India on Thursday for the first time recorded 52,123 new cases. With this, India’s tally climbed up to 15,83,792. The toll also rose to 34,968 with 775 fresh fatalities.
Meanwhile, the Centre on Wednesday lifted the night curfew in its guidelines for “Unlock 3”, the third phase of a calibrated exit strategy from the countrywide lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus. While gyms will reopen, schools and colleges will remain closed.
The toll in the United States surpassed 1,50,000 with more than 1,200 deaths on Wednesday. The global coronavirus count has now gone up to 1.69 crore while the toll has crossed 6.64 lakh, according to the Johns Hopkins University. More than 98.98 lakh people have recovered.