At least forty two per cent conditions are among persons in between 21-forty years of age and 32 per cent in the forty one-sixty yr class, said Lav Agarwal, joint secretary in the health and fitness ministry. 9 per cent conditions are in the -20 yr bracket and 17 per cent are above sixty years. As several 68 persons have died of the disease in India till now, according to the ministry.

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As several 1023 conditions in 17 states were being connected to the Tablighi Jamaat, said Agarwal, referring to an Islamic group’s congregation in Delhi in mid-March.

Coronavirus world update: The coronavirus pandemic has killed above sixty,000 persons worldwide, almost 3 quarters of them in Europe, according to a tally compiled by AFP. A overall of 63,893 deaths all over the world have been recorded