Mumbai: According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India reported 88 new COVID-19 cases, the highest in a single day, taking the total nationwide tally to 694.
The number of people who have been cured or discharged stands at 44 while the active COVID-19 cases stand at 633 and the death toll in the country has surged to 16.
— ANI (@ANI) March 26, 2020
According to the ministry, sixteen people have died in one case.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a 21-day lockout across the country to combat the spread of coronavirus, saying “social disturbances” are the only option to combat the disease,