With two more deaths reported, one from Bihar and another from Maharashtra, the total death toll in Covid 19 in India has gone up to six.
A 38-year-old man with a travel history of Qatar died at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in Bihar's Patna on Saturday morning. Following this, on Sunday, a 63-year-old coronavirus patient died in Mumbai taking the death toll in Maharashtra to two, a health official said. These two deaths take the total number of deaths due to coronavirus in India to six.
Two Covid-19 positive cases have been reported in Patna so far including the man who died. The second patient is currently undergoing treatment at Nalanda Medical College & Hospital (NMCH) in the city.
A total of 324 Covid-19 positive cases have surfaced in India so far, the Health Ministry said on Sunday.
At least 350 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in India as of March 22, of which around 320 are active cases. On Sunday, India is observing a 'Janata Curfew' from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., called for by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to practise social distancing in a bid to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus.