List of 62 Covid-19 testing labs and Coronavirus Live Updates
Click here to see the list of 62 labs where testing for Covid-19 will take place across the country.
More than 175,530 cases have been recorded in 145 countries. The United States has began restricting citizens’ movements in a major escalation of attempts to contain the virus. Ukraine also announced shutdowns of public transport, bars, restaurants and shopping malls.
France went into lockdown to fight the rapidly-increasing spread of coronavirus as Europe closed its borders. French President Emmanuel Macron said the European Union’s external borders would close for 30 days starting Tuesday, as the number of deaths worldwide passed 7,000.
All madrasas in Uttar Pradesh to remain shut till April 2
All madrasas in Uttar Pradesh will remain shut till April 2 as a precautionary measure in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
China announces ban on reporters from The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, says US Media
According to the US media, China has announced ban on reporters from The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post.
Malls in to remain closed till March 31
Patna authorities have said that malls in Patna will remain closed till March 31.
Lucknow University shut down from March 18 till April 2
Lucknow University has been shut down from March 18 till April 2 over novel coranavirus scare.
Egypt locks down major Red Sea tourist resort
Egypt on Tuesday locked down the Red Sea resort of Hurghada where a German tourist died of new coronavirus earlier this month as it battles the spread of the disease. Hurghada is a magnet for tourists, including divers, who come year-round for its clear waters, coral reefs and unique marine life. (Agency)
Bagh-e-Bahu, Bagh-e-Bhour garden in Jammu closed till March 31
After Mughal Gardens in Kashmir, now Bagh-e-Bahu garden and Bagh-e-Bhour garden in Jammu have been closed for general public till March 31.
First case of Covid-19 confirmed in Kolkata
A man, who travelled from London, tested positive for novel coronavirus. His parents and driver have also been kept in isolation.
Entry of all foreign tourists in Kashmir banned
As a precautionery measure, entry of all foreign tourists in Kashmir has been banned.
Indian students stuck in Philippines after country’s lockdown
Thousands of Indian students, including around 200 from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, are stranded in Philippines after lockdown. Panicked students requested the Indian government for immediate evacuation.
Entry of buses into Ooty to be suspended from March 18 onwards
Entry of buses into Ooty has been banned in Ooty from March 18 onwards. Tentatively, this ban is up to March 31.
Malls, restaurants to be shut down for at least 15 days across Sindh province
All malls and restaurants are to be shut down for at least 15 days across Sindh province. Public transport facilities — going in and out of Karachi — are also to be closed.