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Covid headlines on April 2: A cluster case keeps India on tenterhooks as deaths hit 50

India today invoked a never-used WTO peace clause to raise the subsidy ceiling for rice farmers for the marketing year 2018-2019. Meanwhile, the Covid-19 casualty count crept up to 50 in the country, with 1,965 confirmed cases.

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Last Updated: Apr 02, 2020, 11.56 PM IST
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Coronavirus

COVID-19 CASES

Confirmed
165,799
Deaths
4,706
India today invoked a never-used WTO peace clause to raise the subsidy ceiling for rice farmers for the marketing year 2018-2019. Meanwhile, the Covid-19 casualty count crept up to 50 in the country, with 1,965 confirmed cases, largely on the back of the now-(in)famous Tablighi Jamaat cluster spread case.

Here are all the developments from today...



THE COUNT SO FAR
  • 12 new cases in Indore, total count of city rises to 75
  • 30 new positive cases and 3 deaths reported in Telangana
  • Second COVID19 case confirmed in Dharavi
  • 8 more people test positive in Gujarat; Total now 82
  • 11 more test positive in Rajasthan; Total tally 129
  • 3 more test positive in Maharashtra (2 from Pune & 1 from Buldhana)
  • 21 more cases in Andhra Pradesh; case count now 132
  • 65-yr-old succumbs in Indore; MP toll reaches 7
  • Kargil man tests positive
  • AIIMS Delhi doctor tests positive
  • Cases rise to 33 in Haryana, active cases now 20

World India Global Death Toll
951,901
1,965 48,284

UNRAVELING OF A VIRUS HOTSPOT--TABLIGHI JAMAAT
  • 3 attendees test positive in Goalpara, Assam
  • 1 person tests positive in Manipur
  • Arunachal man who attended event tests positive
  • 2 Italians & 14 attendees test positive
  • 275 foreign nationals quarantined in Delhi
  • Passports of 8 foreigners impounded
  • 104 people traced in Agra, samples to be collected
  • 36 people identified and isolated in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu
  • 2 returnees test positive in Tamil Nadu
  • Telangana reports 3 more deaths; 30 new cases
  • 1,500 attendees from Karnataka; 800 traced, tested
  • 23 out of 24 patients in Delhi's Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital test positive
  • Maharashtra civic bodies and collectors join search for 480 attendees
  • 2 people in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra test positive

LIFE & HEALTH
  • Health Ministry identifies 20 existing, 22 potential coronavirus hotspots
  • Mumbai's containment zones jump from 146 to 193 as cases rise
  • Naval Dockyard, Mumbai has developed a handheld infrared-based temperature sensor to screen large number of personnel at yard
  • Odisha Govt sets up 2 hospitals, in Bhubaneswar & Cuttack in a record time
  • Polio immunization suspended
  • Mylab partners with Adar Poonawalla, Abhijit Pawar to scale up production of test kits
  • Exams for 7th, 8th standard cancelled in Karnataka
  • Schools in Chhattisgarh instructed to postpone the recovery of fees
  • Teachers roped in to trace migrant workers in Gujarat
  • Wadala housing complex under complete lockdown
  • Reservations post April 15th unaffected by lockdown, Railways clarifies
  • Govt extends deployment of 100 CAPF companies in Delhi
  • Air India suspends contracts of 200+ pilots
  • AI plans to conduct special flights to London to fly out stranded foreigners
  • Parts of Worli Police camp sealed after patient at Police camp tests positive

ECONOMY & MARKETS
  • Moody's changes outlook on Indian banks to negative
  • India’s March factory activity growth at 4-month low
  • Housing sales may fall 35% in 2020, demand for office space may shrink 30%
  • Sebi extends deadline for comments on proposed relaxation in QIP, delisting norms

WORLD VIEW
  • US sets new one-day record with 884 deaths
  • Number of confirmed cases in Germany rises to 73,522
  • Trump proposes $2 trillion infrastructure fund
  • Australian scientists start testing potential vaccines
  • Global economy could shrink by almost 1% in 2020: UN
  • China's Shenzhen bans the eating of cats and dogs
  • Thailand reports 104 new cases, three new deaths
  • British Airways in union talks to suspend around 32,000 staff
  • Russia's cases jump to more than 3,500 in record daily rise
  • Spain death toll surpasses 10,000
  • Iran's death toll rises to 3,160
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