New Delhi, Mar 26 (PTI) Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Thursday.
Dhirubhai Ambani School commences teaching through virtual platform amid the lockdown.
Drones were used to enforce lockdown and more people were booked for violating prohibitory orders.
Shimla residents crowd at stores during curfew relaxation to buy essentials.
An FIR was registered against 15-20 people for gathering for namaz in violation of lockdown orders.
An 66-year-old man tests positive for COVID-19 in West Bengal, taking the total number of cases in the state to 10.
Labourers from the unorganised sector in Himachal Pradesh stare at uncertain future amid lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Indian Air Force creates nine quarantine facilities at its nodal bases across country.
Poultry farmers in Punjab and Haryana stare at losses due to feed shortage due to the lockdown.
Animal protection organisations urge Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to shut illegal meat, pet markets to contain coronavirus.
India's growth in next two quarters won't be over three per cent, former chief statistician Pronab Sen says.
Four more people test positive for coronavirus in UP as the number of cases rises to 42.
E-commerce companies temporarily stop taking orders for non-essential items amid lockdown.
Coronavirus impact to bring more worries for Indian banks, ratings agency Fitch says.
A 70-year old woman, who became the second COVID-19 related fatality from Karnataka, is among four new positive cases of coronavirus confirmed in the state, taking the total number of the affected to 55, health department says. 3:52 p.m.
The central government permits distilleries to manufacture hand sanitisers and issues licences to 45 firms.
A 73-year-old man who had tested positive for coronavirus and was in coma due to kidney failure in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district dies, official says.
WTO sees sharp fall in trade and calls for global solutions to tackle COVID-19 crisis.
Financial services major Kotak Mahindra says it will reimburse employees and their family members for COVID-19 test.
Three persons including a doctor couple test positive for coronavirus in Telangana as total cases rise to to 44 in the state.
Delhi Metro services closure period extended till April 14, DMRC says.
Mahindra & Mahindra hopes to be ready with ventilator prototype in 3 days to assist combating the COVID-19 pandemic.
The government will provide 5 kg grains and 1 kg pulses for free over next 3 months, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces Rs 50 lakh insurance cover for doctors, paramedic, and healthcare workers.
Scientists identify nearly 70 drugs that may be effective against COVID-19.
Three more people test positive for coronavirus in Noida.
The government has enough foodgrain reserves to feed the poor amid the nationwide lockdown, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan says.
Shops selling essentials will remain open round the clock, says Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal.
A total of 36 cases of coronavirus have been reported in Delhi so far, CM Arvind Kejriwal says.
Shortage of thermal scanners in two inter-state check gates of Nagaland, official says 12:16 p.m.
Warm, humid climate linked to slower COVID-19 transmission, MIT study says.
Forty eight people who came in contact with COVID-19 patient in Srinagar are put in quarantine.
China's ruling Communist Party poses a 'substantial threat' to Americans' health and their way of life, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says.
Mobile maker Lava pays 20 per cent advance salary to factory workers to support their expenses during the lockdown period.
Five more people test positive for coronavirus in Indore, taking total cases in the city rise to 10.
The number of coronavirus cases in India rises to 649, with a death toll of 13, Health Ministry says.
ICMR invites quotations from manufacturers for supply of COVID-19 test kits.
A 65-year-old man from Hyderpora area of Srinagar dies, becoming the first fatality in Jammu and Kashmir due to coronavirus.
China reports no new local coronavirus infections for the second consecutive day, but the number of imported COVID-19 cases sharply rose to 67.
Madhya Pradesh's COVID-19 tally rises to 20 as five more people test positive.
Coronavirus cases in the US cross 65,000 with more than 1,000 fatalities.
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