India reported as many as 83,527 new cases in the past 24 hours taking its coronavirus resulting in a 56 lakh mark. Over 90,000 lives have been lost to coronavirus in the country till now. The Health ministry discloses the COVID-19 data, which shows that the country reported 1,085 deaths in this course. With over 89,746 people having beaten COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the total number of recoveries exceeded the number of new infections for the fifth following day, the data shows.
UPDATES OF NOVEL CORONAVIRUS CASES IN INDIA:
- The country now has 9,68,000 active cases of coronavirus, while the recovery rate stands at 8.02 percent.
- So far, India has reported 56 Lakh COVID-19 cases, according to the Health Ministry a total of 90,020 people have lost their lives because of COVID-19 till now, and the country’s fatality rate stands at 1.59 percent.
- The country’s testing capacity has increased to 12 Lakh a day. The Health ministry had tweeted that the test India till now has conducted over 6.5 crore tests.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday in a high-level virtual meeting held with Chief Ministers and Health Ministers of seven COVID-19 high burden States and UT to review its response and management. Chief ministers of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, and Punjab attended the meeting.
- “We should enhance focus on effective testing, tracing, treatment, surveillance and clear messaging,” PM Modi said at the meeting with the CMs and asked states to reassess if lockdowns of one or two days are effective in containing COVID-19. The Prime Minister also asked to manage the opening of economic activities while fighting the virus.
- India’s capital, Delhi is said to be the sixth-highest hit city with 4,000 new COVID cases and 2.53 overall cases.
- Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh have reported a sharp rise in COVID cases, both the states have imposed restrictions on people’s movement across districts till the end of this month.
- Schools across the country are partially allowed to reopen for students of std 9th and 10th. Only a few cities have decided to go ahead with the partial reopening, including Andhra Pradesh which is the second hardest-hit state in the country.
- Maharashtra remains the first hardest hit city with 12.42 lakh COVID cases, including 33 K + deaths.