17 Coronavirus cases in a single day in AP . Worldwide, the total number of Coronavirus cases has crossed 786,536, over 37,831 have died. Despite the 21 days lockdown, which is imposed by India’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the number of Covid-19 cases in India has seen a steady rise. On Monday, Modi said, “The government needed to take extraordinary measures like a nationwide lockdown for 3 weeks to prevent the spread of the covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.” AP is on high alert. 17 new coronavirus positive cases pushed up the total number of cases in Andhra Pardesh to 40. Total 164 samples were tested last night, out of which 147 were -ive and 17 wer +ive. Most of the people had travel history of New Delhi where they have attended a religious event. All the people are moved into isolation wards and are being treated by doctors.