Coronavirus: 18,522 cases of COVID-19 in India in 24 hours, 5.66 cases of Lakh so far: 10 points

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Coronavirus cases, India: to date, more than 16,000 patients have died in India.

New Delhi:
A huge peak of 18,522 new coronavirus patients has been recorded in the past 24 hours, bringing India’s toll to 5,666,840 cases. A total of 16,893 patients have died since the start of the pandemic, the Union’s Department of Health said this morning, adding that 418 deaths from the highly infectious disease have been reported in the past 24 hours. The government announced on Monday the second phase of the country’s gradual emergence of restrictions in a set of guidelines developed for “Unlock2”. While the containment areas – the areas most affected by the pandemic – will remain subject to strict restrictions, more activities will be opened outside of these neighborhoods.

Here are the top 10 developments on coronavirus cases in India:

  1. COVAXIN, the first potential COVID-19 vaccine to be developed in India, has received approval from the DCGI (Drug Controller General of India) for phase I and II human clinical trials scheduled to start across the country in July. Inactivated vaccine created from a strain of the infectious virus SARS-CoV-2, it was developed by Bharat Biotech, based in Hyderabad.

  2. A total of 3.34.822 patients have so far recovered in India. The average positivity rate – the ratio of positive cases to the number of tests performed – was 8.80% this morning. India has seen a steady increase in the positivity rate over the past week.

  3. Maharashtra, which has the highest number of COVID-19 infections in India, has extended the lockout until July 31. The state government has asked authorities to apply necessary measures and restrictions during the extended lockdown to contain the spread of the virus.

  4. For the third consecutive day, Maharashtra recorded more than 5,000 new coronavirus infections on Monday, bringing the state’s death toll to around 1.69 lakh cases. This is almost double the number of infections recorded by China, where the epidemic began in the city of Wuhan in December.

  5. In the past week, Delhi has tested more than 15,000 samples a day. The national capital recorded 2,084 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, bringing the number of infections in the city to more than 85,000. This is the lowest number of new cases Delhi has seen in a single day compared the recent upward trend in the number of cases where 3,000 to almost 4,000 cases were detected each day.

  6. Across India, a total of 86,088,654 samples have been tested so far; 2.10.292 samples were tested on Monday. India has a population of around 130 crores, according to rough estimates.

  7. Tamil Nadu, which has registered the third highest number of COVID-19 patients to date, has also extended the coronavirus lockout until July 31. in force until July 31 for the rest of Tamil Nadu, the government said. The state recorded 3,949 new infections on Monday, its highest peak in a day.

  8. The COVID-19 pandemic is not even close to ending, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday. “We all want it to end. We all want to continue our lives. But the harsh reality is that it is not even close to being finished. Although many countries have made progress globally, the pandemic is actually accelerating. “

  9. Worldwide, the coronavirus count has exceeded 10 million. So far, half a million deaths have been recorded.

  10. The epicenter of the coronavirus passed from China to Europe in the United States after it originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December. The United States has reported more than 25 cases of lakh to date. India is the fourth country most affected by the pandemic after the United States, Brazil and Russia.

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