India COVID-19 Cases Cross 33,000, Death Toll At 1,074

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India COVID-19 Cases Cross 33,000, Death Toll At 1
Only three days remain for the nationwide lockdown to end, but the coronavirus cases show no signs of letting up.

According to the latest data from the Health Ministry, 33,050 coronavirus patients have been found in the country so far and 1,074 people have succumbed to the illness.

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In the past 24 hours, 1,718 cases have come to light and 67 people have died. With new cases being reported, several states have begun increasing restrictions.

In Punjab, the curfew has been extended for two weeks and action is being taken against those violating it. In Amritsar, people breaking the curfew were made to do sit-ups on the road.

Kaushal Raj Sharma, District Magistrate of Varanasi, which is the Parliamentary constituency of PM Narendra Modi, said that the area under Varanasi Municipal Corporation will remain completely sealed till May 3. 

The facility of home delivery is available for all kinds of items and only people who are ill have been given concessions in this, he added.

Section 144 has been imposed in Karnataka’s Kalaburagi city till May 7 but concessions have been given for purchase of essential goods. It was in Kalaburagi that the death of the first coronavirus patient in the country had taken place. 

Meanwhile, construction work has started in Karnataka’s Shivmoga district. Chetan, a contractor, said that work is being done while following social distancing norms and permission for it has been given by the Deputy Commissioner of Police.

It is believed that after May 3, restrictions will be imposed after identification of coronavirus-hit areas and concessions are likely to be given in areas where there are no coronavirus cases.  

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