Coronavirus News India Highlights: Number of cases in Mumbai rises to 3,445
Highlights of the novel coronavirus pandemic and its economic impact. Total confirmed cases in India have risen to 18,601.
The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic has spread across 185 countries and territories. Today is the twenty-eighth day of India’s nationwide lockdown, which has been extended till May 3. Confirmed COVID-19 cases in India stand at 18,601. The death toll from the outbreak in India is at 590.
Maharashtra, Delhi and Gujarat have reported the highest number of cases. Restrictions were eased in some non-hotspot areas of the country yesterday.Globally, there have been over 24.8 lakh confirmed cases of COVID-19. At least 1.7 lakh people have died so far. The United States, Spain, Italy, France, Germany and the UK are the most-affected countries. The outbreak continues to have a major impact on the global economy. Catch the latest updates here: