During Video Conferencing, Patnaik thanked both the Chief Ministers for taking care of the stranded people from Odisha in their respective states.

DM Delhi South-West said, The building was sealed on April 19 after one person from the building tested positive.

At present, the state has 1,051 active COVID-19 cases. Moreover, 38 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours. A total of 441 people have been cured and discharged.

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The reasons for such massive spike in cases in one battalion were discussed in a meeting chaired by Directorate General (DG) CRPF AP Maheshwari. In the meeting, Maheshwari also pointed out the laxness of officials in handling the coronavirus situation in the 31st battalion of CRPF.

The recovery rate - number of patients who have successfully fought the illness - stood at 26.64 per cent this morning. A total of 9,951 patients have recovered so far.

Due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Agra district administration has started conducting testing on a large scale. Moreover, it is also administering 39 COVID-19 hotspots in the district.

Certain activities will remain prohibited throughout the country, irrespective of the Zone. Movement of individuals in all zones, for all non-essential activities, shall remain strictly prohibited between 7 pm to 7 am.