Total cases soar to 49,391 in India; death toll 1,694; 14,182 cured/discharged. Stay with EastMojo for the latest updates, particularly from Northeast India
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi criticised the Centre's decision of hiking excise on diesel and petrol by Rs 10-13, calling it improper and should be rolled back
The total number of coronavirus cases in India reached 49,391 on Wednesday (May 6), as of 8 am, with the death toll standing at 1,694.
According to the latest updates provided by the Union health ministry, there are 33,514 active cases with 1,694 deaths so far in the country. As many as 14,182 patients have been cured or discharged and one has migrated.