979 confirmed Coronavirus cases including 25 deaths reported
NEW DELHI | March 29:
As many as 106 fresh cases of COVID- 19 and six deaths have been reported from six states in the last 24 hours.
Briefing reporters in New Delhi today, Joint Secretary in the Health Ministry, Lav Aggarwal said, there are 979 confirmed coronavirus cases in the country including 25 deaths till now.
He said, government has formed ten empowered groups to give guidance related to medical emergency management, isolation beds and quarantine facility.
Mr. Aggrawal said, the ongoing 21-day lockdown has resulted in some behavioural, mental health issues and the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences has launched a toll-free number – 080- 46110007 — for consultation. On a query for specific blocks and hospitals for COVID-19 patients, he said adding that the process to isolate them from other patients has started.