29 Mar, 23:36 (IST)

Kolkata: A 59-year-old resident of Hooghly has been tested positive for #coronavirus. He is currently admitted to the ICU of a hospital. Total number of positive cases in West Bengal rise to 21.

29 Mar, 22:38 (IST)

Andhra Pradesh: Two new COVID19 cases reported in Visakhapatnam today; both have contact history with case no. 7 who had returned from Birmingham. Total number of cases rises to 21 in the state. 

29 Mar, 21:26 (IST)

3260 persons have been kept under home quarantine while 307 are in hospital quarantine. 2163 persons are under home surveillance, 735 persons have completed their 28-day surveillance period. 588 samples sent for testing of which 542 tested negative, 8 reports awaited: J&K Govt

29 Mar, 20:56 (IST)

Indian Army Sources clarify that two* persons of Indian Army tested #COVID19 positive today. Earlier information about a Jawan being tested positive in Srinagar is untrue. The two positive cases include a Colonel, who is a doctor in Kolkata, while other is a JCO in Dehradun.

29 Mar, 20:46 (IST)

Total number of #COVID19 positive cases rise to 1024 in India (including 901 active cases, 96 cured/discharged/migrated people and 27 deaths): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

29 Mar, 20:41 (IST)

The Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) pledged to donate Rs 50 lakh each to the central government and the state government for their fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic.

29 Mar, 20:31 (IST)

There is adequate supply of essential goods in Uttarakhand. We will not let anyone in the state go hungry. Shops selling essential items to stay open from 7 am to 1 pm: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat

29 Mar, 20:19 (IST)

Delhi: 23 new Coronavirus cases reported today. Total number of positive cases in Delhi rises to 72.

29 Mar, 20:16 (IST)

Third COVID19 case of Indian Army reported from Srinagar where a Territorial Army Subedar has tested positive. The Subedar had returned from leave recently and undergone tests few days ago. His colleagues have been isolated as per procedures: Army Sources

29 Mar, 20:12 (IST)

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani warned today that "the new way of life" in Iran was likely to be prolonged, as its declared death toll from the novel Coronavirus rose to 2,640.

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New Delhi, March 29: The global death toll due to coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has crossed 30,000, with over six lakh being treated across the world. Italy remained the worst-hit country amid the coronavirus outbreak. As of Saturday, the total number of infections, fatalities and recoveries rose to 92,472. In India, the number of coronavirus cases surged to 918. Catch live updates of the coronavirus outbreak here. India Records Biggest Spike of 194 Coronavirus Cases in Single-Day.

According to data released by Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE), there were more than 121,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the United States, with 2,010 deaths. US President Donald Trump has said that he is considering ordering a quarantine of the New York City area, which is the epicentre of the COVID-19 epidemic. In the past 24 hours in Turkey, 16 more people lost their lives due to COVID-19, raising the death toll to 108. Cat Tests Positive For Coronavirus in Belgium After Being Infected by Owner.

In Pakistan, the number of coronavirus cases has reached 1500 and the death toll stands at 12. The first cases of coronavirus were first reported on February 26. Pakistan has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in South Asia so far. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who tested positive, has warned the coronavirus crisis "will get worse before it gets better", in a letter being sent to every UK household.