Today is the forty-ninth day of India’s nationwide lockdown, which is meant to stop the novel coronavirus pandemic. Known COVID-19 cases in India stand at 70,756. The death toll in India due to the outbreak has reached 2,293. Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Delhi have reported the highest number of cases.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing the nation at 8 pm today. While a massive exercise is underway to repatriate Indians stranded abroad, Railways is resuming some passenger train services today.
There have been over 41.7 lakh confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally. At least 2.87 lakh people have died so far. The United States, Spain, Russia, UK, Italy and France are the most-affected countries.
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