Coronavirus roundup: Trends in India and rest of world

TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Updated: Apr 6, 2020, 20: 37 IST

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked Union ministers to prepare plans to fight the industrial impact of COVID-19 on wrestle footing and asserted that this disaster is a chance to increase the ‘Web-in-India’ initiative and lower dependence on other nations. Within the meantime, India recorded the very supreme preference of 704 sure circumstances of coronavirus previously 24 hours, taking the total quantity to 4,281, including 111 deaths.

Listed below are the stop trends:



  • India is between Stage 2 and 3 of coronavirus pandemic with spacious preference of circumstances being reward in express areas, the Union health ministry acknowledged.
  • The Union Cabinet licensed an ordinance to lower the salaries, allowances and pensions of MPs by 30% for one yr and the quantity shall be utilised in the fight in opposition to coronavirus. The President, Vice President, PM, governors of states have furthermore voluntarily decided to purchase a pay minimize.
  • The Union govt has asked the states and Union territories to be sure that passable offer of scientific oxygen as it is a severe need in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
  • Better than 25,500 Tablighi Jamaat people and their contacts have been quarantined in the country till now after the Union and shriek governments performed a “mega operation” to call them, MHA acknowledged.
  • Court docket listening to in congregation must change into an “exception” one day of the “extraordinary outbreak” of COVID-19 pandemic and it is severe that every and each one courts reply to the selection of social distancing to be sure that they kind not make contributions to the unfold of virus, the Supreme Court docket acknowledged.
  • There is a restricted evidence on the efficacy of hydroxychloroquine to deal with COVID-19 and there would possibly per chance be not sufficient evidence proof to assert it for folk, the ministry of health has acknowledged.
  • The Railways has converted 2,500 coaches into isolation wards, reaching nearly half of of its target of constructing 5,000 such coaches, as a part of govt’s efforts to fight coronavirus.
  • The Central Zoo Authority place all zoos one day of the country on “absolute top” alert and asked them to bring together samples fortnightly in suspected circumstances after a tiger at a US zoo examined sure for coronavirus.



  • Andhra Pradesh: Thirty-seven new COVID-19 circumstances had been reported in Andhra Pradesh, taking the total to 303 in the shriek.
  • Uttar Pradesh: The preference of coronavirus-sure circumstances in Uttar Pradesh crossed 300 stamp with 27 more people testing sure, taking the preference of contaminated ones to 305.
  • Maharashtra: With 120 fresh circumstances in the shriek, Maharashtra’s COVID-19 tally has climbed to 868.
  • Delhi: Twenty new COVID-19 sure circumstances have been reported in the closing 24 hours in the national capital, taking the total preference of coronavirus circumstances to 523 in Delhi, whereas the toll rose to 7.
  • J&K: Three new fresh coronavirus sure circumstances had been reported in Jammu and Kashmir, all from the Kashmir division, taking the total quantity to 109 in the Union territory.
  • Kerala: Thirteen more of us, two of whom attended the Tablighi Jamaat meet in Delhi, examined sure for coronavirus in Kerala, taking the total preference of energetic circumstances to 266.
  • Rajasthan: A 60-yr-dilapidated coronavirus affected person died at a health heart in Kota, with Rajasthan reporting 22 fresh circumstances, taking the total quantity to 288.
  • Tamil Nadu: Yet one more COVID-19 loss of life was as soon as reported in Tamil Nadu whereas 50 of us examined sure for coronavirus, including 48 returnees of the Delhi Tablighi Jamaat meet, taking the total preference of circumstances to 621.
  • West Bengal: The total preference of sure circumstances of coronavirus in the shriek till now is 61.
  • Assam: The Assam govt acknowledged that over 2,000 samples have been examined in the shriek out of which 26 have examined sure for coronavirus so a long way.
  • Jharkhand: Yet one more person from Hindpiri home has examined sure for coronavirus, taking the total quantity to 4 in the shriek.
  • Chandigarh: The health division of Chandigarh UT administration acknowledged the total preference of COVID-19 sure circumstances stood 18, including five of us which have been discharged till now.



  • The worldwide preference of fatalities from the radical coronavirus rose to 70,009 on Monday, according to a tally compiled by AFP.
  • Pope Francis has earmarked an initial USD 750,000 for a brand new fund for hospitals, colleges, nursing homes and other structures hurry by the Catholic Church in sad nations to make utilize of to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
  • China stepped up border alter measures on Monday because the preference of imported coronavirus circumstances rose sharply to 951 whereas the asymptomatic circumstances furthermore surged, raising fears of a 2d wave of the COVID-19 infections, mainly from Chinese returning home from overseas.
  • Americans are bracing for the “hardest and saddest” week of their lives with tragedies same to the 9/11 assaults and the Pearl Harbour bombing, the country’s high doctor has warned whereas the loss of life toll approached the 10,000-stamp.
  • Germany will place all arriving travellers in quarantine for 14 days, the internal ministry acknowledged, as Berlin ramps up entry curbs to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Spain declared a fourth consecutive fall in the preference of coronavirus-associated deaths with 637 over the past 24 hours, the bottom quantity in nearly two weeks.
  • The trajectory of coronavirus infections in Iran appears to have began a “unhurried” downward building, the govt. has acknowledged. The COVID-19 outbreak claimed 136 deaths previously 24 hours, bringing Iran’s total loss of life toll to a pair,739, striking the total quantity at 60,500 one day of the country.
  • The preference of COVID-19 circumstances in Pakistan reached 3,278 as health authorities in the country wander to have the unfold of the deadly disease by bright to the public to dwell internal their homes
  • The Nepal govt prolonged the ongoing nationwide lockdown by one more eight days till April 15 to have the unfold of the radical coronavirus in the country.

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