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54 districts have not reported any new Corona case in 2 weeks

Updated: April 20, 2020 10:19 am
A total of 1738 fresh confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours taking the total number to 16,116.  As many as 2302 patients have recovered and have been discharged from the hospitals, while 519 patients have died. No new case  has been reported in Mahe in Puducherry and in  Kodagu  district of Karnataka in the last 28 days. Briefing media in New Delhi, Health Ministry Spokesman  said,  54 districts from 23 States and UTs have not reported fresh cases in last 14 days. He said, 755 dedicated hospitals and 1389 dedicated health care centers in the country are working for the  treatment of critical patients.

He also listed out services which will be given relaxation from today during the lockdown.  He said, the activities which will  be prohibited even in cases of relaxation are primarily related to passenger traffic movement by air, rail and road, educational institutions, industrial commercial activities and hospitality services.

He added that cinema halls, shopping complexes, malls and  religious places will remain closed till 3rd of next month.  He said the relaxation will not be implemented in containment areas and only essential services will be allowed there. He informed that a high-level task force to work on frontiers of science related to vaccines and drug testing has been formed.

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