You are here: Home » International » News » Others
Business Standard

Coronavirus update: India cases cross 52k; public transport may start soon

It's already May, and parts of the country hit 40 degrees Celsius a few days ago, making situations worse for people living in cramped quarters to stay indoors

Topics
Coronavirus | Public Transport | Lockdown

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

India has witnessed a sudden surge in its Covid-19 cases ever since the restrictions on movement have been partially lifted. In the last 24-hours, the country has reported 3,561 new cases and 89 deaths.

While the total tally has breached 50,000-mark, standing at 52,952 cases, the daily death toll has also shot up, mounting to 1,783 deaths, so far. However, the daily testing capacity has also risen to fivefold, which is the only good news for now.

It’s already May, and parts of the country hit 40 degrees Celsius a few days ago, making situations worse for people living in cramped quarters to stay indoors.

Click Podcast for more

First Published: Thu, May 07 2020. 11:38 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU