West Bengal report second deaths ; COVID-19
India began its sixth day in lockdown on Monday as confirmed coronavirus cases stood at 1,024. Out of these, 901 are being treated, 27 people have died, 95 have recovered, and one person has migrated. Covid-19, the disease caused by coronavirus has claimed 27 lives in the country so far.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday apologised to Indians who were suffering through hardships during the 21-day nationwide lockdown.
Meanwhile, United States President Donald Trump said the country will see a spike in the death rate in two weeks due to the pandemic. The president extended “social distancing” guidelines until April 30.
The coronavirus has infected 7,21,817 people, and 33,968 patients have died, according to Johns Hopkins University. The disease has affected 177 countries or territories.