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As India enters day-15 of nationwide lockdown over the coronavirus crisis, the number of people infected with the virus in the country has gone up to 5,274, according to the union ministry of health. As many as 149 people have lost their lives due to the virus in India. Global cases of Covid-19 are about to reach 1.5 million with death toll crossing 80,000. Wuhan, the city which was the epicenter of the pandemic, is seeing life staggering back towards normalcy as Hubei slowly lifts its 11-week lockdown. US has recorded more than 200 new deaths as 4 lakh people continue to be infected by Covid-19.
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13 areas have been declared as containment zones for all the purposes and objectives as prescribed in the protocol of #COVID19, to prevent its spread in the adjoining areas: Faridabad district administration, Haryana pic.twitter.com/vEA9DZQWwh— ANI (@ANI) April 8, 2020
First published: Apr 08, 2020 06:23 IST