New Delhi: India’s newest cases of the coronavirus disease reached a record high on Sunday, with the Union Health Ministry stating 28,637 new cases were identified in the 24 hours since 8 am on Saturday.
The total is currently 8,49,553. This is the third successive day in which COVID-19 instances in the nation increased by over 26,000.
India also witnessed 551 deaths throughout the last 24-hour period, taking the whole number of passing count to 22,674. Having a steady rise, the amount of recoveries stands at 5,34,621, the government said today.
Beloved actor Amitabh Bachchan is reported to maintain a”stable” state with”mild symptoms” after he had been tested positive for coronavirus, the hospital said in a statement. Mumbai has recorded 91,745 coronavirus cases and 5,244 deaths so far.
Maharashtra, which is the worst-hit country, recorded its greatest single-day spike on Saturday with 8,139 new illnesses. The country has reported 2,46,600 COVID-19 instances so far.
Delhi — which has 1,10,921 confirmed instances — Saturday recorded the smallest number of active instances in the previous 31 days, say health department information reveals.
Not just one coronavirus individual under house isolation in town has died in July, and there has been a”sharp decline” in daily fatality figures in the past two months, a government study on COVID-19 deaths has stated.
Meanwhile, the West Bengal’s COVID-19 count surged to 28,453 on Saturday since 1,344 more individuals tested positive for the novel coronavirus that the greatest single-day spike in the state up to now. With 26 new fatalities, the death count rose to 906 in the state, the state health department stated.
Together with 544 new scenarios, Madhya Pradesh, on Saturday, enrolled the biggest single-day rise taking the disease depend on 17,201, health officials said. The amount of deaths in the country has risen to 644.
With COVID-19 spreading fast in Guwahati, which has at least 2,900 active cases, the Assam government has extended the two-week lockdown of the Kamrup (Metro) district by seven more days.
The lockdown has also been expanded in Arunachal Pradesh’s capital Itanagar and its adjacent areas. Meghalaya has opted to observe two weeks of total lockdown in state funds Shillong on July 13 and 14.
From the southwest, Karnataka funding Bengaluru will once again go to a lockdown on July 14 to slow the spread of this coronavirus, which has contaminated over 16,000 men and women in the city. Two hundred twenty-nine people also have died because of the virus. Bengaluru Urban district has the highest number of instances at Karnataka, accounting for more than half of the nation’s new cases over the past several days.
The Union health ministry has advised states, union territories against indiscriminate use medication such as Remdesivir and Tocilizumab, news agency ANI reported.
“The States have been advised that the available evidence for Remdesivir indicates that it may decrease the time for clinical enhancement when used in mild to severe circumstances.
But, there have been no benefits in terms of decreased mortality. It needs to be used with extreme caution due to its potential for serious adverse effects such as liver and kidney impairment,” a health ministry official has been quoted as saying by ANI.
India made the correct choices in its reply to the COVID-19 pandemic and can be as really well-positioned as any nation could be under the prevailing conditions, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Saturday.
“Within our (India’s) instance, recognizing our capacities and our limits, we opted to rely very substantially on interpersonal distancing. We went for an extremely early lockdown, we moved for an extremely early travel restriction and the end result of this, three weeks down the street… yes the actual caseload now is big, it is not large in proportion to the people,” he said.
More than 12.5 million cases are enrolled in 196 countries and territories, triggering enormous financial harm. The biggest gains were from the United States, Brazil, and India, according to a daily report.