The Hush Post| 10:18 am| one-minute-read|
Born in the times of Corona Virus and couldn’t live beyond it. A two-month-old boy who had contracted coronavirus passed away at a hospital in Amritsar.
This took the death toll in Punjab to 39. Further, 23 more people have tested positive in the state, taking the total number of infections to 2,028.
Among the new cases, seven are from Hoshiarpur while five have reported from Amritsar.
On Friday, the number of COVID-19 cases in India went up to 1,18,447. These include 48,534 cured cases and 3,583 fatalities.
The highest spike has been from Maharashtra, which alone accounts for nearly 35 percent of Covid-19 cases and over 41 percent deaths due to the virus. Maharashtra alone has 40,000 COVID-19 cases.
Meanwhile, domestic passenger flight services will resume from May 25, the Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Wednesday. Private airlines have started taking bookings for flight services from May 25.