Corona India: crosses 28 lakh; Over 68,000 cases for two straight days

New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 count zoomed past 29 lakh, a day after it crossed 28 lakh, with a single day spike of 68,898 infections, while the recoveries have expanded to 21,58,946 on Friday taking the recovery rate to more than 74 percent, as indicated by the Union Health Ministry information

The total cases of coronavirus diseases mounted to 29,05,823, while the loss of life moved to 54,849 with 983 new fatalities being reported for a range of 24 hours, the information updated at 8 am appeared. Case casualty rate has declined to 1.89 percent while the recovery rate has increased to 74.30 percent. 

There are 6,92,028 active cases of coronavirus disease in the nation which is 23.82 percent of the all out caseload, the data stated. India’s COVID-19 count had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7. 

The number of tests performed for coronavirus have expanded steeply, the union health ministry has stated, saying that in excess of 9 lakh tests are presently being led day by day. This is reinforced with all States/UTs testing in excess of 140 tests/day/million populace as exhorted by WHO, it has said. 

Then, the number of total COVID-19 cases all inclusive has surged past 263,000 out of a day, while more than 6,500 patients have passed on in a similar timeframe, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) information said. The quantity of COVID-19 cases overall stands at 22,256,220, while the worldwide passing check is 782,456. 

In the midst of the rising coronavirus cases, the Punjab government on Thursday reported an end of the week lockdown in every one of the 167 urban communities and towns in the state and expanded the night check in time period by two hours. 

The declaration went ahead a day the state saw its greatest single-day spike of 1,741 cases, taking the count to 37,824. Thirty-seven additional fatalities were also recorded in the state and the loss of life presently remains at 957. 

The weekend lockdown, which was in power before just in Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Patiala, has now been stretched out to all the urban areas and towns in the state. The night time limitation will be from 7pm till 5am rather than the prior 9pm to 5am span in all urban areas and towns. The measures will happen from Friday.

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