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Coronavirus updates: total India cases and deaths, real-time map, 12 April

Updates on the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases, deaths and discharged patients, both in India and worldwide.

Coronavirus updates: total India cases and deaths, real-time map, 12 April
NARINDER NANU AFP

Confirmed India coronavirus cases

As of 03:00 IST on Monday 13 April (23:00 CEST Sunday 12 April), there had been 9,205 confirmed coronavirus cases and 331 deaths in India. 1,080 people in the country have recovered after contracting Covid-19.

India extends lockdown for another 21 days

The number of coronavirus cases in the South Asia region crossed 14,500 on Sunday. India, with 8,356 cases and 273 deaths, was the worst hit.

Concerns are rising that India's financial hub Mumbai, which accounts for around 1,250 cases, was becoming a hotspot for the coronavirus. Local authorities there are also battling the infection's rapid spread through its densely populated slum areas.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to extend India's 21-day lockdown due to end Tuesday, according to a state chief minister with knowledge of discussions among top officials, but the federal government has yet to make an announcement.

Municipal workers spray disinfectant along a street during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus in Mumbai.

States such as Maharashtra, home to Mumbai, and at least three others have already independently said they will extend lockdowns to the end of April.

Worldwide real-time coronavirus map

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Worldwide coronavirus cases

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide at the above time stood at 1,846,833, while 113,883 people have died from Covid-19 and 421,876 have recovered from the disease.

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