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- Global cases: More than 1.77 million
- Global deaths: At least 108,862
- Most cases reported: United States (529,887), Spain (163,027), Italy (152,271), France (130,730) and Germany (125,452)
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 11:34 a.m. Beijing time.
11:02 am: India reports 909 new cases as states agree to extend lockdown
India’s health ministry said as of 8 a.m. local time on April 12, there were at least 8,356 total cases in the country, including 273 deaths. Some 715 people are said to have recovered. The worst-affected states and union territories in India are Maharashtra, Delhi, and Tamil Nadu.
Sunday’s number marked an increase of 909 cases from the 7,447 total confirmed cases reported as of yesterday evening by the Press Information Bureau.
People maintain social…