Mumbai, Apr 03, 2020: Six Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel has tested coronavirus positive at Panvel near Mumbai, an official told PTI.
Meanwhile, 91 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Delhi in the last 24 hours, taking the total number to 384. 102 fresh COVID-19 cases were reported in Tamil Nadu, taking the total to 411.
The health ministry on Friday reported that the death toll from the COVID-19 outbreak in India has risen to 56, while the number of cases has gone up to 2,301. 647 positive cases of COVID-19 found in last two days are linked to the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi’s Nizamuddin.
Meanwhile, in a special video message, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to all citizens to “switch off all lights for 9 minutes and light up lamps or torch or cellphone flashlights on Sunday, 5 April at 9 pm.”
Odisha announced a 48-hour lockdown in three of its cities – Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak and Cuttack, starting from 8 pm tonight.