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India's Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 10, Positive Cases Soar to 519, Shows Health Ministry Data

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said Kerala has reported the highest number of cases so far at 95, including eight foreign nationals, followed by Maharashtra with 89, including three foreigners.

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Updated:March 24, 2020, 11:32 PM IST
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India's Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 10, Positive Cases Soar to 519, Shows Health Ministry Data
A woman wearing a mask at a shop in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, on Tuesday. (Reuters)

New Delhi: The death toll in coronavirus cases rose to 10 in the country with Delhi reporting its second death, while the number of positive cases, including casualties, reached 519, said the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday.

West Bengal and Himachal Pradesh reported a casualty each on Monday, while seven deaths were earlier reported from Maharashtra (two), Bihar, Karnataka, Gujarat and Punjab.

According to the figures as of Tuesday night, the number of active COVID-19 cases were 469 while 40 people have been cured/discharged or migrated. This includes 43 foreign nationals and the 10 deaths reported so far, said the ministry.

Meanwhile, the latest ICMR data says a total of 536 individuals have been confirmed positive among suspected casees and contacts of known positive cases.

A 65-year-old coronavirus patient died in Mumbai on Monday evening, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said. But this case was not counted in the health ministry's latest figure.

Kerala has reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases so far at 95, including eight foreign nationals, followed by Maharashtra which recorded 89, including three foreigners, according to the ministry data.

Karnataka has reported 37 cases of coronavirus patients, while cases in Telangana rose to 35 including 10 foreigners.

Cases in Rajasthan increased to 32, including two foreigners.

Uttar Pradesh has 33 positive cases, including a foreign national. Gujarat also has 33 positive cases, including a foreigner. Cases in Delhi stand at 30, including one foreigner.

In Haryana, there are 28 cases, including 14 foreigners, while Punjab has reported 29 cases.

Ladakh has 13 cases, while Tamil Nadu has reported 15 cases, including two foreigners.

West Bengal reported nine cases while Andhra Pradesh has eight patients.

Both Madhya Pradesh and Chandigarh reported seven cases each so far.

Jammu and Kashmir has four cases, so has Uttarakhand, including one foreigner. There are three cases each in Himachal Pradesh and Bihar while there are two cases in Odisha.

Puducherry, Manipur and Chhattisgarh have reported a case each.

(With inputs from PTI)

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