India’s another highest single-day spike with 12,881 new cases.
India records another highest single-day spike with 12,881 new cases of novel coronavirus. For the last couple of days there has been a surge in Covid19 infection spread. Everyday the number of positive cases are climbing and setting a new record. After entering the first phase of Unlock 1.0 the Covid19 infection is spreading more rapidly in India.
The total number of positive Covid19 cases in India stands at 3,66,946. The country will soon cross the 4 lakh mark. The only good news for the country is that the recovered cases have exceeded the number of active cases.
Currently, the total number of active coronavirus cases in India stands at 1,60,384. Whereas the number of recovered/discharged cases stands at 1,94,324. As per the Union Health Ministry, the death toll in the country crosses 12,000 mark and mounts to 12,237 deaths. In the last 24 hours India recorded 334 deaths.
Maharashtra remains at the top of the chart as the worst hit state. The total number of Covid19 cases in Maharashtra now stands at 1,16,752. Out of the total number of cases in Maharashtra, 51,935 are active cases while 64,817 are cured. As of Thursday morning, Maharashtra reports a total of over 5,600 deaths.
Tamil Nadu stands at second position with 50,193 positive cases. Delhi which is currently witnessing a surge in Covid19 cases and row over hospital beds, takes up the third spot. There are 47,102 cases in Delhi out of which over 28,000 are active cases. Gujarat stands at fourth position with 25,093 cases.
India – The Fourth Worst-hit Country.
India remains the fourth worst hit country in the world. With nearly 13,000 new cases in the last 24 hours, India surpasses the United Kingdom to claim the fourth position. India stands behind the United States, Brazil and Russia.
The Central government says that India is fighting the battle against Covid19 “pretty well”. The government points out at the country’s improving recovery rate which now stands at 52.9 percent. And now for several consecutive days the recovered cases continue to exceed the active cases.
During the virtual conference with all the state chief ministers on June 17, PM Modi made it very clear that there will be no further extension of lockdown. He said unlocking has begun in the country and the economy has also started to gain momentum.