Coronavirus Highlights: 508 COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths reported in 24 hrs; Centre mulls lockdown extension

Coronavirus Highlights: India’s tally of positive cases has risen to 4,789 — including 4312 active cases, 353 cured/discharged/migrated people.

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A technician from Dr Dangs Lab demonstrates before the media sample collection process for COVID-19 tests with the help of a dummy, in New Delhi, Monday, April 6,2020. The Lab has initiated a drive-through COVID-19 testing facility while trying to ensure maximum safety and minimum exposure for the subject and health care staff during sample collection. (Courtesy: PTI Photo)

Coronavirus Highlights: The total number of COVID-19 cases in India has reached 4,789 and the death toll now stands at 124, the Union Health Ministry said. India’s tally of positive cases has risen to 4,789 — including 4312 active cases, 353 cured/discharged/migrated people — and 124 deaths, says Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

According to the ministry’s data updated at 6 PM, 508 cases and 13 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours.

Maharashtra, Kerala, Delhi, and Tamil Nadu continued to be the COVID-19 hotspots with maximum share in the total number of coronavirus cases in India amidst 21-day complete nationwide lockdown. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hinted that the ‘war’ against Coronavirus may take longer than expected.

Meanwhile, a five-member team from the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) collected exhibits from the Tablighi Jamaat headquarters in Delhi’s Nizamuddin. At least 9,000 people participated in the religious congregation in Nizamuddin last month.

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