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.
- 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
Donald Trump Cancels G7 Meeting, to Arrange a Video Conference Instead
US President Donald Trump has cancelled the G7 meeting at Camp David in June because of the coronavirus pandemic and plans to hold a video conference with G7 leaders then instead, a White House official told Reuters.
Puri's Jagannath Temple Shuts Doors Till 1 April
The entry of tourists and devotees to Jagannath Temple in Odisha’s Puri has been restricted from Friday, 20 March, till 1 April, in view of the coronavirus outbreak, ANI reported.
China Reports No New Domestic Coronavirus Cases for Second Day
No new domestic coronavirus cases were confirmed in China for the second consecutive day even as three more fatalities have been reported, taking the death toll in the country to 3,248, the Chinese health authority said on Friday, 20 March, PTI reported.
No new domestically transmitted cases of the novel coronavirus disease were reported on the Chinese mainland on Thursday, the National Health Commission (NHC) said.
China achieved a new milestone in its efforts to contain the spread of the COVID-19 in the last three months by reporting zero cases on Wednesday.
'I'm Convinced Temporary Lockdown is Necessary': P Chidambaram
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday, 20 March, reiterated his appeal for immediate temporary lockdown of towns and cities for two to four weeks to contain the novel coronavirus.
Offering his support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcements on Thursday, Chidambaram said he is “absolutely certain that the PM will have no option but to come back with tougher social and economic measures.”
“ICMR says that the disease is still at Stage 2 in India. This is the moment to act. Let us not allow this moment to pass without decisive action and regret later,” he further said.
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