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Coronavirus Cases in India State-Wise Latest Update: On Monday, India registered the sharpest spike in coronavirus cases -- 227 people tested positive over the last 24 hours, taking the total to 1,251. Of these 102 people have been cured and 35 have died.
The process will be followed by the government 'Quarantine Check' teams that visit houses to inspect the same as well. "The teams will use the app to click the photo of home-quarantined persons and send it to the government," the statement read.
At the meeting held in Vidhana Soudha, Bengaluru, the CM said, "Leaders from opposition parties have recommending providing ration at the doorsteps of needy. We will discuss the same with government officers and will make arrangements for the same."
Coronavirus India latest update today, 29 March: As thousands of migrant workers continued to return to their homes across states, the Centre on Sunday said all those who have travelled during the lockdown period will be put under a mandatory 14-day quarantine at government facilities.
The Karnataka government will now stamp all primary and secondary contacts of people already stamped, including those who have returned from abroad and patients who have tested positive for coronavirus.
Out of the 41 cases detected and confirmed in Karnataka so far, six cases are transit passengers of Kerala who have landed in airports in Karnataka, said a media bulletin by the state Health Department.
There are 191 Indira Canteens across 198 wards of in Bengaluru alone. According to BBMP officials, free meals will be served at Indira Canteens throughout the day. As many as 260 Indira Canteens including mobile versions of the same operate outside the capital city.
As the 14-hour 'Janata curfew' kicked in from 7 am, people across India stayed indoors, streets bore a deserted look, all shops and establishments and hotels had their shutters down and a large number of vehicles were off the roads.
The Karnataka state government on Sunday decided to run a war room from the Govt Guest House Balabrooie in Bengaluru around the clock. "The war room will be led by the CM himself and will now operate 24x7 to house helplines and in the coming days, will keep track of contact tracing and community surveillance activities," a health department official said.