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Coronavirus cases in India rise to 283, says Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

Coronavirus cases in India rise to 283, says Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  22 March 2020 10:28 AM GMT

NEW DELHI: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country has reached 283, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday.

Of the 283, 244 are Indian national while 39 are foreigners. Twenty-three individuals have recovered and have been discharged from the hospital while one person has migrated to another country. Four casualties have been reported in India so far — one each in Karnataka, Maharashtra, Punjab and Delhi.

The data was put out by the Health Ministry at 4:45 p.m.

Maharashtra has most number of cases at 63, of which 60 are Indians and three are foreigners. Kerala has 40 cases, while Karnataka has reported 15 cases so far. Three persons in Kerala and one in Karnataka have recovered.

The natiobal capital has reported 26 confirmed cases so far, including one foreigner, while five persons have recovered.

There are 24 active coronavirus cases in Uttar Pradesh, including one foreigner, while nine persons have recovered. Telangana has confirmed 21 cases, of which 11 are foreign nationals. Haryana has 17 cases, including 14 foreign nationals. Rajasthan also has 17 cases, of which two are foreigners, while three people have recovered. (IANS)

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