* 564 Samples tested in Odisha on Monday; 2 tested +VE. Tally rises to 56. 56th COVID-19 patient belongs to Jajpur with travel history to Kolkata.
* Former Odisha Health Minister and two-time BJD MLA from Redhakhol (Rairakhol), Sanatan Bishi passes away at the age of 77. He had won in 2000 and 2004.
* PM Modi announces Lockdown Extension in India till May 3, 2020.
* Number of COVID19 +VE cases in India rises to 10,363 (including 8988 active cases, 1035 cured/discharged/migrated and 339 deaths): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
* People have saved the country while facing difficulties, says PM on coronavirus.
* Coronavirus cases in Delhi rise to 1510; death toll is 28: Authorities.
* 352 new COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, taking tally to 2,334, while death toll rises to 160.
* Total coronavirus cases in Gujarat rise to 617.
* Total number of positive cases rise to 945 in Rajasthan.
* India imposed 21-day lockdown when we had 550 cases: PM Narendra Modi.
* Possibility of COVID-19 transmission from mother to newborn, says ICMR.
* IMF Executive Board approves immediate debt service relief to 25 poor countries.
* South Korea reports 116 “reactivated” COVID19 cases. The patients had earlier recovered, but tested positive again.
* United States records 1,509 coronavirus deaths in past 24 hours.