Shubham Jaiswal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
India yet again witnessed over 8,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, after which the total count of COVID-19 crossed 1.90 lakh mark. “Spike of 8,392 new COVID-19 cases and 230 deaths reported in the last 24 hours in India. The total number of cases in the country now at 1,90,535 including 93322 active cases, 91819 cured/discharged/migrated and 5394 deaths”, said Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The fresh jump in COVID-19 cases comes on the first day of lockdown 5 or unlock 1, under which most of the restsrictions have been eased, in a bid to boost economic activities.
Maharashtra remained the worst-hit state with a total of 67,655 cases, followed by Tamil Nadu with 22,333 and Delhi with 19,844 cases. Maharashtra has also reported the highest number of casualties — 2,286, followed by Gujarat (1,038), Delhi (473) and Madhya Pradesh (350).