Coronavirus Update: India Tally Climbs to 24,506 & 775 Deaths Reported; Over 5,000 Patients Cured

Coronavirus Update: India Tally Climbs to 24,506 & 775 Deaths Reported; Over 5,000 Patients Cured

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New Delhi, April 25, 2020:

The total number of coronavirus cases in India has now climbed to 24,506. 57 people have died from the virus in last 24 hours, taking the death toll in the country to 775. In a positive development, 5,000 people, 21% of all the positive cases, have recovered from the disease, according to the ministry of health and welfare.

Maharashtra continues to report highest number of deaths at 301 followed by Gujarat (127), Madhya Pradesh (92) and Delhi (53).

Statewise number of COVID-19 cases in India is as follows:

Andaman and Nicobar Islands - 27

Andhra Pradesh - 955

Arunachal Pradesh - 1

Assam - 35

Bihar - 223

Chandigarh - 27

Chhattisgarh - 36

Delhi - 2,514

Goa - 7

Gujarat -2,815

Haryana - 272

Himachal Pradesh - 40

Jammu and Kashmir - 454

Jharkhand - 57

Karnataka - 474

Kerala - 450

Ladakh - 20

Madhya Pradesh - 1,852

Maharashtra - 6,817

Manipur - 2

Meghalaya - 12

Mizoram - 1

Nagaland - 1

Odisha - 94

Puducherry - 7

Punjab - 298

Rajasthan - 2,034

Tamil Nadu - 1,755

Telangana - 984

Tripura - 2

Uttarakhand - 48

Uttar Pradesh - 1,621

West Bengal - 571

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MHA Order on Opening of Shops:

Ministry of Home Affairs issued an Order No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A) Dated 24th April, 2020 on amendments in the consolidated revised guidelines on lock down measures to allow opening of shops.

As per the order, in rural areas, all shops, except those in shopping malls are allowed to open. In urban areas, all standalone shops, neighbourhood shops and shops in residential complexes are allowed to open. Shops in markets/market complexes and shopping malls are not allowed to open. It has further been clarified that sale by E-commerce companies will continue to be permitted for essential goods only. Sale of liquor and other items continues to be prohibited as specified in the National Directives for COVID-19 management.

However, the MHA order stated that these shops will not be permitted to open in areas, whether rural or urban, which are declared as containment zones by respective States/ UTs.

International Figures:

Internationally, 2,832,520 cases of the coronavirus have been registered. While 807,040 people have recovered, 197,343 people have succumbed to death. 1,828,137 coronavirus cases are active, and 58,524 (3%) are in serious condition.

The United States remains the worst hit country with the most number of cases (925,758) and deaths (52,217).

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Apr 25, 2020