Coronavirus numbers increased more than 100000 in India
India’s coronavirus cases crossed one lakh today with more people testing positive for COVID-19 in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and other states. The cases rose even as several states announced easing of lockdown guidelines after it was extended till May 31 by the centre. Over 3,000 have died in India due to coronavirus so far.
India recorded the biggest single-day jump of 5,242 new coronavirus cases on Monday morning, with the cases hitting 96,169 before it crossed the one-lakh mark.
Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa said on Monday people from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala and Tamil Nadu will not be allowed to enter the state till May 31.
The chief minister said state transport corporation buses and private buses will run as will trains running within the state. All shops will be allowed to open, it added.
Tamil Nadu lived down another day of highs on Sunday, as the total number of persons testing positive for Covid-19 breached the 11,000-mark to hit 11,224, even as the state’s death toll shot up to 78 with the Health department confirming four more deaths due to the virus.
For a single day, there was a 33 per cent jump in Covid-19 positive cases to 639 from Saturday’s 477, but this again includes 81 infections among returnees from other States into Tamil Nadu.