India’s coronavirus COVID-19 cases rise to 2224, death toll takes to 53 deaths

Coronavirus Scare

New Delhi, April 3: The total number of coronavirus positive cases climbed to 2224. 155 patients were cured and 53 deaths occurred as on April 2, as per the date released by Ministry of Health and Family welfare. Atleast 235 new cases of the infection has been reported in the last 24 hours.

Maharashtra, Kerala and Delhi continue to report the maximum number of infections with 377, 290 and 227 cases, respectively. The most number of deaths have been reported from Maharashtra which is as high as 13.

The Tablighi Jamaat meet has emerged as the latest hotspot in the country with around 400 cases having being linked to the congregation. At least 15 of the 53 deaths have been linked to the Delhi meet — nine in Telangana, and one each in Delhi, Gujarat, Karnataka, Mumbai, Kashmir and Tamil Nadu.

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