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Coronavirus: Kerala Reports 3 More Positive Cases, Total Number Is 24 In The State

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Coronavirus: Kerala Reports 3 More Positive Cases, Total Number Is 24 In State (Photo Credit: IANS)

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Coronavirus: Here are all the LIVE updates

Three more people test positive for coronavirus in Kerala on Monday, taking the total number of cases to 24, says Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

Measures against coronavirus: TN government also imposes restrictions on weddings, bans public meetings and processions among others till March 31

Kendriya Navodaya Vidyalaya announced earlier vacation due to coronavirus From March 20 to May 20. Normally, Kendriya Navodaya Vidyalaya summer vacatation begins from April 1 to May 30.

Number of coronavirus cases in India rises to 114, one new case each in Ladakh, Odisha, J-K and Kerala: Health Ministry officials

Mumbai's Siddhivinayak Temple closed for devotees till further notice: Temple authority.

West Bengal civic polls deferred amid coronavirus scare: State ELection Commission

Closure of educational institutions in West Bengal extended till April 15 over coronavirus threat: Mamata Banerjee

Coronavirus scare: CM Mamata Banerjee asks cinema halls to be shut; situation to be reviewed on March 30

A Rs 200 crore-fund to be created in West Bengal to tackle coronavirus: CM Mamata Banerjee

Vikram Singh, Private Secretary to President of India: I am directed to convey that due to unavoidable circumstances, the visit of President Ram Nath Kovind to Madhya Pradesh (Jabalpur) scheduled on March 20 and 21 stands postponed.

Iran Reports 129 New Deaths, Total Count Rises To 853 – Read HERE

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee: All schools, colleges, universities will remain closed till April 15 in the state. However, the board examinations will take place as per the schedule.

Odisha Government instructs all foreigners to register their arrival into state and home quarantine for 14 days. Incentive of Rs 15,000 per foreigner after registration announced, failure to do so will be considered a crime.

Iran announces 129 new virus fatalities, total dead now 853. 

JNU advises its students to go back to home

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has advised all its students to go back to home amid the coronavirus outbreak. 

The Aligarh Muslim University, in a fresh advisory pertaining to COVID-19 outbreak, has directed all teachers and students who have travelled abroad recently to undergo screening and evaluation at the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Hospital.

District Magistrate, Udhampur (J&K): In exercise to the powers vested in me under section 144 CrPC, I hereby impose restrictions and direct closure of all hotels falling within jurisdiction of Patnitop Development Authority in dist Udhampur with immediate effect till 31st March.

Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration officials raided a firm in Aurangabad and caught staff changing expiry date labels on hand sanitiser bottles to profit from the novel coronavirus outbreak in the state.

Shimla: Gaiety Theatre and Indira Gandhi State Sports Complex have been closed till 31st March, in view Coronavirus pandemic.

Budget Session of WB assembly cut short over Covid-19 scare.

Bihar state legislative Assembly adjourned sine die due to coronavirus.


One more person, with travel history to Dubai, has been tested positive for coronavirus. With this, total number of COVID-19 cases rises to 38 in Maharashtra.

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and Health Minister Rajesh Tope along with Chief Secretary is holding a review meeting with district magistrates via video conferencing.

Maharashtra Health Ministry: Four more people have been tested positive for coronavirus in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, taking the total number of cases to 37 in the state.

Doing our best to ensure everyone is healthy and those showing symptoms get proper care: PM Modi on fight against COVID-19.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal: All gyms, night clubs, spas to be closed till March 31st. Any gathering with more than 50 persons excluding weddings will not be allowed. For weddings also, we request if they can be postponed then please do so.

Odisha on Monday reported its first positive case of coronavirus. The 31-year-old man had travelled to Italy recently.

Bihar Assembly adjourned from March 17 to 31 amid coronavirus scare.

Assam Government: All Tiger reserves, sanctuaries & national parks in the State to remain closed between March 17 to 29, to avoid the spread of coronavirus.

A meeting of a group of Union Ministers on coronavirus to be held today at Nirman Bhawan.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to take review meetings via video conferencing of all district authorities today on containment measures against the spread of COVID-19. Deputy CM, Health Minister, Chief Secretary &Health Secretary to also join from Delhi Secretariat.

Uttarakhand: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee has kept under 14-day isolation one foreign and eight Indian students on Covid19 suspicion.

Maharashtra Health Department: One more person has been tested positive for coronavirus in Pimpri-Chinchwad, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 33 in the state.

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First Published : 16 Mar 2020, 11:07:59 AM