New Delhi, May 14, 2020: As India’s battle continues with the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the total number of cases jump to 78,003 with 26,235 cured cases and death toll at 2,549, as per the Union Health Ministry latest update as to Zee.
On Wednesday, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced about Rs 6 lakh crore package, including Rs 3 lakh crore of collateral-free loans for small businesses and a Rs 30,000 crore lifeline to non-bank and housing finance companies as part of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision for Aatma Nirbhar Bharat.
PM Modi in his address to the nation on Tuesday had announced a Rs 20 lakh crore package to help India become self reliant. He also said the nationwide lockdown to control coronavirus will have to continue beyond May 17 and he asked the states to give suggestions before May 15 on what economic activities should be allowed.
Meanwhile, the number of cases worldwide has risen around 44 lakh with the number of fatalities recorded at 2.95 lakh.
Karnataka: With 28 new cases, the total number of positive cases reach 987. The death toll stands at 35 and 460 discharges have been made so far.