Coronavirus wrap April 3: Here are the top developments of the day
In India, as per the Health Ministry's latest updates, the number of positive cases stands at 2,547, of which 62 people have already lost their lives to the virulent outbreak.
The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic has spread across 180 countries. Today is the 10th day of India's 21-day lockdown. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in India stands at 2,301. The Union Health Ministry has said that 56 people have died due to the virus.
PM Narendra Modi thanked the people of India for showing phenomenal discipline during the 21-day lockdown to control the spread of coronavirus. To defeat the darkness of despair and light our lives with hope, let's switch off all lights for 9 minutes at 9 pm on April 5 and illuminate our surroundings with candles, diyas, torch or mobile flashlights, says the PM.The number of confirmed coronavirus cases around the world has soared past one million and deaths have topped 50,000 as the United States reported the highest daily death toll of any country so far. Catch the latest updates here:
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Coronavirus in Maharashtra LIVE Updates: 67 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Maharashtra today. The total number of positive cases in the state stands at 490. The death toll in the state rises to 26 after 6 deaths occurred today. 50 people have been discharged.
Of this, Mumbai alone has reported 43 fresh cases, taking the total number of cases to 278 in the financial capital of India.
Coronavirus in Delhi LIVE Updates: Total COVID-19 positive cases in Delhi rises to 386, after 93 fresh cases were reported today in the national capital.
259 out of the total positive cases are those, who had attended Tablighi Jamaat event. Total death toll due to COVID19 rises to 6 after 2 deaths occurred today. (ANI)
Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates: Air India pilots write to CMD of Air India, "By effecting a cut only on allowances, Directors and the management executives have deviously exempted themselves from any meaningful austerity cut as their allowances are extremely small. The pay cut on Allowance is unequal and not acceptable to us." (ANI)
Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Maharashtra BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis: I appeal to people to support PM Narendra Modi's call to turn off lights of their homes for 9 minutes at 9 pm on April 5 and light a candle or a 'diya' or use the mobile flashlight to mark India's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
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