Coronavirus in India: Another death in MP takes toll to 17, total cases above 650

Coronavirus in India cases in India has crossed the 660-mark on Thursday and recorded four more deaths, taking the toll to 17.

According to  authorities prepare for to fight the coronavirus pandemic, the Total number of coronavirus cases climbed to 656 in India on late Thursday and the death toll rose to 17.

Over 20 new Covid-19 cases from India’s different parts of the country were has been reported on Thursday along with four casualties. Follow Live Updates on coronavirus outbreak

According to the India health ministry data, the number of active cases of Covid-19 cases in the country stood at 593, while 42 people were either cured or discharged and one had already migrated. The total number of 649 cases included 47 foreign nationals, the ministry said.

In Goa, three persons not relatives to each other, all with travel history abroad, tested and found positive for coronavirus, health department officials said. This is the new cases in Goa that first time the tourist state has reported coronavirus positive cases.

With five more Cases in which people testing positive for coronavirus in City Indore, the total number of cases in the city have risen to 10, taking the State Madhya Pradesh tally to 15 on Thursday. A 35-year-old man who had earlier tested positive for Covid-19 died in Indore on late Thursday. The first death was that of a 65-year-old woman from Ujjain.

In West Bengal, an eldlerly found that she is tested positive for the coronavirus making him the number 10th case of the deadly viral disease in the state. The 66-year-old from Nayabad in Kolkata had no history of travelling abroad or outside West Bengal.

Cases in all over Delhi rose to 36 on Thursday after confirming by a doctor, his daughter and wife and one other person also found coronavirus tested positive. The doctor had come into contact with a old woman who had returned from Saudi Arabia.

As per data by the Indian Health Ministry, updated on Thursday morning, The highest coronavirus patient  Maharashtra has reported the highest number of Covid-19 cases so far at 128, including three foreign nationals, followed by Kerala which has recorded 118 cases, including eight foreign nationals.


Karnataka has reported 41 all over cases of coronavirus patients, while cases in Gujarat rose to 38, including one foreigner.

Cases in Uttar Pradesh (UP) rose to 42, including a foreigner. Three more persons test found positive for coronavirus in Noida, taking the cases in Gautam Buddh Nagar district to 14.

The number of cases in Rajasthan State is increased to 38, including two foreigners, while the positive cases in Telangana stood at 42, including 10 foreigners.

Punjab reported 33 cases while In Haryana, there are 30 cases, including 14 foreigners. Ladakh has 13 cases, while Tamil Nadu has reported 26 cases, including six foreigners. Andhra Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir have reported 11 cases each.

Chandigarh has reported seven cases.

Uttarakhand has five cases, including one foreigner. Bihar has four cases.

There are three cases in Chattisgarh and Himachal Pradesh while there are two cases in OdishaPuducherryMizoram and Manipur have reported a case each.

On Wednesday, India registered 101 new cases of novel coronavirus despite a nationwide lockdown.


The death toll due to novel coronavirus in India also climbed to 16 on Thursday.

A 65-year-old man hailing from Hyderpora area of Srinagar died on Thursday, becoming the first fatality in Jammu and Kashmir due to coronavirus. Four people had tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases to 11.

Maharashtra saw its fourth coronavirus-related casualty on Thursday after test report of a woman who died on March 24 confirmed that she coronavirus positive. Earlier, an 85-year-old woman had died in Ahmedabad, becoming the second person to die of Covid-19 in Gujarat.

The earlier deaths were reported from Maharashtra, Bihar, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal



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