Upon their arrival at Lingampally railway station, Civil Supplies Minister Gangula Kamlakar along with other officials visited the railway station to welcome the migrant labourers.

"Any other train to be planned as per directions of Ministry of Railways and on request from originating and destination states," he added.

First train carrying migrants from Lingampalli in Telangana to Hatia in Jharkhand started at 5 AM today. A special train was arranged on the request of the state government.

The Chief Minister has offered ex-gratia of Rs 1 lakh from the Chief Minister's Assistance Fund the family of Jamalo.

She also said that she was stopped at several places by the police on the account of the lockdown but was allowed to pass because of the official letter.

Over a thousand people have been whisked from Delhi's Nizamuddin area by officials after the religious gathering held at Markaz earlier this month came to light, those with symptoms have been sent to hospitals, while the rest were sent for isolation. The people who attended a religious prayer meeting from March 13-15 at Markaz in the Nizamuddin were sent to Lok Nayak Hospital for coronavirus test on Monday night.

Andhra Pradesh has reported 11 confirmed cases of coronavirus so far, while 26 people in Telangana have contracted the virus. COVID-19: PV Sindhu donates Rs 5 lakh each to Telangana and Andhra Pradesh

Shriram school principal has written a letter to parents apprising of the situation, precautionary steps being taken while also briefing them about measures to be taken at home for ruling out its outbreak.

Two new cases of COVID-19 were reported from India on Monday, one each from Delhi and Telangana. Both the patients are stable and being closely monitored, the ministry of health and family welfare said.

Global deaths due to coronavirus outbreak on Monday rose above 3,000 with the new count in China mainland rising to 2,912.