Total cases soar to 17,265 in India; death toll 543; 2,546 cured/discharged. Stay with EastMojo for the latest updates, particularly from Northeast India
Before the lockdown, India's doubling rate was 3.4 days, it has now improved to 7.5 days.
As per data on April 19, in 18 states, the rate is better than the national average, informed Ministry of health and family welfare.
According to a report published in Assam Tribune, the Assam Apex Cooperative Fish Marketing and Processing Federation Ltd (Fishfed) has started selling fish in mobile vans at Pandu-Maligaon, Narengi-Noonmati, and Dispur areas of the city by following all government advisories on COVID-19.
Earlier, during the lockdown, Fishfed – a State-level cooperative federation of primary fishery and pisciculture societies of Assam under the Fisheries Department – had been selling fish only at its retail outlet in Rupnagar.
The total number of coronavirus cases in India reached 17,265 on Monday (April 20), as of 8 am, with the death toll standing at 543.
According to the latest updates provided by the Union health ministry, there are 14,175 active cases with 543 deaths so far in the country. As many as 2,546 patients have been cured or discharged and one has migrated.
Assam: 34 (1 dead)
Meghalaya: 11 (1 dead)