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9,756 active cases in India; 11.41% people recovered: Health Ministry

India's Health Ministry said on Wednesday that 11.41 percent of coronavirus patients have recovered from the infection and a total of 170 districts have been identified with hotspots, while 207 have been identified as non-hotspots

Coronavirus cases in India surge past 11,000

The total number of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in India mounted to 11,439, stated the data published by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Maharashtra state's Covid-19 mortality rate highest in the world

Maharashtra, India's most industrialised state and the centre of the country's globalised entertainment industry,  has emerged as a global hotspot of the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of the mortality rate, latest data reveals

Domestic, international flights to remain suspended in India till May 3

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced the extension of the nationwide lockdown till May 3, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has said that all domestic and international flights will remain suspended during the period

Stay where you are: Supreme Court urges Indians stranded abroad

The Supreme Court on Monday directed that Indians stranded in other parts of the world should "stay where they are" as currently it is not possible to fly them back home

Agra, the new corona epicentre

With an addition of 39 new cases, Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal, has recorded the highest single-day hike in the number of corona patients and emerged as the epicenter of the Covid-19 outbreak in Uttar Pradesh. The total number of cases in the district is now 142

Advisory for protection of 160 million senior citizens

India's Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has issued an advisory to the states for the protection of 16 crore (160 million) senior citizens from coronavirus

Corona cases cross 10,000 mark, death toll touches 339

The total number of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in India climbed to 10,363, with 1,211 new cases and 31 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the data published by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India locked down till May 3, some reprieve possible from April 20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced an extension of the current nationwide lockdown till May 3, saying social distancing is the only way to prevent the coronavirus pandemic from spreading

35 more deaths in India as infected cases surge past 9000, deaths past 300

India's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Monday that at least 141 people have recovered from novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours

44 Indians evacuated from Iran: cured, return home to Kashmir

A total of 44 Indians, including 24 women - who were evacuated from Iran on March 13 - have been fully cured and have returned home, an Indian Navy official said here on Monday

Google India ramps up COVID-19 efforts

As the country prepares for another two-week of lockdown, Google India on Monday said it has ramped up actions to help bring authoritative and reliable information to people, and provide features across its products that can be helpful during these trying times

'Corona crisis has increased people's anger against the system; Modi's standing intact'

In the first analysis by the man widely considered India's foremost electoral strategist, Prashant Kishor has said the crisis has increased the already existing levels of frustration and anger felt by Indias vulnerable and poor people for the system

Delhi Airport a vital tool in fight against COVID-19

At a time when the national lockdown has paralysed the transport industry, the national capital's IGI Airport has emerged as a vital tool in the country's efforts to restock key medical supplies across the country and to repatriate foreigners

165 more US nationals airlifted from Hyderabad

As many as 165 more US nationals stranded in Hyderabad were airlifted by two flights of Air India from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport on Sunday. With this, a total of 432 US nationals were airlifted from Hyderabad by five flights since April 7

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