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4 CMs Bat For Lockdown Extension After May 3 in Virtual Meet With PM Modi

Coronavirus news live updates: Amid indications towards a graded exit from the ongoing coronavirus lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a crucial meeting with chief ministers today on the way ahead.

The official death toll from the coronavirus, meanwhile, has topped 2,00,000 worldwide, with over 2.9 million confirmed infections, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. In India, the number of Covid-19 cases has crossed the 27,000-mark while nearly 900 people have died. For the first time, the number of hospitalised Covid-19 patients in China’s Wuhan, dropped to zero on Sunday. Stay tuned as we bring you live updates on coronavirus pandemic.

Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a video conference with chief ministers to discuss the situation arising due to the coronavirus pandemic in the country, which has been under a lockdown since March 25 to contain the spread of the virus.

The coronavirus death toll in Indore rose to 60 after three more positive patients died. The victims, in the age group of 55 to 67 years, died in the last two days, Indore’s chief medical and health officer Praveen Jadia said. All the three victims also suffered from other health conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and heart-related ailment, the health officer said.