The Bareilly health department has deployed a mobile medical unit in crowded localities of the city to collect "pool" samples for random COVID-19 testing of vegetable and fruit vendors, hawkers, chemists, etc.
The total COVID-19 positive cases reached to 1,948 in the state.
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On Friday, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched COVID-19 rapid test kits that enable results in 10 minutes. One lakh rapid test kits were imported from South Korea and delivered to the state in a special aircraft.
Iran reported 1,617 new infection cases overnight, bringing the total number to 73,303 in the country, of whom 4,585 have died, reported Xinhua news agency on Monday.
AS of Tuesday morning, the total number of cases increased to 4,175,284, the latest update by the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
The health ministry in the morning update said that of the total cases, 17610 cases are still active.
"In the first five days, 2,280 passengers will arrive at Kochi, Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram airports. While the Centre has listed only 80,000 people, 4.42 lakh people have registered with our system. Of this, 1,69,136 are in the category who have to return immediately," said Vijayan after the daily Covid-19 review meeting, here on Tuesday.
On Thursday it reported 5,609 cases in 24-hours after breaching the 5,000 mark continuously for three days.
A total of 477 people have recovered from the disease while 169 persons have lost their lives. One person has migrated to another country.
KFC is a leading term-lending institution for business investors in the state.
The Ministry of Health and Medical Education would draw up a map of white, yellow and red risk zones in the country, Rouhani said at a meeting of the National Headquarters for Managing and Fighting the Coronavirus here on Sunday.
After the top doctors dealing with the crisis displayed their statistical model for the pandemic's trajectory, President Donald Trump said at his briefing on Tuesday, "This is going to be a very painful, a very, very painful two weeks" when the COVID-19's toll reaches its peak.
According to the government, any hotspot called as a red zone would be a district or city that contributes to more than 80 per cent of the cases in the country or the state.
A resident of Nakkhas locality, the nurse is the fourth medical professional in the city and second from KGMU, to test Covid-19 positive.
Payrolls in service-providing industries declined by 16,007,000 and goods producers cut 4,229,000 jobs, Xinhua news agency quoted the Automatic Data Processing (ADP) report as saying on Wednesday.
Libya had reported its first case of Covid-19 last Tuesday, a 73-year-old man who had returned from a trip to Saudi Arabia in early March.
The latest victim is a 46-year-old woman from Dombivali town in Thane district who returned on March 10 from Bangkok who is suspected to have died of Covid-19 symptoms, but her test reports are awaited.
The Dubai branch of Kerala Muslim Cultural Centre (KMCC) last week sought the court's help to evacuate thousands of people held up in Dubai, as they are unable to return home due to the nationwide lockdown and suspension of international flights.
With new cases in single figures for several days, one on Sunday, the BBC quoted Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as saying that the virus was "currently" eliminated.
The Chief Minister said the state will treat them as 'martyrs' and provide state funeral.
According to a CNN report on Friday, the tech giant has given two options to its workforce: Take a 12-week leave at one go or few days in a week.
Transmission rates, as well as death rates, would dictate how and when the state reopens, he said in his daily media briefing, stressing that asking the public to remain in their homes indefinitely with nothing to do through the summer would be impossible.
In a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Malik, also a former Interior Minister, said the proposed commission on COVID-19 under the UN Convention on Biological Weapons, 1975 might comprise virologists, scientists, professors, researchers, analysts and experts in the fields of microbiology, reports Dawn news.
"SBP (State Bank of Pakistan) has received $1.39 billion under the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI) from the IMF," the central bank said in a tweet on Wednesday.
"The decision to allow 2-wheeler rides in non-COVID-19 zones and permitting 33 per cent of IT-BT employees to go to the office from April 1 is withdrawn on public demand," said Yediyurappa in a press note.
However, the mosques were opened for the Friday prayers only, not for Muslims' five prayers per day, Xinhua news agency reported.
The medication, recently given fast-track approval for use in the US, could be administered apart from clinical trials as early as Monday to the first coronavirus patients, while manufacturer Gilead is making plans to export it to other nations who give it the green light, reports Efe news.
The lockdown order will be in effect from May 9 (6 p.m.) in Kalol and 6 a.m. on Sunday in Gandhinagar.
Speaking at the opening of the European Union (EU) COVID-19 online pledging conference Monday afternoon, the WHO chief said it will be unacceptable that some people in the world are protected while others remain exposed to the virus, Xinhua news agency reported.
Johnson was admitted to the St Thomas' Hospital in London on Sunday, on the advice of his doctor, after continuing to have a cough and high temperature 10 days after testing positive for the virus, the BBC reported.
As of Monday morning, the total number of cases stood at 4,713,620, while the death toll increased to 315,185, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
The assistance will support better screening, contact tracing, and laboratory diagnostics, procurement of personal protective equipment, creation of new isolation wards, the bank said on Thursday.
When the news surfaced, the Congress accused the ruling CPI-M of playing politics during the coronavirus times.
Chandy told the media that this agreement with a US firm is in gross violation of the business rules of the Kerala government.
Mishustin was made the Prime Minister in January this year and he has been actively involved in the country's battle against the Covid-19 pandemic. Russian TV showed Mishustin telling President Vladimir Putin of his diagnosis, the BBC reported.
The shops will be allowed to operate from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily while the shoppers and sellers will have to maintain physical distance and follow other hygiene rules, the Cabinet Division said on Monday.
The initiative inspired by the book Going On A Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury is gaining popularity.
"A total of 2,230 patients have been cured and discharged, while the death toll stood at 507," the Ministry said.
Blessy emailed to the Kerala Film Chamber, seeking help to take up the case with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. The media came to know about the email on Wednesday.
The lockdown also applies to provincial districts, TOLO News reported citing the government as saying on Thursday.
A total of 260 people died from the disease caused by the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the lowest one-day death toll since March 15, Xinhua news agency reported.
On Sunday, cars, trucks, rickshaws, auto-rickshaws small passenger carriers poured onto the streets of the capital, causing traffic congestion in many parts, bdnews24 reported.
Speaking to IANS on the condition of anonymity, the official said the train passengers will be taken care of by the Corporation like it does in the case of passengers flying in from overseas.
Two left for the Maldives and one for Dubai. These three ships can bring around 2,000 people while maintaining social distancing. Amphibious transport dock INS Jalaswa and warfare vessel INS Magar set sails for the Maldives and INS Shardul attached to Southern Naval Command sailed for Dubai.
"This was an attack. This wasn't just... This wasn't the flu, by the way," The Hill news website quoted Trump as saying on Wednesday at a White House press briefing, despite comparing COVID-19 to seasonal influenza before the outbreak reached pandemic proportions.
The government is expected to take a decision on the matter on Saturday at the Cabinet meeting.
"My proposal is if it is possible, avoid playing competitive football in the coming weeks," D'Hooghe told BBC Sport.
Flipkart of Friday announced a three-month moratorium on existing loans, special offers on its growth capital programme and constant counsel and on-ground support for nearly 2 lakh sellers on its platform before resuming operations.
The Health Ministry said in its daily update that 488 deaths have been reported from across the country so far, with the highest -- 201 -- getting reported from Maharashtra, followed by Madhya Pradesh at 69.
Asked if China's authoritarian response to bring the outbreak under control had exposed the weakness of Western democracies, the BBC quoted Macron as saying to The Financial Times newspaper that there was no comparison between open societies and those where truth was suppressed.
The London hub will operate its landings and takeoffs from one strip from April 6 to "increase resilience and safety for staff, passengers and cargo" throughout the outbreak, the Metro newspaper reported.
Of these, 4643 are active cases of COVID-19, 401 individuals have recovered and discharged from the hospital, one person migrated to another country and 149 people succumbed to the disease.
The state has recorded 502 positive cases so far, out of which there are 30 under treatment.
His samples tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, two days after he died.
Pence is in the White House and not in quarantine, though his press secretary, Katie Miller, tested positive for the coronavirus last week.
"I think we can say that we have passed the first phase of the pandemic," Merkel said on Wednesday after a telephone conference with minister-presidents of federal states.
A release from KC Venugopal said "Congress President, Smt Sonia Gandhi has approved the setting up of a Central Control Room' at AICC, comprising, Rajiv Satav, MP, Devendra Yadav, Ex MLA, and Manish Chatrath, Secretary, AICC for the purpose of coordinating all COVID2019, related matters. "
The new order will take effect on May 1. The original order, enforced on March 21, was set to expire at the end of April, Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday.
They are Versova fishing colony, Mahim fishermen colony, both isolated this week, and earlier last month, it was the Worli Koliwada.
The decision was taken at the high court's administrative and general supervision committee meeting on Saturday via video link, chaired by Chief Justice D.N. Patel.
In a statement issued here, the state Health Department said 1,091 persons tested positive over the past 24 hours and 13 persons died, taking the death toll to 197.
The indefinite lockdown was causing problems for the patients, following that the state government has ordered to take strict action against the private hospitals and ordered them to start operations within 24 hours.
Early results showed carbon monoxide, mainly from cars, had been reduced by nearly 50% compared with last year.
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A member of the crime branch provided this information to IANS on Friday on the condition of anonymity.
Addressing the media on Wednesday, Minister of Communications and Information Technology Yubaraj Khatiwada said that the government also decided to keep all border entry points shut till May 31 to stem the threat of COVID-19 pandemic, reports The Himalayan Times.
A total of 1,344,512 cases have been reported in the country, according to the CSSE, Xinhua news agency reported.
The train chugged out at 3.05 a.m. from the Ghatkesar railway station near Hyderabad for Khagaria in Bihar.
Ford has partnered with GE Healthcare to produce a simplified type of ventilator titled "GE/Airon Model A-E".
The patient Safid Miyan, who had attended the Tablighi Jammat meeting in Delhi last month, was arrested from a brick kiln on Tuesday afternoon.
In the agricultural sector, the relaxation has been extended to facilities for export or import such as pack houses, inspection and treatment facilities for seeds and horticulture produce.
The country's eastern Punjab province and southern Sindh province were the worst-hit areas with 708 and 676 cases respectively, followed by the northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa which has 253 confirmed cases, Xinhua news agency reported.
During a meeting of the committee tasked with fighting the virus, President Hassan Rouhani On Saturday showed gratitude for the "cooperation" of the clerics during the crisis, reports Efe news.
As of Thursday morning, the overall number of cases stood at 4,347,015, while the death toll increased to 297,197, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
On Sunday, several on-duty officials, press members, and police forces were seen patrolling the city's usually most crowded spots, while avenues, streets, and district centres were all deserted, reports Xinhua news agency.
However, no new death was reported in the past 24 hours, as the Covid-19 toll in the state stood at 53, said the health department officials.
Speaking outside No 10 after he returned to Downing Street on Sunday evening, Johnson said: "We are now beginning to turn the tide" on the disease, the BBC reported.
Despite this steep rise in the number of cases, the country's recovery rate has jumped past the 26 per cent mark.
At a review meeting, the officials said there was a need to further tighten the lockdown in Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Medchel and Vikarabad districts.