The Ministry of Health on Sunday stated to the media that as per reports a total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 979. The figure includes the number of active cases (867), fatalities (25) and the number of recoveries (86).
While the number of coronavirus cases in the country is on a rapid rise, a bit of positive news has ventured in the fact that nearly 10 per cent of Covid-19 cases have started showing signs of recovery.
As of Sunday, the official figures indicate that 86 Covid-19 patients have recovered from the infection, which is nearly 10 per cent of the number of active cases in the country (867).
According to the health ministry, Maharashtra lags behind and struggles to contain the spread of coronavirus.
The number of cases in both states is inching close towards 200.
Maharashtra has a total of 186 coronavirus cases. State in itself has 6 deaths under its name due to the pandemic so far while 25 patients have been recovered and released.
Kerala has 182 positive cases of coronavirus as per the latest data by the Ministry of Health. The state has one death, people are in recovery.
India has entered the fifth day of 21-day long coronavirus lockdown on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced the lockdown earlier this week to break the chain of Covid-19 infections in the country.