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Coronavirus: Latest updates on COVID-19 crisis from around the world

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Following are the latest updates on coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Sunday.

9.20: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel announces a lockdown in urban areas of the state till March 31 in view of the coronavirus outbreak

8.54: Sources say Budget Session of Parliament is likely to be concluded on Monday after passage of the Finance Bill in both Houses in view of coronavirus threat


8.52: Three more persons test positive for novel coronavirus in Kolkata, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in West Bengal to seven

8.51: Gujarat government requests the Election Commission to postpone the March 26 Rajya Sabha election for four seats in the state in view of the coronavirus outbreak

8.42: Total number of coronavirus cases in the country rises to 360, while the death toll climbs to seven

8.23: Total number of coronavirus cases in Kerala rises to 64 as 15 fresh cases are detected

8.23: Himachal Pradesh government orders an indefinite "complete lockdown" in Kangra district

8.22: A man, who recently returned from Denmark, and his mother test positive for coronavirus in Greater Noida (West), taking the number of identified COVID-19 cases in Gautam Buddh Nagar to eight

8.03: Six people test positive for COVID-19 in Karnataka, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 26

8.03: Jammu and Kashmir administration orders shutdown of all establishments except those providing essential services and commodities across the Union Territory till March 31

7.55: Bihar government announces lockdown in urban areas with immediate effect to contain the possible spread of the novel coronavirus

7.53: Indian Council for Medical Research authorises medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur and Meerut to conduct coronavirus tests

7.37: Andhra Pradesh government announces a complete lockdown in the state till March 31

7.22: Prohibitory orders to be imposed in Mumbai from 9 pm on Sunday to prevent the spread of coronavirus

7.13: Entire Telangana under lockdown till March 31

7.03: India prepares for lockdown as coronavirus death toll rises to 7

7.01: Spain reports virus deaths up 30 percent in one day

6.58: Railways orders shutdown of all production units till March 25

6.58: Janta curfew extended in Goa till March 25: CMO

6.58: Number of novel coronavirus cases globally stood at 308,130 with 13,444 deaths, across 170 countries and territories at 1100 GMT Sunday

6.48: Bihar reports first Covid-19 death; another woman tests positive

6.43: Delhi to be locked down from 6 am Monday: Kejriwal

6.41: Coronavirus: Pak PM rules out complete lockdown, says it will create chaos

6.38: Sounds of bells, conches fill the air as grateful country appreciates essential service providers; PM say long battle ahead

6.34: 'Seven Haryana districts, including Gurgaon, Faridabad, put under lockdown'

6.33: COVID-19: Nagaland declares indefinite lockdown from Sunday midnight

6.23: Lab results of 210 coronavirus suspects awaited in Maha: Tope

6.23: Coronavirus: Woman tests positive in Bhopal, fifth case in MP

6.20: Rlys suspends all passenger services from Mar 22 midnight to Mar 31 midnight

6.18: Iraq on total lockdown until March 28 over virus fears

6.12: AI says neighbours ostracising, calling police on crew who went abroad

5.59: Offices should function with skeletal staff: Central govt tells all its departments

5.56: Kolkata, several areas in Bengal to be under lockdown from Monday 5 pm till Mar 27

5.50: Modi thanks people for expressing gratitude towards those helping fight coronavirus

5.41: Declared coronavirus infections in Europe top 150,000

5.32: SAARC Disaster Management Centre launches website to share info on coronavirus

5.23: 11 who attended Kanika Kapoor's party in Kanpur test negative for coronavirus

5.22: Coronavirus: All passenger trains, metro, inter-state bus services suspended till Mar 31, complete lockdown in 75 districts

5.21: FMCG makers reduce hand sanitizer prices as per govt directive

5.18: Surat man first victim of coronavirus in Gujarat

5.12: Russia sends virus experts, medics to Italy

5.10: States to earmark hospitals to exclusively treat COVID-19 patients: Health Ministry

5.06 pm: Meghalaya restricts entry of people from other states

4.58: Coronavirus: Maruti halts production at Gurgaon, Manesar plants

4.46: Coronavirus: 6 booked for wedding function in Latur

4.53: Coronavirus death toll rises to 7; India in lockdown mode as train, inter-state bus services stopped

4.24: Global athletes group calls for postponement of Olympics

4.23: UK virus 'accelerating' as 1.5 mn most at risk told to stay indoors

4.20: State getting ready for free tests, treatment for corona patients: UP CM

4.11: NPR, first phase of Census likely to be deferred

4.11: IT Min asks social media firms to remove false from their platform

4.10: NC MP Mohd Akbar Lone releases Rs 1 cr from MPLADS for coronavirus fight

4.07: Coronavirus: MP govt asks staff to work from home till Mar 31

4.04: Coronavirus: MP govt asks staff to work from home till Mar 31

4.03: Queen's aide tests positive for coronavirus: Reports

3.54: COVID-19: Indian woman from Canada discharged from Lucknow hospital after recovery

3.53: Maha imposes prohibitory orders to ensure social distancing

3.35: Iran says virus deaths up by 129, bringing total to 1,685

3.29: NCP asks MPs to not return to Delhi, help at local areas in COVID-19 fight

3.24: 15 Dubai passengers given 'home quarantine' stamp in Mumbai flee from airport, traced

3.23: COVID-19: Paramilitary forces suspend movement of troops till April 5

3.19: Seven more test positive in Punjab, total coronavirus cases now 21 in state: Official

3.16: Coronavirus cases climb to 341 in India

2.41: Chandigarh administration orders a lockdown imposing restrictions till March 31 including suspension of public transport to prevent spread of the infection.

2.38: Four new COVID-19 cases in Gujarat; total goes up to 18

2.34: Coronavirus: Wash hands after handling currency notes, appeals Indian Banks' Association

2.05: Paytm commits Rs 5 cr for developing coronavirus-related medical solution

1.12: SAI centres to be used as quarantine facilities to tackle COVID-19: Sports Ministry

1.07: Stay at home and save lives: President Trump

1.07: People valued soldiers in fight against coronavirus: PM

12.59: Woman in Panchkula tests positive for coronavirus

12.29 Another Chandigarh resident tests positive for coronavirus, total cases rise to six

11.36: 47 new infections reported in Singapore, cases rise to 432

11:13: Another COVID-19 patient dies in Mumbai; Maha toll reaches 2

11.04: 263 Indians evacuated from Italy sent to ITBP quarantine

10.55: Curfew-like restrictions in Kashmir as part of Janata curfew

10.53: Coronavirus positive cases in Maharashtra jump to 74

10.44: Bon Jovi member David Bryan tests positive for coronavirus

10.14: US Vice President Pence and his wife test negative for coronavirus

9:27: China reports first local COVID-19 case after three days, witnesses surge in imported infections.

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First Published: Sun, March 22 2020. 21:46 IST
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