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    COVID-19 LIVE: Mumbai sees the highest number of COVID-19 cases today as 184 people tested positive: Maharashtra Health Department
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    COVID-19 LIVE: Delhi High Court issues notice to the Central, Delhi govt & others on a plea regarding the increase in domestic violence cases during Coronavirus Lockdown. It also asks National Commission of Women & Delhi Commission of Women to file reply & status report in the matter.
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    COVID-19 LIVE: Home Minister Amit Shah is chairing a meeting with top officials to take stock of the current situation regarding COVID19. The ministry had set up a 24/7 control room to coordinate with States.

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    COVID-19 LIVE: Increase of 957 COVID-19 cases and 36 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total number of COVID-19 positive cases rise to 14792 in India (including 12289 active cases, 2015 cured/discharged/migrated people and 488 deaths): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
  • 5:41 PM IST
    COVID-19 LIVE: We have a well-knit structure of public health maintenance & a strong network of health centers that ensure the wellbeing of the people at large even at the grassroots level: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan on the sharp drop in COVID-19 cases in the State

    It is against this backdrop that we launched ‘Aardram’ mission that was meant to raise the overall medical facilities of the people in general & that of the common folk who reach out to primary health centres with much expectation, in particular: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan
  • 5:36 PM IST
    COVID-19 LIVE: 2274 samples were tested yesterday out which 68 cases tested positive. In last 2-3 days the number of cases have gone down. I hope that the cases will go down even more in the coming days: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
  • 5:24 PM IST

  • 5:24 PM IST

    COVID-19 LIVE: Maharashtra government issues addendum in yesterday’s order and also exempts Print media from lockdown from 20th April onwards. Door to door delivery of newspapers and magazines to remain prohibited during the lockdown in the light of Coronavirus pandemic.

New Delhi:  Indian navy on Saturday reported first set of coronavirus or COVID-19 cases as 15 to 20 sailors of the Indian Navy reportedly tested positive for the deadly virus in Mumbai. The sailors, who were residing in the residential accommodation facilities of INS Angre, have been kept in isolation ward at a naval hospital in Mumbai. Also Read - Delhi Records Over COVID 5000 Fresh Cases For Second Consecutive Day, Death Toll Mounts to 6423

Meanwhile, India’s tally of confirmed coronavirus cases surpassed 14,000 after more than 900 cases of the deadly COVID-19 were registered for the fifth straight day today. Also Read - Aarogya Setu App Issue: Centre to Take Action Against Officials Responsible For Info Lapses

According to the health ministry data, the death toll due to the novel coronavirus mounted to 480, with the highest — 194 — getting reported from Maharashtra, followed by Madhya Pradesh, where 57 deaths have been reported so far. Also Read - Maharashtra Extends Lockdown Till Nov 30, Shutdown to Continue in Containment Zones

Maharashtra remained the worst hit state with total number of positive cases rising to 3,205, followed by New Delhi at 1,640 cases, Tamil Nadu at 1,267 cases and Rajasthan at 1,131 cases.

On the other hand, the Union Health Ministry has stated that containment operations will be scaled down if no secondary positive case of COVID-19 will be reported from a quarantine zone for at least four weeks. According to the ministry’s “Updated containment plan for large outbreaks COVID-19”, a containment operation (large outbreak or cluster) is deemed to be over 28 days from the date the last case in that zone tests negative.