The total number of Covid-19 cases in India stands at 74,281, out of which 24,386 have been cured and 2,415 have sucummed to the pandemic, leaving behind 47,480 active cases so far, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a much-awaited Rs 20-trillion stimulus package, nearly 10 per cent of India’s GDP, while giving away that the nationwide lockdown would be extended beyond May 17.
However, he did mention, Lockdown 4.0, also the next phase of India’s nationwide lockdown, would be different from what we have seen so far.
The details of both the package and the next phase of the lockdown would be known during the week.
That apart, Air India and its subsidiary Air India Express operated a total of 14 flights on Tuesday to bring back Indians under the Vande Bharat Mission and for travel of foreigners amid the lockdown
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