The number of cases of the novel coronavirus across the globe crossed the 1 million mark as the global death toll topped 50,000. In India, the number of cases crossed the 3,000 mark at 3,082 and the death toll crosses 80. Stay with TOI for live updates
According to the latest update by the ministry of health and family welfare, the total number of coronavirus positive cases rose to 2,301 by Friday morning. There were 2,088 active cases, 157 people were cured and 56 people died. Globally, the number of coronavirus infected people crossed the one million mark on Thursday.
As many as 647 Covid-19 positive cases found in 14 states in the last two days are linked to the Tablighi Jamaat congregation, the Union health ministry said on Friday. Out of the 12 deaths reported in the last 24 hours some are related to the Tablighi Jamaat congregation, Joint Secretary in the health ministry Lav Agarwal said in a daily media briefing.
As some people are not following the 21-day nationwide lockdown called to combat the spread of coronavirus, the Muzaffarnagar police has decided to start 'home delivery' of FIRs against those violating government orders.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be speaking to eminent sports personalities like BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Virat Kohli among others as he tries his best to reach the masses as the country fights the coronavirus pandemic.