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  • 10:58 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: R Prasad, Medical Superintendent, Cooch Behar Medical College and Hospital: A 55-yr-old woman from Cooch Behar, who went to Vaishno Devi Shrine in J-K, and also stayed in Punjab during her travel, has been
    admitted at an isolation ward. She has shown coronavirus symptoms.

  • 10:47 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Karnataka government will start thermal screening of visitors at various places, including Assembly, high court, secretariat and civil courts from Tuesday.

  • 10:45 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: “All cinema halls in Noida, Greater Noida to stay closed till March 31 in view of coronavirus threat,” says District magistrate.

  • 10:24 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: “State government has decided to impose restrictions on large gatherings in Guruvayur and Kodungallur temples in Thrissur district as precautionary measure against Coronavirus. People will be allowed only in limited numbers,” Kerala Minister AC Moideen said.

  • 10:14 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The death toll from the coronavirus in Iran has risen by 113 to 724, according to the latest figures from the country’s Health Ministry on Sunday, reports said.

  • 9:57 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: “Municipal Corporation has formed 125 teams having 30 members in each team, to survey the situation and educate people about Coronavirus. The teams will start their work from tomorrow, they will be visiting the houses in the most affected area,” PRO, Pune Municipal Corporation, said.

  • 9:40 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Directorate of Health Services, Uttar Pradesh: A total of 13 people have tested positive for Coronavirus; 8 are from Agra, two from Ghaziabad, one from Noida and two from Lucknow.

  • 9:17 PM IST
    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Privately owned Iranian airline, Mahan Air, has offered to safely repatriate all Indian nationals stranded in Iran back to their country without any commercial interest as a humanitarian initiative for our Indian brethren. The Airline has sought permission from the Government of India for the same.

    Managing Director, Mahan Air, said, ” I, on behalf of Mahan Air, offer to safely repatriate all Indian nationals stranded in Iran back to their country without any commercial interest as a humanitarian initiative for our Indian brethren.”

    “We’ll deploy appropriate aircraft to ferry stranded Indians&land at suitable designated international airport in India; this shall be possible only if Govt of India grants permissions & facilitate to ease burden on Govt of India & strengthen evacuations ops.,”
  • 8:54 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Meanwhile, the total tally of positive cases of Coronavirus in the Telangana has risen to 3. The third person who has been tested positive for Coronavirus today has travel history to the Netherlands. “He is in the isolation ward in a state-run hospital in Hyderabad,” Telangana Health Ministry Office said.

  • 8:52 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates: All marriage functions pre-booked in marriage halls, hotels etc prior to issue of the circular dated 13.03.20 shall be allowed to be conducted subject to the condition that gathering in function doesn’t exceed 100 Persons,” Karnataka Commissioner, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike, said.

    The relaxation is an exception in consideration of the difficulties in rescheduling and cancelling the marriage event immediately. However no fresh bookings of any place for marriage programme are permitted till further orders,” Palike added.

New Delhi: Amid worldwide scare of coronavirus, 234 Indians have been brought back to India from coronavirus-hit Iran, external affairs minister S Jaishankar said on Sunday. This is the third batch comprising 131 students and 103 pilgrims, he said. The second batch of 44 Indian pilgrims had arrived from Iran on Friday. In the first batch, there were 58 Indian pilgrims. Also Read - Coronavirus a 'Notified Disaster'; States Get Into Lockdown Mode as COVID-19 Cases Soar

After Wuhan, Italy and Iran have become two epicentres of the infection. Also Read - Coronavirus: US House Passes COVID-19 Relief Package as Death Toll Rises to 50

The White House has confirmed that Unites States president Donald Trump has tested negative for the novel coronavirus. The test results came out in less than 24 hours. Also Read - Government Takes U-turn on Ex-gratia to Coronavirus Victims' Families

“Last night, after an in-depth discussion with the President regarding the COVID-19 test, he elected to proceed. This evening, I received confirmation that the test is negative,” Dr Sean Conley, the presidential physician, said in a memorandum to White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham on Saturday.