Covid 19

Coronavirus Cases In India Nears 50,000-Mark Amid Lockdown

India has reported nearly 3,000 COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs amid national lockdown alarming the governments across the country.

New Delhi| The total cases in India surged to 49,391 including over 14,000 cured/discharged or migrated and 1,694 deaths amid lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19.

In the past 24 hours, 126 casualties were recorded.

A staggering 2,958 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the last 24 hours.

The total number of cases in Maharashtra– the worst affected state by the virus, has climbed to 15,525 with 617 deaths.

Mumbai, the financial capital of the country, figures also nears 10,000-mark.

Follows Gujarat with 5,804 cases of highly infectious coronavirus, second highest in the country.

Tamil Nadu witnessed the sharpest hike in fresh cases this week. As many as 508 novel coronavirus cases were recorded in the past 24 hrs.

Across the country, at least 14,182 patients have cured so far the recovery rate stood at 25%.

A total of 280 government laboratories in the country is conducting tests for the novel coronavirus, the Indian Council of Medical Research has said. ICMR also issued a list of 90 private labs which will conduct the testing.

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Globally, the total number of COVID-19 cases topped 3,600,000 while the death toll crossed 257,000, as per the latest data from Johns Hopkins University.

The United States has entered into a grim situation as it recorded its one-millionth case of COVID-19, about one-third of the entire world’s caseload, as per Johns Hopkins University data.

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