Additional Chief Secretary Awanish Awasthi said that 95 per cent of those who had attended the meeting and had returned to the state have been identified, while 10-12 people remain unknown.
With 146 positive cases, including two deaths, being reported in the last 24 hours, the total count has gone up to 1,397 (124 recovered, 35 dead).
The Supreme Court bench asked the Centre to make active within 24 hours “a daily bulletin... through all media avenues including social media and forums to clear the doubts of people as submitted by the Solicitor General of India”.
The interest rate for Senior Citizens Savings Scheme has been slashed to 7.4 per cent from 8.6 per cent, while that for National Savings Certificate has been cut to 6.8 per cent from 7.9 per cent.
The three trains from Hazrat Nizamuddin to Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu covered a distance of over around 2,000 km through multiple states.
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Nizamuddin West continued to be under strict lockdown, with heavy police deployment on Tuesday, a day after 18 people from the area tested positive for COVID-19.
There is a sudden dearth of labour: be it for loading and unloading trucks to managing warehouses, taking supplies from distributors and moving goods to the retailer.
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By late Tuesday night, two more coronavirus patients died - a 52-year-old man in Howrah and a 62-year-old man in Kolkata.
Says the family of Mahram Ali Shagasi, the lone Muslim killed in the Afghanistan terror attack, who was shot in the head when he tried to stop the gunman from entering the gurdwara
To stop the migrants, the state administration has already sealed all iner- and intra-state borders, but in vain.
An analysis by The Indian Express of the travel history of positive cases from 10 states shows that more than half (54.94%) of them with international travel history had come from or through the Gulf nations.
A couple, 93-year-old Thomas and Mariyamma, 88, suffering from age-related illnesses and underlying diseases, tested negative for coronavirus and are set to be discharged from hospital.
As the national lockdown entered its second week, The Indian Express travelled across four states to track this unprecedented exodus, examine what social distancing and isolation means in towns and villages off camera and off the highway — and what could await the first COVID-19 patients here.
Truck owners said almost half the number of drivers fled to their native towns and villages following a pile-up of vehicles at inter-state borders, with some even leaving behind vehicles loaded with goods worth crores of rupees unattended along the highway.
Of these, two — Dilshad Garden and Nizamuddin — are in Delhi, the others being Noida, Meerut, Bhilwara, Ahmedabad, Kasaragod, Pathanamthitta, Mumbai and Pune. In the last 24 hours, 227 cases and five deaths have been reported.
At one point during the meeting Monday, sources said, the Chief Minister is learnt to have told Singh, Chief Medical Officer Dr Anurag Bhargava and other officials: “Bakwaas band karo (Stop this nonsense)”. Video clips of the incident were also shared on social media.
As per the latest order, the milk parlours in the capital will be functional between 5 am and 8 am from Tuesday onward. At the same time, the grocery shops and vegetable shops will be closed from Tuesday.
Officially, while the government has strongly denied any indication of community transmission, experts said these cases are ringing alarm bells that the virus is silently making its way into the community.