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COVID-19 Update: Coronavirus patients crossed 3000 in India; death toll reached to 75 on 10th day of lockdown

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COVID-19 Update: On the 10th day of the nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus ‘COVID-19’, the number of infected people crossed three thousand and its death toll reached 75. According to the Ministry of Health, 3072 people have been infected by the Coronavirus across the country till Saturday (April 4) night and 75 people have lost their lives due to it. However, 213 people infected with this deadly virus have also recovered.

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Significantly, till April 2, only 328 people were affected by this and 12 people died. There has been a rapid increase in the number of infected people across the country after people who joined the Tablighi Jamaat organized in Nizamuddin Markaz, Delhi. According to official figures, 2784 people are currently infected across the country. Seven people have lost their lives since Saturday morning. According to John Hopkins University, more than 1.1 million people worldwide have been infected so far and more than 60 thousand people have died.

Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal told reporters in New Delhi on Saturday (April 4) that 30 percent of the total infected across the country are people who have joined or come into contact with the Tablighi Jamaat in Nizamuddin Markaz. In the Tablighi Jamaat organized last month, 1023 people from 17 states have been infected with the coronavirus.

These include people from Delhi, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Andaman-Nicobar, Rajasthan and Arunachal Pradesh. He said that the condition of 58 people affected by the coronavirus is critical, including people from Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, and Delhi. Maharashtra has a maximum of 490 people affected by Coronavirus. After this, the maximum number of 445 people in Delhi has been infected.

Joint Secretary Lav Aggarwal said that among 2902 infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19), nine percent are between zero to 20 years old, 42 percent are between 21 and 40 years old, 33 percent are from 41 to 60 years old and 17 percent are above 60 years old. 58 cases are serious among the total infected. He said that the rate of coronavirus infection doubling in the country is much lower than other countries and this has been made possible due to the steps already taken by the government being active, hierarchical and anticipating the danger.

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