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May 14, 2020 / 11:05 PM IST

Coronavirus India News Highlights: Centre allows states to hire buses to ferry people arriving at railway stations

Live updates of the novel coronavirus pandemic and its socio-economic impact. Total confirmed cases in India have risen to 78,003.

Today is the fifty-first day of India’s nationwide lockdown, meant to stop the novel coronavirus pandemic. Known COVID-19 cases in India stand at 78,003. The death toll in India due to the outbreak has reached 2,549.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the second tranche of the economic package’s details today. There have been over 43.6 lakh confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally.
At least 2.97 lakh people have died so far. Catch the latest updates here:
  • May 14, 2020 / 10:07 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE updates |  Ministry of Home Affairs: Centre allows hiring of special buses by States/UTs to ferry passengers arriving at railway stations, in view of restrictions of public/private transport during lockdown.

  • May 14, 2020 / 09:44 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE updates | Ministry of Commerce and Industry: India has called upon the G-20 nations to ensure access to essential medicines, treatments and vaccines at affordable prices

  • May 14, 2020 / 09:30 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE updates | Lufthansa Airlines: With over 106 destinations in Germany and Europe, and more than 20 intercontinental destinations, range of flights on offer for travellers will be greatly expanded by end of June. The first batch of flights will be available for reservation in booking systems today

    I'm quite proud of our decision to have Mumbai as one of the first destinations for increasing our long-haul services. It reflects robust demand for flights to and from India, even in these unprecedented times, George Ettiyil, Senior Director Sales, South Asia at Lufthansa Group told media persons.

  • May 14, 2020 / 09:17 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE updates: International Olympic Committee creates $800m fund to address coronavirus crisis (AFP)

  • May 14, 2020 / 09:04 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE updates | Indian Council of Medical Research​: Scientists at ICMR-NIV, Pune have developed and validated the completely indigenous IgG ELISA test for antibody detection for SARS-CoV-2. On external validation, IgG test kit has been found to have sensitivity and specificity of 98.7% and 100%, respectively.

    After development in lab at ICMR-NIV, Pune, 4 companies SPAN, J MITRA, Cipla and Zydus-Cadila, were offered to take up the production. Zydus-Cadila accepted to produce the ELISA kits.

  • May 14, 2020 / 08:26 PM IST

    Coronavius in Mumbai LIVE updates: 998 cases from Mumbai and 25 deaths reported today. The total cases in the city are now at 16,579 while death tally reaches 621.

  • May 14, 2020 / 07:53 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE updates | PM Modi: Today’s announcements by FM Nirmala Sitharaman will especially benefit our farmers and migrant workers. The announcements include a series of progressive measures and will boost food security, credit to farmers as well as street vendors

  • May 14, 2020 / 07:39 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE updates: Mumbai Police regrets to inform about the unfortunate demise of ASI Murlidhar Waghmare (Sewri Police Station) and PN Bhagwan Parte (Shivaji Nagar Police Station). ASI Waghmare and PN Parte were battling Coronavirus.

  • May 14, 2020 / 07:36 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE updates | Airports Authority of India: Bureau of Civil Aviation Security has allowed passengers boarding an aircraft to carry hand sanitizer up to 350 ml in their cabin baggage. This is to be implemented with immediate effect. 

  • May 14, 2020 / 07:25 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Haryana LIVE updates: Total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Haryana stands at 818, including 368 active cases, 439 recovered/discharged patients and 11 deaths.

  • May 14, 2020 / 07:06 PM IST
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