Coronavirus cases: India revises down death toll to 9, reports 562 cases
11:54 AM, March 25, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:04 PM, March 25, 2020

Covid-19: India revises down death toll to 9, reports 562 cases

The number of coronavirus cases in India, which has been put under a 21-day lockdown, rose to 562 today while the death toll due to Covid-19 in the country was revised down to nine, according to the health ministry.

The ministry, in its updated figures this morning, said the second death reported in Delhi was Covid-19 negative.

One death was reported in Delhi yesterday taking the number of deaths to two in the capital. Two deaths have so far been reported from Maharashtra, one each from Bihar, Karnataka, Gujarat, Punjab, Delhi, West Bengal and Himachal Pradesh states.

According to the data, the number of active Covid-19 cases stood at 512 while 41 people have been cured, discharged or migrated. The figure includes 43 foreign nationals.

The southern state of Kerala has reported the highest number of Covid-19 cases so far at 109, including eight foreign nationals, followed by Maharashtra which recorded 101, including three foreigners, according to the ministry data.

Karnataka has reported 41 cases of coronavirus patients, while cases in Telangana rose to 35, including 10 foreigners. Uttar Pradesh has 35 positive cases, including a foreign national.

Gujarat has 33 positive cases, including a foreigner, while the number of cases in Rajasthan increased to 32, including two foreigners.

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