Coronavirus in India Highlights (April 19): ICMR says 17,615 total COVID-19 cases in India; 2003 in Delhi

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Updated: Apr 20, 2020 7:30 AM

Coronavirus India Latest News Updates State-Wise: The total number of those infected has reached 15,712, while the death toll is now 507.

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Coronavirus India News State-Wise: Coronavirus death toll touched 519 and the total number of those infected reached 16,125 in India, the Union Health Ministry said in a latest update on Sunday. The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 13,295, while 2,301 people have been cured and discharged, and one had migrated, it added. The total number of those infected also includes 77 foreign nationals. Earlier in the day, the health ministry said while no new case has been reported in Mahe in Puducherry and Karnataka’s Kodagu in the last 28 days, 54 other districts in 23 states and Union Territories have reported not a single coronavirus case in last 14 days, Lav Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Union Health Ministry said in a regular press briefing today.

Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that there will no relaxation in lockdown as of now. Addressing a press conference via video conference, Kejriwal said that after assessing the prevailing situation in Delhi, it has been decided not to permit any relaxation of the lockdown, as of now. “Currently, lockdown is necessary. No relaxations should be given in the hotspots in the city. On 27th April, a review meeting will be held again,” Kejriwal said. Coronavirus cases in Delhi have reached 1,893.

Earlier today, the government has revised its order in which e-commerce companies such as Amazon, Flipkart and others were allowed to operate. In its latest notification on Sunday, the Home Affairs Ministry has prohibited the supply of non-essential goods by e-commerce companies during lockdown 2.0.

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