As India goes into lockdown, coronavirus cases soar to 562

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The number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 562 on Wednesday while the death toll due to COVID-19 in the country was revised down to nine, according to Health Ministry data. The ministry in its updated figures on Wednesday morning, stated the second death reported in Delhi was COVID-19 negative, thus bringing down the death...

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Coronavirus | 'Entire staff of Odisha Assembly quarantined': Speaker explains why
Odisha Assembly Speaker SN Patra said that the entire staff of State Legislative Assembly has been quarantined. Patra called an urgent press conference to make the announcement. The decision was taken after an Assembly employee was found to have contacted a coronavirus positive person. Earlier, Odisha expressed concern that coronavirus could be advancing towards community transmission in the state. This came after a 60-year-old man with no recent travel history tested positive. So far, India has recorded over 800 coronavirus cases and 19 deaths.

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