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India Crosses The 1 Million Mark With a Record Spike of 40 Thousand Cases of COVID-19

Spike of Covid Cases in India
Spike of Covid Cases in India. (Image-India.com)
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With the recovery rate running down to 62.61 percent India recorded the biggest spike of 40,425 cases of COVID-19 in one day while crossing the mark of 1million cases. This is the first time that the single-day spike has crossed the 40,000-mark making the situation more serious in the country with 1.3 billion population.

India is facing a huge challenge in managing the covid-19 situation with its recovery rate dropping down while at the same time the infection is showing a steep rise in the positive cases across the country. According to the ICMR India has tasted total of 1,40,47,908 samples until July 19 with 2,56,039 samples being tested on Sunday alone.

The new spike of 40,425 positive cases have pushed the tally of COVID-19 to cross the mark of 11 Lakh on Monday. The total number of recoveries has crossed the 7 lakh mark till date, confirmed the Union Health Ministry data. The death toll due to the disease rose to 27,497 with 681 fatalities reported in one day.   

India has shown the spike in the COVID-19 positive cases from 10 lakh to 11 lakh in just three days. According to the reports, India’s tally had reached to the 1Million Mark on Friday and as per the data updated by ICMR on Monday the the total number of COVID-19 cases went to 11,18,043. There are 3,90,459 active cases in the country, while 7,00,086 people have recovered so far.

According to the reports, out of the 681 deaths that has been reported in the last 24 hours, the highest 258 were reported from Maharashtra alone, while the rest were reported from other parts of the country, 91 from Karnataka, 78 from Tamil Nadu, 56 from Andhra Pradesh, 38 from Uttar Pradesh, 36 from West Bengal, 31 from Delhi, 20 from Gujarat and 15 from Madhya Pradesh.    

The total fatalities in one day include nine from Bihar, eight each from Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir, six each from Rajasthan and Telangana, five each from Haryana and Odisha, four from Assam, three from Jharkhand, two from Kerala, and one each from Goa and Ladakh.    

Of the total 27,497 deaths reported so far, Maharashtra accounted for the highest 11,854 fatalities followed by Delhi with 3,628 deaths, Tamil Nadu 2,481, Gujarat 2,142, Karnataka 1,331, Uttar Pradesh 1,146, West Bengal 1,112, Madhya Pradesh 721 and Andhra Pradesh 642.

So far, 559 people have died of COVID-19 in Rajasthan, 415 in Telangana, 349 in Haryana, 254 in Punjab, 244 in Jammu and Kashmir, 217 in Bihar, 91 in Odisha, 57 in Assam, 52 in Uttarakhand, 49 in Jharkhand and 42 in Kerala.   

Puducherry has registered 28 deaths, Chhattisgarh 24, Goa 23, Chandigarh 12, Himachal Pradesh 11, Tripura 5, Arunachal Pradesh 3, while Meghalaya, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, and Ladakh have reported two fatalities each. According to the reports from the Health Ministry more than 70 per cent of the of the people succumbed to the infection due to the pre existing comorbidities

State wise Statistics of the COVID-19 infection 

if you take a look at the statewide statistics of the Covid-19 infection you will see that Maharastra has recoded the highest number of cases of 3,10,455 followed by Tamil Nadu at 1,70,693, Delhi at 1,22,793, Karnataka at 63,772, Gujarat at 48,355, Uttar Pradesh at 49,247, Andhra Pradesh at 49,650 and Telangana at 45,076, followed by the Wes Bengal with 42,487 cases, Rajasthan  29,434 cases, Haryana 26,164 cases, Bihar 26,569 cases, Assam 23,999 cases and Madhya Pradesh with 22,600 cases. 

Odisha has reported 17,437 infections, Jammu and Kashmir 13,899, Kerala 12,480, while Punjab has 10,100 cases. A total of 5,535 have been infected by the virus in Jharkhand, 5,407 in Chhattisgarh, 4,515 in Uttarakhand, 3,657 in Goa, 3600 in Tripura, 1,999 in Puducherry, 1,911 in Manipur, 1,483 in Himachal Pradesh and 1,178 in Ladakh.

Nagaland has recorded 988 COVID-19 cases, Chandigarh 717, Arunachal Pradesh 740 and Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu together have reported 605 cases. Meghalaya has reported 450 cases, Mizoram 284, Sikkim has registered 283 infections so far, while Andaman and Nicobar Islands has recorded 203 cases.

“Our figures are being reconciled with the ICMR,” the ministry said, adding, state-wise distribution is subject to further verification and reconciliation.

Source: The New India Express 


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