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Lockdown, Day 17: Death toll crosses 200-mark, no community transmission yet

There has been no sign of community transmission yet, the Health ministry said even as India's Covid numbers inched closer to the 7,000-mark on Day 17 of the three-week lockdown.

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2020, 09.26 PM IST
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India lockdown day 17 wrap: What all happened
India lockdown day 17 wrap: What all happened
Coronavirus

COVID-19 CASES

Confirmed
131,868
Deaths
3,867
There has been no sign of community transmission yet, the Health ministry said even as India's Covid numbers inched closer to the 7,000-mark on Day 17 of the three-week lockdown. 678 new cases and 33 casualties were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 6,761.

Here are the latest updates...


COUNT SO FAR
  • New case in Jharkhand's Bokaro takes state tally to 14
  • 21 new cases takes Vadodara total to 39
  • 3 new cases reported from Mumbai's Dadar area; 5 more in Dharavi
  • Two doctors among 14 test positive in Bhopal
  • Bihar now has 60 cases
  • UP reports 21 more cases; Total 431 infected
  • 10 new cases reported in Karnataka
  • Cases rise to 161 in Haryana
  • 5 linked to Tablighi Jamaat test positive in Agra; District tally now 89
  • 132 confirmed cases in Punjab
  • 4 test positive in Udhampur; Cases in J-K climb to 188
  • 4 more cases in Odisha; State tally now at 48
  • 46 new cases in Gujarat in past 12 hours
  • Woman dies in Rajasthan; 57 new cases reported
  • 65-yr-old becomes Assam's first casualty
  • Two more deaths in Gujarat; State toll now 19
World India Global Death Count
1,611,981 6761
96,783

LIFE & HEALTH
  • ICMR approves use of diagnostic machine used for drug-resistant TB
  • Sanofi will donate 100 million doses of hydroxychloroquine to 50 countries
  • Haryana govt doubles pay of Covid-19 fighters
  • Punjab extends lockdown till April 30
  • IndiGo to fly planes half-full with no meal service for some time, whenever flights restart
  • Complete lockdown of 5 prisons in Mumbai & Pune region
  • Rs 10L compensation to next of kin of Uttarakhand officials, staff who lose lives to virus

ECONOMIC UPDATE
  • Fiscal deficit at 5.07% in Feb, likely to go up in March
  • ADB assures $2.2 billion support package to India

AROUND THE WORLD
  • Italy eyes lockdown extension to May 3
  • 605 deaths in Spain; lowest daily toll in 17 days
  • Total of 81,907 cases in mainland China reported as of end-April
  • Death toll crosses 16,000 in US, infected cases surge past 460,000
  • Germany's cases rise by 5,323, deaths by 266
  • Pakistan's cases reach 4,601; Death toll at 66
  • Pakistan extends suspension of all flight operations till April 21
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