COVID-19 in India: Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 cases in India have doubled in the last couple of days and now are well over 2000. According to the latest figures from the Ministry of Health, there are 2088 active cases of the virus(n-Cov) as of April 3, of which 156 persons have been cured and discharged, and 56 have died.
With 335 cases, Maharashtra is currently the state with the highest number of reported COVID-19 infections, followed by Tamil Nadu (309) and Kerala (286).
The biggest threat here is, three cases have been reported so far in Mumbai’s Dharavi area, which is considered as Asia’s largest Slum.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on March 24th, announced a 21-day complete lockdown to fight the outbreak.
The Union Health Ministry has urged people to contact their emergency helpline number – +91-11-23978046 – for all queries and assistance on coronavirus which has been declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation. You can also email your query/complaint to “email@example.com”.
India’s first case was reported on January 30 in Kerala.
A team from the World Health Organisation (WHO) will on April 3 visit and conduct a survey in Rajasthan’s Tonk district, Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot said.
The total number of confirmed cases in Maharashtra is 335, 42 cases have been migrated/discharged and the death toll rises to 16. Tamil Nadu state has also been affected badly with the total number of confirmed cases– 309. Check the state-wise COVID-19 updates below.
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Total Confirmed cases (Including 55 foreign Nationals)||Cured/Discharged/
|2||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||10||0||0|
|13||Jammu and Kashmir||70||3||2|
|Total number of confirmed cases in India||2301*||157||56|
|*Remaining 18 cases are being assigned to states for contact tracing|