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Neighboring Bangladesh also records the highest single-day fatalities with 24 deaths.
Axar.az reports citing foreign media that India on Friday reported 6,066 new coronavirus infections, the largest single-day figure since the start of the outbreak, according to the Health Ministry.
The tally of cases in the country stands at 118,447.
With 48 new fatalities, the nationwide death toll rose to 3,583.
Meanwhile, national carrier Air India started taking bookings for domestic flights amid the COVID-19 lockdown. Flights will resume from May 25.
The country is also dealing with the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan which hit its southeastern coast on Wednesday killing 77 people.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced advanced interim assistance of $133 million for the region after he undertook an aerial survey of the state on Friday.
2020.05.22 / 17:56