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Mar 26, 2020 11:07 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Coronavirus India highlights: G20 nations pledge 'united front' against COVID-19, to inject $5 trillion into global economy

Live updates of the novel coronavirus pandemic and its economic impact. FM Nirmala Sitharaman has announced Rs 1.7 lakh crore ‘PM Gareeb Kalyan’ scheme aimed at reaching out to the poorest

The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic has spread across 190 countries. The outbreak is having a major impact on global economy and the stock market. FM Nirmala Sitharaman has announced Rs 1.7 lakh crore ‘PM Gareeb Kalyan’ scheme aimed at reaching out to the poorest.

The total number of confirmed cases in India is 649. The Union Health Ministry has said that 43 people have recovered so far, but 13 have died. Today is the second day of the 21-day nationwide lockdown.

Globally, there have been over 4.74 lakh confirmed cases of COVID-19. At least 21,350 people have died so far. Infections are rapidly rising in the US, Italy, Spain, France and the United Kingdom. Catch the latest updates here:
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  • March 26, 2020 11:07 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | Maharashtra Health Department: 5 more people tested positive for COVI-19 in Maharashtra today (3 from Sangli and 1 each from Kolhapur & Pune), taking the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 130. 

  • March 26, 2020 10:40 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Prime Minister's Office: PM Narendra Modi had a telephonic conversation today with Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al Thani, the Amir of Qatar. The two leaders discussed the ongoing developments related to the COVID-19 global pandemic and its social and economic impact.

  • March 26, 2020 10:13 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu LIVE Updates | State health department: 3 more people test positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu; COVID-19 cases in the state rise to 31.

  • March 26, 2020 10:04 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Odisha LIVE Updates | 60-year-old man tests positive for novel coronavirus in Bhubaneswar; COVID-19 cases in Odisha rise to 3, says officials. 

  • March 26, 2020 09:53 PM IST

    Coronavirus in J&K LIVE Updates | Rohit Kansal, J&K Principal Secretary​: Another COVID-19 positive case reported just now; a patient from Rajouri district in Jammu. History of close contact with a (now deceased) positive case. 

  • March 26, 2020 09:48 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh: Nearly 11,000 convicts and undertrials who are imprisoned for offences with prescribed punishment up to 7 years or less should be released on emergency parole or furlough to reduce overcrowding in prisons and to contain COVID-19 outbreak. 

  • March 26, 2020 08:43 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | PM Modi at emergency G20 summit: The G-20 accounts for 80 percent of the world’s GDP and 60 percent of the world’s population. At the same time, we have 90 percent of the global COVID-19 cases, and 88% of the deaths caused by it. Our economies may be strong, but clearly, our systems are fragile. (4/4)

  • March 26, 2020 08:40 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | PM Modi at emergency G20 summit: Multilateral fora have been less effective in promoting shared interests of humanity - whether it is combating terrorism or climate change. And now, we have yet another example. This crisis is robbing us of our most precious resource – our lives, our health. (3/4)

  • March 26, 2020 08:39 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | PM Modi at emergency G20 summit: The G20 emerged as the leading forum to mitigate the 2008 global financial crisis. It has promoted financial stability and growth. However, in the process, we have allowed a purely economic agenda to define globalization. We have cooperated more to balance competing individual interests, rather than advance the collective interests of all human kind. (2/4)

  • March 26, 2020 08:37 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | PM Modi at emergency G20 summit: Thousands of precious lives have been lost to this crisis. Equally alarming are its social and economic costs. However, beyond our immediate trauma, I would like to focus upon a fundamental reality, which this pandemic has exposed. (1/4)

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