India records highest-ever spike of 6977 covid-19 cases in past 24 hours; death toll crosses 4,000

WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Published: May 25, 2020, 09.20 AM(IST)

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The total number of cases in the country now at 1,38,845 including 77103 active cases, 57720 cured/discharged and 4021 deaths.

India on Monday reported another highest single-day spike with 6977 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, taking the infection tally to 1,38,845, according to data released by the Union health ministry.

A total of 154 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours.

Covid-19 cases

The total number of cases in the country now at 1,38,845 including 77103 active cases, 57720 cured/discharged and 4021 deaths.

Meanwhile, Indian skies opened up for domestic passenger services from today after a gap of two months, with Delhi-Pune and Mumbai-Patna flights being among the first to take off, aviation industry sources said.

All scheduled commercial passenger flights have been suspended since March 25 when the government imposed a nationwide lockdown to curb the coronavirus pandemic.

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