Coronavirus LIVE: The fifth phase of the coronavirus-induced lockdown begins from today, even as India continues to witness a dramatic rise in the number of Covid-19 cases. According to Worldometer, India has recorded over 8,000 new cases and 221 deaths in the past 24 hours.
The latest figures take the country’s tally to 191,041— a few thousands of cases behind Italy, which was once considered a corona pandemic hotspot. India is now the 7th-most-infected country, has the 4th-highest number of active cases globally, and second-highest number of seriouis active cases.
Covid-19 death toll currently stands at 5,413. Delhi government has decided to seal its borders for a week from today.
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