Coronavirus Live Updates: New cases emerge in Delhi, Kerala, Karnataka; count reaches 606
Coronavirus Outbreak Live Updates: New cases emerged in Delhi, Kerala and Karnataka during the past 24 hours. The national capital saw 5 new cases today, whereas Kerala and Karnataka recorded 9 and 10 fresh COVID-19 cases, respectively. Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh reported its first death due to novel coronavirus – a 60-year-old woman. Meanwhile, the total number of COVID-19 cases in India stands at 606, including 553 active cases, 42 cured/discharged people and 10 deaths. Ministry of Railways has decided to extend the cancellation of passenger train services on Indian Railways, mail, express and passenger trains, suburban train and metro train services in Kolkata till 2400 hours of April 14, 2020. Freight train operations will continue as usual to ensure supply of essential commodities. Meanwhile, talking to the people of Varanasi via video conferencing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi cautioned against medicating without consulting a doctor and professed social distancing as the only effective measure against coronavirus. In the United Kingdom, Prince Charles, who’s first in line for the throne in the British monarchy system, has tested positive for the deadly novel coronavirus, the British media has said. “The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus. He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home throughout the last few days as usual,” says an official statement.