The spread of novel coronavirus in India has quickened in the past few days with new cases of coronavirus and COVID-19 deaths being reported every day. After the first confirmed positive case was reported on January 30 in Kerala, the epidemic has expanded its footprints in the country, affecting more than 47,000 people.
More than three billion people around the world have been living under lockdown for the past few days as governments step up efforts to combat coronavirus pandemic which has left more than 2 lakh people dead
While the novel coronavirus has impacted China, Italy, the US, and Spain the most, India too is seeing COVID-19 infect its economy. After making its presence in Kerala first, the novel coronavirus spread to other cities/regions, including Bengaluru, Pune, Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Hyderabad, Jammu and Kashmir.
Here’s the full list of coronavirus positive cases in India and the state-wise impact of the pandemic (this list will be updated regularly).
Coronavirus in India: Total number of positive cases (including deaths): 47,388 as of May 5.
States/UTs death toll (Details are updated as we receive information) Total deaths in India: 1,488
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||33||0|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli||0||0|
|Daman and Diu||0||0|
|Jammu and Kashmir||726||8|
Note: The tallies above include foreigners who have been infected with COVID-19.
No. of people discharged: 11,762
While the Centre and state governments have been trying hard to check the spread of coronavirus by tracking, isolating and treating the infected persons, the gradual rise of the pandemic in India is worrisome.