Coronavirus Live updates: With approximately 8,400 more people testing positive for the coronavirus, the national count of confirmed cases of highly contagious disease crossed 1.9 lakh on Monday.
However, recoveries also increased to nearly 92,000.
A number of large cities have seen the restrictions on lockdowns eased with even roaring traffic returning to the roads.
The death toll has risen to 5,394 after a record one-day peak of 230 dead in 24 hours (since Sunday 8:00 am), the Union’s Department of Health said in its morning report on Monday.
It showed that the number of confirmed cases increased from 8,392 to 1,90,535.
India is now the seventh country most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic after the United States, Brazil, Russia, the United Kingdom, Spain and Italy, according to the coronavirus tracker. ‘WHO.