s India gears up to combat the novel Coronavirus pandemic by shutting down schools, colleges, cinema halls, malls, swimming pools and gyms, cancelling or postponing events like the IPL and even exams, COVID-19 is coming for us too. With four fresh cases diagnosed as positive, the total number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in India has now risen to 114 on Monday evening. The new cases were from the states of Maharashtra, Kerala, Ladakh and Odisha.
Despite government advisory against it, people continued to flock in usual numbers to beaches, parks, restaurants and bars with not a single care in the world. However, Sunday was also the day when Indian recorded the highest single-day increase in positive cases; 25 to be precise, until Sunday evening.
Maharashtra overtook Kerala in confirming the most number of cases. On Sunday, 18 of the 25 cases reported where from the state. On Monday, Maharashtra’s tally was 32 confirmed cases, followed by Kerala, with 23 cases, and Uttar Pradesh with 12 cases. Of the 114 cases, 17 (including the 14 in Haryana) are of foreign nationals. Delhi has 7 active Coronavirus cases, while Ladakh and J&K have reported 3-4 cases each. India has so far reported two deaths—one in Delhi and another in Karnataka—both of individuals above 60 years of age.