Death toll rises to 83, total positive cases cross 3,500 mark in India
The death toll due to the novel coronavirus pandemic rose to 83 and the cases climbed to 3,577 in the country on Sunday after 505 new infections were reported in the past 24 hours, according to the Union Health Ministry.
So far , 275 people were either cured or discharged and one had migrated, the ministry stated.
On the other hand, dias, candles, crackers and flashlights were seen lit-up in houses across states of India at 9 pm for 9 minutes on Sunday night. Millions of Indians participated in the ‘lights-off’ exercise as per Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to show the country’s ‘collective’ display in the fight against coronavirus.