The number of total coronavirus cases rose to 3,082 and 86 people died in India till Saturday.India recorded the highest single-day jump with 601 cases of Coronavirus in the past 24 hours today.
This explosion of COVID-19 cases has been attributed to the Tablighi Jamaat meeting at the Makaz Nizamuddin in Delhi last month, in which over 2000 foreign and thousands of indigenous preachers attended.
Meanwhile, the Centre has identified 14 hotspots across the country, where the maximum number of cases are detected. Dilshad Garden, Nizamuddin, Noida, Bhilwara, Kasargod, Pathanamthitta, Kannur, Mumbai, Pune, Indore, Jabalpur, Ahmedabad, Ladakh and Yavatmal are listed as COVID-19 hotspots.
The novel Coronavirus has infected almost 1.1 million people and killed more than 59,000 worldwide.