The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, the pandemic has spread across 177 countries. Today is the sixth day of the 21-day nationwide lockdown. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in India stands at 1,024. The Union Health Ministry has said that 96 people have recovered so far, but 27 have died.
Globally, there have been over 7.2 lakh confirmed cases of COVID-19. At least 33,900 people have died so far. The US now has the highest number of cases, followed by Italy. Cases continue to rise in Europe. The outbreak is having a major impact on the global economy and the stock market.