India’s coronavirus cases rise to 46,433, Death toll at 1,568

COVID-19 cases in India has risen to 46,433, with 1,568 deaths. There are 32,138 active cases while 12,726 have been cured/discharged, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

Maharashtra has highest COVID-19 cases – 14,541, followed by Gujarat – 5,804, Delhi – 4,898, Tamil Nadu – 3,550 and Rajasthan – 3,061.

PM Modi yesterday participated in the online Summit of Non Aligned Movement (NAM) Contact Group to discuss response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

Prime Minister emphasized the importance of a coordinated, inclusive and equitable response by the world to this crisis, outlining the steps India had taken domestically and internationally, while reaffirming India’s readiness to offer assistance in solidarity with the Movement, to the extent possible. PM Modi also emphasized the importance of a continued effort by the world against other viruses, in particular terrorism and fake news.

PM Modi was joined by over 30 other Heads of State and Government and other leaders, including from member States in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Europe..