6,535 new positive cases, 146 deaths in the last 24 hours: India continues its high daily spikes

WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Published: May 26, 2020, 09:42 AM(IST)

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As per the latest Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data The total number of cases in the country now at 1,45,380 including 80,722 active cases, 60,490 cured/discharged and 4167 deaths.

India on Tuesday maintained its higher daily spikes in COVID-19 cases as it recorded 6,535 new positive cases and 146 deaths in the last 24 hours.

As per the latest Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data The total number of cases in the country now at 1,45,380 including 80,722 active cases, 60,490 cured/discharged and 4167 deaths.

Maharashtra has emerged as the worst affected state with over 50,000 patients. Delhi, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and others are also registering hundreds of COVID-19 cases on a daily basis.

Meanwhile, domestic air travel has resumed in the country despite some of the states opposing the idea amid the rising numbers of coronavirus cases. However, several flights had to be cancelled on the first day of resumption of services – May 25 – after the Centre announced that there would no flights to cyclone Amphan-hit West Bengal and also to Andhra Pradesh. Major airports such as Mumbai, Hyderabad and Chennai resumed limited operations which resulted in a limited number of flights being operated.

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