COVID-19: Nearly 7k infections in 1 day, tally jumps past 1.38 lakh

TNN Bureau. Updated: 5/25/2020 1:37:48 PM National

New Delhi, May 25: Novel Coronavirus continued to spread it's tentacles far and wide, with the number of fresh cases climbing a new high for the fourth consecutive day on Monday, closing in at 6977, while the countrywide tally of COVID-19 reached 138845.

The death toll also spiralled to 4021, after 154 more lives were reportedly lost to the virus in the past 24 hours.

Active cases under medical supervision in the country are now 77103, as per the government data.

On a positive note, the recoveries front has witnessed some improvement too, as 3280 virus infected persons have been cured and discharged since Sunday, taking the total number of COVID survivors pan India to 57720.

Meanwhile, limited domestic flight operation began this morning, which was suspended since the government initiated the nationwide lockdown, to check the spread of the lethal virus.


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