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Lockdown, Day 22: India's new rulebook is out

Government today released the new lockdown rulebook — stipulating who all will or will not be allowed to resume work during the extended phase. Meanwhile, the spectre of a mass exodus of migrant labourers looms large over the economy.

As of now, India's infection curve has shown no signs of flattening out. 1,076 fresh cases were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the number of confirmed cases to 11,933, with 392 dead.

Here are all the latest developments...

    Indore cases rise to 544
    5 new positive cases reported in Dharavi
    117 fresh cases in Maharashtra; Count up to 2801
    Gujarat reports 52 more cases; Total case count 695
    West Bengal reports 12 new cases; Total case count rises to 132
    Rajasthan case count hits 1046
    70 new cases reported in Uttar Pradesh
    Karnataka reports 17 new cases
    Cases rise to 190 in Haryana
    Cases cross 500-mark in Andhra Pradesh
    Meghalaya reports first COVID-19 death
Tally Toll Tally Toll
2,008,977 130,727 11,933 392

    GMAT to be conducted online from Apr 20
    55 areas have been identified as containment zones in Delhi
    Courts subordinate to Delhi HC will remain suspended till 3rd May
    Railways to cancel around 39 lakh tickets booked for Apr 15-May 3
    Home quarantine of mild cases may be on the cards

    Sensex ends 310 pts lower; Nifty at 8,925
    WPI rises just 1% in March reflecting slowing demand
    Wipro Q4 net profit down nearly 6%; revenue up by 4.6% YoY
    RBI announces fourth targeted long term repo operation
    India's annual fuel demand to fall 5.6% in 2020: IEA
    Construction contracts plunge 43% in FY20
    Govt extends oil block bid deadline to June 10
    WTI crude falls to $19.20, lowest since 2002
    Rupee slips 17 paise to an all-time low of 76.44 (provisional) against USD
    Vistara senior staff to go on leave without pay for up to 3 days in April

    Trump orders funding halt to WHO
    Virus sends Germany into recession, to last until mid-year
    French anti-crisis package to cost 110 billion euros
    International Energy Agency sees record fall in oil demand in 2020
    Mainland China reports 46 new cases vs 89 the day before
    Chinese economy contracts for first time in decades
    Tour de France rescheduled
    Pakistan's tally nears 6,000
    Spain's daily virus toll falls again with 523 dead