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Coronavirus Update: Latest News & Information on COVID-19

KJ Staff
KJ Staff
Coronavirus update in India

25 March 2020

9.30 PM: Total confirmed cases rise to 600.

9.20 PM: 9 positive cases reported in Kerela, Maharastra reported highest with 116 positive cases.

5.30 PM: Prince Charles tests positive for COVID-19; self-isolating

4.30 PM: Total number of confirmed cases in India has reached 606

3.30 PM: In the past 24 hours, 5 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in Delhi.

10.30 AM: As per latest reports, COVID-19 cases in India rises to 562

10.00 AM: Prime Minister will hold Cabinet meeting at his residence as country goes under lockdown

9.30 AM: West Bengal turns state-run hospital into Coronavirus isolation, treatment facility

9.00 AM: PM Modi will interact with people of Varanasi through video conferencing, today at 5 pm

8.30 AM: E-Commerce website Flipkart has temporarily suspended its services


24 March 2020

9.30 AM: Complete lockdown in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir as a precaution against COVID-19

9.00 AM: Coronavirus pandemic: Madhya Pradesh government has imposed curfew in Bhopal and Jabalpur

8.30 AM: Total COVID-19 cases in India has reached 492, out of which 446 are active cases, informed Health Ministry

23 March 2020

5.30 PM: All the district borders will be sealed in Maharashtra.

5.00 PM: 50% of DTC's fleet will ply from tomorrow says Delhi CM Kejriwal

4.30 PM: Chief Minister Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray has put the state under curfew to ensure lockdown compliance.

4.00 PM: 3 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Telangana; number goes up to 30

3.30 PM: Over 1 billion people all over the world aked to stay at home due to virus

3.00 PM: Tamil Nadu has decided to impose Section 144 across the state, starting tomorrow 6 pm and will continue till 31 March .

2.30 PM: 14 fresh positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Mumbai city and 1 new case has been reported in Pune.

1.30 PM: PM Modi interacts with heads of media through video conferencing regarding COVID-19.

1.00 PM: All the OPD services in AIIMS & all centres will remain closed till further notice.

12.30 PM: Himachal Pradesh is under complete lockdown until further orders.

12.00 PM: DGCA in India has issued 'Social Distancing Measures for the Airlines and Airport Operators'

11.13 AM: Coronavirus positive cases rise to 415 in India so far.

10 AM: Andhra Pradesh Reported 6th Positive cases, Jharkhand announces Lockdown

9.00 AM: Three new cases reported in Rajasthan 

8.30 AM: Noida reported 2 new cases of a mother and son who had a travel history to Denmark.

22 March 2020

5.00 PM: Section 14 has been imposed in Delhi until 31st March

4.45 PM: Delhi Metro train services will completely remain closed till 31st March.

2.00 PM: Janta Curfew on, no passenger on Train, no people on the streets of Delhi-NCR

1.47 PM: Number of Coronavirus cases rises to 324 in India with death toll 6.

1.45 PM: 38 years old man from Bihar who has a travel history to Qatar has recently died of COVID-19.

11.30 AM: 315 cases confirmed in India so far with the casualty of 5th patient of Maharashtra.

11.28 AM: Positive cases in Maharashtra rises to 74.

11.25 AM:  Rajasthan imposes Lockdown; Major cities of Gujarat shut down

10.00 AM: At least 13,000 people lost their lives across the globe so far.

21 March 2020

7.30 PM: India reported 283 cases so far with 47 new cases detected today.

6.30 PM: Comprehensive sector-wise relief package needs to be announced forthwith by the government: Sonia Gandhi

10.45 AM: As per PTI, one more person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Noida: DM

10.15 AM: A woman from West Bengal with travel history to Scotland also tests positive for Coronavirus. 

10.00 AM: Uttar Pradesh CM says, We all should adhere to 'Janta curfew' called by PM Modi. All metro rail, state & city bus services in the state to remain closed tomorrow.

9.30 AM: Famous Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor has been booked for negligence.

9.15 AM: AIIMS, Delhi decides to postpone all non-essential elective procedures as well as surgeries for the time being.

9.00 AM: Kerala state government has directed all government employees to work part-time for two weeks.

8.45 AM: BMC in Odisha has announced odd-even formula for public transportation.

20 March 2020

2.00 PM: All examinations from class I to VIII have been cancelled in Maharashtra and state government has decided to promote the students to next classes without any exam.

1.30 PM: Indonesia has confirmed 60 new COVID-19 cases taking the death toll to 32.

12.30 PM: Beijing will hold a video conference with over 10 countries regarding the issue.

11.30 AM: Coronavirus deaths top 10,000 worldwide; Five dead in India

As per recent report, the active COVID-19 cases all across the world has reached to 146,241; recovered cases has reached to 88,295 & fatal cases has reached to 10,032.

11.00 AM: The AAP government has issued advisory for employers of private sector to allow their employees work from home till 31st March.

10.30 AM: Maharashtra has confirmed 52 positive coronavirus cases in the state.

10.15 AM: A woman in Mohali also tests positive for COVID-19; total cases in Punjab reaches 3

19 March 2020

4.00 PM: Pakistan has closed the 'Wagha border with India' for 2 weeks amid coronavirus scare.

3.00 PM: Chief Minister and Health Ministers of all the states will talk to Prime Minister, Modi tomorrow through video conferencing, informed Rajesh Tope

2.00 PM: IndiGo CEO Ronojoy Dutta announces pay cut for all employees and himself

1.30 PM: Union Ministers have gathered for the GOM meeting on Coronavirus at Nirman Bhawan.

12.30 PM: 43 Indians who have come through the Attari-Wagah Border have been sent to quarantine facility in Amritsar.

12.00 PM: Until now,168 people have been confirmed positive with COVID-19 in India.

11.00 AM: The ICSE & ISC has postponed all examinations between 19 & 31 March due to the rising Coronavirus cases in India.

10.30 AM: Second COVID-19 case reported in Andhra Pradesh

Second positive case of coronavirus has been reported in Andhra Pradesh. The state Health Department has said that a person who came back from England on 15th March tested positive for COVID-19.

10.00 AM: Two women test positive for COVID-19 in Mumbai

Officials said that 2 women have tested positive for coronavirus in Mumbai metropolitan region. 1 woman had come back from the UK and the other had returned from Dubai. Now the number of cases in Maharashtra has reached 47.

9.30 AM: As per latest reports as many as 50 international flights while 34 domestic flights have been cancelled at Chennai Airport.

18 March 2020

7.30 PM: 3 more cases reported in Karnataka, number goes up to 14

The state health department informed that 3 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the city today. Now the total number of cases in Karnataka has reached 14

6.00 PM: Indian carriers may ground 150 planes; stare at a quarterly loss on coronavirus impact: Report

5.30 PM: Total coronavirus cases in India has reached 151

5.00 PM: India sends 15 tonnes of medical supplies worth Rs 2.11 crore to China

Government said it has provided 15 tonnes of medical supplies to China that is badly hit by Coronavirus. It includes masks, gloves & other emergency medical equipment.

2.55 PM: India bans entry of Indians from EU, Turkey, and UK

2.48 PM: Two more COVID-19 cases in Karnataka, the number goes up to 13

2.37 PM: One person who recently returned from Indonesia tests positive in Noida

11.30 AM:  Former Union Minister and BJP MP Suresh Prabhu in-home quarantine and placed in isolation as a precautionary measure

11 AM: Indian Army reports its first case of coronavirus, India's total at 147

9:30 AM: Pune woman tests positive for COVID-19

A 28-year-old woman from Pune who came from the Netherlands and France has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a senior official. With this, the number of Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra has gone up to 42.

17 March 2020

7:30 PM Tuesday: Corporate offices in Gurugram advised to allow employees work from home

District Magistrate of Gurugram has asked all IT Firms, MNCs, BPOs, Industries, and Corporate offices to allow their staff to work from home till 31 March 2020 after the rising cases of Coronavirus in the country and also as a preventive measure.

5.55 PM: Total number of confirmed cases across India reaches 137: Health Ministry

3 PM: Third death reported from Maharashtra, positive cases rise to 126

The death toll rises to 3 from the novel coronavirus in India on Tuesday as a 64-year-old man from Maharashtra who had returned from Dubai, passed away at Kasturba Hospital.

2 PM: 25 Doctors at Premier Kerala Hospital Kept under Isolation

Recent reports suggest that at least 25 doctors among 75 employees of a government hospital in Thiruvanthapuram have suspected of getting coronavirus while dealing with coronavirus positive patients and kept under isolation.

1.49 PM: Tuesday: Coronavirus cases in Pakistan Rises up to 189

  •  Sindh-155 positive cases

  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa--15

  • Balochistan-10

  • Gilgit-Baltistan--5

  • Islamabad--2

  • Punjab—1

1.40 PM; Tuesday: Procedure of Coronavirus Test in India; Know the Cost

  • Fees at Govt Hospitals: Rs. 71 per test

  • Cost of PCR testing quoted by govt: Rs 5,000 per test

  • Cost at Pvt diagnostic centres: Rs 8,000-10,000 per test

  • Many large Pvt players say they are ready to carry out PCR tests

Coronavirus Update in India

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