COVID-19 cases crosses 17000 in India, death toll rises to 543
By migrator | Mon, 20 Apr 2020
NATIONAL | APRIL 20, 2020:
The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country has now gone up to 17,265. Health Ministry data said, the number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 14,175. As many as 2,546 patients have been cured and discharged from the hospitals, while 543 patients have died. No new case has been reported in Mahe in Puducherry and in Kodagu district of Karnataka in the last 28 days.
Briefing media in New Delhi yesterday, Health Ministry Spokesman said, 54 districts from 23 States and UTs have not reported fresh cases in last 14 days. He said, 755 dedicated hospitals and 1,389 dedicated health care centres in the country are working for the treatment of critical patients. He also listed out services which will be given relaxation from today during the lockdown.