According to sources the dangerous coronavirus which has been originated in wuhan of china is spreading its claws to other countries across the globe. india on monday witnessed a surge in the number of positive cases for novel coronavirus. A total of 227 people have been tested positive in 24 hours, taking the country's total to 1,251 with 32 deaths. Reports say that a total of 102 people have been cured. The Union health Ministry in its updated report said that 32 deaths have been reported in india so far, with highest eight from maharashtra, followed by gujarat with five fatalities.
"A total of 102 patients have been cured and discharged," it said. Among all the states and Union Territories in india, kerala has highest number of corona positive cases and it stands at 202. kerala is followed by maharashtra, 198 corona positive cases. delhi recorded 87 confirmed cases of Covid-19 with 82 positive cases from Uttar Pradesh.
The government of india has imposed a lockdown for a period of 21 days. Rumours are doing rounds that there will be an extension in the lockdown period. However, the government denied all these rumours. More than 2,000 delegates, including from malaysia, indonesia, saudi arabia and kyrgyzstan, attended the congregation in mid-March of Tabligh-e-Jamaat - a Muslim religious organisation. It is believed that the deceased had come in contact with many people before they were tested positive and isolated. The state government is seeking cooperation from all those persons who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat at the Markaz mosque in Nizamuddin between march 13 and march 15.