Covid: 19,459 new cases, 380 deaths in last 24 hours in India

Source :SIFY
Author :SIFY
Last Updated: Mon, Jun 29th, 2020, 10:35:32hrs

New Delhi: India on Monday registered almost 20,000 fresh cases of coronavirus infections as the country saw 380 deaths and 19,459 new cases in last 24 hours.

Positive cases in India now stand at 5,48,318 including 2,10,120 active cases, 3,21,723 cured/discharged/migrated and 16,475 deaths, as per the latest Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data.

Tightening their containment strategy, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh announced a door-to-door survey joining other states and union territories, including Delhi, Goa and Odisha, while a 14-day lockdown began from Sunday evening in Guwahati in Assam.

With the country witnessing a surge of 3,38,324 infections from June 1 as the lockdown restrictions eased, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said people have to remain more vigilant in the "unlock" period and cautioned that failure to follow COVID-19 norms will put at risk their lives and those of others.