Coronavirus +ve cases reaches close to 2K, death toll 50

Last Modified Thursday, 2 April 2020 (13:04 IST)
New Delhi: With 298 fresh positive cases, the total  number of such cases on Thursday went up to 1,965 while 12 more deaths were also reported across the nation, taking the toll to 50, the Government said.
The active cases till Thursday morning stood at 1764, the Health Ministry said.A total of 150 cases have been cured and discharged, the ministry added.
 
The on Wednesday had said that the travel of was one of the reasons behind the spike in cases, as 386 new  cases were reported in just a day or between Tuesday and Wednesday.
 
Markaz Nizamuddin in the National Capital has become a hot spot of cases, the ministry had said. Scores of people, who attended a religious gathering here last month, have found to be infected with the deadly virus.
 
State wise, Maharashtra remains the worst affected with 335 and 13 deaths, followed by Kerala 265 positive cases and two casualties.Delhi now  houses 152 coronavirus patients with two deaths.
 
Tamil Nadu has 234 positive cases with one casualty, while Karnataka has 110  COVID-19 patients with three deaths  and Uttar Pradesh has 113 with two casualties, Rajasthan 108.(UNI)