Corona Update (Evening News) – March 25, 2020


* Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces advance salary payment to Doctors, Paramedical & Healthcare staffs for the months of April, May, June & July; to be disbursed in April.

* Odisha CM writes to PM on goods across states through inter-state borders in view of lockdown.

* Rajya Sabha MP Sasmit Patra provides Rs 1 Crore from #MPLAD Fund to fight #COVID19 in Mayurbhanj District.


* 149 cases were registered in #Odisha for different violations of regulations & guidelines related to #COVID2019 .

* Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) directs Shopping Malls to deliver essential items at doorsteps through phone calls. 3 Reliance Fresh outlets, 2 Metro Super Market outlets & 1 Big Bazaar outlet are entrusted with the task.

* Odisha Govt allows road side dhabas, vehicle repair shops and spare part shops located alongside the National and State Highways to operate in order to facilitate smooth transportation of goods.

* Number of #COVID19 positive cases goes up to 606 in India – 553 active cases (including 553 active cases, 42 cured/discharged people and 10 deaths).

* Indian-born acclaimed Chef #FloydCardoz dies of #CoronaVirus in #NewYork .

* First phase of Census 2021 and the updation of National Population Register (NPR) postponed until further orders amid corona outbreak.

*Cancellation of Passenger Trains in India extended till midnight of April 14, 2020.

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* Centre decides to provide rice and wheat to 80 crore people for the next 3 months at subsidised rate.

* Cost of Wheat, which is Rs 27 now, will be Rs 2.

* Cost of Rice, which is Rs 37 now, will be Rs 3.

* 7 kg ration per month.

* 5 new #COVID19 cases reported in Delhi. Total Cases – 35.

* IndiGo offers aircraft & crew to Govt for transport of medicine, equipment, relief materials.

* Journalist in #MadhyaPradesh and his Daughter, who had returned from UK, tested positive for #CoronaVirus . He was present during the Floor Test in State Assembly as well as press meet of former CM #KamalNath .

* 51 #COVID19 positive cases have been confirmed in Karnataka till now, including 10 new cases in the last 24 hours.

* Madhya Pradesh reports first coronavirus death.

* Prince Charles (71) tested postive for #CoronaVirus.

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