Out of the total confirmed Covid-19 cases, 71 are foreign nationals 410 people have been cured of the highly contagious disease and one migrated outside from the country. "Till date we have done 1,21,271 test," said R Gangakhedkar, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) today. Moreover, today, the Uttar Pradesh government has sealed the hotspots in 15 districts of the state, including Noida and Ghaziabad which border Delhi, to curb the spread of coronavirus. Out of these, there are more than six cases in 15 districts-- Agra, Lucknow, Ghaziabad, Gautam Budh Nagar, Kanpur Nagar, Varanasi, Shamli, Meerut, Bareilly, Bulandshahr, Basti, Saharanpur, Maharajganj & Sitapur. The government today took an important decision to seal hotspots that have been identified in these districts," state’s additional chief secretary Avnish Awasthi told news agency ANI. State and district officials will come out with a detailed plan late Wednesday. Globally, the total number of coronavirus cases has crossed 1.43 million while the death toll has risen above 82,000, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. With about 4 lakh cases, the US is the worst affected country as the death toll neared 13,000. China has lifted restrictions on movement in Wuhan - where the coronavirus pandemic is said to have originated - after 11 weeks of lockdown. The city's 11 million residents are now permitted to leave without special authorization.
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