Coronavirus India: 336 New Cases In Last 24 Hours, World Bank Approves $1 billion

On Thursday (2nd April 2024) the World Bank approved $1 billion in emergency financing for India to tackle the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak at the same time warning the globe that the effect of the pandemic would hit economies so hard.

Till Thursday, 2nd April 2024 56 people have passed away after being infected by the novel coronavirus, the UHM (Union Health Ministry) stated today.

Out of which 6 of those deaths being reported in a 24-hour itself. Across the nation, the number of COVID-19 confirmed cases is now raised to 2,301.

With 336 new cases reported in the past 24 hours. So far, 157 people, were discharged from hospitals after recovery.

A 35-year-old physician from Mumbai’s Dharavi, that is Asia’s biggest slum, tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday. Here is the instance of novel coronavirus disease from Dharavi in as many days, raising fears of a virus hotspot.

More than a million people reside from the 5 km slum which has a maze of huts that are packed lanes and neighborhood bathrooms, which makes it a struggle.

A resident physician from Delhi’s prestigious AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) tested positive for the coronavirus, sources said Thursday. His wife, who’s also a physician and can be nine months pregnant, tested positive also.

Sources added that neither had any journey arrangement and history tracing is penalized. Seven Delhi physicians have tested positive 2 of these operate in the Safdarjung Hospital, which will be directly AIIMS of the city localities of the capital.

This afternoon Prime Minister Narendra Modi dealt with the state by means of a brief video message, where he urged individuals, once more, to remain within their houses during the lockdown.

“The only way to break the string of coronavirus would be to keep social bookmarking,” he stated, adding, “Please don’t go on to the streets, lanes into your localities. (Restrict to) the doorstep or balconies of your homes”.

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