New Delhi, Mar 22:
Two more have tested positive for coronavirus in Telangana, taking the state’s count to 21. With the new cases reported in Telangana, India’s count has climbed to 294. In Telangana, a 35-year-old man in Hyderabad has tested positive for Covid-19. His condition is said to be stable. Another case is that of a 33-year-old man who had returned from Dubai.
Confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus have doubled since the past week in India. In countries like China, South Korea, and Japan, experts are now witnessing a flat curve in the number of confirmed cases. However, the same number is doubling in Italy, Spain and Iran every 2nd-3rd day.
Lalu not allowed to meet anyone
Jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav is not being allowed to meet any as a precautionary measure against the novel coronavirus.
Maharashtra couple booked
A couple from Jalgaon in Maharashtra has been booked their travel history. A couple from Jalgaon in Maharashtra has been booked their travel history. Officials say that the couple failed to inform authorities about their recent trip to Thailand.
Vrindavan temple closed
The Gurugram Police Commissioner has decided on the formation of a special task force to keep a check on the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Officers part of this team will monitor patients who have been tested positive for Covid-19. This team will include 20 constables, 4 head constables and 2 SSI among others. Members of this team are undergoing training.
The management of the renowned Vrindavan temple have decided to close doors for devotees till March 31.
Many trains run
The Indian Railways has also decided to relax refund rules for counter-generated tickets in an effort to promote social distancing. Responding to claims that trains will also not run on Sunday as part of the PM’s Janta curfew, the Railways said that no such services will be delayed or halted on March 22.