Lakhs of families across India heeded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to turn off electric lights and use candles, diyas and flashlights for nine minutes at 9pm on Sunday to commemorate the country fight against the Covid – 24 pandemic.
Among the ones supporting the initiatives were actors Arjun Rampal, Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Anupam Kher, Daisy Shah, Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan, Akshay Kumar and Shilpa Shetty, who also posted pictures and videos on social media.
The death toll due to the novel coronavirus pandemic rose to and the cases climbed to 3, in the country on Sunday after 505 new infections were reported in the past hours. The active COVID – cases stand at 3, , while people were either cured or discharged and one had migrated. Seven deaths have been reported in the past hours, the health ministry data stated.
Maharashtra has seen maximum deaths due to the novel coronavirus and cases continue to surge in the state. A 32 – year-old is the latest case in Mumbai’s Dharavi, one of Asia’s largest slums, even as the total cases have risen to with (deaths.)
India has reported 3, (cases of novel coronavirus so far and the death toll due to the pandemic has risen to 90, the Union Health Ministry said today.
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