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Coronavirus LIVE: A doctor dies in Meghalaya; 1,242 cases in Tamil Nadu

Coronavirus cases in India: Total number of confirmed Covid-29 cases in India has reached 11,487, and 393 people have died from the highly contagious virus so far. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended India’s nationwide lockdown till May 3 to contain the spread of coronavirus. Following the announcement, thousands of migrant labourers, mainly from West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, and Bihar, tossed away social distancing norms and swarmed at Mumbai’s Bandra railway station on Tuesday. The police lathicharged to disperse the crowd. “We just want to go home,” said one worker to a TV channel.
 
Coronavirus world update: Globally, 126,597 people have died from Covid-19 and confirmed infections have reached 1,998,111.
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, that the US would halt funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) because it was “severely mismanaging” the coronavirus pandemic. There are 613,886 confirmed coronavirus cases in the US, and 26,047 fatalities.

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