In numbers: The COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 | Interactive map of confirmed coronavirus cases in India

The Disaster Response Force teams of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation wearing protective gear and spray disinfectant chemical at medical shop amid concerns over the spread of the novel coronavirus, in Hyderabad on March 23, 2020.   | Photo Credit: G. Ramakrishna


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To look at State-wise case progression, testing rates, rate of COVID-19 positives among those tested, click here.

This map tracks the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across India's States, along with the number of Indian nationals and the number of foreign nationals affected. It also tracks the number of recoveries and deaths in each State, which are included in the total number of confirmed cases.

The map is updated based on a combination of numbers reported by the central Health Ministry, and updates from the States. 

Tap on the map, or type the name of a State in the search bar to get the latest figures.

In India, the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Kerala on January 30. Subsequently, two more cases were reported from the State.

Just when all the three cases recovered, a fresh spate of cases began, a bulk of them being Italian tourists visiting Rajasthan and other north Indian States.

Also read: ‘Heat is not a deterrent for transmission’: Your COVID-19 queries answered

Can sunlight kill the virus? What kind of masks should we wear? Is there a link between a person’s immunity and COVID-19 transmission? The Hindu had invited readers to send in queries related to COVID-19. Here are answers to selected questions.

WHO busts myths and fake messages on coronavirus

Busting the myths and fake messages circulating on social media, the Public Health department of Maharashtra on Wednesday said consuming more garlic, curry leaves or cow’s urine would neither treat nor prevent one from the novel coronavirus (nCoV) infection.

The officials urged people to instead follow good hand hygiene, have coughing and sneezing etiquette and eat nutritious and well-cooked food. Click here to read more.


Visit the Coronavirus microsite on The Hindu here and download our COVID-19 e-book on the pandemic here.

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