COVID-19: Delhi records 1,106 new cases as death toll rises to 398

WION Web Team New Delhi May 29, 2020, 04.25 PM(IST)

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Karnataka state health department said that 178 new coronavirus cases were reported today with the total number of cases at 2711 including 1,793 active cases

Delhi's health minister Satyendar Jain said that 1,106 new coronavirus cases were reported in the national capital with the total number of cases at 17,386.

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The minister said 398 people had died due to the virus.

Karnataka state health department said that 178 new coronavirus cases were reported today with the total number of cases at 2711 including 1,793 active cases.

In Assam, 30 new coronavirus cases were reported taking the total number of cases to 910 with 800 active cases.

Odisha on Friday reported  63 new COVID-19 cases taking the total number of cases to 1,723. The number of active cases stands at 827, the state health department said.

Meanwhile, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said: "I feel lockdown may be extended for 15 more days, I spoke to home minister Amit Shah, we demand that there should be some relaxations - restaurants should be allowed with social distancing at 50 per cent capacity. Many people also want gyms to resume."

"Lockdown must be extended for 15 more days, it is needed, as the graph of coronavirus is rising," the chief minister added.