India News – 9 April 2020


Fully agree with you President @realDonaldTrump. Times like these bring friends closer. The India-US partnership is stronger than ever. India shall do everything possible to help humanity’s fight against COVID-19. We shall win this together:
PM Narendra Modi

Around 1,30,000 COVID19 tests have been conducted till yesterday, positivity rate has not increased substantially in the last 1-2 months, it is ranging between 3%-5%:
Union Ministry of Health

Over 2 Lakh migrant labourers & stranded people from 16 Indian states are being housed in 711 camps across West Bengal. They are being directly taken care of by GoWB along with a few NGOs under its supervision. This arrangement since 1st Apr will continue until the need remains:
Mamata Banerjee – West Bengal CM

Wheat procurement will start from 15th April & all necessary arrangements in Mandis, including health safeguards, are being put in place. Village-wise passes to farmers to avoid crowding:
Capt Amarinder Singh – Punjab CM

International norm for Covid spread is 2.6 per 1 Covid patient. Total number of primary Covid infected who arrived in Kerala from abroad is 254. The secondary spread has been limited to 91. The international mortality rate is 5.75. With just 2 deaths,rate in Kerala is 0.58 :
Dr Thomas Isaac – Kerala Finance Minister

Extraordinary times require even closer cooperation between friends. Thank you India and the Indian people for the decision on HCQ. Will not be forgotten! Thank you Prime Minister @NarendraModi for your strong leadership in helping not just India, but humanity, in this fight! :

Today is the 100th day of the discovery of Corona Virus. It spreads to over 200 countries & territories in 100 days. It has crippled 400 cr ppl. People’s happiness has given way to tense moments. In the next few weeks, let this situation change & the world rejoice! :
PMK Leader Dr S Ramadoss

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