COVID-19: Biggest Single Day Spike In India, Cases Cross 17,200

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COVID-19: Biggest Single Day Spike In India, Cases
There has been a record increase in the number of coronavirus patients in the country. In the past 24 hours, 1,553 new patients have been found and 36 people have died across the country.

According to the latest data from the Health Ministry, the total number of coronavirus patients in the country has reached 17,265 and 543 people have succumbed to this viral disease so far.

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There is some relief due to the fact that 2,546 coronavirus patients have recovered and been discharged from hospitals.

In Goa, just seven coronavirus patients had been found and they have been discharged after treatment. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has declared Goa a zero-coronavirus state.

According to the guidelines of the Home Ministry, concessions had been given to some trade-related activities across the country from April 20, which have been implemented from today.

However, these concessions will not be implemented in capital Delhi. The Delhi government has taken this decision after reviewing the ground situation and it could take a decision on providing concessions after April 27.

Only all officers of the Deputy Secretary level in the Central government and 30% staff subordinate to them will go to their offices.

At present, the number of coronavirus patients in Delhi has crossed 2,000. Apart from this, 79 areas have been sealed so far.

Meanwhile, after a very swift increase in the number of coronavirus patients in the country, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has increased the target of coronavirus testing.

The ICMR has said that one lakh people could be tested daily for the coronavirus from May 31.

The ICMR has tested 4 lakh one thousand and 586 samples till now and more than 17,000 coronavirus positive patients have been confirmed so far.

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