India coronavirus, COVID-19 updates, March 30: India's coronavirus cases jump to 1,251 with 32 deaths

The coronavirus pandemic has engulfed the entire world and has posed serious challenges for the health and economic security of millions of people worldwide. The number of cases across the world reached up to 720,117 and 33,958 death cases due to coronavirus were reported as per John Hopkins University data at 6.20 am IST on Monday (March 30,2020).

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 00:11

The coronavirus pandemic has engulfed the entire world and has posed serious challenges for the health and economic security of millions of people worldwide. The number of cases across the world reached up to 722,435 and 33,997 death cases due to coronavirus were reported as per John Hopkins University data at 10 am IST on Monday (March 30,2020).

In India too, the spread of coronavirus has been alarming as the number of coronavirus cases crossed one thousand mark on Sunday. As per the Union Health Ministry latest data the total number of cases in India are at 1071, including 942 active cases, 99 recovered cases, 1 migrant patient and the death toll at 29. The Joint secretary of Health Luv Agarwal confirmed that in the past 24 hours as many as 106 coronavirus cases have been reported with six deaths. 

Concerned over the rising number of cases the Centre has asked state governments and Union Territory administrations to effectively seal all state and district borders and said those having already left be quarantined for 14 days.

This live blog brings you all the updates related to coronavirus:



30 March 2020, 22:45 PM

India's COVID-19 cases jump to 1,251 with 32 deaths

30 March 2020, 22:39 PM

New Delhi: Orders issued for utilizing the building of Jawaharlal Nehru (JLN) Stadium complex, as a COVID-19 quarantine facility

30 March 2020, 22:19 PM

During our recent rescue flights, the protective equipment being provided to the flight crew has been failing with an alarming frequency or has been plagued with other issues: Indian Pilots' Guild (IPG) in a letter to Chairman & MD of Air India.

30 March 2020, 21:58 PM

Italy reports 4,050 new cases of coronavirus and 812 new deaths. A total of 1,01,739 cases and 11,591 deaths.


30 March 2020, 21:56 PM

Italy reports 4,050 new cases of coronavirus and 812 new deaths. A total of 1,01,739 cases and 11,591 deaths.


30 March 2020, 21:34 PM

Delhi Government to ask police to register FIR against Maulana of Markaz, Nizamuddin (Ashwani Gupta)

30 March 2020, 21:14 PM

West Bengal: Two more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in West Bengal. Total number of persons infected by Coronavirus in the state rises to 22.

30 March 2020, 21:10 PM

Karnataka: All persons under Home Quarantine shall send their selfie to Government every 1 hour from home.


30 March 2020, 20:36 PM

Delhi: 25 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Delhi on Monday, taking the total cases to 97. Biggest single-day jump in cases in the city so far.

30 March 2020, 20:34 PM

NITI Aayog: Eat healthy, sleep well, exercise regularly & reach out to your near and dear ones. Together, #IndiaFightsCorona!



30 March 2020, 20:25 PM

Delhi: More than 100 people have been taken to different hospitals in Delhi for examination of coronavirus from Markaz of Tabligi Jamaat in Nizamuddin, Delhi.


30 March 2020, 20:24 PM

Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary-Planning, Jammu & Kashmir: Three more COVID-19 cases tested positive in Kashmir, taking the total cases to 48 now. 11,644 persons are currently under observation & 722 samples have been tested so far.

30 March 2020, 20:03 PM

Mumbai: The bodies of people who have died due to coronavirus in Mumbai will be cremated irrespective of their religions, orders BMC Commissioner Praveen Pardeshi.

30 March 2020, 19:58 PM

Mumbai Municipal Corporation activats a Helpline number 1800221292 to support and address the issues of food and shelter of migrant/stranded labourers in Mumbai/Mumbai Suburbs. The Helpline will be available daily from 9.00 am to 9.00 pm.

30 March 2020, 19:50 PM

DMRC has decided to contribute 1 day’s basic pay (as on April 2020) of its employees towards PM’s Citizen Assistance&Relief in Emergency Situation (PM CARES) Fund to combat efforts in fight against #COVID19. DMRC has around 14500 employees at present.


30 March 2020, 19:37 PM

Spain's total number of COVID-19 cases touch 85,195.

30 March 2020, 19:28 PM

Maharashtra COVID-19 positive case touch 220 with 10 deaths.

30 March 2020, 19:26 PM

Airtel announces unrestricted incoming services till April 17 and Rs 10 talk time for all low income users

30 March 2020, 18:49 PM

BSNL offers free validity extension and talk time during lock down. BSNL is extending the validity of all subscribers up to April 20, 2020, free of cost, so that the subscribers continue to receive incoming calls. In addition to this, BSNL is also giving free talk time of Rs 10 to all such subscribers who reach zero balance during the lock down period. These facilities are extended to facilitate communication by BSNL mobile subscribers in emergency.


30 March 2020, 18:35 PM

Chandigarh: 5 more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Chandigarh taking the total positive cases in the Union Territory to 13. Two of the five new cases, a couple, has history of travel to Canada. Another case is the mother of a person who had tested positive earlier.

30 March 2020, 18:30 PM

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his close aides have been placed under precautionary coronavirus COVID-19 quarantine, according to an AFP report.

30 March 2020, 18:27 PM

31 Indian nationals from Kabul, Afghanistan brought to ITBP Quarantine Facility, Chhawla, New Delhi for 14 days Quarantine today.


30 March 2020, 18:25 PM

Tokyo Olympics 2020 to be held from July 23, 2021 to August 8, 2021. Paralympic Games to be held from August 24, 2021 till September 5, 2021.

30 March 2020, 18:17 PM

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan: 32 new COVID-19 cases reported in Kerala out of which 17 have foreign travel history. With this, total cases rise to 213 in the state.

30 March 2020, 18:16 PM

Karnataka Health Department: 5 more COVID-19 cases reported in Karnataka taking positive cases in the state to 88. Of the 5, one is a close contact of an earlier confirmed patient and 4 others are workers of a pharmaceutical company in Mysuru, from where a person had tested positive.

30 March 2020, 18:11 PM

Oil marketing companies IOCL,BPCL, HPCL today announced an ex-gratia amount of ₹5 lakh each, as a one-time special measure, in the unfortunate case of demise of personnel like Show-room Staff, Godown-keepers, Mechanics and Delivery boys attending duty in the LPG distributorship chain due to the infection and impact of COVID-19.

30 March 2020, 17:21 PM

Delhi Hunger Helpline are given below to help people amid coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak:  

1. East Delhi District: 8375879007

2. North East district: 9136469416

3. Central district: 7428210545

4. New Delhi district: 7290978054

5. North district: 8595364814

6. Shahdara district: 8595269577

7. South East district: 7048998835

8. West district: 8595269589

9. South district: 9818523225

10. South West district: 9871662109

11. North West district: 8595552073

30 March 2020, 17:15 PM

Due to the outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, the application deadline for the JNU entrance exam (JNUEE) is being extended so that students can make use of this extended time to fill up their application forms and prepare for JNUEE. "Students may please visit the National Testing Agency website for the new date of the entrance exam. Wish all the JNU aspirants good luck," said a statement issued by JNU VC M Jagadesh Kumar.

30 March 2020, 15:31 PM

PM Modi interacts with members of various social welfare organisations through video conferencing over COVID-19.

30 March 2020, 15:27 PM

Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary-Planning, Jammu & Kashmir.: Four more COVID-19 cases detected positive in Kashmir; 2 each from Shopian and Srinagar. They have contact history with previous positive cases.

30 March 2020, 15:20 PM

First Parcel Special train having 389569 Qtl. essential items sent by Ferozpur division from Moga (Punjab) to Changsari (Guwahati, Assam).

30 March 2020, 15:09 PM

Central Railway will run three parcel trains between Kalyan-Sankrail & Godhani-New Tinsukia for sending essential commodities like medical, food, etc.: Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Mumbai.

30 March 2020, 14:49 PM

Policeman in Chhattisgarh adopts unique way to spread awareness about coronavirus, sings songs, asks people to stay home.

30 March 2020, 14:43 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address Indian ambassadors today.

30 March 2020, 14:29 PM

Indian army denies any news claiming declaration of emergency, says the message being circulated in social media is fake and malicious. 

30 March 2020, 14:08 PM

Maharashtra: A 52-year-old coronavirus patient dies in Pune taking the total death toll to 8 in the state. 


30 March 2020, 14:05 PM

Ministry of Health shared details of preparations being made to deal with coronavirus pandemic, Bharat Electronics to manufacture 30,000 ventilators, DRDO will begin manufacturing 20,000 N99 masks per day within the next week.

30 March 2020, 13:57 PM

A PIL has been moved in Delhi HC seeking direction to Centre to Provide medical benefit and LIC facility of at least Rs 50,000 each to every journalist, reporter and other media personnel. 

30 March 2020, 13:53 PM

Tamil Nadu: 17089 isolation beds getting ready in govt & private hospitals in Tamil Nadu to deal with coronavirus outbreak in the state. 30,000 corona test kits are made available and 1.5 crore masks and 25 lakh N95 masks have been ordered. 209234 passengers have been screened so far and 43537 people are in home quarantine. 

30 March 2020, 13:51 PM

Uttar Pradesh: PAC and RAF force deployed in Noida borders. State government ahs ordered prohibiting unnecessary movements of vehicle during lockdown. However, essential services will continue.

30 March 2020, 13:47 PM

The Central Government has again given instructions to all the states including Delhi that no landlords can force doctors, nursing staff or the community health service provider to vacate their house.  Strict legal action should be taken against those who will violate this law.


30 March 2020, 13:31 PM

Sources in Maharashtra State Home ministry claim it has issued advisory to all police stations across city to conduct "Nakabandi" and take strict action against people/vehicle out to venture without any valid reason. Mumbai Police conducts Nakabandi more strictly now at various locations. Vehicles without valid reasons/pass were sent back. All state and district borders are also sealed to curb the problem of migration.

30 March 2020, 13:18 PM

Bharat Electronics Ltd. has been asked to manufacture 30,000 ventilators in the next two months in collaboration with local manufacturers. Automobile manufacturers have been asked to manufacture ventilators and are working towards this end: Ministry of Health

30 March 2020, 12:45 PM

Tamil Nadu: 17 new cases reported in Tamil Nadu on Monday making it the highest number of case reported in a day. Total number of cases rises to 67 in the state.


30 March 2020, 12:44 PM

CM Yogi Adityanath writes to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. Assures him that his govt will take care of all residents of Delhi, living in UP. His letter also reads that he hopes Delhi govt will ensure that health, security & other necessities of residents of UP, living in Delhi, will be looked after.

30 March 2020, 12:22 PM

Madhya Pradesh govt to release prisoners on parole for a maximum of 60 days to decongest jails in wake of coronavirus pandemic under MP Prisoner's Leave Rules, 1989. (ANI report)

30 March 2020, 12:11 PM

Delhi Police Cyber ​​Cell registers FIR for doing fraud by making fake account in the name of Prime Minister Relief Fund. According to the DCP, the UPI ID for depositing funds in the Prime Minister's Relief Fund is PMCARES @ SBI while the fraudsters created a fake account PMCARE @ SBI. The DCP also said that this account was also made viral on social media after which the cyber cell filed a case against it. As of now the account has been blocked. 

30 March 2020, 12:05 PM

Delhi: Nurses and doctors of RML hospital who showed fever like symptoms are being sent to quarantine as a precautionary measure to avoid spread of coronavirus.

30 March 2020, 12:02 PM

Maharashtra: Soon after the first case of coronavirus positive case was reported in Nashik, preparation to deal with the situation is tightened in the city. More than 50 thousand three layer masks are being bought in the city. 1300 doctors and nurses are being trained to operate  more than 150 ventilators. Schools and colleges are being prepared to be used as quarantine centers. 

30 March 2020, 11:57 AM

Delhi's Five Star Hotel Lalit  located near Barakhamba Road to be used as a quarantine center for coronavirus patients.