COVID-19: Meghalaya Extends Lockdown; India Tally at 9,352
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The Meghalaya government on Monday, 13 April, decided to extend the ongoing lockdown till 30 April, as part of its measures to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephonic conversation with Vietnam PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc about potential areas for bilateral collaboration in fighting the pandemic, as per PTI.
The total number of cases in India climbed to 9,352 on Monday, 13 April, according to health ministry data, including 324 deaths and 980 discharged, while one migrated.
PM Modi will address the nation at 10 am on 14 April, reported ANI. He will likely address the issue of whether the 21-day nationwide lockdown should be extended or not.
- A high-level Group of Ministers has approved the release of hydroxychloroquine to 13 countries.
- The Supreme Court modified its previous order, and said only ‘economically weaker sections’ can avail free tests at private labs
- Puducherry and Arunachal Pradesh joined the list of states and union territories announcing an extension of the lockdown
- Nagaland reported its first positive case on Monday
- New York City on Monday reported more cases than China and UK
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Death of 65-Year-Old Man Takes Karnataka Death Toll To 8
A 65-year-old man from Bengaluru, who was hospitalised on 12 April and had tested positive for coronavirus, died on Monday, the Karnataka Health Department said as per ANI reports.
This takes the state's death toll up to 8.
Delhi Cases Cross 1,500 Mark, Death Toll Reaches 28
With 356 new cases reported in Delhi on Monday, the total number of positive cases in the national capital rose to 1,510, ANI said, quoting Delhi government reports. Out of the new cases, 325 are included under the 'Special Operations' category, taking the category total to 1,071 cases.
The death toll reached 28, with 4 new deaths within the last day.
BJP Workers to Distribute Masks, Ration on Ambedkar's Birth Anniversary
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, BJP workers will mark the birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar by distributing ration and masks among the poor on Tuesday, the party's media in-charge Anil Baluni said on Monday, PTI reported.
BJP chief JP Nadda will also address party workers on the occasion, Baluni said in a statement.
Total Cases in Telangana Rise to 472, Deal Toll at 17
Telangana reported 61 new positive cases and 1 death on Monday, taking the total number of active cases in the state to 472, while the death toll stands at 17. A total of 103 people have been cured or discharged, ANI quoted the Director of Public Health & Family Welfare, Government of Telangana, as saying.
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07:13 AM, 13 AprFrance Reports Lower Daily Death Toll, Case Tally Nears 14,400
07:13 AM, 13 AprMHA Directs States to Implement Lockdown Guidelines to Ensure Smooth Movement of Cargo
07:31 AM, 13 AprUS Records 1,514 Deaths in 24 Hours
07:48 AM, 13 AprCOVID-19 Containment Zones in Delhi Rise to 43
09:10 AM, 13 AprChina's Reports 108 New COVID-19 Cases, Death Toll Reaches 3,341
09:14 AM, 13 Apr4 More Test Postive in Dharavi
09:32 AM, 13 AprNagaland Reports First COVID-19 Case
09:51 AM, 13 Apr11 More Test Positive in Rajasthan in 24 Hours
10:05 AM, 13 Apr2 More Test Positive in Jharkhand
10:46 AM, 13 AprNew York City Now Has More COVID-19 Cases Than China
10:59 AM, 13 Apr22 More Test Positive in Gujarat, 2 More Deaths Reported
11:09 AM, 13 AprPakistan Total Cases Rise to 5,374
11:33 AM, 13 Apr12 More Test Positive in Andhra Pradesh
11:47 AM, 13 Apr22 More People Test Positive in Indore
12:41 PM, 13 Apr52-Year-Old Gazetted Punjab Cop Tests Positive
12:44 PM, 13 AprTwo Noida Residents Re-Admitted After Third Sample Test Positive
02:15 PM, 13 AprConstruction of Govt Project to Resume in UP After 15 April
02:35 PM, 13 AprPM Modi to Address Nation at 10 am on 14 April
02:49 PM, 13 AprDelhi Govt Announces New Rules, Timings For Wholesale Markets
02:53 PM, 13 Apr43 More Test Positive in Rajasthan
03:25 PM, 13 AprMHA Granted Consular Services on Gratis Basis to Foreign Nationals Till 30 April
03:37 PM, 13 AprPM Modi Discusses Steps Taken to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic With Vietnam PM
04:02 PM, 13 AprDoctor, Nurse, Staffer at Max Hospital Test Positive for COVID-19
04:25 PM, 13 AprTamil Nadu Extends Section 144 in the State
04:36 PM, 13 AprNo New Cases Reported in 25 Districts in 14 Days: Health Ministry
05:17 PM, 13 AprSonia Gandhi Writes to PM Modi Over Ensuring Food Supply to the Poor Amid Lockdown
05:24 PM, 13 Apr25 Medical Staff of Mumbai Hospital Test Positive
05:33 PM, 13 Apr25 New Cases Reported in J&K; Tally at 270
05:53 PM, 13 AprTotal Positive Cases at 9,352, Death Toll at 324: Health Ministry
06:20 PM, 13 AprDelhi: 3 Healthcare Workers Test Positive; 112 Test Negative at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
06:21 PM, 13 Apr6 Fresh Cases Reported in Punjab
06:26 PM, 13 Apr65 KGMU Doctors, Staff in Quarantine After Contact With 64-Yr-Old Patient
06:33 PM, 13 Apr98 Fresh Cases Reported in Tamil Nadu Today
06:38 PM, 13 Apr3 New Cases in Kerala; State's Tally at 378
06:39 PM, 13 AprNepal Reports 2 New Coronavirus Cases; Total at 14
06:45 PM, 13 AprAP Extends Lockdown Till 30 April: State's Chief Secy
06:55 PM, 13 AprCoronavirus: Rajasthan Reports 43 New Cases, Total Now 847
07:32 PM, 13 AprNagaland Reports First Positive Case
07:41 PM, 13 AprPM Modi Holds Talks With Vietnamese PM About Bilateral Collaboration
07:59 PM, 13 AprPuducherry Government Extends Lockdown Till 30 April
08:51 PM, 13 AprOnly Economically Weaker Sections Can Be Tested for Free in Private Labs: SC
09:44 PM, 13 AprJharkhand Govt Seeks Legal Opinion on Ex-Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav's Parole
10:04 PM, 13 AprMeghalaya Extends Lockdown Till 30 April