Maharstra, Apr 03, 2020: The number of coronavirus deaths globally reached 1,013,157 even after hundreds of countries remain under lockdown and the United States and Italy remain the worst affected country with 243,453 and 115,242 cases respectively according to Johns Hopkins University tally at 6.30 am IST.
The total number of coronavirus cases in India stands at 2301 out of which 2088 are active cases, 156 have been cured and 56 people have died.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his video message on Friday appreciated the discipline and patience shown by 130 crore Indians and said you are not alone in this fight against coronavirus COVID-19. He further asked Indians to light candle, diya, torch, mobile flash for 9 minutes on April 5 at 9 pm to dispel coronavirus covid-19 darkness.
According to the latest Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data, the numbers of active cases in India are 1,860 while 156 patients have been cured, discharged or migrated and 53 died. In the total tally, about 400 positive COVID-19 cases have been found whose epidemiological linkage can be traced to the Tablighi Jamaat cluster, said the Union Health Ministry while asserting that there was no evidence of widespread community transmission. Notably, 20 existing and 22 potential hotspots have been identified across the country.