Coronavirus Live Updates: Delhi sees highest single-day jump with 472 cases, tally reaches 8,470

Coronavirus Live Updates: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced several measures and components of the special relief package of Rs 20 lakh crore that PM Modi announced. Sitharaman unveiled a major booster dose with initiatives for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), including Rs 3 lakh crore worth of collateral-free automatic loans for businesses. Sitharaman also said no global tenders would be issued for government contracts worth up to Rs 200 crore to promote Indian MSMEs. The government has also announced tax cuts with TDS and TCS rate reduction for the non-salaried class that will release about Rs 50,000 crore in the hands of people. PM Modi also announced that Rs 3,100 crore will be used from the PM Cares fund in the fight against coronavirus, however. Coronavirus cases has now crossed the 78,000-mark in India while death toll has crossed 2,500. Follow live updates on coronavirus


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