Tabligh's Nizamuddin Markaz cleared, 2361 people evacuated, 617 hospitalised, rest quarantined: Sisodia
The coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 800,000 people all over the world, with the global death toll crossing 40,000. The total number of deaths in the US with 3,400 deaths from Covid-19 has surpassed China's official toll of 3,305. Close to 175,000 have been infected across the United States. The US, Italy, Spain, China and Germany are now the five most affected countries in terms of number of confirmed cases.
In India, too, the number of novel coronavirus cases continue to climb. According to the Union health ministry, there were 1,238 active cases in the country while 35 people have succumbed to the diesease, as on March 31.
New York City's Covid-19 death toll crosses 1,000
More than 1,000 people have died in the New York City alone from COVID-19 as the authorities struggled to procure enough medical equipment to cope with the rising coronavirus cases and warned that the it is "approaching the toughest weeks of this crisis," reports PTI.
According to the official data, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the City was 41,771 and 1,096 people died of the disease as of March 31.
At least 8,400 people are hospitalised and of those, at least 1,888 are in the ICU. New York State, the epicentre of pandemic in the US, had on Sunday passed the grim milestone of more than 1,000 deaths due to the novel coronavirus, with Governor Andrew Cuomo warning that thousands of people might die before the crisis ends.
New York State now has 75,000 coronavirus cases and 1,550 people have died of the disease, an increase of 332 deaths within 24 hours.
Ten people who attended Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi sent for quarantine in Jammu, say officials
(Inputs and image from hindustantimes.com)