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21 Mar 2020

Coronavirus, live updates: India records over 230 positive cases

Several States have imposed prohibitory orders to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

The number of COVID-19 positive cases surged to 234 in India as of March 21. With four dead, and several recovered, the number of active coronavirus cases exceeded 210.

A nation-wide call for a 'Janata 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.

Twelve fresh cases of coronavirus were reported in Kerala on Friday, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to 37, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said. While five cases were confirmed in Ernakulam, six were reported in Kasargod and one case in Palakkad district, Vijayan told reporters after a COVID-19 review meeting here.

Thiruvananthapuram: Twelve people, including five Britishers, tested positive for coronavirus on a single day on Friday, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to 37 in Kerala even as more than 44,000 are under observation, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.

Five foreign tourists from the UK tested positive for the virus in Ernakulam, while six positive cases were reported from Kasaragod and one from Palakkad, Vijayan told reporters after a COVID-19 review meeting here.