With the spread of COVID-19, the world is facing an unprecedented economic, social and political crisis. Global leaders and experts said COVID-19 is and will be “the gravest challenge since the World War II.” Korea is no exception in this global pandemic.

The COVID-19 pandemic has a devastating impact on the immediate environment due to its fast spread from person to person and on surfaces, and the implications that it poses in society.

2020 marked the beginning of a Decade of Action towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But with the COVID-19 pandemic, the global context for development has fundamentally changed.

Consolidated Revised Guidelines on the measures to be taken by Ministries/ Departments of Government of India, State/UT Governments and State/UT authorities for containment of COVID-19 in the country.

Africa has not been spared from the economic and political consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

No new country/territory/area reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

The COVID 19 outbreak has placed unprecedented demands on our health system, Our health facilities and workforce are currently inundated by a plethora of activities related to controlling the pandemic. In doing so, there is a risk that essential health services which communities expect from the health system, would be compromised.

COVID-19 has taken pandemic proportions in many countries and in view of the seriousness of the matter, Govt of India and State Governments have taken several preemptive measures to contain this disease in the country.

The unprecedented COVID-19 crisis comes with a dire economic outlook. South Asia might well experience its worst economic performance in 40 years. The harsh reality of inequality in South Asia is that poor people are more likely to become infected with the coronavirus, as social distancing is difficult to implement for them.

On 08/04/2020, 143 confirmed cases were being treated, 39 of which were in health facilities and 104 at home. Of the 104 confirmed cases at home, 68 are being transferred to health facilities. 56 per cent of contacts were followed up. 48 per cent of travelers were followed up. 78 per cent of alerts were investigated in the last 24 hours.