Total number of corona cases in India rise to 17,656; Death toll due to COVID-19 rises to 559

The death toll due to Covid-19 rose to over 500 and the number of cases crossed 17,000 in the country, according to the Union health ministry. Meanwhile, Telangana extends lockdown till May 7; no relaxation in Punjab, Delhi. Coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in Europe. Stay with TOI for live updates