3,000 cases registered for lockdown violations in Madurai till April 15

South India

A total of 3000 cases have been registered by the police for lockdown violations in Madurai as of April 15.


"Total 3000 cases have been registered till date by Tamil Nadu Police for violating coronavirus lockdown in Madurai, this includes cases against a few people who attended the funeral of a bull in a village in Madurai on April 12," District Collector TG Vinay told to ANI.

The total coronavirus cases in the state now stand at 1,242 and 12 persons have died due to the COVID-19 disease.

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday, the total number of coronavirus patients in the country has surged to 12,380. Meanwhile, the number of deaths in the country due to COVID-19 has risen to 414.

The total number of active cases in the country is 10,477. Meanwhile, 1489 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.

Maharashtra is the worst-affected state with 2,916 cases of which 295 patients have recovered/discharged while 187 patients have lost their lives due to the virus.

Delhi comes second on the list with 1,578 cases of which 40 patients have recovered while 32 patients have succumbed to the virus.

Tamil Nadu is the third state with 1,242 cases of which 118 have recovered and 14 have died due to the deadly virus.

With inputs from ANI

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