For the sixth day in a row, more than 10,000 fresh coronavirus cases were reported, as Andhra Pradesh’s Covid-19 graph continued its steep surge to reach 4,34,771 on Monday. With this, it has now become the second state after Maharashtra to have more than one lakh active coronavirus cases, the latest data showed. After 3,30,526 recoveries and 3,969 deaths, the state has 1,00,276 active cases, the latest bulletin said.
Announcing guidelines for Unlock 4.0, Maharashtra government said the Metro rail services will remain suspended and the schools, colleges and other educational institutions will be continue to be closed. However, it allowed hotels and lodges to operate with 100% capacity.
India detected 78,512 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, taking the country’s tally beyond 36 lakh. Of the 36,21,246 cases of Covid-19 in India, 7,81,975 patients are under treatment for the disease, 27,74,802 have recovered, the Union Health Ministry said. As many as 971 deaths were reported, taking the toll to 64,469. Covid-19 infections worldwide surpassed 25 million, as India set a global record for daily cases and the US tally approached the 6 million mark amid outbreaks on college campuses.