28 Mar, 23:35 (IST)

The toll of coronavirus deaths in Italy crossed the 10,000-mark on Saturday, reported news agency AFP.

28 Mar, 23:15 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a special session of Mann Ki Baat, focused on the coronavirus outbreak, at 11 pm tomorrow.

28 Mar, 22:50 (IST)

8 Coronavirus positive cases reported in Telangana today;
The total number of positive cases in the state is 67 (including 1 death and 1 person cured/ discharged): Telangana Health Department.

28 Mar, 22:45 (IST)

I appeal to all Members of Parliament to supplement the Govt’s efforts in the fight against Coronavirus by contributing at least Rs. 1 crore initially from their MPLADS Funds: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu.

28 Mar, 22:09 (IST)

A head constable who was deployed at Mumbai airport has been tested COVID-19 positive today. He was under treatment in a Mumbai hospital for last few days: Central Industrial Security Force.

28 Mar, 21:38 (IST)

The global toll of COVID-19 infections peaked to 622,343 by the time this update was published. The death toll also climbed to 28,803.

28 Mar, 21:35 (IST)

Jammu & Kashmir: Over 400 people from Bihar who came on pilgrimage trip to Vaishno Devi request Bihar and UT govts to provide them transportation to their hometowns.A tourist says, "We're paying for accommodation but they are asking us to vacate now.People among us are sick and have children at home".

28 Mar, 21:32 (IST)

The total number of positive cases of Coronavirus in Delhi rises to 49: Delhi Government.

28 Mar, 21:19 (IST)

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced a contribution of Rs 51 Crores to Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES Fund) to fight COVID-19.

28 Mar, 20:57 (IST)

The total number of Coronavirus cases in the state is 28 including 25 active cases of which 21 are in Kashmir division and 4 in Jammu division. Our teams have been consistently trying to trace every single contact and test them: Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary-Planning, J&K

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New Delhi, March 28: The number of coronavirus cases across the world has surged by nearly one lakh in a single day to reach almost six lakh COVID-19 positive patients. More than 26,000 people have died so far due to coronavirus in 176 countries. The US now has the most number of coronavirus cases after more than 16,000 COVID-19 infections were reported in a single day. In India, the number of active coronavirus cases is 748. Catch live updates on the global coronavirus outbreak here. World Is in Recession, Can be Worse Than 2009 if Coronavirus Not Contained: IMF Chief Kristalina Georgieva.

According to data collected by the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre, Italy jumped to second place with over 86,000 coronavirus cases, followed by China and Spain. Italy recorded a sudden spike in coronavirus deaths, with 969 new victims which is the worst daily record for any country. Iran reported 144 new deaths from COVID-19 and 2,926 new cases of infection. The latest figures on Friday brought Iran's death toll to 2,378. Coronavirus: Huge Surge of Hate Speech Toward Chinese on Twitter.

No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported on Friday in Wuhan, the previous epicentre of the outbreak in central China's Hubei Province. The province also registered no increase in new COVID-19 cases on Friday. France recorded a 13 percent rise in the number of coronavirus cases within a day to reach a total of 32,964.