* A man hailing from Hinjilicut area in Ganjam district dies of COVID-19 in Mumbai.
* Dist Admn allowed opening of shops of educational books from 6.00 am to 1.00 pm everyday except in Basudevpur and Bhandaripokhari blocks: Bhadrak district administration.
* 5T Secy VK Pandian & Odisha Development Commissioner Suresh Mahapatra visit COVID19 hospital in Koraput.
* Death toll due to COVID-19 climbs to 681; number of cases rise to 21,393 (including 16454 active cases, 4257 cured/discharged/migrated and 681 deaths): Health Ministry.
* Out of 21,393 COVID-19 positive cases in India; 4,258 have recovered. Active cases stand at 16,454.
* Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama, Kishtwar become coronavirus-free as all four patients in the two districts have recovered.
* President Ram Nath Kovind approves ordinance on stricter punishment for attack on healthcare workers.
* First lady Savita Kovind stitches face masks for shelter homes in Delhi.
* ICMR allows Maharashtra govt to try out plasma therapy on COVID-19 patients in Mumbai.
* Coronavirus cases in national capital climbs to 2248; death toll reaches 48.
* COVID-19 cases rise to 3754 in Mumbai; positive cases increases to 5,649 in Maharashtra.
* Gujarat’s tally of patients jumps to 2,407; death toll reaches 103.
* Total of 500542 samples from 485172 individuals tested as on 23 April 2020, 9am; 21797 samples have been confirmed positive: ICMR.
* Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the Americas reached 1,000,000.
* U.S. reports 17,487 new cases of coronavirus and 1,727 new deaths; total of 842,376 cases and 46,769 deaths.
* China reports 10 new cases of coronavirus, 6 of which were imported.
* So far 2 pet cats, 3 lions at Bronx Zoo, 5 tigers at Bronx Zoo have tested positive for Covid-19 in New York.
* Russia reports 5,236 new cases of coronavirus and 57 new deaths; total of 57,999 cases and 513 deaths.
* Covid-19 crisis: Donald Trump suspends immigration into US for 60 days.