Coronavirus: India’s tally nears 40 lakh with over 83,000 new cases for a second day

India’s coronavirus count went up to 39,37,017 on Friday with 83,341 new cases. The toll rose by 1,096 to 68,472. Over 30 lakh people have recovered so far.

The Centre has said that five states Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra account for 70% of total coronavirus deaths in the country. Meanwhile, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said that the increased contact among people may result in “Onam clusters”, adding that the next two weeks are important.

Globally, the coronavirus has infected more than 2.62 crore people and killed over 8.66 lakh, according to the Johns Hopkins University’s tracker. Over 1.73 crore people across the world have recovered from the infection.

The national helpline number for the coronavirus is 011-23978046, and a toll-free number 1075.

These are the helpline numbers for states and the Union Territories.

Coronavirus: India’s tally nears 40 lakh with over 83,000 new cases for a second day