325 districts Covid-19 free, no case in 27 in 14 days

Updated: Apr 17, 2020, 06: 00 IST

There became once no


case in 325 of the 736 districts in India and also no one has examined sure in 27 districts of 17 states within the previous 14 days, consistent with the

Union Well being Ministry

, here on Thursday.

In the previous 24 hours, 941 recent Covid-19 cases and 37 deaths had been reported, acknowledged Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary on the Well being Ministry.

Citing that 12.02 per cent of us possess recovered from the coronavirus infection, Agarwal acknowledged lockdown and containment measures possess been proving well-known.

The Ministry acknowledged of the 12,380 Covid-19 cases within the nation, the preference of active cases became once 10,477. Prior to now, 414 of us possess succumbed to the illness and 1,488 recovered.

Meanwhile, the


Council of


Evaluate (ICMR) acknowledged it had obtained 500,000 checking out kits, including quick anti-body kits, from two Chinese language companies with 80 per cent sensitivity and 84 per cent specificity.

The ICMR acknowledged these kits weren’t supposed for early diagnosis, but finest for epidemiology functions.

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