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India's COVID-19 cases surge to 28,380; toll at 886

Source: ANI  -  Edited By: Hemant Waje
Last updated on: April 27, 2020 18:37 IST
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With 1,463 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the last 24 hours and 60 deaths, India's total count of coronavirus cases has surged to 28,380, said the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Monday.

IMAGE: A man carries his child on his shoulder as they wait to receive food, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/PTI Photo

The total cases are inclusive of 6,361 cured and discharged patients, one migrated and 886 deaths.


IMAGE: A couple wearing face masks performs rituals during their marriage ceremony on Akshaya Tritiya amid nationwide COVID-19 lockdown in Bhopal. Photograph: PTI Photo

At present, there are 21,132 active COVID-19 cases in the country.

IMAGE: A commuter is seen requesting police personnel after being stopped near barricades during a nationwide lockdown in New Delhi. Photograph: PTI Photo

During the daily media briefing, Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry, said that 16 districts in the country, which earlier had cases, have not reported any 
fresh cases for the last 28 days.

IMAGE: A medic wearing a protective suit uses a thermal screening on army personnel who have arrived from Bengaluru through a special train in Jodhpur. Photograph: PTI Photo

The three new districts, which got added to this list are -- Gondia in Maharashtra, Devangere in Karnataka and Lakhisarai in Bihar.

IMAGE: Cattle are seen on a street at Sadar Bazaar area in New Delhi during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. Photograph: Arun Sharma/PTI Photo

Apart from that, 85 districts in states and Union territories have not reported any new cases in the last 14 days, he said.

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Source: ANI  -  Edited By: Hemant Waje
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