Coronavirus Updates: Funds pour in towards PM CARES; India records highest single-day jump in cases

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Updated: Mar 29, 2020 12:00 AM

Coronavirus India News: PM Modi has launched PM CARES fund to deal with emergency situations like the present COVID19 pandemic. Total number of cases have crossed 900 in India.

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Coronavirus India News:  The total number of Coronavirus positive cases in India has crossed 900-mark even as the country is witnessing a 21-day ‘complete lockdown’.  The Union government has allayed fears saying that there was no “hard evidence” to state that stage-3 of Coronavirus has begun. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced a special PM CARES fund to deal with all kinds of emergencies like Coronavirus pandemic in the future. Ratan Tata-led Tata Group of companies also pledged to donate towards the coronavirus relief fund. Tata Trusts, Tata Sons and the Tata group companies will together put Rs 1500 crore for help the fight against the disease which has engulfed the country.

With an aim to help mitigate the needs of poor people, the central government has already announced Rs 1.70 lakh crore financial package. The Reserve Bank of India has also announced a slew of measures to ease the burden of people in the country.

Total number of Coronavirus positive cases has now reached 918, including foreign nationals, 80 people cured/discharged/migrated, 19 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a regular update.

The number of confirmed Coronavirus cases crossed six lakhs on Saturday worldwide. Over 28,000 people have been killed due to the infection which has engulfed almost every country across the globe.

Experts have asked people to stay at home, to not venture out on roads unless it’s absolutely necessary and to not believe in rumours, and don’t panic. Follow our Coronavirus Live updates to get authentic real-time information regarding COVID-19. Stay tuned:

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