India Coronavirus Covid-19 Cases updates, 12 May: India registered an increase of 87 fatalities and 3,604 cases in the last 24 hours taking the total number of confirmed infections to 70,756 with 2,293 fatalties.
Coronavirus India Updates: Fifty days into the nationwide lockdown, the death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 2,293 and the number of cases climbed to 70,756 Tuesday, registering an increase of 87 fatalities and 3,604 cases in the last 24 hours since Monday, according to the Union health ministry. With over 22,400 recoveries, the recovery rate stands at “around 31.73%”, a senior health ministry official said
During the fifth meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with chief ministers, most states on Monday demanded further easing to resume economic activities but were undecided about completely lifting the lockdown post May 17. While some states sought the authority to decide zoning of districts into red, orange and green categories, some wanted more flexibility to modify lockdown guidelines within their jurisdiction.
Meanwhile, at the daily briefing, Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal Monday reiterated that India had not reached the stage of community transmission.“Our policy has been to implement containment strategies with extra stringency wherever more cases are detected. Some clusters have been found, and in some cases, in some particular locations, relatively large outbreaks have also been noticed,” he said.