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Business News/ News / India/  Coronavirus update: Covid-19 cases go past 17000 in India, 543 deaths. State numbers here
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Coronavirus update: Covid-19 cases go past 17000 in India, 543 deaths. State numbers here

Over 4 lakh samples have been tested for coronavirus in India so far
  • Maharashtra has reported over 4,200 cases while cases in Delhi has gone up above 2,000
  • Total coronavirus cases in India has risen above 17,000. Locals shop for essentials at a store in Noida. Premium
    Total coronavirus cases in India has risen above 17,000. Locals shop for essentials at a store in Noida.

    As India gears up for selective relaxation in lockdown in non-containment areas from today, the number of coronarivus cases in India has risen to 17,265 after 1,553 fresh infections were reported in past 24 hours. The death toll has gone up to 543. In India, over 4 lakh samples have been tested so far. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday asserted that doubling rate of Covid-19 cases has increased from three days before imposition of lockdown in March to 9.7 days now.

    At least 2,546 people have recovered from the infection. And at present, there are 14,175 active coronavirus patients in the country.

    Maharashtra remains the worst affected state with 4,203 cases and 233 casualties. The other states that have seen the most number of cases include Delhi (2,003), Tamil Nadu (1,477), Rajasthan (1,478), Madhya Pradesh (1,407), Gujarat (1,743), Uttar Pradesh (1,084) and Telangana (844).

    Here is total coronavirus cases in India, state-wise

    Andaman and Nicobar Islands - 15

    Andhra Pradesh - 646

    Arunachal Pradesh - 1

    Assam -35

    Bihar - 93

    Chandigarh - 26

    Chhattisgarh - 36

    Delhi - 2003

    Goa - 7

    Gujarat - 1743

    Haryana - 233

    Himachal Pradesh - 39

    Jammu and Kashmir - 350

    Jharkhand - 42

    Karnataka - 390

    Kerala - 402

    Ladakh - 18

    Madhya Pradesh - 1407

    Maharashtra -4202

    Manipur -2

    Meghalaya - 11

    Mizoram - 1

    Odisha - 68

    Puducherry - 7

    Punjab - 219

    Rajasthan - 1478

    Tamil Nadu - 1477

    Telangana - 844

    Tripura - 2

    Uttarakhand - 44

    Uttar Pradesh - 1084

    West Bengal - 339

    Across the world, the number of coronavirus cases has crossed 24 lakh while death toll has gone up to 1.65 lakh, according to latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The US reported over 7.5 lakh cases and death toll in the country has gone up above 40,000.

    Spain (198,674 cases and 20,453 deaths), Italy (178,972 cases and 23,660 deaths), France (154,098 cases and 19,718 deaths), Germany (145,742 cases and 4,642 deaths) and United Kingdom (121,172 cases and 16,060 deaths) are among the other badly hit countries.

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    Published: 20 Apr 2020, 08:57 AM IST
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