Coronavirus Outbreak: 649 confirmed COVID-19+ cases in India, 13 dead

A 66 year old man in Nayabad, Kolkata, West Bengal tested positive for the coronavirus, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 10 in the state, reports ANI.

Written by March 26, 2020 08:40

The total number of people who have been confirmed positive for COVID-19 in India has risen to 649 in India, including 593 active cases and 42 people who have been cured or discharged from hospitals, according to the recent update by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Thursday morning.

The death toll due to the novel coronavirus in the country has reached 13, the official data reported. As on Wednesday, India had total 606 cases of Covid-19 and had seen 10 deaths.

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Coronavirus Outbreak Live Updates

# FM announces Rs 1.70 lakh crore Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan scheme to help the needy

# 80 cr poor people will to get 5 kg wheat or rice and 1 kg of preferred pulses for free every month for the next three months: FM

# Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Ann Yojna(for next 3 months):80 cr poor ppl covered(2/3rd of India’s population), in addition to already allotted 5Kg of rice/wheat per person,an additional 5kg will be free. Additional 1kg pulse (acc to regional preference) will be given,announces FM

# Rs 50 lakh per person insurance cover for doctors, paramedic, healthcare workers dealing with coronavirus outbreak, says FM

# Economic stimulus finalised to deal with impact of corona lockdown, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

# A package is ready for the poor who need immediate help like migrant workers and urban and rural poor. No one will go hungry. The package is worth Rs 1.7 lakh crore: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

# It is hereby informed that, in light of the lockdown issued by the government, Metro services will remain closed till 14 April 2020: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

# Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced a Rs 100 crore relief package for the poor in wake of Coronavirus Lockdown

# Two more Covid-19 cases reported in Bihar, taking the total count to six in the state: Official

# Total number of COVID19 positive cases rise to 649 in India (including 593 active cases, 42 cured/discharged people and 13 deaths): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

# Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal to hold a meeting over Coronavirus today. Following the meeting, Delhi CM and Delhi to address a joint press briefing.

# 2 new positive cases of Coronavirus in Mumbai and Thane; Till now, the total number of positive cases in the state is 124: Health Department, Maharashtra

# A 65-year-old man from Hyderpora, Srinagar passes away due to Coronavirus; Four of his contacts also tested positive yesterday: J&K Principal Secretary (Planning Commission) Rohit Kansal

# 1 more COVID-19 case reported in West Bengal, total tally reaches 10

# West Bengal: Buses, trams, and metros in Kolkata have stopped plying as the city remains under lockdown to control the spread of Coronavirus; Total number of positive cases in the state now stand at 10

# Amid complete lockdown, people in large numbers throng to Hubballi’s Gandhi market to buy essential commodities

# A 66 year old man in Nayabad, Kolkata, West Bengal tested positive for the coronavirus, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 10 in the state, reports ANI.

# Haryana Govt to send jail inmates on parole;Jail inmates/prisoners already on parole or furlough to get an extension of 4-week spl parole. Prisoners who return to jail after only 1 parole or furlough on time in a peaceful manner to be given 6 weeks of special parole.