New Delhi: The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Friday reported zero sales in the domestic market last month, amid the nationwide lockdown in effect to check the Coronavirus spread. Also Read - COVID-19 Relief: Maruti Suzuki Ready to Deliver First Batch of 1,000 Ventilators Today
The company, however, exported 632 units from Mundra port following resumption of port operations. Also Read - Coronavirus: Maruti Halts Production at Gurgaon, Manesar Plants With Immediate Effect
Notably, Maruti suspended their operations from March 22 as directed by the government of India. Also Read - Auto Expo 2020: Maruti Suzuki Launches New BS VI Variant of Ignis
Meanwhile, the death toll due to the novel coronavirus pandemic rose to 1,147 with 72 more fatalities and the number of cases climbed to 35,043 in the country on Friday, the Union Health Ministry said.
The active COVID-19 cases stood at 25,007, while 8,888 people have recovered, and one patient has migrated. The total number of 35,043 cases includes 111 foreign nationals, according to ministry data updated in the morning.