As India completed 25 days of the nationwide lockdown on Saturday, the coronavirus tally in the country stood at 16,365 and the Covid-19 death toll climbed to 488 on Saturday. According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), as on 9 pm on Saturday, India reported a total of 2,154 new Covid-19 cases. In Delhi, the total number of Covid-19 cases in the national capital climbed to 1,893 on Saturday, with 186 fresh cases and one death being reported in a day.
26 Indian Navy personnel test positive for Covid-19, several feared infected on INS Angre base
A total of 26 serving personnel of the Indian Navy have been tested positive for Covid-19 within naval premises at Mumbai. Among these are 20 sailors of INS Angre, a shore establishment at Mumbai. This is the first time the Indian Navy is fearing coronavirus cases. Most of the cases are asymptomatic and have been traced to a single sailor who was tested positive on April 7.
Ludhiana ACP dies of Covid-19
The 52-year-old Ludhiana assistant commissioner of police (ACP) Anil Kohli , who was undergoing treatment for Covid-19 at a private hospital, died on Saturday. ACP (North) Anil Kohli breathed his last at the SPS hospital, Ludhiana, civil surgeon Rajesh Bagga said. On Friday, the Punjab government had given its go-ahead to the hospital to conduct plasma therapy on the police officer.
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