Mumbai: The number of cases of the novel coronavirus across the globe crossed the 12-lakh mark as the global death toll topped 70,000. India has reported around 3,580 Covid-19 cases with 79 deaths, according to the Union health ministry.
In Maharashtra, the cases of Coronavirus rises to 748 after 113 positive cases reported in the state today so far. Of them, 37 new cases were reported in Mumbai alone while 13 persons died of the virus on Sunday. This takes the total number of deaths in Mumbai till now to 45, the highest in the country while the positive cases have reached to 748.
58 new Coronavirus positive cases reported in Delhi today. A total number of positive cases here increase to 503 (including 320 who had attended Tablighi Jamaat event, 61 who have a foreign travel history and 18 people who were discharged from hospital after recovering).
Citizens should follow all government guidelines and practice social distancing to contain the spread of coronavirus, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday. In his message on the eve of Mahavir Jayanti, Kovind said Lord Mahavira’s noble teachings of non-violence, truth and renunciation are relevant in every age and for every person.
Meanwhile, the government has started working out the possible post-lockdown scenarios and is considering another booster shot to minimize the impact of coronavirus and revive the economy but nothing has been finalised yet, senior officials said on Sunday. The focus is on issues that may come up after the lockdown is lifted on April 15, an official said.