Coronavirus virus update: COVID-19 cases near 28,000-mark; PM to talk with Chief Ministers today

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New Delhi: Coronavirus India Live Update: India recorded 1,396 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking a total of 27892 including 889 deaths.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to hold a video conference with the Chief Ministers of the state to end the situation. This is the fourth time the Prime Minister has been negotiating with the states since the countrywide lockout was launched on 14 March. The video-conference – which begins at 10 am – is expected to review the extension of the lockdown. A clear exit plan and how it should be implemented in a phased manner will also be discussed.

Coronavirus news: Assam students from Kota have reached Guwahati
Around 391 children trapped in Kota, Rajasthan was brought back to Assam due to the lockout. They all used a government facility.

At least nine Chief Ministers – mostly from East and Northeast India – are expected to speak during a video-conference with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. This is the fourth time the Prime Minister has been in talks with the states since launching a nationwide lockout on 14 March. The video-conference – which begins at 11 am – is expected to review the extension of the lockdown. A clear exit plan and how it should be implemented in a phased manner will also be discussed. Read more
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