Coronavirus Lockdown Updates: 11,933 infected, 392 dead due to COVID-19 in India
The Health Ministry in its daily press briefing said on Wednesday that India reported 1,076 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours. The ministry added that the total number of positive cases in the country stand at 11,439 including 9,756 active cases, 377 deaths, 1,305 cured/discharged and 1 migrated. Maharashtra remains the worst affected state with 2,687 confirmed cases with 178 deaths. Delhi has pipped Tamil Nadu to become second-worst affected state with 1,561 confirmed COVID-19 cases and death toll at 30. Whereas, Tamil Nadu's tally is at 1,204 and death toll at 12, according the Health Ministry.
The Home Ministry in its guidelines issued on Wednesday following the announcement of lockdown 2.0 by PM Modi said that all public services such inter-state, inter-district movement of people, bus, metro services continue to remain barred till May 3. Domestic, international air travel, train services, educational institutions, coaching centres will continue to be shut. The ministry added that public places such as cinema halls, malls, bars, shopping complexes, swimming pools, gyms, sports complexes will also be closed till May 3. All social, religious, sports, political functions, religious places and places of worship will be shut for public till May 3, the ministry said.