Coronavirus India lockdown Day 19 updates | Positive cases cross 8300, death toll at 287


The Union Health Ministry on Sunday said there were 8356 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, with 909 new cases and 34 deaths in the last 24 hours. According to the Health Ministry, on Sunday morning, India has 7367 active cases while 716 have been discharged and the death toll stands 273.

However, reports from States put the figure of persons tested positive at 8397 and the death toll at 287.

“For the last two weeks or more people have shown great discipline and stayed indoors and tried to follow social distancing, since, as we say jaan hai jahan hai [the world for he who is alive], now we must also say jaan bhi jahan bhi [life and world],” a statement from PMO quoted the Prime Minister as saying, conveying an evolution in the strategy.