With the states registering more than 2,000 new cases in most recent 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 count has crossed the grim milestone of 42,000-mark. The total number of coronavirus cases in the nation has move to 42,533. The loss of life has increased to 1,373 as India recorded 72 deaths in most recent 24 hours. Both the number of new cases and fatalities on Sunday were the highest detailed in a single day so far.
Coronavirus Cases Crosses 42,000-mark in India
There were 29,453 active coronavirus patients in the nation. Above of 11,706 people were recovered from the illness.
Delhi saw the sharpest hike in new cases as 427 people tested positive for novel coronavirus on Sunday. The coronavirus include in the national capital has zoomed to 4,549. There were 64 COVID-19-related deaths in the state.
Maharashtra kept on recording high numbers, 678 new cases. The loss of life in the state has crossed 500-mark. Maharashtra was the first state in India to report more than 12,000 coronavirus cases.
In Gujarat, 394 coronavirus cases were enlisted in most recent 24 hours. The total number of coronavirus cases in the state remained at 5,428.
Tamil Nadu saw a sharp jump in coronavirus cases as 266 new cases were affirmed on Sunday. With this, the state’s COVID-19 check arrived at 3,023.
Punjab saw its highest number of new cases in a single day on Sunday. The state recorded 330 new coronavirus cases in most recent 24 hours. The COVID-19 cases in Punjab rose to 1,102.
India enters the third period of across the country lockdown today. To relieve the spread of novel coronavirus, the Center extended the lockdown till May 17. The Indian government ordered the whole nation in red, orange and green zones dependent on the number of coroanvirus cases from that zone. A few standards were loose at all influenced zones.
More than 3.5 million cases of the novel coronavirus, including in any case 247,000 deaths have been recorded overall as per Johns Hopkins University. The United States affirmed over 1.1 million cases and 67,000 COVID-19 related deaths.