Coronavirus India latest update today, March 25: The Centre has asked the state governments to ensure unhindered operation of essential services and their seamless availability for the general public during the 21-day lockdown period announced to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.
With 49 active infection cases and over 50,000 people under home quarantine as of Sunday, the Kerala's health system is under considerable duress and is bending over backwards to meet daily needs. Any added pressure will cause the system to collapse.
Last month, the Traders’ body Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) had written to India’s trade minister Piyush Goyal, asking him to assess the impact of coronavirus, particularly on small traders and businesses in the country.
Karnataka has seven active cases and one casualty, Telangana two cases along with a patient who has recovered and one each in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. Across India, Maharashtra stood first with 32 active cases.
Popularly referred to as perasiriyar (professor) in the DMK camp, Anbazhagan was a mix of calm and the storm. He was a member of the Lok Sabha between 1967-71 and had been elected to the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly for nine terms.
Coronavirus India updates March 6: Adequate screening measures have been put in place and nine more airports have been added to the existing 21, bringing the total number to 30 airports where screening of passengers is being carried out. Meanwhile, PM Modi will review the coronavirus spread in India tomorrow.
A crane holding heavy lighting equipment snapped while the crew of 'Indian 2' was shooting a major fight sequence. Three crew members were crushed to death while ten other technicians were injured. Kamal Haasan said he "escaped death by a whisker".