In the wake of the central government easing the national wide lockdown, the total number of coronavirus kept exponentially increasing. By Monday, India has crossed the one-lakh mark in the number of coronavirus cases while the death toll touched 3,163. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry, with 4,970 new patients registered in the last 24 hours, the total tally reached 1,01,139 so far.
While more than 39,000 patients have recovered, 58,802 patients are undergoing treatment in the COVID-19 hospitals across the nation. Raising alarm, the total number of infections is seen doubled in just 13 days. Maharashtra topped the list of states with the highest number of cases followed by Gujarat, Tamil Nadu.
On the other hand, the number of people recovering from the infection is steadily increasing rising, with the recovery rate at 38.8%.
Meanwhile, authorities across the country ordered reopening of markets, intra-state transport services and even of barbershops and salons in some states, barring in containment zones, with an aim to reboot numerous locked down economic activities. However, schools, colleges, theatres, malls and religious gatherings are among those that would remain shut down, at least till May 31.