Coronavirus Update: Total cases in India cross 600; New cases in Northeast, Goa

As India continues to fight against the novel coronavirus, the total number of cases in the country has crossed 600. Around 87 new cases of COVID-19 infection were reported on March 25th. 

Fortunately, according to the Ministry of Health and Welfare, a total of 43 patients have been cured so far, and many are on a path to recovery.

Here are some of the key coronavirus related updates from around the country: 

  • 3 persons with foreign travel history, have tested positive for Coronavirus in Goa. 
  • Manipur and Mizoram have confirmed one case each of Coronavirus. 
  • Delhi Government will test all healthcare workers involved in the treatment of Coronavirus patients 
  • Toll collection suspended across India until April 14 to ease the way for essential service providers. 
  • Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced a Rs. 100 crore relief package for the poor
  • The Odisha government has asked 82,248 people to remain in self-quarantine as they have recently visited from abroad or other Indian states. 
  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says economic stimulus finalised to deal with the impact of three-week lockdown
  • The Indian government will take strict action against those found violating home quarantine orders. 
  • Delhi government has allowed online service providers/e-retailers to deliver essential services & goods. All necessary services shops can remain open 24 hours to avoid overcrowding of people.