The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India crossed the 1.45-lakh mark on Monday at a time the country resumed domestic flights after two months of complete lockdown.
As many as 6,535 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in the last 24 hours, ending Tuesday morning, while the country saw 146 deaths in the same time period.
As per the updated figures of the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday, total number of cases in India stood at 1,45,380. These included 80,722 active cases and 60,490 who have either been cured or discharged.
India added more than 6,000 infections in a day for the fifth straight day while the number of recoveries stood at 2,770 in the last 24 hours.
Domestic flight operations resumed across the country in a phased manner, exactly two months after they were grounded to a halt on March 24.
According to the latest data, Maharashtra has so far recorded the maximum number of coronavirus cases in the country with around 53,000 cases of infections.
The tally in Tamil Nadu has risen to 17,082, while Gujarat has recorded 14,460 cases of the infection so far. There are 14,073 cases of coronavirus in Delhi.
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