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April 22, 2020 / 11:23 PM IST

Coronavirus News India highlights | Assam government to allow movement of people stranded in different parts of state for 3 days from April 25

Highlights of the novel coronavirus pandemic and its economic impact. Total confirmed cases in India have risen to 20,471.

The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic has spread across 185 countries and territories. Today is the twenty-ninth day of India’s nationwide lockdown, which has been extended till May 3. Confirmed COVID-19 cases in India stand at 20,471. The death toll from the outbreak in India is at 652. Maharashtra, Gujarat and Delhi have reported the highest number of cases.

Globally, there have been over 25.7 lakh confirmed cases of COVID-19. At least 1.7 lakh people have died so far. The United
States, Spain, Italy, France, Germany and the UK are the most-affected countries. The outbreak continues to have a major impact on the global economy. Catch the latest updates here:
  • April 22, 2020 / 10:28 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Pakistan LIVE Updates | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who had come in contact with a COVID-19 positive patient, has tested negative for the virus, State Minister of Health for Pakistan, Zafar Mirza has said. 

  • April 22, 2020 / 10:25 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Assam LIVE Updates | Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma: Assam govt will allow movement of people stranded in different parts of the state for three days from April 25 in accordance with guidelines issued by Union home ministry. This is not a "blanket permission but will be conditional, and people can avail this only with the prior approval of deputy commissioners. 

  • April 22, 2020 / 10:11 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | Health Minister Rajesh Tope: ICMR has allowed Maharashtra govt to try out plasma therapy on COVID-19 patients in Mumbai. 

  • April 22, 2020 / 09:55 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Bhopal LIVE Updates | 44 COVID-19 patients including 22 police personnel have been discharged from Chirayu Medical College in Bhopal after their recovery. The Madhya Pradesh capital has recorded 303 cases so far.

  • April 22, 2020 / 09:44 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh LIVE Updates | State Health Department: 112 fresh cases have been reported in Uttar Pradesh today, taking total number of cases to 1,449. 21 patients have succumbed to the infection while 173 others have recovered. (ANI)

  • April 22, 2020 / 09:30 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Rajasthan LIVE Updates |  State Health Department: 153 new COVID-19 positive cases (including 68-Jaipur, 44-Ajmer, 17-tonk and 11-Jodhpur) reported in the state today; the total number of positive cases in the state rises to 1,888. (ANI)

  • April 22, 2020 / 09:13 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | After withdrawing the note that announced the cancellation of Amarnath Yatra, J&K Raj Bhawan PRO has said that a decision regarding organising of the Yatra will be taken after reviewing the COVID-19 situation in coming future, news agency ANI has reported.

  • April 22, 2020 / 09:08 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Mumbai LIVE Updates | BMC: Mumbai COVID-19 cases rise by 309 to 3,754; 10 more die, taking death toll to 160. 

  • April 22, 2020 / 09:00 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Delhi LIVE Updates | 92 new COVID19 positive cases, 1 death reported today; the total number of positive cases in Delhi is now 2,248, death toll 48. 

  • April 22, 2020 / 08:53 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | In this tweet from ANI: Indian Council of Medical Research has issued a protocol for using rapid antibody tests for COVID-19 after issues were raised by few States about the rapid antibody tests. These latest directions come a day after ICMR advised States not to use rapid testing kits for next 2 days.

  • April 22, 2020 / 08:23 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | The Health Ministry has directed all States to provide financial incentives to ASHA workers for undertaking COVID19 related activities. The Ministry has also asked States to ensure that ASHA workers are supplied with adequate protective gear.

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