COVID-19: India confirmed cases rise to 3,374 with 77 deaths and 266 cured so far

Last Updated: Sunday, 5 April 2020 (12:32 IST)
New Delhi: Confirmed cases of the novel in the country on Sunday rose to 3,374, with two fresh reported casualties since Saturday evening.

Around 246 fresh active cases were added to the total number of by the evening with 3,030 active cases at present.
 
There is a little increase in the number of cured and discharged cases which are now 266, wherein fifty-four people adding up to this number since Saturday evening.
 
So far, the total number of deaths in the country were 77, as per the government data.
 
On Saturday evening the health ministry had said that out of the total cases of the deadly virus so far reported in the country, about 1023 were related to those, who either came in contact with or attended the religious congregation, organised by Tablighi Jamaat at the Nizamuddin Markaz last month.
 
Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal had said that 1,023 positive cases related to Tablighi Jamaat have been reported from 17 states and Union Territories.
 
These include Delhi, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Andaman & Nicobar, Rajasthan and Arunachal Pradesh.
 
Tamil Nadu has again seen a spike in cases since Saturday evening, with the number now at 485, just five numbers lesser than Maharashtra that has the maximum number of confirmed COVID cases in the country that was 490 so far.
 
Delhi with 445 cases was at number three, which also is amongst some of those states where the numbers have spiked in the past three-four days. (UNI)