Coronavirus India News highlights: Rajasthan reports 77 new cases; Punjab 330
Total confirmed cases in India have risen to 28,380. Highlights of the novel coronavirus pandemic and its socio-economic impact.
The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic has spread across 185 countries and territories. Today is the thirty-fourth day of India’s nationwide lockdown, which has been extended till May 3. Confirmed COVID-19 cases in India stand at 28,380. The death toll from the outbreak in India is at 886. Maharashtra, Gujarat and Delhi have reported the highest number of cases.
Globally, there have
been over 29.8 lakh confirmed cases of COVID-19. At least two lakh people have died so far. The United States, Spain, Italy, France, Germany and the UK are the most-affected countries. Catch the latest updates here:
Coronavirus in Assam LIVE Updates | CM Sarbananda Sonowal: Frontline journalists have been bravely covering COVID-19 against all odds, risking their lives and they are our real heroes. Our Govt will cover each one of them with a life insurance cover of Rs 50 lakh.
Coronavirus in Delhi LIVE Updates | Coronavirus cases in Delhi cross 3,000-mark; 190 fresh cases reported today.
April 27, 2020 / 10:03 PM IST
Coronavirus in UK LIVE Updates | UK has reported 360 new coronavirus deaths, taking the total number od virus-related deaths in the country to 21,092.
April 27, 2020 / 09:59 PM IST
Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE Updates | West Bengal Health Department now clarifies, COVID-19 positive patients to be mandatorily brought to hospitals. Only primary/secondary contacts allowed home isolation. Earlier CM Mamata Banerjee had announced in her press conference that positive patients could home quarantine.
April 27, 2020 / 09:41 PM IST
Coronavirus in Punjab LIVE Updates | Eight new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Punjab today; taking the total number of positive cases to 330.
April 27, 2020 / 09:35 PM IST
Coronavirus in Rajasthan LIVE Updates | State Health Department: Total 77 COVID-19 cases reported in Rajasthan today--- 25 in Jaipur, 11 in Jodhpur, 10 in Jhalawar, 8 in Tonk, 7 each in Kota and Chittorgarh, 3 in Nagour, 2 in Bhilwara and 1 each in Ajmer, Jaisalmer, Pali and Udaipur. Total number of positive cases here rises to 2,262.
April 27, 2020 / 09:31 PM IST
Coronavirus in Goa LIVE Updates | CM Pramod Sawant: We recommend that lockdown should be extended after May 3. No mode of public transport should be allowed between States.
April 27, 2020 / 09:19 PM IST
Coronavirus LIVE Updates | WHO Director-General: The pandemic is far from over. WHO continues to be concerned about increasing trends in Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America and some Asian countries. As in all regions, cases and deaths are underreported in countries in these regions because of low testing capacity.
April 27, 2020 / 09:10 PM IST
Coronavirus LIVE Updates | WHO Director-General: Although COVID-19 is taking a heavy toll, WHO is deeply concerned about the impact the pandemic will have on other health services, especially for children.
April 27, 2020 / 09:07 PM IST
Coronavirus LIVE Updates | WHO Director-General:WHO played a key role in the development of Ebola vaccine and we’re doing the same for COVID-19. Developing a COVID-19 vaccine has been accelerated because of the previous work WHO and partners have done over several years on vaccines for other coronaviruses.