Coronavirus tally in India surges to 1,98,370, and death toll has rose to 5,600 on Monday. On the first day of India’s unlocking phase, the number of fresh infections dipped slightly to 7,573, while the death toll remained above 200 for the fourth straight day.
Out of the 198,370 cases in India, Maharashtra accounts for 70,013, and the country’s death toll stands at 5,608.
Delhi has sealed its borders for a week amid a worrying surge in Covid-19 cases.
The national capital has over 20,000 coronavirus cases so far, and 473 deaths linked to the virus. The lockdown in containment zones will continue across the nation till June 30 but extensive relaxations, including opening of religious places and shopping malls, will start in a phased manner from June 8.
The global tally of coronavirus cases now stands at 6,362,138, and 377,152 people have died from the disease so far.
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