* As many as 39.51 lakh women account holders under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in Odisha to get financial assistance of Rs 500 from Today.
* 60-year-old tests positive for Covid-19 in Odisha, state’s tally reaches 5; patient admitted to AIIMS Bhubaneswar.
* Odisha Government sanctions Rs 54 lakh to feed stray animals in various cities and towns across the State.
* 3 arrested for spreading rumours on COVID-19 positive person in Odisha’s Bhadrak.
* The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) continues spraying disinfectants at various establishments and public places.
* Coronavirus positive cases rises to 131 in last 12 hours. Total number of COVID-19 positive cases rise to 1965 in India (including 1764 active cases, 151 cured/discharged/migrated people and 50 deaths): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
* 437 new cases reported in India in the last 24 hours; more than 350 linked to Nizamuddin Markaz.
* 3 more #COVID19 positive cases reported in Maharashtra; taking total number of positive cases in the state to 338.
* 9 more #COVID19 cases in Rajasthan; taking total number of coronavirus positive cases in the state to 129.
* 12 new #Coronavirus positive cases; taking total positive cases in Madhya Pradesh to 98.
* Renowned HIV Scientist Gita Ramjee dies of Coronavirus in South Africa.
* UP police traces, isolates 569 persons who attended Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi.
* 275 foreign nationals who attended the Tablighi Jamaat identified and quarantined in Delhi.
* Naval Dockyard develops Rs 1000 infrared-based temperature gun to help fight coronavirus.
* As of April 1, Pakistan has 2104 confirmed cases of #COVID19.
* US begins repatriation of its nationals from India. So far, the US has repatriated over 30,000 citizens from over 60 countries on more than 350 flights.
* US sets new one-day record with 884 coronavirus deaths; death toll in USA has now crossed 5,000.
* UN’s COP 26 climate change summit postponed over #CoronaVirus.
* Six-week-old newborn dies of coronavirus in Connecticut (US).