COVID-19 India Updates: Total 166, Maharashtra Has Highest Cases 

COVID-19 India Updates: 166 Cases, 15 Recoveries & 3 Deaths

1 min read
COVID-19 India Updates:  Total 166, Maharashtra Has Highest Cases 

India continued to see a rise in its confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Thursday, 19 March, as the total rose to 166 and three deaths, according to the Health Ministry figures.

Maharashtra retained its position as the state with the highest number of confirmed cases in the country (45), followed by Kerala with 27.

The Indian Railways cancelled 84 more trains, taking the total number of cancelled trains to 155 on Thursday, 19 March, PTI reported.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on Thursday at 8 pm about the coronavirus pandemic. He chaired a high-level meeting to review the ongoing efforts on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, as COVID-19 cases worldwide swell, China on Thursday claimed it had no new domestic cases of the novel coronavirus for the first time since it started recording them in January, but reported a spike in infections imported from abroad, AFP reported.

(This story was auto-published from a syndicated feed. No part of the story has been edited by The Quint.)

(The Quint is available on Telegram. For handpicked stories every day, subscribe to us on Telegram)

We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated.

Liked this story? We'll send you more. Subscribe to The Quint's newsletter and get selected stories delivered to your inbox every day. Click to get started.

The Quint is available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, click to join.

Speaking truth to power requires allies like you.
Become a Quint Insider

or more


3 months
12 months
12 months
Check Insider Benefits
Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!