Medical staff administer Covid-19 tests to the public at the Iowa Events Center parking lot in Des Moines on Saturday, April 25, 2020 | Photo: PTICoronavirus India update: With 1,823 new cases and 67 deaths in the past 24 hours, the total number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 33,610 on Thursday. So far, 1,079 people have died due to Covid-19 in the country.
Indian states hit with most cases are Maharashtra (9,915), Gujarat (4,082), Delhi (3,439), Madhya Pradesh (2,561), Rajasthan (2,438), Tamil Nadu (2,162), and Uttar Pradesh (2,134). In a significant development, the Centre has now allowed migrant labourers, students, pilgrims and tourists who do not have any symptoms of coronavirus to go back to their home states. It issued a set of guidelines to this effect on Wednesday.
Coronavirus world update: Nations hit with most coronavirus cases at present are the US (1,064,194) Spain (236,899), Italy (203,505), France (165,911) and UK (165,145). Globally, 3,248,039 people have been infected by coronavirus and the total number of deaths from the disease stands at 229,313.
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