Coronavirus latest updates: The number of cases has reached 785,807 worldwide, and more than 37,811 died. Keep tuned to the covid-19 LIVE updates
LIVE update: Despite the 21-day lockdown, the number of Covid-19 cases in India has seen a steady rise.
On Monday, India’s cumulative coronavirus infections reached 1,251, registering the highest single-day increase of 227 cases; the death toll rose to 32.
The government needed to take “extraordinary” and “unprecedented” measures like a nationwide lockdown for three weeks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday as his government denied a community outbreak of the disease.
Worldwide, the number of coronavirus cases has reached more than 785,807, while nearly 38,000 have died so far.
Coronavirus world update: Italy has so far had 11,591 fatalities, with 101,739 cases.
Spain has recorded 7,716 fatalities and 87,956 infections. China has declared 3,304 deaths and 81,470 cases so far.
The United States, with 163,490 diagnosed cases and 2,148 deaths, has the highest number of infected people.
Germany has so far had 66,885 cases and 645 deaths.