Total cases soar to 59,662 in India; death toll 1,981; 17,846 cured/discharged. Stay with EastMojo for the latest updates, particularly from Northeast India
Ministry of health and family welfare issued new discharge policy for COVID19; Patients of mild/very mild/pre-symptomatic cases can be discharged after 10 days of symptom onset and no fever for 3 days. There will be no need for testing prior to discharge.
The total number of coronavirus cases in India reached 59,662 on Saturday (May 9), as of 8 am, with the death toll standing at 1,981.
According to the latest updates provided by the Union health ministry, there are 39,834 active cases with 1,981 deaths so far in the country. As many as 17,846 patients have been cured or discharged and one has migrated.