Over 18,000 Covid Cases In 24 Hours For 1st Time; 5.08 Lakh Total Cases

New Delhi:
Six days after it recorded 4 lakh infections, India’s COVID-19 tally raced previous 5 lakh right this moment with the very best single-day leap of 18,552 instances, in response to Union well being ministry knowledge. 384 COVID-19 deaths had been additionally reported throughout the interval, taking the overall variety of casualties because of the virus to 15,685. The variety of energetic instances stands at 1,97,387, whereas 2,95,880 individuals have recovered and one affected person has migrated, in response to the up to date determine at eight AM. On Friday, India crossed the 5 lakh determine after the nation reported its highest single-day spike of over 17,000 instances. It took 149 days to cross the five-lakh mark. India has been recording over 14,000 instances for the previous eight days now.

Listed below are 10 factors on India’s coronavirus scenario:

  1. Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected state with 1,52,765 infections and seven,106 deaths because of the virus. The state has a positivity fee of 17.52 per cent and demise fee of 4.65 per cent.

  2. Delhi, which has overtaken Mumbai because the worst-affected metropolis within the nation, has reported 77,240 croronavirus instances. 2,492 COVID-19 deaths have been reported within the nationwide capital, which is grappling with scarcity of COVID-19 beds. A mammoth train will start within the city-state from right this moment to find out the unfold of the coronavirus illness. The serological survey — a part of the brand new COVID-19 response plan — is anticipated to assist officers put together a broad technique to fight the pandemic.

  3. Tamil Nadu, which is ranked third on India’s coronavirus record, has reported 74,622 instances and 957 deaths.

  4. West Bengal registered its highest single-day enhance in COVID-19 instances on Friday, recording 542 contemporary infections, to push the tally to 16,190. A complete of 10,535 sufferers have recovered from the respiratory ailment, a bulletin issued by the well being division mentioned.

  5. The overall of COVID-19 instances in Haryana reached 12,884 on Friday with 421 individuals testing constructive within the final 24 hours. With 13 deaths, the demise depend stood at 211, official authorities knowledge mentioned.

  6. Delhi, Chennai, Thane, Mumbai, Palghar, Pune, Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy, Ahmedabad and Faridabad are 10 cities and districts which have contributed to 54.47 per cent of the overall instances within the nation. Delhi, earlier this month, overtook Mumbai to be the worst-hit metropolis in India.

  7. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday showered reward on Yogi Adityanath for his dealing with of COVID-19 pandemic. The huge and in depth preparations made by the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister saved at the very least 85,000 lives, PM Modi mentioned. “England, France, Italy and Spain – these international locations at one time had conquered the world and had been the largest powers of the world, however for those who add up the populations of all these international locations it involves 24 crore, however in India, UP alone has 24 crore. How efficient UP has been could be seen from the truth that the 4 European nations collectively had 1,30,000 deaths attributable to COVID-19. However in UP, the variety of deaths is 600,” he mentioned.

  8. Amid a spurt in whole coronavirus instances, Assam on Friday introduced a “whole lockdown” in Guwahati from Monday for the following two weeks. Assam Well being Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma suggested the individuals of the state to replenish necessities as no institution apart from hospitals and medical shops will probably be allowed to open. “A complete lockdown will probably be noticed in Kamrup (Metro) district for 2 weeks from Sunday midnight. For the primary seven days, solely pharmacies and hospitals will probably be open. The whole lot else will probably be shut,” he mentioned.

  9. The worst-hit coronavirus states – Delhi, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra – will obtained the primary batch of the generic model of the experimental COVID-19 drug Remdesivir, which is being manufactured in India by Hyderabad-based drugmaker Hetero.

  10. India has the fourth-highest variety of coronavirus instances amongst 10 nations worst-hit by coronavirus. The coronavirus pandemic has killed over 4.89 lakh individuals globally because it was first detected in China in December final yr. Over 96.04 lakh individuals have been contaminated with the extremely contagious virus globally.

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