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Coronavirus Highlights: Travel of passengers from EU countries, Turkey, UK among others prohibited from March 18

Highlights of the novel coronavirus pandemic and its impact. There are at least 114 active cases of COVID-19 in India.

The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic has spread across at least 155 countries. There are at least 114 active cases of novel coronavirus in India right now. The Union Health Ministry has said that 13 people have recovered so far, but two have died.

Globally, there have been over 1.69 lakh confirmed cases of COVID-19. At least 6,500 people have died so far — majority of them in China. However, infections have steadily risen in Iran, Italy, South Korea, Spain and the United States. The outbreak is having a major impact on global economy and the stock market. Catch the updates here:
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  • March 16, 2020 10:30 PM IST

    Coronavirus in J&K LIVE Updates | Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary Planning, Jammu & Kashmir: One more case, with travel history to Saudi Arabia, confirmed positive. Had reported high viral load earlier. Total 3 positive cases now in the union territory.

  • March 16, 2020 10:23 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | Tiger reserves, sanctuaries and national parks in the state to remain closed from 18th March to 31st March 2020, in wake of coronavirus outbreak.

  • March 16, 2020 10:13 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Karnataka LIVE Updates | Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike: BBMP understands that closing of gyms, sporting & other facilities has caused inconvenience...Open Gym Equipment at parks must strictly not be used as metallic surfaces are potential source of infection if it gets in contact with infected person. (ANI) 

  • March 16, 2020 09:49 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates | Public Health Department, Maharashtra: Two cases of Coronavirus = found in the state today, one each at Yavatmal and Navi Mumbai. This has taken the total number of cases in the state to 39.

  • March 16, 2020 09:44 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Punjab LIVE Updates | Punjab Chief Minister's Office: In the wake of Corona Virus (COVID-19), Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday ordered the closure of all zoos in the state till March 31.

  • March 16, 2020 09:03 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Prime Minister's Office: PM Narendra Modi shall participate in the 100th Birth Anniversary celebrations of ‘Jatir Pita’ Bangabandhu, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, in Bangladesh tomorrow via video conferencing. Due to Coronavirus, the events planned for March 17 in Bangladesh will be without any public gatherings.

  • March 16, 2020 09:01 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Health Dept, Haryana: 35 passengers with travel history from affected countries were admitted out of which 29 discharged as their result is negative, they're still under surveillance at home. Till date, 66 samples sent, out of which 54 found negative and result of 12 is awaited.

  • March 16, 2020 08:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus in Arunachal Pradesh LIVE Updates | Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu: Arunachal has closed its door to tourists temporarily to prevent the possibility of the spread of Coronavirus in our state. Earlier the state had restricted the entry of foreigners in the state. 

  • March 16, 2020 08:09 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel: All the national monuments and museums under Archaeological Survey of India to remain closed till 31st March. (ANI) 

  • March 16, 2020 08:04 PM IST

    Coronavirus in West Bengal LIVE Updates | Dr. Kausik Samajdar, Medical Superintendent, North Bengal Medical College, Siliguri: One patient with travel history to USA&mild cough&cold has been admitted in isolation ward here. Sample has been sent to National Institute of Cholera&Enteric Diseases.