Over 24,000 cases of coronavirus in India in 24 hours for the first time

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New Indian cases of coronavirus infection hit a record high on Sunday, the Union’s Department of Health said 24,850 new cases had been identified on Saturday within 24 hours of 8:00 a.m. The total is now 6.73,165 – about 800 cases behind Russia, which is the third country most affected by the coronavirus. The country also experienced 613 deaths during the period, bringing the total number of deaths to 19,268. With a steady increase, the number of recoveries stands at 409,083, the government said today. It is the ninth day in a row that coronavirus infections in India have increased by more than 18,000.

Here are the top 10 updates on the coronavirus:

  1. The number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra – the most affected state in the country – has crossed the two lakh mark with 7,074 new cases reported on Saturday. The state has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in India, followed by Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Gujarat.

  2. Delhi on Saturday recorded 2,505 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the city’s death toll to more than 97,000, while the number of deaths due to the disease rose to 3,004, authorities said. The COVID-19 positivity rate in the national capital fell to 10.58% after reaching almost 37%. The average number of cases in the city-state also declined by almost 1,000 over the past week, indicating a welcome trend, although experts have warned the population against declining custody.

  3. The recovery rate of the national capital has also increased significantly, exceeding 70%, said Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. “Fewer and fewer people in Delhi now require hospitalization, more and more people are cured at home. While there were around 2,300 new patients a day last week, none of the hospital patients went from 6,200 at 5,300. Today 9,900 corona beds are free, “chief minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted today.

  4. After 17 days of intense confinement, Tamil Nadu relaxed the lockdown on Chennai while extending the boundaries of Madurai and neighboring areas until July 12. borders from Monday.

  5. The neighboring Karnataka, meanwhile, announced a total foreclosure on Sunday amid an increasing number of cases in the state. Karnataka reported its biggest one-day peak on Saturday with 1,839 new cases and 42 related deaths, bringing the total number of infections in the state to 21,549 and the number of deaths at 335, the ministry said. of Health. Out of 1,839 new cases reported on Saturday, 1,172 cases were reported only in Bengaluru Urban; while 24 of the 42 deaths were from the capital.

  6. West Bengal on Saturday recorded two records for the largest one-day increase in deaths and cases of COVID-19, 19 people having died from the disease and 743 others tested positive for the virus, the department said. state health. The number of deaths rose to 736, while the state’s coronavirus number reached 21,231, according to a bulletin published by the department.

  7. In the northeast, the situation for COVID-19 has turned bleak in Assam, with the state reporting its biggest day-long peak on Saturday. With 1,202 new cases, Assam’s COVID-19 count has crossed the 11,000 mark. 777 of the new cases reported yesterday came from Guwahati alone. Guwahati, which is the largest city in the northeast, has recorded nearly 3,000 cases in the past 10 days.

  8. Indian safety and interest are top priority, the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) clarified on Saturday after a note from the agency triggered a backlash to set August 15 as the target for the development of a coronavirus vaccine, both by medical experts and the opposition. The director of the AIIMS, Dr Randeep Guleria, was one of those who said that the development times for the vaccines were not realistic.

  9. The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Saturday, with a total of 212,326 in 24 hours. The largest increases were recorded in the United States, Brazil and India, according to a daily report.

  10. Coronavirus cases worldwide exceeded 11 million on Friday, according to a Reuters count, marking a new step in the spread of the disease that has killed more than half a million people in seven months.

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