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NEW DELHI: Covid-19 infections continued to spike throughout the nation, with 99 contemporary cases reported from states on Monday — by far the best for a single day — at the same time as two extra Covid-19 sufferers succumbed to the illness, taking the coronavirus death toll to 9 up to now. Almost the complete nation was in lockdown after the federal government imposed restrictions in 606 districts.
Here is a have a look at the latest updates on the outbreak of coronavirus in India and all over the world —
Centre advises states to impose curfew wherever needed
As individuals proceed to enterprise out regardless of lockdown, the Centre has suggested state governments and union territory administrations to impose curfew wherever needed in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Mumbai data its third Covid-19 demise
Mumbai recorded third Covid-19 demise after a 65-year-previous man handed away final night. The affected person had returned from UAE on March 15 to Ahmedabad and thereafter, got here to Mumbai on March 20. He was admitted to Kasturba hospital on March 23 and died on the identical day, civic officers confirmed.
446 lively cases in the nation
According to an replace by the minister of well being there are a complete of 446 lively coronavirus cases in the nation as of March 24. So far 36 Covid-19 sufferers acquired therapy and had been discharged. Nine individuals have misplaced their lives to the virus, whereas one one that examined constructive migrated out of the nation.
The rely of coronavirus cases in the nation stood near 500, with 498 cases reported up to now by the states. As many as 246 cases have surfaced in the previous three days, accounting for almost half of all cases reported since January 30.
Domestic air passenger arrested in Kochi for refusing to comply with norms to examine coronavirus unfold
A 54-year-previous home passenger was arrested on the airport right here for allegedly refusing to comply with directions given by doctorsfor prevention of the unfold of novel coronavirus, police stated right here on Tuesday.
Lami Arackal from Ernakulam, who landed from Chennai on the Cochin International Airport at Nedumbassery on Monday evening, was arrested primarily based on a grievance from well being officers, they stated. He was, nevertheless, later launched on bail.
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Almost all Of India is in lockdown
More areas of India got here below lockdown on Monday because the battle in opposition to Covid-19 entered a decisive part with governments of Maharashtra and Punjab imposing curfew throughout their states. According to info offered by the Centre, 30 governments have imposed full lockdown in the complete state/Union territory, overlaying 548 districts. Another three governments have introduced sure areas below lockdown, overlaying complete of 58 districts. India has 728 districts.
Lockdowns flip into curfews
On Monday, Punjab turned the primary in the nation to impose curfew in the complete state with no relaxations and solely exempted important companies to stop the an infection. Hours later, the Chandigarh, too, imposed its curfew, with impact from Monday midnight until additional orders. Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray introduced that curfew shall be imposed in the complete state, additionally from Monday midnight. Puducherry imposed a curfew from 9:00 pm on Monday until March 31. Haryana and Himachal Pradesh additionally put curfews in place.
Manipur girl assessments constructive for coronavirus, first case in northeast
A 23-year-previous girl examined constructive for coronavirus in Manipur, the primary confirmed case in the Northeast, officers stated on Monday. The girl had not too long ago returned from the UK, Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences Director stated. She had returned to Imphal through Delhi and Guwahati airports.
16 pvt labs with 15,000 centres get nod to check
Expanding the community of laboratories to check suspected Covid-19 cases, the federal government and its analysis wing— Indian Council of Medical Research — have up to now permitted 16 non-public diagnostic lab chains with over 15,000 assortment centres unfold throughout the nation and extra are in the method of approval, officers stated.
Over 60 non-public laboratories have utilized to the ICMR in search of approval. Besides, two firms have additionally secured approval from the ICMR for regionally manufactured testing kits.
69 medicine recognized to check in opposition to coronavirus
As many as 69 medicine and experimental compounds could also be efficient in treating the coronavirus. Some of the drugs are already used to deal with different illnesses, and repurposing them to deal with Covid-19 could also be quicker than making an attempt to invent a brand new antiviral from scratch.
Ban imposed on flying of home industrial flights
Domestic industrial flights will cease flying from 11.59 pm on Tuesday until the identical time on March 31. The Centre took this determination amid an rising quantity of states asserting lockdowns and curfews that make commuting between cities and airports troublesome for everybody — passengers, airline crew and all different stakeholders required to make air journey doable.
Scheduled worldwide flights had been suspended on Sunday (March 22) for every week. When flights resume relies upon largely on how the pandemic unfolds.
1/fifth of the world instructed to remain dwelling
The hunt for masks, ventilators and different medical provides consumed the US and Europe, as greater than 1.5 billion individuals — one-fifth of the world’s inhabitants — had been requested or ordered to remain dwelling on Monday to attempt to blunt the unfold of the coronavirus. Worldwide, over 3,67,000 individuals have been contaminated and greater than 16,000 have died from the virus.

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