New Delhi: The death toll due to coronavirus in India reached 5 as a 69-year-old national died while undergoing treatment at the Fortis Hospital in Jaipur on Friday. Meanwhile, the number of confirmed cases across the country reached 195, with Maharashtra registering the highest number of cases. Also Read - What is Janata Curfew? How Will This Help Fight Coronavirus? Here's How it Will Work
“3 people have tested positive for COVID-19– one each from Pimpri-Chinchwad, Pune and Mumbai. The total number of cases in the state now rises to 52″, said Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope.
A couple with Spain travel history tests positive in Jaipur. Both 30-years-old returned to Delhi from Spain via Dubai on Tuesday and reached Jaipur by taxi early on Wednesday. After one hour stay at a hotel, they were moved to Sawai Man Singh hospital at 4 AM and kept in isolation there.
A resident of south Kolkata’s posh Ballygunge area, with UK travel history, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus infection, taking the number of confirmed cases in West Bengal to two.
In Andhra Pradesh, a person who recently returned from Saudi Arabia tested positive for COVID-19. According to officials, the man who hails from Visakhapatnam had returned from Saudi Arabia on March 12.
On the other hand, the global death toll due to the coronavirus outbreak has reached 9,881, with over 2,42,000 infections.