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Live Update @ 9 AM: COVID-19 pandemic accelerating, warns WHO
The World Health Organization on Monday warned that the Coronavirus pandemic is accelerating at a really speedy tempo and is a trigger of concern of all nations globally. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stated that it took the virus 67 days since its outbreak to contaminate 1 lakh folks; this quantity rose exponentially to 2 lakhs in mere 11 days wherease the circumstances tripled to three lakh above in simply four days. He additionally stated that it’s nonetheless potential to vary the course of this pandemic by means of collective international motion.
Live Update @ 8:45 AM: UK publicizes 3-Week Lockdown
The United Kingdom introduced a 3-week lockdown to deal with the coronavirus outbreak in the nation. During the lockdown, the county would shut all non-essential companies whereas banning gathering of 2 or extra people. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged residents to ‘stay at home’ because the nation grappled with the COVID-19 outbreak with the demise toll rising to 335.
Live Update @ 8:30 AM: Tokyo Olympics more likely to be Postponed
According to a press release issued by Senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official Dick Pound, the postponement of 2020 Tokyo Olympics is a inevitable in instances akin to COVID-19 outbreak. However, formally, IOC has taken a distinct stand with the group informing the press that it’ll consider the state of affairs concerning the feasibility of holding the Tokyo Olympics in subsequent four weeks. Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to be held from 24th July 2020 to 9th August 2020.
Live Update @ 8:15 AM: Shaheen Bagh Protest Site cleared
Delhi Police on Tuesday morning, cleared the Shaheen Baug protest website in Delhi amid the rising issues round Coronavirus infections among the many protestors. The website was cleared after Sec 144 was imposed throughout Delhi in order to implement a whole lockdown in the nationwide capital to examine the unfold of COVID-19.
Live Update @ Eight AM: COVID-19 circumstances in India inch in direction of 500 mark
Monday i.e. 23rd March 2020 India recorded a complete of 99 constructive circumstances, marking the best spike in the Coronavirus an infection circumstances in the nation because the outbreak. The general tally of constructive COVID-19 circumstances stood at 498 with the demise toll additionally rising to 9. The worrying issue for the Central and State Government has been the continued spike in the quantity of circumstances in the final three days. Of the whole 500 circumstances, the 246 circumstances have surfaced in the previous three days. On the opposite finish, a complete of 40 sufferers with COVID-19 an infection have been handled, recovered and discharged throughout India.