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800 in Quarantine After Mohalla Clinic Doctor Tests Positive in Delhi: Coronavirus Outbreak Live News Updates on March 26, 2020

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A total of 800 people have been quarantined after a doctor at Delhi’s mohalla clinic tested positive for coronavirus, health minister Satyendar Jain said.



The number of coronavirus cases has jumped to 649 in India, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Thursday. The death toll has risen to 13.



Four more cases of coronavirus have been reported in Uttar Pradesh. According to Dr Sudhir Singh, Incharge of Isolation Ward at King George’s Medical University, a 21-year-old woman (whose parents tested positive), a 32-year-old man with travel history to Dubai, a 33-year-old woman and a 39-year-old man tested positive.



2 new positive cases of Coronavirus in Mumbai and Thane; Till now, the total number of positive cases in the state is 124: Health Department, Maharashtra. 



Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal to hold a meeting over Coronavirus today. Following the meeting, Delhi CM and Delhi to address a joint press briefing.Check ANI tweet:



Vehicles transporting essential goods need no pass and they shall not be stopped from going to their destinations: Gautam Budh Nagar District Magistrate BN Singh’s order.



Dept for Promotion of Industry&Internal Trade has set up a control room to monitor the real-time status of transportation and delivery of goods, manufacturing, delivery of essential commodities and difficulties being faced by various stakeholders during the lockdown period. 



Newspaper sales slump in Kolkata over fears that it can transmit #coronavirus. A hawker says, “Most of our customers have stopped purchasing a newspaper, saying that it can carry the virus into their homes. We are not even allowed to enter into most of the societies”.

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Mumbai, March 26: The global death toll due to coronavirus is more than 20,000 people, and with most of them in Europe, according to an AFP tally at 1700 GMT Wednesday using official figures. With 7,503 deaths, Italy is the most affected country ahead of Spain with 3,434 and China with 3,281, the country where the initial outbreak occurred. Talking about India, the number of infected people has shot up tremendously.

The number of coronavirus cases in India breached the 600-mark on Wednesday. The official numbers released by the Union Health Ministry said that a total of 553 active cases are reported, along with 42 others who have been discharged or cured. The remaining patients died during the treatment.

US Department of State said, “We stand united with India & echo Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to keep up our fighting spirits. The United States will work shoulder to shoulder with India to combat the #COVID19 outbreak. Together, we can safeguard our citizens and people everywhere.”

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