The number of death due to coronavirus in the United States has crossed 10,000, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hoped for a speedy recovery of his British counterpart Boris Johnson who has contracted coronavirus. PM Modi tweeted: "Hang in there, Prime Minister (of UK) Boris Johnson. Hope to see you out of hospital and in perfect health very soon."

The death toll due to coronavirus in France surged to 8911 with 833 more deaths being reported on Monday.

Tripura reported its first coronavirus case on Monday. The patient is from Udaipur, said Chief Minister Biplab Deb.

A total of 1,01,068 samples have been tested till 9 pm on April 6, said the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) amid the coronavirus outbreak.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday extended shutdown in the epicentre of the US' deadly coronavirus pandemic to April 29.

The number of coronavirus cases jumped to 256 in Madhya Pradesh with 63 new cases being reported today, said Health Commissioner Faiz Ahmed Kidwai.

The United Kingdom has recorded over 5,000 coronavirus deaths, says news agency AFP.

A 38-year-old pregnant woman from Nalasopara who tested positive for COVID-19, passed away today at Nair House: Vasai-Virar City Municipal Corporation, Maharashtra.

Telangana Chief Minister's Office now clarifies that CM K Chandrasekhar Rao suggested extension of lockdown for 2 more weeks (after April 15). He took a reference from BCG report which suggested lockdown in India will be good until June 3. No announcement of extension yet.

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Mumbai, April 6: The total COVID-19 positive cases in the country have climbed to 3,577 as on Sunday.  According to the union health ministry, the virus has also killed 83 people. On Sunday at 9 pm for 9 minutes, the entire nation switched off all the lights in their home and lit diyas, candles and flashed their mobile lights to kill the darkness created by coronavirus. The appeal was made by PM Narendra Modi to the citizen of India to show their solidarity in this moment of darkness.

An earthquake tremor was felt in Guwahati and other parts of the state. The total number of coronavirus cases in the city has increased to 40 after 23 more persons tested positive for coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal. The numbers also include 20 Tablighi Jamaat (Delhi) returnees. 

According to reports. the British government on Sunday warned that outside exercise could be banned if people flout stringent guidelines to cut the spread of coronavirus infections. A tiger housed at the Bronx Zoo in the United States here tested positive for coronavirus, making it the first known infection in an animal anywhere, according to US Department of Agriculture's National Veterinary Services Laboratories.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests, 10 days after testing positive for coronavirus. Johnson, 55, "continues to have persistent symptoms of coronavirus", a spokesperson informed on Sunday. Keep an eye on this space for all the latest news and updates that take place throughout the day.