New Delhi: – 15 patients died in the country in the last 24 hours, due to Coronavirus, whereas 700 new cases were reported in the same period. 1,000 cases have been added in the last two days, taking the total number of cases above 3,000. 60% of the new cases reported in the last two days are from the people who attended the religious function in Delhi. 647 people who have tested positive, in the last two days, are from the attendees at the function.
This week a major increase in the number of Coronavirus cases has been observed in the country. On Sunday, 29th March, the number of cases in the country had reached 1,000. But in the last six days, the number has tripled, crossing 3,000. This huge increase in cases has been observed in all the states of the country. The maximum number of new cases have been reported from Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Delhi and Maharashtra.
102 new cases were reported from Tamil Nadu on Friday taking the number of cases to 416. The numbers in Tamil Nadu have reached more than 400 from 50, in just four days. Most of these new cases are from the people who attended the Tablighi Jamaat function in Delhi. 93 new cases were reported from Delhi on Friday and two deaths were reported. Of these 77 cases are connected with the Tablighi Jamaat function.
75 new cases were reported even from Telangana. Most of these people also had returned from the Tablighi Jamaat function, in Delhi. 67 new cases were reported from Maharashtra, on Friday, taking the total number to 490. Of these 53 cases are from the Mumbai metropolitan region. 7 cases from Maharashtra also are connected with the Tablighi Jamaat religious function in Delhi.
On Friday evening, the Union Health ministry informed that the number of Coronavirus deaths has reached 62 and the total number of cases has reached 2,547. But as per the information revealed by the states and other news reports, the number of deaths in the pandemic has reached 80 by Saturday morning and the number of cases has crossed 3,000. The concerns have increased because of the addition of 700 new cases in the last 24 hours.