The death toll from coronavirus in India has risen to 68, authorities said Saturday.

The tally of confirmed cases has risen to 2,902, with the most cases reported from the states of Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan.

As part of measures to curb the spread of the virus, the Indian government imposed a 21-day nationwide lockdown on March 25.

Malls, markets, restaurants, cinema houses and public transport remain shut.

So far, more than 69,000 people have been tested for the virus, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research.

Experts believe actual cases could be

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