By: FE Online | Updated:Apr 28, 2020 10:40:26 am
Coronavirus India LIVE Updates (State-wise Latest Case Count, Lockdown Extension Updates): Total number of COVID-19 cases in India has crossed the 29,000-mark. As per the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, there are 29,451 Coronavirus cases in India, including 6868 cured/discharged patients. As many as 939 people have died because of the virus while one patient was migrated. Total active cases are 21,375. There have been 62 deaths and 1543 new cases in the last 24 hours due to Coronavirus. This is the sharpest ever increase in death cases in India.
Now, the Coronavirus cases in India are nearing 29,000-mark even as the Central government finalizing its lockdown strategy. The over-month long pan-India lockdown is scheduled to end on May 3. However, chief ministers of the maximum number of states have suggested an extension of lockdown to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Meanwhile, Delhi-Haryana-Gurugram and Delhi-Noida borders have been sealed in the wake of the outbreak of coronavirus. COVID-19 has created mayhem around the world with 3,064,895 people who have been infected by this menace and the total number of deaths mounting to 211,609, as per data shared by Worldometer.
India cases at 29,451; pandemic far from over, warns WHO
Coronavirus updates in India: India’s total count of coronavirus (Covid-19) cases has reached 29,451 and the death toll currently stands at 939, according to Worldometer data. With cases continuously rising, the nationwide lockdown might be extended beyond May 3. Many states seemed to call for this during their meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a video-conference on Monday. It was not time yet to lift the curbs, they suggested.
Coronavirus world report: Globally, 3,064,894 people have been infected by corona and 211,609 people have died from the disease so far. The countries most affected by the coronavirus pandemic – Italy, Spain, Germany, the US, China, New Zealand, Norway, Germany, etc – have either ended or will soon end their stringent lockdowns. Nations hit with most cases at present: The US (1,010,123), Spain (229,422), Italy (199,414), France (165,842) and Germany (158,758).