coronavirus update indiaas on : 25 October 2020 06:29 GMT+5:30
Coronavirus India: Highest Single Day Spike Of 5,611 Takes New Total To 1,06,750 Cases|10 Pointers
The Coronavirus cases in India keep on recording new heights. On Wednesday, again recording a highest single day spike of 5,611 cases, the total tally in the country has reached above 1,06,750 with over 3,300 deaths.
Coronavirus India : Highest Single Day Spike Of 5,611 Cases Recorded, 1,06,750 Total Cases, Over 3,300 Deaths
NEW DELHI: The Coronavirus cases in India keep on recording new heights. On Wednesday, again recording the highest single-day spike of 5,611 cases, the total tally in the country has reached above 1,06,750 with over 3,300 deaths, shared the Union Health Ministry this morning.
In the last 24 hours, 140 deaths were registered and the recovery rate in the morning stood at 39.62 percent. A total of 42,298 patients have recovered.
Here Are The Top 10 Accentuated Points😷:
1. Tamil Nadu, the second worst-hit state in the country after Maharashtra reported 688 cases on Tuesday, taking the state's new tally to 12,448 cases. Until Tuesday, Gujarat had the second-highest number of coronavirus cases. Gujarat now stands at 12,140 cases.
2. Maharashtra's Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has urged people to stay in their homes in the red zones like Mumbai, Pune and surrounding areas. The worst-hit state has registered 37,136 cases. The Gaurdian Minister for Mumbai, Aslam Shaikh has told NDTV that, Mumbai will not observe any relaxations during the lockdown, as cases are surging speedily with the city's tally reaching 21,335. Mumbai will completely focus on reducing the number of cases.
3. Uttar Pradesh is facing the spread of the contagious virus among the migrant labourers who have just returned to their home. Fifty migrants who have returned home were found positive with coronavirus in UP's Basti district, 190 km from state capital Lucknow. The most populous state of the country has a total of 4,926 COVID-19 cases.
4. Telangana has banned the entry of people from four states including Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. The state government is of the view that migrants is emerging as a new category testing positive for coronavirus, thus, they have stopped issuing passes to those wanting to return home. The state has reported 1,634 cases so far.
5. Assam too has witnessed increase in the number of Coronavirus cases with more & more people stranded in other states are returning home. Assam has a total of 142 cases of which 25 were reported in the last 24 hours.
6. The Railways has announced that passenger train service will expand to more than 200 trains from June 1. Currently, only 15 special trains are plying in the country. The decision comes days after the government extended the nation-wide lockdown to month-end but with considerate relaxations on bus services and other public transport.
7. During the battle against the pandemic, the eastern coast of India is set to face Cyclone Amphan, the worst storm over the Bay of Bengal in years. The 'super' cyclone will hit West Bengal likely later today. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) chief has told NDTV that the cyclone, along with the COVID-19 crisis, throws up a double challenge for the country. He assured that the authorities are trying to maintain social distancing in cyclone shelters where over three lakh people have been taken to.
8. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is all set to take charge as the chairman of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board on May 22, as officials said.
9. On Tuesday, the head of the World Bank has warned that this pandemic crisis is likely to push some 60 million people into extreme poverty, washing out the efforts made over the past three years.
10. Globally, 48,97,842 people have been affected by the novel coronavirus. 3,23,287 lakh people have died across the world. The United States, hardest hit country by the pandemic, has registered 91,845 coronavirus deaths, according to the real-time tally by Johns Hopkins University.
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