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Coronavirus Outbreak: India Reaches 4,281 Cases, 111 Deaths So Far- As It Happened On Monday Live

Here Are 4,281 Positive Coronavirus Cases In India Now While The Total Death Toll Now Stands At 111.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Raghwendra Shukla | Updated on: 06 Apr 2020, 11:40:10 PM
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1,,445 cases have been found to be linked to the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi (Photo Credit: Image for representation/Reuters)

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There are 4,281 positive coronavirus cases in India now while the total death toll now stands at 111. Out of these over 4,000 cases of coronavirus, at least 1,445 have been found to be linked to the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi, the Union health ministry said on Monday.

According to an ICMR official, there is limited evidence on the efficacy of hydroxychloroquine to deal with COVID-19 cases and therefore, there is not enough proof to advise it for the general public. The Cabinet Secretary has been interacting through video conference with various district officials at cutting edge levels to ensure uniformity of response in all state. All districts have been advised to have a district-level Crisis Management Plan for COVID-19.

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First COVID-19 positive case detected in Tripura. The patient is from Udaipur: Chief Minister of Tripura Biplab Kumar Deb.

30 more persons have tested positive for coronavirus in Telangana, while 12 patients have been cured/discharged, today. There are 308 active cases and 11 deaths reported due to COVID-19 in the state, so far: Telangana Government

France reports 833 new coronavirus deaths, bringing total to 8,911: AFP news agency quoting Minister

4 new positive cases of Coronavirus reported in the state today; the total number of positive cases in the state now stands at 18: RD Dhiman, Aditional Chief Secretary Health Department, Himachal Pradesh

63 new positive COVID-19 cases reported in the state today including 43 in Bhopal, 16 in Indore, 1 each in Betul, Vidisha and Ujjain and 1 more in another district, taking the total number of cases in the state to 256: Faiz Ahmed Kidwai, Health Commissioner, Madhya Pradesh

Total COVID19 positive cases in Delhi are 525 including 329 from Tablighi Jamaat, 7 deaths: Delhi Government

It has been emphasized upon as there is a critical need to maintain an adequate supply of medical oxygen in the country in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic and as medical oxygen is also included in the national list and WHO's list of essential medicines: Ministry of Home Affairs

As part of maintaining smooth supply of essential items in the country, Union Home Secretary, Ajay Kumar Bhalla has written to State Chief Secretaries to give special attention on keeping the supply of medical oxygen smooth&hassle-free: Ministry of Home Affairs

A 38-year-old pregnant woman from Nalasopara who tested positive for COVID-19, passed away today at Nair House: Vasai-Virar City Municipal Corporation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephonic conversation today with Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The two leaders discussed the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis&its consequences, including on logistics chains and financial markets: Prime Minister's Office.

With 120 fresh cases, Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally jumps to 868: Official

49,708 people have been quarantined till now. 4,47,050 migrant labourers have been given shelter in 4,532 camps across the state: Anil Deshmukh, Maharashtra Home Minister.

1,410 arrests have been made for defying the lockdown & 7,570 vehicles have been seized. Total fine of Rs. 65,43,624 have been levied: Anil Deshmukh, Maharashtra Home Minister.

In view of COVID-19 pandemic, the National Rifle Association of India cancels the ISSF World Cup, Rifle/Pistol event (5th-13thMay) and ISSF World Cup, Shotgun event (20-29 May).

The increase of 704 COVID-19 cases and 28 deaths in the last 24 hours, the biggest rise so far in India, The total number of positive cases in India at 4,281 (including 3,851 active cases, 318 cured/discharged/migrated people and 111 deaths): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

13 new COVID19 positive cases in the state today including 9 in Kasargod, 2-Malappuram, 1-Pathanamthitta&1-Kollam; Total number of positive cases in the state now stands at 327: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

An order for 80 lakh complete PPE kits (including N95 masks) had been placed on a Singapore based platform earlier & now it has been indicated that supplies will commence from 11th April with 2 lakhs, followed by 8 lakhs more in a week: Government of India

Till now, the total number of COVID-19 positive patients in Punjab are 79 with 7 deaths: Punjab Health Department

Shooting World Cup scheduled to be held in Delhi in May cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Tamil Nadu reports 50 COVID-19 cases, 48 were Jamaat meet returnees. Total number of cases 621: State Govt

The area surrounding 'Matoshree'- the residence of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray - has been sealed due to COVID-19 scare. According to reports, the area was sealed after a coronavirus suspect was detected in the vicinity. Thackeray and his family including minister Aaditya Thackeray reside in Matoshree. 
According to sources, a tea-seller in the area was suspected to have novel coronavirus infection. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has stuck notice regarding the sealing of the area and warned those in violation will be punished.

In the last 24 hours, 12 new cases have been confirmed for COVID-19 in the state. Till now, there are 163 COVID-19 positive cases in the state, including 4 deaths & 20 discharged: Karnataka Health Department

57 new COVID-19 cases in Mumbai; tally 490 including 34 deaths: BMC

There is little possibility of lifting lockdown after April 15 as claimed in a section of media. We will not be in a position to lift the lockdown even if a single case of COVID-19 is left in Uttar Pradesh. So it can take time: Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Avanish Awasthi

As many as 266 corona positive cases are detected until 9am today. 243 of them are those who attended Tablighi Jamaat event and their contacts: Andhra Pradesh Medical and Health Department Special Chief Secretary Jawahar Reddy in AP CM review meeting

Senior Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has given Rs 1 crore from his MP fund to Mumbai's St. George Hospital. St George hospital in South Mumbai has been designated as one of the hospitals for treatment of COVID-19 patients.

Around 247 FIRs have been lodged till now against the persons found deviating from home quarantine rules. 81 FIRs are registered after physical verification, 160 FIRs after technical surveillance while 6 cases are registered on the complaints of neighbours: Delhi Police

From tomorrow, ration will be distributed at 421 govt schools to the poor who don't have ration card in Delhi. Each person will get 4 kg wheat &one kg rice. We aim to give ration to 10 lakh such people & will take more food grains from the Centre if need arises:CM Arvind Kejriwal

COVID-19 cases reach 523 in Delhi, with 20 fresh cases being reported in the last 24 hours including 10 attendees of Tablighi Jamaat event in Nizamuddin. One person died of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, total deaths stand at 7. 25 patients are on ventilators: CM Arvind Kejriwal

We are raising the number of COVID19 tests in Delhi. We have already placed an order for 1 lakh testing kits. 27,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits have been allocated to Delhi by the Central government: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Number of COVID-19 cases in Delhi now 523, of which 330 are from Nizammuddin Markaz: CM Arvind Kejriwal

As of 12 PM today, the total number of active coronavirus cases reported in West Bengal is 61, of which 55 cases are from 7 families only: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Girish Chandra Murmu to donate 30 per cent of his salary for the next 1 year towards the fight against the spread of COVID-19.

As a Member of Parliament, I welcome the government’s decision to cut salaries of MP’s. In this difficult time, this is the least we can do to help fellow citizens: Ahmad Patel

We have allowed the use of Hydroxychloroquine for healthcare workers dealing with COVID-19 patients or high risk contacts of the patients though there is limited evidence of its efficacy. There is not sufficient evidence to use it at community level: Lav Aggrawal

Orders placed for 5 lakh rapid antibody testing kits for conducting COVID-19 tests in hotspots: ICMR official

An order has been placed for 5 lakh testing kits for COVID19; 2.5 lakhs kits to be delivered on April 8-9: R Gangakhedkar, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

Union Cabinet approves Ordinance amending the salary, allowances and pension of Members of Parliament Act, 1954 reducing allowances and pension by 30% w.e.f. 1st April, 2020 for a year.

The President, Vice President, Governors of States have also voluntarily decided to take a pay cut as a social responsibility. The money will go to Consolidated Fund of India: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

During Lockdown, 16.94 lakh metric tonnes of food grains have been transported across India till now. In 13 states 1.3 lakh metric tonnes of wheat and in 8 states, 1.32 lakh metric tonnes of rice have been allotted: Lav Aggrawal

We have quarantined over 25,000 Tablighi Jamaat workers and their contacts; 5 Haryana villages where they visited have been sealed: Punya Salila Srivastava, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs

In the last 13 days, Indian Railways transported sugar through 1340 wagons, salt through 958 wagons and edible oil through 316 wagons/tanks, to different parts of the country, amid coronavirus lockdown: Lav Aggarwal

Rs 1100 crores have already been released from National Health Mission Funds for the states. Also an additional amount of Rs 3000 crores has been released today: Lav Aggarwal

The total number of deaths stands at 109, with 30 people succumbing to it yesterday. 63 per cent of the deaths have been reported among people over 60 years age, 30 per cent in age bracket of 40 to 60 years & 7 per cent victims were below 40 years age: Lav Aggarwal

693 new coronavirus cases reported since Sunday: Health Ministry

22 fresh Coronavirus positive cases reported today, taking the total number of cases in the state to 288: Rajasthan Health Department

Delhi Government has decided that Lok Nayak Hospital (that includes GB Pant Hospital) with a capacity of 2000 beds & Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital that can accommodate 450 beds will now be dedicated for coronavirus cases only.

As per the lists we received from Centre and local info, we've names of 831 ppl from Assam who attended Tablighi Jamaat event (Delhi). 491 samples collected. We've contacted Mosque Committees to identify remaining people and collect their samples: Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

From now onwards, we will file a case against all those who attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi and who test positive for COVID-19: Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

There are a total of 26 coronavirus positive cases in Assam so far. We have tested 2000 samples till date, report of 165 samples to come by this evening: Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

There are a total of 26 coronavirus positive cases in Assam so far. We have tested 2000 samples till date, report of 165 samples to come by this evening: Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Twelve new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Karnataka; total number of infections in state at 163: Govt

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs a meeting of Council of Ministers via video conferencing. Union Home Minister Amit Shah & Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also present.

The Indian Air Force Sergeant, who was in the Nizamuddin area around the Tablighi Jamaat event, has tested negative for COVID-19 in the initial tests. As per protocol, more tests would be carried out. He was put in quarantine as a precautionary measure: Indian Air Force officials

Congress urges govt to share profits from low crude oil prices with people amid lockdown due to COVID-19 and economic downturn

Workers of Indian Youth Congress distribute ration among Hindu refugees from Pakistan living at Majlis Park.

UGC directs all universities, colleges to set up mental health helplines to address psychosocial concerns of students during lockdown imposed to combat coronavirus

Indian Railways has set up a fumigation tunnel at Jagadhri Workshop, near Yamuna Nagar.

Jammu & Kashmir: Srinagar Municipal Corporation sanitised the hotels along Dal Lake today, by spraying disinfectants, as a preventive measure against coronavirus

8 members of Tablighi Jamaat who had attended the Nizamuddin Markaz event in Delhi have tested positive for COVID-19 in Khairabad. 7 of them are Bangladeshis & 1 is from Maharashtra, they will be shifted to a hospital: Alok Verma, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Sitapur

We are among countries which understood this pandemic's seriousness and took one decision after another in time to combat it: PM Modi

62-yr-old woman dies of coronavirus in Vadodara; Gujarat toll reaches 12: Official

India's efforts to combat coronavirus have set an example: PM Narendra Modi to BJP workers

India's efforts have set an example before the world in tackling coronavisus pandemic.India is one of the countries which understood seriousness of this disease&waged a timely war against it. India took several decisions&tried its best to implement them on ground: PM Narendra Modi

We have not been able to trace the contact of 70 people, out of the total number of positive cases found in Delhi. Many of them were found to be positive only yesterday, so we will find it out by this evening: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain 

Maharashtra: Wockhardt Hospital in Mumbai has been declared a containment zone after some staff at the hospital tested positive for coronavirus.

 Streets wear a deserted look in Bhopal amid coronavirus lockdown.

Around 198 FIRs registered by Delhi Police over violation of home quarantine orders. These FIRs were registered not only on the basis of the complaints by neighbors or family members but also on the basis of phone tracking: Delhi Police

ICMR to get about 7 lakh rapid antibody testing kits by April 8. These will help in conducting COVID-19 tests in hotspot areas where large no.of cases are being seen. ICMR will get delivery in a phased manner. It's expected that they'll get 5 lakh kits in 1st phase. Orders placed

18 people, who were in quarantine after they attended Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi, have been brought from Paonta Sahib to Medical College in Nahan, Sirmaur where their samples will be collected for test&sent to Indira Gandhi Medical College&Hospital, Shimla.

Singer Kanika Kapoor has been discharged from Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), Lucknow after the report of her sixth test, came negative.

Increase of 490 COVID-19 cases in the last 12 hours, India's positive cases cross 4000 mark - at 4067 (including 3666 active cases, 292 cured/discharged/migrated people and 109 deaths): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

8 more people test positive for coronavirus in Rajasthan - 5 in Jhunjhunu, 2 in Dungarpur & 1 in Kota. The 5 people in Jhunjhunu and 1 in Dungarpur had attended Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi. The total number of positive cases in the state increased to 274:Rajasthan Health Dept

All BJP Karyakartas to give up one meal on our Foundation Day as a way to show solidarity with people facing hardships during the lockdown: PM Narendra Modi tweets the guidelines by BJP President JP Nadda on the occasion of 40th Foundation Day of BJP today.

On 20th February, when the COVID-19 situation was not as bad in India, I gave the slogan of 'go corona, corona go'. At that time people were saying, will this make corona go away? Now we are seeing this slogan all across the world: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale

COVID-19 patient dies in Bhopal; MP toll reaches 14: Official

16 more people (all men) have tested positive for COVID-19, they are admitted at various hospitals in the state: King George's Medical University (Lucknow) Administration

Uttarakhand: Dehradun DM Ashish Kr Srivastava has ordered community surveillance in Bhagat Singh Colony and Kargi-Grant areas after 5 people who lived here,&had attended Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi, tested positive for coronavirus. Police deployment&barricading done in the areas.

30 new positive coronavirus cases have been recorded in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours--in Herat (16), Kabul (6), Nimruz (3), Kunduz (2), Faryab (2) and Daikundi (1) provinces, the Health Ministry said on Monday. The total number of cases in Afghanistan is now 367: TOLOnews

China reports 38 migrated cases of COVID-19, one death

China reports 38 migrated cases of COVID-19, one death

Delhi: Shri Digambar Jain Ratnatraya Jain Mandir in Dwarka is closed on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, due to corona lockdown.

Wearing face masks has been made compulsory for all staff, officers and visitors to Maharashtra Mantralaya for the coming few months. No entry to anyone without face masks. The decision has been taken in view of prevention of coronavirus: Maharashtra government

Karnataka: Disinfection tunnel installed at entrance of Agricultural produce market committee (APMC) market in Hubli. The tunnel, installed with help of 'Young Indian' org,sprays people with small percentage of Sodium hypochlorite solution through nozzles before they enter market

An Indonesian national who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Nizamuddin Markaz, Delhi has tested positive for coronavirus. He is currently under quarantine at a hospital in the district: Prayagraj District Administration

Gujarat: Police personnel in Mahuva taluka of Surat district dressed up as 'coronavirus' while appealing to people to stay at home and practice social distancing. 

United States coronavirus deaths top 1,200 in last 24 hours: AFP news agency quoting Johns Hopkins tracker.

The Madhya Pradesh government has ordered a complete lockdown in Bhopal from Sunday midnight in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

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First Published : 06 Apr 2020, 08:06:43 AM