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Covid-19 in India: 293 positive cases, 13 in Gujarat


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The number of coronavirus (Covid-19) positive cases toll has risen upto 293 cases as of March 21. With four dead, and several recovered, the number of active coronavirus cases exceeded 260.

A nation-wide call for a ‘JANTA CURFEW’ has been announced from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on March 22 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Railways will not ply any passenger trains in the said hours; bus connectivity too is likely to be limited.


Coronavirus positive cases ratio in Gujarat state has rose to 13. New cases from Surat, Gandhinagar as the deadly infectious virus spreads in the Sate. Out of 13 cases, 12 have recently returned from abroad, said Deputy CM and Health Minister Nitin Patel.


Pune woman in her early 40s with no history of foreign travel has tested positive for COVID-19, confirmed Pune district authorities on Saturday taking the total tally of positive cases in the district to 23.

The woman, presently on ventilator support at the city’s Bharti Hospital, tested positive for COVID-19 after her throat swabs were sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV) to check for the possibility of H1N1 (swine flu) infection, said an official.


Total six positive cases as Three more people have been tested positive for COVID-19 in Punjab’s Mohali, Dr. Harman, the nodal officer at the health department (S.A.S Nagar district), told.


The total number of positive cases in state has increased to 16 as one more person has tested positive for COVID-19.

A 32-year-old resident of Gowribidanur in Chikkaballapur, who returned from Mecca, has tested positive. Health Minister B. Sriramulu confirmed this in a tweet on Saturday.



The total number of positive cases in Rajasthan has now reached to 23, Six new coronavirus positive cases have been detected in Rajasthan, of which five are in Bhilwara and one in Jaipur.

The five new cases in Bhilwara are those of para-medical staff of a private hospital where the doctors who tested positive on Friday at work.

West Bengal

West Bengal on Saturday reported the third case of coronovirus infection when a 23-year-old woman tested positive for the viral infection. The woman had a history of travel to Scotland and hails from Habra in North 24 Parganas. She has been shifted to isolation ward of Infectious Disease and Beleghta General Hospital.

Earlier this week two youths aged 18 and 22 years have been tested positive for the Coronovirus infection. Both of them have a travel history to United Kingdom and are being treated at the same hospital.


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