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Kerala stays ahead of other states in health services

On social indicators, like education, healthcare, life expectancy, low infant mortality and low birth rate, Kerala's achievements have been comparable with developed countries, that too despite a low level of economic development.

Lockdown may get extended as Modi govt ‘considering requests’

This comes a day after Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao made a strong case for the extension of the ongoing lockdown.

China reports no COVID-19 deaths for first time

The Commission said it had 32 confirmed cases, down from 39 on Monday, reports the BBC.

Odisha reports first COVID-19 death

The person, who belongs to the Jharpada area of Bhubaneswar, died on Monday.

Table Tennis World Championships deferred to September

The organising committee of the 2020 World Team Table Tennis Championships in Busan said in a statement that the event will be postponed to September after already being delayed once before.

Abe declares state of emergency over COVID-19

The declaration will come into effect on Wednesday, reports Xinhua news agency.

Escaped corona Jamaati patient arrested in UP

The patient Safid Miyan, who had attended the Tablighi Jammat meeting in Delhi last month, was arrested from a brick kiln on Tuesday afternoon.

23 new cases take Maharashtra tally to 891

On Tuesday, 10 fresh cases were reported from Mumbai, Pune had 4 new cases, Ahmednagar 3, Nagpur and Buldhana two each, and one each from Sangli and Thane this morning.

UP shooter announces reward for arrest of Tablighi chief

In a video message posted on the social media, Vartika has asked the government to book the cleric for sedition because he has endangered the lives of millions by hosting the Tablighi Jamaat meeting in the midst of the Corona scare.

Sensex up 1,300 points on positive global cues

The gains on the Indian stock markets were in line with the Asian indices which rose on signs that the rate of coronavirus-related deaths globally is dropping.

Telangana police book 10 Indonesians who had tested positive

The foreigners, who have completed their treatment at government-run Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad, were booked for violation of the provisions of Foreigners Act. They had attended Tablighi Jamaat meeting in Delhi before reaching Karimnagar by train.

Philippines extends COVID-19 lockdown until April 30

On March 17, Duterte ordered strict quarantine measures for the entire island of Luzon - the biggest and most populous in the country with 57 million inhabitants, including the capital Manila - until April 12, reports Efe news.

UK PM moved to intensive care as COVID-19 symptoms worsen

"The Prime Minister has been under the care of doctors at St Thomas' Hospital in London, after being admitted with persistent symptoms of coronavirus," the BBC quoted a Downing Street statement as saying on Monday night.

India lifts partial ban on hydroxychloroquine after Trump’s request

The Centre, sources said, will not ban but restrict the export of hydroxychloroquine and paracetamol depending on the availability of stock after meeting domestic requirements.

Kerala’s IMA unit wants further three weeks lockdown

Meanwhile, the special task force, set up by Vijayan on the advice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for suggestions, submitted its report in which it recommended that the lockdown should be lifted only partially and it should not happen in one go.