Coronavirus: India reports 11933 cases, 392 deaths

Central Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and MoS Ashwini Choubey
Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and MoS Ashwini Choubey review the situation © MoHFW

Those who tested positive to the COVID-19 has gone up to 11933 by April 15th. While 392 people have died the virus, 10197 cases remain active.

As per the data made available by the Health Ministry, 1343 cases are classified as either discharged or cured; one case of coronavirus is classified as ‘migrated,’ and 392 people have died from the virus. Over 1046 cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

Central Government releases the list of virus hotspots

JS Lav Agarwal of Ministry of Health addresses the media © MoHFW/PIB

Health Ministry released the list of ‘hotspots’ that are classified as either ‘Red Zone,’ ‘White Zone,’ or the ‘Green Zone.’ A total of 170 districts are identified as ‘hotspots’ and 207 districts as potential ‘hotspots.’ Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra show the highest number of hotspots. Joint Secretary for the Ministry of Health, discussed the measures to be taken in the hotspots in a meeting that he had with state officials across the country.

Health Ministry maintained that apart from some local outbreaks, there is no community transmission in India.

You may want to read the coronavirus updates from the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana as of April 15th.

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