May 20, 2024


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Coronavirus LIVE: 51 more cases in Rajasthan; India death toll at 289

Coronavirus LIVE updates: India witnessing a spike in the growth rate of confirmed coronavirus (Covid-19) cases as the tally is now 8,504 and the death toll has reached 289, according to the Worldometer.

The country reported 34 deaths and 909 new positive Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked a shift in tackling the pandemic from his earlier motto of ‘Jaan hai toh jahaan hai‘ to ‘Jaan bhi, jahan bhi‘ or from “the world exists if life exists” to “life as well as the world.”

West Bengal became the sixth state in India after Odisha, Punjab, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Telangana to extend the coronavirus-induced lockdown till April 30. There seems to be a consensus among the states on the lockdown extension by another two weeks to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Coronavirus world update: Globally, the death toll due to the coronavirus surpassed 108,838 and the number of infections rose to 1,780,775. So far, over half a million people in the US have been infected by the novel coronavirus, and the death toll has surged past 20,000.