Corona Update (Afternoon News) – April 14, 2020

* OJEE Examination scheduled to be held in the 1st week of May postponed due to Lockdown-2.

* Odisha has made 20 COVID Hospitals operational. Another 15 upcoming hospitals will be operational soon: Health and Family Welfare Department of the Government of Odisha.

* Renowned Litterateur and firebrand Trade Union Leader Souribandhu Kar passes away at the age of 72. He had won the Odisha Sahitya Akademi Award in 2012.

* Odisha CM expressed his satisfaction over the Coronavirus situation in the state.

* COVID19 cases rise to 730 in Madhya Pradesh with 126 more test positive.

* With 2 more COVID19 deaths in Dharavi, death toll rises to 7; cases climb to 55.

* With 121 new COVID19 positive cases today, the total number of positive cases in Maharashtra rise to 2,455.

* Maharashtra: NCP leader and minister Jitendra Awhad under quarantine after 16 persons associated with him test positive for coronavirus.

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* Govt extends suspension of domestic and international commercial passenger flights till 11.59 pm of May 3: Aviation Ministry.

* Total number of positive cases in Karnataka stands at 258 including 9 deaths.

* Amazon to hire 75,000 more workers as orders increase during lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic.

* Hockey India postpones all rescheduled national championships indefinitely.

* Nepal cabinet decides to extend their nationwide lockdown till 27th April.

* Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Russia has reached 20,000.

* 25,874 new cases in last 24 hours in USA; total cases rises to 581,918.

*Spain reports 567 new COVID-19 deaths; total number of fatalities climbs to to 18,056.

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