09 Apr, 22:14 (IST)

No positive case was found in Uttarakhand today. A total of 35 cases have been reported in the state till date (including 5 discharged): Directorate of Health Services, Uttarakhand

09 Apr, 21:32 (IST)

80 COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Rajasthan today. Total positive cases in the state stands at 463: Rajasthan Health Department

09 Apr, 20:59 (IST)

Members of Wadhavan Family of DHFL group have been placed under institutional quarantine by local police in Mahabaleshwar after they visited the town, violating the lockdown, news agency ANI reported.

09 Apr, 20:48 (IST)

One more person died of coronavirus in Telangana on Thursday, taking the state death toll to 12, Health Minister Eatala Rajender said.

09 Apr, 19:59 (IST)

The Gurugram district administration has declared nine areas as containment zones. Check list of areas identified as containment zones below:

09 Apr, 19:46 (IST)

The Karnataka government has postponed the Secondary School Leaving Certificate exam for class 10 indefinitely amid the coronavirus outbreak.

09 Apr, 19:37 (IST)

First coronavirus case has been reported in Aligarh today. "The 22-year-old man, who tested positive, is a resident of Firozabad and had come to Aligarh on March 12 to attend Jamaat event here in the city. He has no connection to Jamaat event in Delhi," said Aligarh DistrictMagistrate CB Singh.

09 Apr, 18:54 (IST)

The Rajasthan government has mandated wearing of face mask by people in urban areas of the state.

09 Apr, 18:44 (IST)

Mumbai has reported 79 coronavirus cases today, according to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

09 Apr, 18:34 (IST)

The number of coronavirus cases has jumped to 834 in Tamil Nadu. Of them, 763 cases are from "single source" event.

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Mumbai, April 9: United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for approving the export of hydroxychloroquine to the US. In a statement issued on Twitter, Trump credited Modi for displaying exemplary leadership by taking a decision in the interest of the "humanity".

The number of cases continues to rise in India. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday said that the total number of coronavirus cases in the country has jumped to 5,247. Out of which, 4,714 are active cases and 149 people have succumbed to death.

On the occasion of Shab-e-Barat -- a festival observed by various sects of the Muslim community, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and their Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal extended greetings. Kejriwal, while wishing, reiterated the appeal to offer all prayers from inside their homes.

On Wednesday, Deputy Commissioner, Sharat B said that "It has come to our knowledge that in some private hospitals in Karnataka's Kalaburagi city, the information about patients who have coronavirus like symptoms are not being reported on time to us. Cases are being brought to ESIC hospital late."

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