In the sunshine of the India-wide lockdown, the Home Ministry has extended regular and e-visas of all foreigners who’re stranded in the nation due to the coronavirus lockdown until May three on free of charge foundation.
The total variety of cases has gone up above 14,200 with demise toll exceeding 490.
The Hindu has introduced out a multi-language e-book on important COVID-19 info, in addition to covering the developments associated to the coronavirus pandemic because it unfolded. Here is a collection of our daily cartoons on COVID-19.
Here are answers from experts in your queries concerning the virus, an inventory of State Helpline numbers, a State-wise tracker for COVID-19 cases, deaths and testing, and a map of confirmed cases in India.
Here are the newest updates:
9.30 am | Bihar
Two new cases detected in Bihar
Two more cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Bihar, bringing the total variety of constructive cases in the State to 85.
The newly-detected cases embody a 17-year-old boy from Biharsharief in Nalanda and a 42-year-old man from Begusarai .
9.15 am | India
As many as 14,378 cases of COVID-19 have been detected throughout India, in accordance to the newest replace from the Health Ministry.
Data launched by the Ministry exhibits that 480 folks have died due to the illness whereas 1,991 have recovered. The lively case depend in the nation is 11,906.
9 am | Himachal Pradesh
Three more test constructive; total cases climb to 39 in Himachal Pradesh
Three more individuals examined constructive for COVID-19 on Friday, taking the total variety of coronavirus cases in Himachal Pradesh to 39, officers stated.
Two individuals from Hamirpur district and one from Chamba district examined constructive, they added.
Hamirpur deputy commissioner Harikesh Meena confirmed that two cases examined constructive from the district on Friday. Their contact historical past was being ascertained, he added.
Till Thursday, there was no COVID-19 constructive case in Hamirpur district.
With the brand new cases, total constructive cases have been discovered in six of the 12 districts of Himachal Pradesh — Kangra, Una, Solan, Chamba, Sirmaur and Hamirpur.
8.45 am | China
China’s revised COVID-19 figures are a bid to ‘depart no case undocumented’: WHO
A sharp upward revision in China’s coronavirus death toll on Friday was “an attempt to leave no case undocumented” after medical providers in Wuhan had been overwhelmed at the beginning of the outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) stated.
Nearly 1,300 individuals who died of the coronavirus in the Chinese metropolis of Wuhan, or half the total, weren’t counted in demise tolls due to lapses, state media stated on Friday, however Beijing dismissed claims that there had been any form of cover-up.
8.30 am | USA
Looking into stories that coronavirus ‘escaped’ from Wuhan lab: Trump
The U.S. is wanting into stories that the novel coronavirus, which has killed more than 150,000 folks globally, “escaped” from a Wuhan lab in China, President Donald Trump has stated.
“We’re looking at it, a lot of people are looking at it. It seems to make sense,” Mr. Trump advised reporters at a White House information convention on Friday when requested if there was an investigation into whether or not the coronavirus illness (COVID-19) escaped from a lab in Wuhan, China.