Covid 19: Indian cases cross 650, world reels under virus
The total number of COVID-19 patients in India has crossed 650. With Tamil Nadu witnessing its first coronavirus casualty, the death toll in the country has climbed to 13.
Of these active cases, 602 are Indians and 47 are foreign nationals. A total of 43 patients have been cured so far, according to the Ministry of Health and Welfare.
Maharashtra is the worst affected state with more than 120 coronavirus positive cases. The financial capital of India witnessed three deaths related to COVID-19. With five new patients from the national capital, the total number of coronavirus cases has climbed to 35 in Delhi.
Elsewhere in the world, Italy and Spain continue to reel under the virus.
Positive cases in Italy surpassed 74,000 and more than 7,500 deaths have been reported. Spain is reaching the figure of 50,000 positive cases with more than 3,600 reported deaths.
The UK government has ordered a 21-day lockdown with more than 9,500 cases and more than 450 deaths. Prince Charles of the Royal House of Britain too was tested positive for the virus.
The US has already recorded more than 65,000 positive cases and more than 940 deaths. The US government has announced an economic package of $2 trillion to fight the pandemic.
Overall, there are more than 4,65,000 confirmed cases in the world with more than 21,000 deaths.