33 percent cases of COVID-19 in India linked to Tablighi Jamaat, says Health Ministry

Joint Secretary of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Lav Aggarwal said on Monday that 1,445 cases of coronavirus are from the Tablighi Jamaat event.

“693 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total number to 4,067 in India out of which 1,445 cases are related to Tablighi Jamaat,” Aggarwal said.

“In 47 per cent cases, the victims are less than 40 years old, and in 34 per cent cases the patients are 40-60 years old. In 19 per cent of cases, the patients are 60 years or above,” he said.

“63 per cent deaths have been reported in the people who are 60 years or above and 30 per cent in the people from 40-60 years and 7 per cent death among those who are below 40 years,” he said.


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