India’s help with key medicine won’t be forgotten: Donald Trump – Times of India

NEW YORK: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday thanked India for its decision to export anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to assist in his country’s fight against novel coronavirus. “Extraordinary times require even closer cooperation between friends. Thank you India and the Indian people for the decision on HCQ. Will not be forgotten! Thank you Prime Minister…

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US coordinating with India to bring back its stranded citizens: Official – Times of India

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration is coordinating with the Indian government to evacuate stranded American citizens from India who have expressed interest to return to the US, a top official here has said, amid the rapid spread of coronavirus pandemic that has upended life, disrupted travel and killed over 37,500 people. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of…

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92 new cases and four deaths due to Covid-19 in India in last 24 hours: Govt – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Ninety-two new cases and four deaths due to Covid-19 have been reported in India since Sunday, the health ministry said on Monday while reiterating that there has been no community transmission of the virus as of now. Technically, Covid-19 is still in the local transmission stage in the country as there has been…

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Coronavirus in India: 130 new corona cases, highest in a single day – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s Covid-19 count crossed the 1,000 mark on Sunday, with states reporting 130 new cases, the highest for a single day so far, even as Delhi saw a major spike of 23 new infections and Maharashtra reported two deaths from the disease. This is the first time Delhi’s single-day Covid-19 tally has crossed…

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Coronavirus roundup: Developments in India and rest of world – Times of India

TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Updated: Mar 28, 2020, 22:28 ISTNEW DELHI: The Union health ministry on Saturday said it is focusing on high disease-burden hotspots and working in tandem with states to implement rigorous contact-tracing, community surveillance and containment strategies as the number of novel coronavirus cases crossed the 900-mark in the country. Meanwhile, the number of…

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India, Day 1: World’s Largest Coronavirus Lockdown Begins – The New York Times

India’s 1.3 billion people have been told to stay at home. For some, it will mean starving. And an already fragile economy may collapse.Lines of people hoping to buy food, like this one outside a grocery store in Mumbai, became a common sight across India on Wednesday.Credit…Atul Loke for The New York TimesMarch 25, 2020Updated…

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India is building a coronavirus tracker app, fueled by your location data – The Next Web

India is gearing up to launch an app to help users check if they have been in close contact with people infected with the coronavirus. The app is called CoWin-20, and is currently being tested on both iOS and Android. It will track your location and alert you if you are near a COVID-19 infected…

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Coronavirus live news: India locks down population of 1.3bn as Hubei eases restrictions – The Guardian

11.32pm EDT23:32 The Nigerian president’s influential chief of staff has tested positive for coronavirus, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday. Abba Kyari, who is in his 70s, is an important figure in President Muhammadu Buhari’s government and his illness could have ramifications for the running of the country. Employees inspect…

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Coronavirus cases rise to 433 in India; active cases 402 – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The number of novel coronavirus cases rose to 433 on Monday after fresh cases were reported from various parts of the country, the Union health ministry said. The total number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 402 so far, while 24 others have been cured/discharged/migrated and seven have died. The figure of 433…

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India Shuts Transport, 75 Districts On COVID-19 Lockdown: 10 Points – NDTV News

Coronavirus: The railway board decided to stop the passenger train services till March 31.HighlightsRailway Board stops passenger trains till March 31 Movement of goods trains to continue, said railways Punjab, Rajasthan announced complete lockdownNew Delhi: The country is set to grind to a halt shortly as railway, metro and interstate bus services will be stopped…

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