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India's Coronavirus cases cross 500 with 10 Deaths; 37 Patients Recover

The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said India reported nearly 500 coronavirus cases so far. As per the data updated on Tuesday morning, the total number of COVID-19 cases stood at 511.

The figure includes at least 41 foreign nationals and the 10 deaths reported so far, the Health Ministry said.

Meanwhile, with nine fatalities reported so far, health experts have warned that a big jump could be imminent, which would overwhelm the underfunded and crumbling public health infrastructure.

The total number of active COVID-19 cases across the country now stands at 446, after over 22 fresh cases were reported.

Thirty-seven people have been cured/discharged/migrated, it added.

As cases of the viral infection surged in the past few days, authorities have put almost the entire country under lockdown, banning gathering of people and suspending road, rail and air traffic till March 31.

A 23-year-old, with a travel history to the UK, tested positive for novel coronavirus on Tuesday the first confirmed case of infection reported from North East India. The 23-year-old from Manipur is stable and is being treated, officials have said.

A 23-year-old, with a travel history to the UK, tested positive for novel coronavirus on Tuesday the first confirmed case of infection reported from North East India. The 23-year-old from Manipur is stable and is being treated, officials have said.

Chandigarh has six cases, while Andhra Pradesh reported seven cases. Jammu and Kashmir have four cases.

Maharashtra, which has been the worst hit, reported 23 new cases on Monday, taking the total of positive cases to 97 — the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India so far. At 95, Kerala is close behind.

Karnataka has 37 cases of coronavirus patients after four more persons tested positive for the deadly virus on Tuesday. The number of cases in Telangana has risen to 33, including 10 foreigners.

Uttar Pradesh has 33 positive cases, including a foreign national. Gujarat has reported 30 cases and Delhi has 29 patients, while Rajasthan has 32 positive cases, including two foreign nationals.

In Haryana, there are 26 cases, including 14 foreigners, while Punjab has 23 cases.

Via | Coronavirus in India: Fresh cases in Maharashtra, Karnataka; Covid-19 cases jump to 511

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