COVID-19 India: Coronavirus cases have increased to over 17 thousand in the country. Apart from this, about five and a half hundred people have died. The Ministry of Health gave this information in the latest data released on Monday morning. At the same time, 1553 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in the last 24 hours.
According to the data, the number of Coronavirus positive patients has so far reached 17,265 in the country. 543 people have died due to virus infection. Earlier, the previous figure released on Sunday evening had 16116 COVID-19 patients. In addition, 519 died.
1553 new cases and 36 deaths reported in last 24 hours. India’s total number of #Coronavirus positive cases rises to 17265 (including 14175 active cases, 2546 cured/discharged/migrated and 543 deaths): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare pic.twitter.com/zbcB5Fy5iRAdvertisement
— ANI (@ANI) April 20, 2020
Talking about the condition of coronavirus patients in the states, there have been 4203 cases in Maharashtra. So far 223 people have died. In addition, 2003 cases of Coronavirus have been reported in Delhi. The dead are 45.
Madhya Pradesh has seen an increase in the number of COVID-19 positive patients. So far 1407 people have been found positive. 70 have died due to infection. 646 patients have been found in Andhra Pradesh, one in Arunachal Pradesh, 35 in Assam, 93 in Bihar, 26 in Chandigarh, 36 in Chhattisgarh.
Status of other states: Seven coronavirus patients have appeared in Goa. 1743 in Gujarat, 233 in Haryana, 39 in Himachal Pradesh, 350 in Jammu and Kashmir, 42 in Jharkhand, 390 in Karnataka, 402 in Kerala, 18 in Ladakh, two in Manipur, 11 in Meghalaya, one in Mizoram, 1478 in Rajasthan, 1084 in Uttar Pradesh, 339 COVID-19 patients have been found in West Bengal.
Many districts are exempted from lockdown today: Except for Delhi-NCR, some districts across the country have been given some relaxation in lockdown from today. However, this exemption is conditional. Relaxation is being found in the same places where COVID-19 cases have not occurred. At the same time, the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has started collecting toll on the highway from today.
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