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Coronavirus: Delhi’s Nizamuddin, Noida are India’s hotspots

The total number of active COVID-19 cases has reached 1,238 in India as of date whereas the death toll has risen to 35 from 32 recorded, according to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The total number of those cured/discharged has been recorded at 123 so far. 
 
Meanwhile, the religious gathering at Delhi's Nizamuddin has left the government grappling with a new challenge in its fight against novel coronavirus pandemic. 
 
The religious gathering that took place at Nizamuddin Markaz building defied the Delhi government's lockdown orders as over 3,400 people attended the Tablighi Jamaat event ignoring social distancing guidelines in the wake of COVID-19- the disease caused by coronavirus. 
 
The religious congregation was attended by foreign nationals specifically from Malaysia, Myanmar, Indonesia, Thailand, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Kyrgyzstan. 
 
Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Telangana have identified hundreds of people who attended the gathering and have been isolated. 
 
Meanwhile, the death toll due to novel coronavirus in the US has surpassed China’s toll touching 3,400. The global death rate has reached past the 41,000-mark while around 8 lakh are infected by COVID-19 across nearly 170 countries.

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