Crsis Communication is critical during a health crisis like coronavirus and countries are working to connect with their populations online. A recent UN review found that most (around 86% of its 193 member states) presented information and guidance about COVID-19 on their government websites by 8 April. This is an improvement over March where 40% of countries had no information in place.
- Coronavirus cases more than 3.6 million worldwide according to Johns Hopkin University.
- Dhaval Jain IAS given addl charge as Commissioner Howrah Municipal Corporation, West Bengal.