“A few states in the nation are detailing a flood in the day by day new COVID-19 cases. Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh together record 80.63% of the every day new cases,” information delivered by the Health Ministry said.

Sixteen States/Union Territories have not announced any COVID-19 passings just now.

You can follow Covid cases, passings and testing rates at the public and State levels here. A rundown of State Helpline numbers is accessible also.

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Bihar prepares for second influx of COVID-19

With the COVID-19 numbers step by step ascending in Bihar in the midst of misgivings longer than a second flood of the pandemic, the State Health Department has dropped the leave, everything being equal, and wellbeing laborers till April 5 with prompt impact.

The request drops leave of every single Medical Officer, Principals, Superintendents, specialists, attendants, paramedical staff, and different professionals and partners.

Wellbeing laborers on leave have additionally been approached to answer to obligation straightaway. In any case, those on maternity and study leave have been prohibited from the domain of the request. “The leave of specialists and wellbeing laborers has been dropped to keep up unique vigil and reconnaissance to contain the spread of second influx of the pandemic,” said the request gave by Anil Kumar, Joint Secretary, State Health Department.

On March 17, following a connection with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the COVID-19 circumstance the nation over, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had said that the “circumstance in the State is leveled out yet we ought to be cautious”.


BBMP moots conclusion of rec centers, party lobbies, pools

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), stressed over the ascent in COVID-19 cases, needs the State government to close outside exercise centers in parks, normal rec centers, pools and gathering or local area corridors in lofts to stem the spread of the infection. It intends to present its suggestions, which likewise remember diminished inhabitance for theaters, to the State government.

Addressing journalists on Friday, BBMP Commissioner N. Manjunath Prasad said that five zones – East, West, South, Mahadevapura and Bommanahalli – were detailing in excess of 100 cases every day. In examination, the quantity of cases is less in Rajarajeshwarinagar, Dasarahalli and Yelahanka zones.

“Considering the increment in cases, we have effectively had fundamental conversations with the Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretary and authorities of the Department of Health and Family Welfare. We will suggest conclusion of exercise centers, pools and gathering/local area lobbies in lofts, aside from conclusion of outdoors exercise centers on the whole BBMP parks,” he said.