India’s Coronavirus cases jump to 1071: Health Ministry

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The number of coronavirus cases in India has risen to 1071 on Monday with 29 deaths, the Health Ministry said.

There are 942 active cases, 99 have been cured/discharged.

Maharashtra and Kerala have the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country.

India has today entered the sixth day of the lockdown announced by PM Modi to break the chain of coronavirus infection in the country.

According to government release, the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) is coordinating with state Governments for supply of medical equipment and related essential items needed for protection against and testing of COVID-19.  

Based on requirements received from various states on urgent basis, the senior officials of the Ministry coordinate with supply agencies for providing required material which can be further transported to the desired destinations. Air India and Alliance Air flights are being operated to carry out the necessary supply operations across the country, it said.