New Delhi: The number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 2,26,770 on Friday morning after 9,851 more people tested positive for the infection in 24 hours. This is the biggest single-day increase in the number of cases. The country’s toll rose by 273 to 6,348.
The Union Health Ministry on Thursday issued the SOP to stop the spread of the deadly virus ( coronavirus ) in places of worship, malls, restaurants, hotels and offices, as part of “Unlock 1” of a three-phase plan to lift the nationwide lockdown. Masks are mandatory at all restaurants, while large gatherings and touching of idols is banned at places of worship.
Globally, the coronavirus has infected more than 66.01 lakh people and claimed over 3.89 lakh lives as of Friday morning, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As many as 28.53 lakh people have recovered.