Coronavirus LIVE: India cases rise to 56,409; Noida records first death
Coronavirus India update: With 3,390 new cases and 103 deaths in a single day, the total number of coronavirus cases in India has soared to 56,409. So far, 1,890 people in the country have died from the virus, according to Worldometer. At present, Maharashtra has the highest number of cases (17,974). It is followed by Gujarat (7,012), Delhi (5,980), Tamil Nadu (5,409) and Madhya Pradesh (3,252).
Meanwhile, the nationwide lockdown has hit migrants and poor severely, with hundreds of thousands of them struggling to return home. Today, at least 15 migrant workers were killed and four were injured after a goods train ran over them between Badnapur and Karmad railway stations in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. They were headed towards their home in Madhya Pradesh from Jalna.
Coronavirus world update: Globally, 3,917,999 people have been infected, and the total number of deaths from the disease stands at 270,740. After the US, now Japan has also approved the use of Gilead’s remdesivir drug for treatment of coronavirus.