Coronavirus in India
Death toll due to COVID-19 rises to 9; number of cases climbs to 468, including 424 active cases.
March 23, 2020 09:06 PM IST Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Uber statement: Uber Pool and Uber Intercity services have been suspended across the country, until further notice. Our priority remains keeping drivers, riders and our communities safe. Kindly continue to follow the instructions of public health authorities and use Uber only if essential.
March 23, 2020 09:05 PM IST Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Statement from Uber: In compliance with Government directives to limit movement for reducing the spread of COVID-19, Uber services across India have been affected. This means that, while we will continue to offer services to meet the essential and urgent travel needs of many communities we serve, some or all of Uber’s rides services will not be available till further notice in the following cities: >> Andhra Pradesh: Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam >> Delhi NCR >> Gujarat: Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot >> Jharkhand: Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi >> Maharashtra: Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune >> Punjab: Amritsar, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Ludhiana >> Rajasthan: Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur >> Telangana: Hyderabad >> Uttar Pradesh: Agra, Bareilly, Kanpur, Lucknow, Prayagraj, Varanasi >> West Bengal: Asansol, Durgapur, Siliguri
March 23, 2020 08:44 PM IST Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | SBI commits 0.25% of annual profit to help fight COVID-19: State Bank of India has announced to commit 0.25 percent of its annual profit (FY 2020-21) to fight COVID-19 outbreak situation in India. The fund used to fight COVID-19 pandemic will be spent from CSR funds. This is in line with Ministry of Corporate Affairs’ notification of spending CSR funds for COVID-19 as an eligible CSR activity. The bank will use this fund for various activities related to COVID-19 mainly to support health care for underprivileged people in cooperation with health care professionals and industry. Some of the initiatives will centre around promotion of healthcare, including preventive health care and sanitation and disaster management.
March 23, 2020 08:40 PM IST Coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh LIVE Updates | A 69-year-old Tibetan refugee, who died at a hospital in Tanda in Himachal Pradesh earlier today, has been tested positive for coronavirus. He returned from the US on March 15: State Additional Chief Secretary (Health) RD Dhiman to ANI
March 23, 2020 08:38 PM IST Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Total number of positive cases in India rises to 467 (including 34 discharged patients and 8 deaths). -ANI
March 23, 2020 08:25 PM IST Coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh LIVE Updates | King George's Medical University (KGMU), Lucknow: Two more persons, from Pilibhit and Kanpur, were tested positive in Lucknow today. They have a travel history to Middle East region and US. A total of 19 positive cases have come to KGMU so far.
March 23, 2020 08:16 PM IST Coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh LIVE Updates | All offices of Himachal Pradesh govt except for those involved in essential services will remain closed from March 24 till March 26 will remain closed in view of Coronavirus pandemic, says Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.