Total confirmed cases in the country now stand at 12,380, as per the govt database updated at 8 am today. As many as 414 have died from the disease so far, while 1,489 have been declared as cured/discharged/migrated.
The number of cases globally is well over 2 million now, with more than 1,37,000 dead till date. America accounts for the highest number of casualties at 28,399.
According to ICMR, a total of 2,74,599 samples from 2,58,730 individuals have been tested as of 9 pm yesterday.
With the footprint of the virus widening in the country, there is an emergency meeting scheduled for today between the FM and the PM to discuss a second round of measures to save the economy.
Stimulus 2.0 will likely focus on small businesses, and will be unveiled as soon as it is finalised.