India has grow to be solely the second country on the earth, after the United States, to add greater than 100,000 cases of the coronavirus illness (Covid-19) in a single day at any time in the course of the pandemic. According to the Union ministry of well being and household welfare on Monday, the country added 103,796 coronavirus illness cases recorded within the final 24 hours. The day’s spike in Covid-19 cases has now pushed India’s an infection tally up to 12,589,067, as per the well being ministry’s dashboard at 8am.
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India’s record Covid-19 spike of greater than 100,000 daily Covid-19 cases on Monday has even breached the height of 99,181 seen in a single day in the course of the first wave of the pandemic final September. The US, however, had first registered over 100,000 daily Covid-19 cases within the first week of November final year. As per the Johns Hopkins University’s coronavirus tracker, the US is clocking round 65,000 daily cases now, whereas India’s single-day case depend has shot up.
The World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has mentioned it was in June final year that over 100,000 daily Covid-19 cases had been being reported globally. Less than 9 months later, India alone is clocking 103,796 cases daily, amid renewed fears over a brand new wave of the pandemic forcing Maharashtra to imposed a digital shutdown and senior authorities officers hurrying to evaluation the urgency of the scenario. Having added 73,301 Covid-19 cases a day over the week until Saturday, India has far surpassed Brazil’s common tally of 66,176 and the US’ 65,624 to grow to be the largest present Covid-19 hotspot.
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According to the Hindustan Times’ dashboard of Covid-19 statistics, India’s positivity rate on Saturday was at 8%, a pointy rise from the three.9% recorded on March 20, a fortnight in the past. The well being ministry has mentioned 11 states – Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Chandigarh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Haryana – have been categorised as “states of grave concern” on account of their excessive and rising daily Covid-19 cases and better daily deaths.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a meeting on Sunday morning, mentioned states should take the mandatory steps and impose the required restrictions to include the Covid-19 outbreak in India, whereas Maharashtra imposed new restrictions, shutting all non-essential outlets, proscribing eating places to takeaways, closing locations of worship and asking all workplaces to work remotely from residence so far as attainable.