India’s COVID-19 tally crosses 1-lakh mark

NEW DELHI, MAY 18 | Publish Date: 5/18/2020 12:19:33 PM IST

The nationwide tally of COVID-19 cases crossed one lakh on Monday with more people testing positive for the deadly virus. The death toll due to COVID-19 crossed the 3,000-mark too.

A PTI tally of figures announced by different states and UTs as of 9.40 p.m. put the number of those having tested positive for the infection at 1,00,096, with a death toll of 3,078 and recoveries at 38,596 across the country.

Nagaland COVID-19: Results of 47 awaited

DIMAPUR: Out of 961 samples sent for testing from the state till 4 p.m. Monday, results of 914 samples have tested negative, while results 47 samples were awaited, principal secretary home, Abhijit Sinha informed. On May 18, 2967 persons were screened and 1352 currently at facility quarantines.

115 cases in Assam: Assam reported 7 new cases of COVID-19  on May 18 evening, taking the total tally to 115 cases. In a tweet, Assam Health minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma said: “7 #COVID19 + cases detected from Guwahati. One person had unfortunately died at GMCH prior to detection. 3 patients are from Sarusajai quarantine centre; & rest 3 related to Aloo Godam case are from Fancy Bazaar containment zone.”


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