Corona Update (Afternoon News) – April 07, 2020

* Odisha reports 1st Coronavirus Death; 72-year-old man belongs to Jharpada area in Bhubaneswar dies.

* 45-year-old man from Madhusudan Nagar, Unit 4, Bhubaneswar tests positive for Coronavirus; Odisha tally rises to 41.

* Odisha Govt to begin Online Education through DIKSHA app for Class X Students in Odisha from this year: School and Mass Education minister Samir Ranjan Dash.

* Odisha Govt to make wearing a mask or two layered cloth piece or handkerchief mandatory for everyone stepping out of their house from April 9 onwards.

* Twin City Police Commissione urges Indian Oil & HPCL to ensure uninterrupted home delivery of gas cylinders in Bhubaneswar & Cuttack.

* Leader of Opposition Pradipta Kumar Naik urges Odisha Govt to suspend MLALAD Funds for 2 years & reduce the salary of MLAs & Ministers by 30% for one year to fight Coronavirus Outbreak.

* 523 vehicles seized for violation of various regulations under Bhubaneswar Urban Police District today.

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* Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra surge to 891 with 23 new cases reported till now.

* Sonia Gandhi tells PM to suspend “self-indulgent” Rs 20,000 Crore “beautification drive” in Delhi and suspend official foreign tours.

* Till now, there’re total 308 COVID-19 positive cases in Uttar Pradesh including 168 Tablighi Jamaat returnees.

* Delhi Govt announces 5T action plan to contain Corona outbreak.

* Mumbadevi Temple trust has donated Rs 21 Lakh to Maharashtra CM Relief Fund.

* There are 175 COVID-19 positive cases in Karnataka including 4 deaths & 25 discharge/cured.

* J&K: Mehbooba Mufti shifted to her residence, detention continues.

* WhatsApp to limit sharing of frequently forwarded messages to only one chat at a time to spread of #FakeNews during Corona Virus crisis.

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