6,761 coronavirus cases in India, 896 new cases in last 24 hours
With 896 COVID-19 cases reported in the country in the last 24 hours, India’s total number of coronavirus positive cases rose to 6,761 on Friday, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Out of all these cases, 6039 are active cases, 516 have been cured/discharged/ migrated, and 206 deaths have been reported so far. The country witnessed the highest one day increase with 896 cases. 37 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.
Maharashtra with 1364 cases is the worst affected state followed by the Union Territory of Delhi with 898 cases and Tamil Nadu with 834 cases. The country is under a 21-day lockdown until April 14 which was imposed to curb the spread of the virus. States like Odisha and Punjab have extended the lockdown till April 30.