By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 05, May 2020, 18:39 pm IST | UPDATED: 05, May 2020, 18:39 pm IST
85 new COVID19 positive cases have been reported in the state today; total positive cases is at 1344. 7 deaths have been reported today taking the number of deaths to 68. Total active cases stand at 940: Alapan Bandyopadhyay, Home Secretary, West Bengal
3 new COVID19 positive cases reported in Kerala today; all 3 are from Wayanad district. Total cases in the state are 502 including 37 active cases: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan
We persuaded certain states as we were not receiving reports of cases/deaths on time from them, after which the cases have been reported and we have seen spike in death cases today: Lav Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Health Ministry
Total number of positive cases of #COVID19 is 46,433. In last 24 hours there have been 3,900 new cases, 195 deaths and 1,020 people have recovered. The recovery rate is 27.41% : Lav Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Health Ministry
The rates fixed for the journey will be Rs 50,000 for London-Mumbai, similarly for London to Ahmedabad, London to Bengaluru and London to Delhi. For Chicago-Delhi-Hyderabad the rough cost will be about Rs 1 lakh: Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri
64 flights will be operated in the 1st week of operation to bring stranded Indians from different countries from May 7 to May 13: Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri
Twenty-four people, including serving and retired armed forces personnel test positive for COVID-19 in Army's RR hospital in Delhi: Officials
Central government likely to operate 64 flights from May 7 to 13 to bring home around 14,800 Indian nationals stranded abroad because of coronavirus lockdown: Officials (PTI)
45 ITBP Personnel test positive for Covid-19
45 Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel have tested positive for Coronavirus so far- 43 of those deployed for Internal Security duties in Delhi and 2 of those deployed for Law and Order duty with Delhi Police: ITBP
The World Health Organization has said that Washington had provided no evidence to support "speculative" claims by the US president that the new coronavirus originated in a Chinese lab.
Coronavirus Cure Updates: Israel's Biological Institute completes development phase of COVID-19 antibody
Israeli Defence Minister Naftali Bennett on Monday said he witnessed a "significant breakthrough" by the country's biological research institute in developing an antibody to COVID-19 infection. Bennett visited the labs of the Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR), a secretive unit that works under the Prime Minister's Office, in Ness Ziona and was briefed by the research team, who revealed that the development phase of COVID-19 antibody or passive vaccine that attacks the virus and neutralizes it in the body has been complete, his office said in a statement cited by The Jerusalem Post. IIBR is now working to patent its antibody and secure a contract for its commercial development. All legal procedures will be coordinated with the Defence Ministry. "I am proud of the Biological Institute staff, who have made a major breakthrough," Bennett was quoted as saying.
Liquor Prices To Be Hiked In Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh Government hikes liquor prices by 50%, taking the total overall hike in price of liquor to 75%. The revised rates will come into effect from today afternoon. Price hike imposed to discourage alcohol consumption: Chief Minister's Office
In Karnataka, as well all liquor brands will cost more from next week when new stocks arrive for sales, as the 6 per cent increase in additional excise duty (AED) will be added to their maximum retail price.