New Delhi: There has been a record increase in 78,761 new coronovirus cases in the last 24 hours, which is more than the previous 35 lakh in the covid Tally of India, the Union Health Ministry said this morning.
This is the highest single-day jump in reported Kovid infections by any country since the onset of the epidemic. According to AFP, the US set a previous record on July 17 with 77,638 daily cases.
In the last 24 hours, 948 deaths associated with the highly contagious disease were recorded, bringing the total number to 63,498. About 27 lakh people have been cured by now; The recovery rate this morning was 76.6 percent.
India is the third largest country of the coronovirus epidemic in the world after the United States and Brazil. The country is registering the highest single-day increase in cases since August 4.
It took India 213 days to cross 35 lakh cases. The country has registered more than five lakh cases in the last one week.
In the last 24 hours, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh had the highest number of fresh cases. These five states also recorded the highest number of deaths according to government data.
The government on Saturday announced guidelines for the fourth phase of unlocking, allowing metro services to resume from September 7. The lockdown cannot be imposed outside the containment areas, states have been told.
Social, political, educational, sports, religious and other functions will be allowed from September 21 under the new rules with a limit of 100 people. Schools, colleges, swimming pools and indoor theaters will remain closed. This phase, called “Unlock 4”, will continue until September 30.
India’s positivity rate – indicative of the prevalence of the disease – was 7.46 percent this morning; The death rate was 1.79 percent.
India, with a population of about 130 crore, has so far tested 4.14 crore samples; 10.55 lakh samples have been tested since yesterday.
The country has been recording over 75,000 cases in the last four days; It recorded its last largest single jump on Thursday with 77,266 cases.
For every one million population, India’s coronavirus cases and fatalities are the lowest compared to the global average, the news agency PTI reported on Saturday on the COVID-19 High Level Group of Ministers (GOM) ) Was informed.
Worldwide, more than 25 million cases have been reported so far; More than 8 lakh people have died.