Coronavirus cases in India near 2,000, death toll at 50. State-wise tally here1 min read . Updated: 02 Apr 2020, 04:19 PM IST
- 1965 people are currently affected by Covid-19 in India
- Maharashtra is the most-affected state with 335 cases
The total number of coronavirus cases in India has risen to 1965, including 1764 active cases, according to the data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare today. 131 new coronavirus cases were reported today, while 151 people have been cured and discharged after receiving treatment, as of 9 am today.
Today 33 new coronavirus cases were reported in Madhya Pradesh, Kerala (24), UP (10), Maharashtra (33), Rajasthan (15), Punjab (4), Andhra Pradesh (3). However no new Covid19 cases were reported from Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Chandigarh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Assam, Mizoram, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Bengal, Haryana, Jharkhand, Puducherry, Karnataka, Goa, Odisha and Telangana till 9 am.
Maharashtra is the most-affected state with 335 cases and 13 deaths. Kerala is the second most affected Indian state with 265 cases and two deaths, followed by Tamil Nadu with 234 cases and one death. Uttar Pradesh has reported 113 positive cases so far, while the cases in Karnataka have risen to 110, Madhya Pradesh has 99 cases and in Telangana to 96. Rajasthan has reported 108 cases, Andhra Pradesh 86, Gujarat 82 , Jammu and Kashmir 62 while Madhya Pradesh has 99, while Punjab has registered 46 positive patients so far.
To contain the spread of deadly novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced a 21-day nation-wide shutdown.
Here is the state-wise tally of the novel coronavirus outbreak:
Andhra Pradesh 86
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 10
Himachal Pradesh 3
Jammu & Kashmir 62
Madhya Pradesh 99
Tamil Nadu 234
Uttar Pradesh 113
West Bengal 37
Coronavirus has killed 5,116 people in US, according to a running tally from Johns Hopkins University. Yesterday the United States set a one-day record of 884 people killed in 24 hours. The US death toll is lower than those of Italy and Spain but above the 3,316 recorded for China, where the pandemic first emerged in December.
World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends washing hands frequently and avoiding touching eyes, nose, and mouth to prevent chances of getting infected. It also advises those who have fever, cough, and difficulty breathing to seek medical care early.