India’s total count of cases rose to 1,25,101, including 3,720 deaths, on Saturday. In the last 24 hours, the country reported 6,654 cases and 137 deaths.
All flights out of Delhi will operate from the airport’s Terminal 3 from May 25, said the authorities.
The nationwide lockdown from March 25 to May 3 helped avert 14-29 lakh cases and 37,000-71,000 deaths, showed government data. “The situation would have been much worse, as the data suggests,” Niti Aayog member Vinod Paul. “We have about 95% confidence level on the data generated out of all this analysis, which is proof enough to say that the country is on the right track.”
Globally, the total number of cases is now 5.20 million, according to a tracker by the Johns Hopkins University. The toll is 338,121. The United States alone accounts for nearly 1 lakh of these deaths.
The national helpline number for the coronavirus is 011-23978046, and a toll-free number 1075.