COVID-19: India’s Total Cases Cross 600, Death Toll At Least 10
People stand in a queue outside a chemist shop while maintaining social distancing, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi,
People stand in a queue outside a chemist shop while maintaining social distancing, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi,(Photo: PTI)

COVID-19: India’s Total Cases Cross 600, Death Toll At Least 10

Three persons tested positive for in Goa on Thursday, 26 March, ANI reported. A 25-year-old man with travel history to Spain, a 29-year-old man with travel history to Australia and a 55-year-old man with travel history to United States are the three cases.

The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday, 25 March reported that the total number of COVD-19 cases so far in the country is 606 of which 553 are active, 43 are cured/discharged/migrated cases and at least 10 deaths due to the pandemic.

Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday reported its first death from the novel coronavirus. The patient was a 65-year-old woman who was undergoing treatment for the infection in Indore, reported PTI, quoting officials.

The first phase of Census 2021 and the updation of National Population Register (NPR) has been postponed until further orders in view of the novel coronavirus outbreak

Tamil Nadu, too, reported its first death from COVID-19 on Wednesday, taking the total death toll in the country to 10. This death has not been included by the ministry in its official numbers yet.

Snapshotclose

  • In view of the coronavirus outbreak, the government has ordered to temporarily suspend the collection of toll at all toll plaza across India
  • PM Modi on Tuesday announced a nationwide lockdown starting midnight on 25 March for 21 days to curb the spread of COVID-19
  • Modi said the Centre has made a provision of Rs 15,000 crore for the country’s health infrastructure
  • Kerala and Maharashtra have reported 107 and 112 positive cases respectively, the country’s highest
  • Global coronavirus cases are at least 3,72,000 with over 16,000 deaths, according to WHO

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54-Year-Old COVID-19 Patient Dies in Tamil Nadu

A 54-year-old man infected with coronavirus died at a hospital in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai in the early hours of Wednesday, 25 March, the first death recorded in Tamil Nadu due to the pandemic, state Health Minister C Vijayabaskar said.

He also said the man had a medical history of prolonged illness with "uncontrolled diabetes".

Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Worldwide Exceed 372,000; Over 16,000 Deaths: WHO

The number of people infected with the novel coronavirus worldwide has exceeded 372,000, with over 16,000 deaths, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said in its daily COVID-19 situation report, according to ANI.

The total number of cases has reached 372,757, most have been registered in Europe which has more than 195,000 cases. The global death toll has reached 16,231, of which more than 10,000 deaths were in the European region.

MHA Directs States/UTs to Set Up Control Rooms With Helplines for Service Providers

Ministry of Home Affairs has directed all states and Union Territories to set up 24x7 control rooms/offices with helplines at state/district level to address any grievances or undue problems faced by providers of goods/services amid the 21 days Lockdown.

Two COVID-19 Patients Test Negative, to Be Discharged Today

Two people, who were found positive two weeks back in Maharashtra's Pune, have now tested negative twice for COVID-19, ANI reported on Wednesday. Both will be discharged from the hospital. They were the first two cases in Maharashtra.

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