778 more test positive, COVID-19 tally rises to 6,427 in Maharashtra


With an increase of 778 cases in the last 24 hours, the total number of coronavirus patients in Maharashtra has climbed to 6,427, on Friday.


As per the last update on Friday,  with 14 more deaths, the toll due to COVID-19 has risen to 283.

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday, the total number of coronavirus patients in the country has surged to 23,077. Meanwhile, the number of deaths in the country due to COVID-19 has risen to 718.

The total number of active cases in the country is 17,610. Meanwhile, 4,749 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.

The Central government has taken many stringent measures to prevent the further spread of the disease. 

Starting from March 24 midnight, India is under 21-day lockdown to curb the spread of novel coronavirus. The lockdown, effective March 25, is supposed to end on April 14.

However, on April 14, in an address to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the 21-day national lockdown has been extended till May 3.

Coronavirus, which originated in China's Wuhan city in December last year, has so far spread to more than 200 countries. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared coronavirus a pandemic. 

Globally, there now are 2,726,752 cases of coronavirus. The number of fatalities across the world stands at 191,061, and there have so far been 730,843 recoveries.




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