The number of patients infected in India due to Corona virus has reached 6412. So far 199 people have died from the corona virus, the government has announced a package of 15 thousand crores to fight the corona virus. The Ministry of Health gave this information on Friday. Love Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health said that there is a domestic requirement of 10 million hydroxy chloroquine tablets in India, whereas we currently have 3.28 crore hydroxy chloroquine tablets. He told that N-95 masks are also present in the country as per the requirement. 20 lakh masks have been given to the states in 2 months.
The Health Ministry spokesman said that 503 people have been cured so far and 678 new cases have been reported since yesterday. He told that in the last one day, 33 people have died due to this virus in India. A spokesman for the Ministry of Health said that yesterday, we did 16,002 tests of which only 0.2% cases were found positive.
On behalf of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Joint Secretary, Punya Salila Srivastava said that the Ministry of Home Affairs today wrote a letter to the State Governments asking that the lock down should be carried out smoothly, especially keeping in mind the upcoming festivals. He said yesterday that the Home Minister held a review meeting with the border security officials on the security of the India-Pakistan and India-Bangladesh borders. No cross border movement is allowed.
Dammu Ravi from the Ministry of External Affairs told that every Indian trapped abroad will be brought back to India. He said that India has sent 20,473 foreign nationals back to their country on Thursday.