The pandemic has passed one year and it seems like it has come back again though it showed signs of receding. India reported 103,793 fresh Covid-19 cases on Monday, the highest single-day spike of the year, pushing the overall tally to 12,587,920, according to Worldometer. The death toll from the deadly infection jumped to 165,132.
Rajasthan on Sunday ordered a night curfew, closed multiplexes and gymnasiums and suspended Classes 1 to 9 in schools from April 5 to 19 to slow down the pandemic. Maharashtra announced a complete lockdown on weekends starting Friday 8 pm to Monday 7 am. Essential services and public transportation including buses, trains, and taxis will be allowed.
The global tally of coronavirus cases stands at 131,897,284. While 106,183,383 have recovered, 12,865,513 have lost their lives. Meanwhile, the US continues to be the worst-hit country with 31,420,327 cases.