Coronavirus Highlights (April 27): 28,380 COVID-19 cases in India; Maharashtra numbers rise to 8590, with 369 deaths

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Updated: Apr 28, 2020 8:18 AM

Coronavirus in India Highlights: Coronavirus positive cases in India have risen to 28,380, while the death toll has risen to 886. So far, 6362 patients have been cured/discharged and one migrated.

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Coronavirus in India Highlights: The tally of Coronavirus cases in India has crossed 28,000-mark, with the most number of COVID-19 positive cases being reported from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Delhi, Rajashtan, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh among other states and Union Territories. As per the latest update by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Coronavirus positive cases in India have risen to 28,380, while the death toll has risen to 886. So far, 6361 patients have been cured/discharged and one migrated, the data shows.

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Some states have already begun relaxing some Coronavirus lockdown conditions and allowing more shops to open. Following Friday night’s order by the Union Home Ministry, states are opening more categories of shops, including those selling garments, mobile phones, hardware, and stationery items. These relaxations though would not be allowed for shops located in market places, malls, and COVID-19 hotspots and containment zones. In rural areas, all shops barring those in malls have been allowed to open. Liquor and cigarette shops would remain closed everywhere irrespective of their location, while the sale of non-essential items through e-commerce platforms continues to remain shut. Restaurants, hair salons, and barbershops will not be allowed to open as these render services and do not fall under the shop category.

 

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