New Delhi: Coronavirus India Live Update: India is approaching 30,000 coronavirus cases nationwide. Currently, the number of cases is 29,974 with 937 deaths. Maharashtra is still the most affected state with over 8,500 cases and 369 deaths. Delhi is at number three with more than 3000 cases and 54 deaths.
The Delhi government told the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday that major delays in obtaining test results and large control areas are the reasons for which COVID-19 positive cases are coming up in the national capital.
The Delhi government said that the delay in test results, which sometimes spans 10 days or more, is the reason why the scope of inclusion cannot be reduced.
So far 877 patients have been cured in Delhi.
Meanwhile, Tripura has become the fifth state in the Northeast to be liberated COVID-19. There were two cases in the state – both were rectified and discharged.
Tripura had isolated the cases and after rigorous contact tracing, the test was extended. The state has now been tested per million for coronavirus infection in the country; The state government claims that this is their key to being COVID-19 free.