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NEW DELHI: Covid-19 infections continued to rise across the country, with 99 new cases reported by states on Monday, by far the highest for a single day, even as two more Covid-19 patients succumbed to the disease. and died of coronavirus. toll to nine so far. Almost the entire country was locked up after the government imposed restrictions on 606 districts.

Here’s a look at the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak in India and around the world:

The Center advises states to impose a curfew when necessary

As people continue to venture despite the blockade, the Center has advised state governments and union territory administrations to impose a curfew when necessary in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

PM Modi will address the nation at 8 PM on Tuesday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation, for the second time in a week, at 8 PM on Tuesday for the coronavirus outbreak. “He will address the nation at 8 PM today, March 24, 2020, on vital issues related to the COVID-19 threat,” Modi tweeted. He addressed the nation in an effort to combat the virus on March 19.

Mumbai records its third Covid-19 death

Mumbai recorded Covid-19’s third death after a 65-year-old man passed away last night. The patient had returned from the United Arab Emirates on March 15 to Ahmedabad and subsequently arrived in Mumbai on March 20. He was admitted to the Kasturba hospital on March 23 and died the same day, civic officials confirmed.

446 active cases in the country

According to an update by the health minister, there are a total of 446 active coronavirus cases in the country as of March 24. So far, 36 Covid-19 patients received treatment and were discharged. Nine people have lost their lives to the virus, while one person who tested positive has emigrated from the country.

The coronavirus case count in the country remained close to 500, with 498 cases reported so far by the states. Up to 246 cases have emerged in the past three days, representing almost half of all reported cases since January 30.

Domestic air passenger arrested in Kochi for refusing to follow rules to control the spread of the coronavirus

A 54-year-old domestic passenger was arrested at the airport here for allegedly refusing to follow instructions given by doctors to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, police said here Tuesday.

Lami Arackal of Ernakulam, who landed from Chennai at Cochin International Airport in Nedumbassery on Monday night, was arrested based on a complaint from health officials, they said. However, he was later released on bail.

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Almost all of India is locked up

More areas of India were blocked on Monday when the battle against Covid-19 entered a decisive phase with the governments of Maharashtra and Punjab imposing the curfew on their states. According to information provided by the Center, 30 governments have imposed a total blockade on the entire state / Union territory, covering 548 districts. Three other governments have blocked certain areas, covering a total of 58 districts. India has 728 districts.

Closings become curfews

Punjab on Monday became the first in the country to impose a curfew across the state without relaxation and only exempted essential services to prevent infection. Hours later, the Chandigarh also imposed its curfew, with effect from Monday at midnight until new orders. Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray announced that a curfew will be imposed across the state, also starting Monday at midnight. Puducherry imposed a curfew from 9:00 p.m. Monday through March 31. Haryana and Himachal Pradesh also established curfews.

Manipur woman tests positive for coronavirus, first case in the northeast

A 23-year-old woman tested positive for coronavirus in Manipur, the first confirmed case in the northeast, officials said Monday. The woman had recently returned from the United Kingdom, said the director of the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences. He had returned to Imphal through the Delhi and Guwahati airports.

16 pvt labs with 15,000 centers get approval to test

By expanding the network of laboratories to assess suspected Covid-19 cases, the government and its research wing, the Indian Council of Medical Research, have so far approved 16 private chains of diagnostic laboratories with more than 15,000 collection centers spread across across the country and more are in process. of approval, officials said.

More than 60 private laboratories have applied for ICMR approval. In addition, two companies have also obtained ICMR approval for locally manufactured test kits.

69 drugs identified to test against coronavirus

Up to 69 experimental drugs and compounds can be effective in treating the coronavirus. Some of the drugs are already used to treat other diseases, and reusing them to treat Covid-19 may be faster than trying to invent a new antiviral from scratch.

Ban on the flight of domestic commercial flights

Domestic commercial flights will stop flying from 11:59 p.m. Tuesday until the same time on March 31. The Center made this decision amid an increasing number of states that announced blockades and curfews that make it difficult for people to travel between cities and airports: passengers, airline crews and all other stakeholders must make transportation possible. aerial.

Scheduled international flights were suspended on Sunday (March 22) for a week. When flights are resumed depends largely on how the pandemic unfolds.

1/5 of the world said to stay home

The search for masks, ventilators, and other medical supplies consumed the US. USA And Europe, as more than 1.5 billion people, a fifth of the world’s population, were asked or ordered to stay home on Monday to try to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus. Worldwide, more than 3.67,000 people have been infected and more than 16,000 have died from the virus.

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