Covid-19 cases in India surge to 7,529, death toll at 242. State-wise numbers
Punjab and Odisha state govts have already gone ahead with plans to extend the nationwide lockdown to contain the virus outbreak in the country
On Friday, the United States became the first country to record more than 2,000 coronavirus deaths in one day
With the confirmed coronavirus cases in India breaching 1,000-mark in last 24 hours, the total Covid-19 cases in the country have surged to 7,529, according to the Union Health Ministry data. As many as 242 deaths have been reported in the country so far.