The spread of COVID-19 in the state has started occurring in clusters within family groups and close circles over the past three weeks, said officials.
These seven youths, all of them migrant workers, have been living on the tree ever since they returned from Chennai at a time when COVID-19 infections in the country are on the rise.
PM Modi appealed to the citizens, "Kindly contribute to the PM-CARES Fund. This Fund will also cater to similar distressing situations if they occur in the times ahead."
The group is now stuck on the Odisha-Chhattisgarh border, about 50 km from their village. After walking and hitching rides for over a 1,000 km, their patience is drawing thin.
The accident occurred around 3 am on Saturday. The truck driver, who had managed to flee after the accident, was later arrested.
While Kerala has seen restrictions on liquor in various ways in the past, this is the first time that total prohibition has come into effect in the state due to the lockdown.
Travelling alone in his vehicle and wearing a mask, 61-year-old Shivraj Singh Chouhan often got down to thank, from a distance, those engaged in cleaning, providing security and supplying essentials
According to the Surat Diamond Association sources, there are around 5000 small, big and middle size diamond factories in Surat which have more than 6 lakh diamond workers.
While the song has used a fictitious name of the patient, however, there are pictures of the 70-year-old and news clippings related to the case are featured in the video.
One of the nine patients a 49-year-old man who was Vadodara's first case tested negative in two consecutive reports and will complete his 14 days in the isolation ward on Tuesday, Superintendent of SSG hospital Dr Rajeev Daveshwar told this newspaper.
With Goa still struggling to streamline the food delivery system, people in Goa continued to step out to fetch food and other eatables. The government insisted that they remain indoors, assuring that the delivery system will begin soon.
A scuffle broke out among them when the Bardoli Police carried out a compromise talk between the sugar factory authorities and truck drivers, after the drivers had been warned by the police for plying during the lockdown.
Police said that 21-year-old Kaushik Mandera was found hanging in his house in Gokulnagar area of Jamanagar city on Friday morning.
The Congress MP's video comes even as migrant workers continue to walk long distances, some even 400 kms, to return home after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a nationwide lockdown for 3-weeks starting March 24.
During the Army recruitment rally in Una, a langar was organised for the candidates taking part in the rally which ran for six days with three meals a day.
Gangaram fell unconscious on the road near his house in Pandesara after walking 8 kilometers, and was taken back to the hospital where he was declared brought dead.
An official communication has been received from the union government approving the three months extension for Mehta "as a special case, in public interest, considering the grave public health emergency situation."
The wheat harvesting is delayed due to weather conditions and is likely to start only by April 12-15 in the state, the chief minister said after reviewing arrangements for the harvesting of potato and wheat crop
The ready-to-harvest golden-brown wheat stalks spread over 50 bighas of Atmaram Patel's land is now wet and expected to adversely affect the quality of wheat, which in turn will affect his income.
In a statement issued by the UP government, it said that the Delhi government disconnected water and electricity connections of people. “During lockdown, people were not even provided food and milk in Delhi,” said the statement.