government Health Department on Friday, 20 March, announced the total number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the national capital have risen to 20, reported PTI.

The Indian Council of Medical Research on Friday announced that positive cases of COVID-19 in India have risen to 236. However, the Union Health Ministry has reported only 223 cases till Friday.

No passenger trains will begin their journey between 12 am and 10 pm on Sunday, 22 March, in view of the Janata Curfew imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Mail/express trains will also stop operations at 4 am on Sunday, reported PTI, quoting sources.

Snapshot
  • PM Modi imposed a “Janata Curfew” on Sunday, 22 March, from 7 am to 9 pm to curb the spread of COVID-19
  • Global ratings agency Fitch slashed India’s growth forecast to 5.1 percent from 5.6 percent
  • The global death toll has crossed 9,000, with over 200,000 infections
  • The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States spiked to 13,680, killing 200 people so far

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