By : ABP News Bureau | Updated: 22 Apr 2020 10:53 AM (IST)
Coronavirus In India LIVE Updates: The number of lives claimed by the COVID-19 coronavirus in India escalated sharply to 640 on Wednesday morning, with the total tally of positive cases rapidly cross the 20,000 marks. Gujarat is now second after Maharashtra with 2,178 COVID-19 cases, as it saw 19 more deaths. Home Minister Amit Shah interacted with IMA doctors and assured them security and appealed to them to not to do even symbolic protest as proposed by them. He said that the government is with them.
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh urged CBI and ED to take the Wadhawan family into their custody as their quarantine period in Mahabaleshwar ends today at 2 pm.
Amidst heightening of tension between the center and the West Bengal government, the Chief Secretary of West Bengal wrote to the Union Home Secretary and alleged that the IMCT had arrived without any prior consultation with the WB government.
Amit Shah, Harsh Vardhan interact with doctors, IMA
Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah interacted with doctors & Indian Medical Association (IMA) through video conferencing. He appreciated their good work. He also assured them security & appealed to them to not to do even symbolic protest as proposed by them, govt is with them.
Coronavirus LIVE: Human trials of coronavirus vaccine in UK start tomorrow
World update on Coronavirus: Globally, 2,557,897 people have been infected and 177,676 have died so far, according to Worldometer. Countries hit with the most numbers of cases are the US (819,175), Spain (204,178), Italy (183,957), France (158,050) and Germany (148,453). According to Bloomberg, human trials on a novel coronavirus vaccine will begin in the UK from tomorrow.