India’s total count of coronavirus positive cases stood at 26496 on Sunday, as per the latest government of India data. While 5804 have recovered, 824 succumbed to the deadly pandemic so far.
Amid rising cases in the national capital, a top official in the Delhi government’s COVID-19 committee has suggested that the ongoing lockdown will have to be continued till mid-May for the epidemic curve to flatten.
The Centre on Friday said the COVID-19 situation is especially serious in major or emerging hotspot areas including Ahmedabad, Surat, Hyderabad and Chennai. Four Inter-Ministerial Central Teams have been constituted to monitor the situation in these cities.
Meanwhile, the global death toll due to the deadly virus crossed 20000-mark, raising concerns for world leaders.
India sees its massive spike in terms of fresh daily COVID-19 positive cases
India’s total number of coronavirus positive cases rises to 26,496 (including 19868 active cases, 5804 cured/discharged/migrated and 824 deaths): Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. There has been a spike of 1990 new COVID-19 positive cases and 49 deaths in the last 24 hours.