Coronavirus (COVID-19) in India Highlights: The number of active COVID-19 cases in India has crossed the 10,000-mark. In India, 1343 Coronavirus positive patients have been cured/discharged and 392 deaths have been recorded.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) in India Highlights: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) today released new lockdown guidelines. On Tuesday, PM Narendra Modi announced that the nationwide coronavirus lockdown will continue till May 3. In a televised address to the nation, PM Modi said that more stringent steps will be taken for the next one week to check spread of COVID-19. States, where the possibility of Coronavirus spread will be less, maybe granted some relief from stringent lockdown after April 20. New guidelines for lockdown was released today.
According to the latest data released by the Union Ministry of Health, the total COVID-19 cases in India has crossed the 11,000-mark with current numbers at 11,933. In India, there are 10,197 active cases, 1343 coronavirus positive patients have been cured and one has been migrated. So far, 392 COVID-19 positive patients have died in India due to the deadly virus, as per the information shared by the Central government.
The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that 602 dedicated COVID Hospitals with 1,06,719 isolation beds and 12,024 ICU beds have been prepared, in coordination with states. This number is being augmented continuously, it added.
States like Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Telangana have already extended the lockdown till April 30 to check the spread of COVID-19. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and Delhi are the worst-affected states in terms of coronavirus positive cases and COVID-19 deaths. You can also check coronavirus India state wise list on the official website of the government at https://www.mohfw.gov.in.