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  • The man, identified as Ranveer Singh, worked as home delivery boy for a private restaurant in the national capital. According to police, the victim collapsed near Kailash turning of the National Highway-2.

    The district has emerged to become UP's epicentre with more than 20 cases reported from the city's Paras Hospital where most out of the 20 are medical staffers who have contracted the contagion. There are more than 60 cases of positive Tablighi Jamaat attendees while 14 new cases have come from Fatehpur Sikri.

    Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday said the focus should be on correct information and right treatment to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.

    Contact tracing of the people who came in contact with the six is simultaneously being done through the Integrated Disease Surveillance Program (IDSP) network, the ministry said in a statement.

    The Agra city administration had made massive arrangement for Trump's short visit in Agra on Monday evening, giving Agra a makeover in a very short span of time. The city administration sought to present the "best face of Agra" to Trump. A ceremonial silver "key of Agra" was planned to be presented to US President Donald Trump during his visit to the historic city.

    Agra city and the Taj Mahal are being spruced up ahead of the US President's visit, with the tombs of Mumtaz and Shah Jahan in the Taj Mahal being given a fresh mud-cake cleaning treatment for the first time in many years.

    Interestingly, the job comes with a target of catching at least 100 animals per month. If the agency is unable to achieve the target, a penalty of Rs 100 per animal would be levied on the agency and if the count exceeds 100, the agency will get a “incentive” of the same amount, as per a tender floated by the UP government on March 7.

    Nearly all suspected cases of novel coronavirus from Agra and the National Capital Region can be traced back to a confirmed case from the capital. Six family members are now quarantined at Safdurjung Hospital. As a precautionary measure, the school has shut down and postponed its annual examinations.

    This will be the first time in the history of the Taj, that the annual Urs will not be held. During the three day Urs, entry remains free and a series of functions are organised. Work on the 365 metre long chadar, to be offered, had begun. A member of the organising committee said, the convention would indeed be disrupted, but the safety of the country was more important.

    Statistics for Uttar Pradesh show that about 9 per cent of the total 805 infected people till Thursday night have recovered from COVID-19. No fresh coronavirus case was reported in Gautam Buddh Nagar district on Friday, officials said.

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