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BCCI to Donate Rs 51 Crore For PM-CARES Fund to Fight COVID-19: Coronavirus Outbreak Live News Updates on March 28, 2020


The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced a contribution of Rs 51 Crores to Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES Fund) to fight COVID-19.

The total number of Coronavirus cases in the state is 28 including 25 active cases of which 21 are in Kashmir division and 4 in Jammu division. Our teams have been consistently trying to trace every single contact and test them: Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary-Planning, J&K

There will be relaxation in #CoronavirusLockdown in the state for 13 hours on 31st March from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, for the movement of buses within the state, to let stranded people move to their hometowns and villages: Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat

Till date 76 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in the state which includes 3 deaths & 5 discharges: Government of Karnataka 

A 25-year-old male from West Mambalam, Chennai has tested positive for #COVID19. The patient is undergoing treatment in isolation at a private hospital. His condition is stable: Dr C Vijayabaskar, Tamil Nadu Health Minister

A death due to coronavirus was confirmed by the state of Telangana on Saturday, taking the nationwide toll to 22. 

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has today made one-to-one calls with CMDs of all public sector banks. The FM asked CMDs to make sure there was adequate liquidity at the branch, ATM and banking correspondent level. Sitharaman also held calls with the representatives of private sector banks and requested them to ensure uninterrupted banking services are provided across the country while maintaining social distancing norms.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman contributes Rs 1 crore from her MPLADs funds for measures taken for prevention of #COVID19.

6 more COVID19 positive cases in Kerala- 2 from Thiruvananthapuram and 1 each from Kollam, Malappuram, Kasaragod and Palakkad: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan 

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New Delhi, March 28: The number of coronavirus cases across the world has surged by nearly one lakh in a single day to reach almost six lakh COVID-19 positive patients. More than 26,000 people have died so far due to coronavirus in 176 countries. The US now has the most number of coronavirus cases after more than 16,000 COVID-19 infections were reported in a single day. In India, the number of active coronavirus cases is 748. Catch live updates on the global coronavirus outbreak here. World Is in Recession, Can be Worse Than 2009 if Coronavirus Not Contained: IMF Chief Kristalina Georgieva.

According to data collected by the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre, Italy jumped to second place with over 86,000 coronavirus cases, followed by China and Spain. Italy recorded a sudden spike in coronavirus deaths, with 969 new victims which is the worst daily record for any country. Iran reported 144 new deaths from COVID-19 and 2,926 new cases of infection. The latest figures on Friday brought Iran’s death toll to 2,378. Coronavirus: Huge Surge of Hate Speech Toward Chinese on Twitter.

No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported on Friday in Wuhan, the previous epicentre of the outbreak in central China’s Hubei Province. The province also registered no increase in new COVID-19 cases on Friday. France recorded a 13 percent rise in the number of coronavirus cases within a day to reach a total of 32,964.