Corona Update (Afternoon News) – April 03, 2020

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* 6th COVID positive case of the State detected in Cuttack with recent travel history to Delhi.

* State Govt. Announces 48 Hours Complete Shut down from 8.00 PM of 3rd April to 8.00 PM of 5th April 2020 Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Bhadrak Town.

* The first COVID-19 positive case, belonging to Bhubaneswar who is being treated at Capital hospital has recovered and tested negative for COVID-19. He is being discharged. Active COVID-19 cases in Odisha now stand at 3.

* Women to get Rs 500 per month from today under PM Jan Dhan Yojana. The payment will be credited between April 3 and April 9.

* 172 new positive COVID-19 cases in UP, 42 attended Nizamuddin event: Sources.

* 7 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Gujarat; total positive cases rises to 95.

* 35 out of 57 Tablighi Jamaat attendees have been traced, informed Bihar Govt.

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* Till date, 125 COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed in Karnataka.

* 960 Tablighi Jamaat foreigners including 379 Indonesians, 110 Bangladeshis, 9 British, 4 American, 6 Chinese, 3 French nationals blacklisted, visas cancelled.

* Over 30,000 doctors – retired govt, armed forces medical services and private – volunteer to help in fight against COVID-19: Official.

* Delhi’s Lok Nayak Hospital and GB Pant Hospital to close OPD service from tomorrow.

* Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announces 1-month shutdown starting next Tuesday (7th April).

* Disney Plus arrives in India, plans start at Rs 399 per year.

* University of Pittsburgh reports successful COVID-19 vaccine trial.

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