India’s COVID-19 cases cross 90,000-mark, Death toll at 2,872

The novel coronavirus cases in India has risen to 90,927, with 2,872 deaths. There are 53,946 active cases while 34,108 have been cured/discharged, the Health Ministry said on Sunday.

Maharashtra, the worst affected state has crossed 30,000 mark, with over 18,000 positive cases in Mumbai.

COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra stands at – 30,706, followed by Gujarat – 10,988, Tamil Nadu – 10,585 and Delhi – 9,333.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, yesterday, during her press conference outlined the need for Policy reforms to fast track investments and the steps taken by the Government in this regard. She stated that fast track clearance is being done through Empowered Group of Secretaries, a Project Development Cell would be set up in each Ministry to prepare investable projects and coordinate with investors and Central and State governments

The Finance Minister announced the structural reforms in the eight sectors of Coal, Minerals, Defence production, Civil Aviation, Power Sector, Social Infrastructure, Space and Atomic energy.