In India, the total number of infected people has reached close to 1.30 lakh with the arrival of about six thousand new patients of Covid-19 on Saturday. In the last one month, more than one lakh people got infected and more than three thousand people died due to this.
According to data received from various states and union territories, new cases have increased this week and an average of 5,500 new cases are being reported daily and 160 people are dying. A large number of these are migrant workers and students who are coming to their home states from different states through special trains and buses.
The first case of Covid-19 has been reported in Sikkim. The 25-year-old student who returned from Delhi has been confirmed to be infected with the corona virus.
Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri said that some states want to postpone the date of resumption of flights, but we had foreseen some such apprehensions and the central government will try to address their concerns. He said that a large number of international flights should be restored before August.