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Apr 25, 2020 09:07 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Coronavirus India News Highlights | Nationwide COVID-19 tally nears 25,000, death toll reaches 779

Live updates of the novel coronavirus pandemic and its economic impact.

The death toll due to COVID-19 has risen to 779 and the number of cases climbed to 24,942 in the country on April 25, according to the Union Health Ministry.

The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 18,953 while 5,209 people were cured and discharged, and one patient has migrated, the ministry said.

Globally, over 2.8 million confirmed cases and more than 197,500 deaths have been reported so far during the COVID-19 outbreak, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

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  • April 25, 2020 07:53 PM IST

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  • April 25, 2020 07:49 PM IST

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