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On day five of the lockdown, India reached 1,071 Corona Virus confirmed cases, the death count rose to 29. This was stated by the Union Health Ministry today.
The number of infected are at 1,071, including the dead. However, 100 patients have recovered.
The government today also denied “rumours and media reports” claiming that the 21-day nationwide lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus or Covid-19 would be extended are “baseless.”
A report had claimed that the government was debating extending the lockdown, alarmed over the mass exodus of migrants trying to reach home, desperate for food and shelter.
The deaths have been reported from various states including Bengal, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Kerala, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Bihar. Maharashtra has reported 6 deaths, Madhya Pradesh 2, Karnataka 3, Gujarat 4, and Delhi 2.