coronavirus update indiaas on : 25 October 2020 06:29 GMT+5:30
Coronavirus: India's Total Cases Near To 86,000, Crossed China's Tally|10 Pointers
The COVID-19 tally in India recently crossed that of China and Saturday's new total has reached to 85,950 cases with 3,970 fresh cases reported. A total of 103 casualties were recorded in last 24 hours.
Coronavirus Updates: 3,970 Fresh Cases, 85,940 New Total, 103 Deaths In 24 Hours
NEW DELHI: The COVID-19 tally in India recently crossed that of China and Saturday's new total has reached to 85,950 cases with 3,970 fresh cases reported, as Union Health Ministry said this morning. A total of 103 casualties were recorded in last 24 hours adding to the total number of deaths which now stands at 2,752 people so far.
This came just a day after India surpassed China's COVID-19 tally and became the 11th most hit country in the world.
The country's recovery rate i.e patients getting fully recovered stands at 35.08 per cent this morning. Over 30,000 COVID-19 patients have fully recovered so far and the fatality rate is significantly better than China's at 3.2 per cent compared to 5.5 per cent.
Here Are The Top 10 Accentuated Points😷:
1. US President Donald Trump on Saturday tweeted and annouced that the US would donate ventilators to India to aid in the fight against the global pandemic. His tweet read, "I am proud to announce that the United States will donate ventilators to our friends in India. We stand with India and @narendramodi during this pandemic. We're also cooperating on vaccine development. Together we will beat the invisible enemy!"
2. India's COVID-19 numbers have surged steeply after April 14. From January 30 and April 14, in the span of 75 days, the first 10,000 Coronavirus cases came into light. Next, the cases doubled to 20,000 in the just the coming eight days and continued to sweep from 20,000 to 70,000 between April 23 to May 12.
3. The majority of 68 per cent of the total COVID-19 cases have been recorded from 18 cities in the country which are emerging as a hotspot. The five worst hit cities- Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Pune and Chennai alone mount for 50 per cent of the total cases in India.
4. Maharashtra is the worst-hit state in country which has recorded over 27,00 cases. 1,000 policemen of the state too has tested positive for COVID-19, out of which 10 have lost their lives. Mumbai is the worst-hit city in the state and Dharavi slum-area has been emerging as a hotspot. The brave Mumbai Police in a tweet expressed its regret over the demise of 10th death in Maharastra's police force. Their tweet read, "Mumbai Police regrets to inform about the unfortunate demise of ASID Madhukar Mane, 57. Being in the high-risk age-group, Shri Mane was on leave for the past 15 days. This is the 10th Death in Maharashtra police force."
5. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her third day briefing of the mega economic package held on Friday announced Rs 1 lakh crore to fund agriculture infrastructure projects. These are a part of the Rs 20 lakh crore Arthik package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week for the coronavirus-hit economy in the centre's mission of Aatmanirbhar Bharat.
6. Various states, including Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, Gujarat and national capital Delhi, have suggested the centre to resume the economy ahead of the scheduled end to the third phase of pan-India lockdown on Sunday.
7. Delhi's COVID-19 tally surged to 8,895 cases on Friday after a single-day spike of 425. No coronavirus patient died on Thursday, but the number of deaths jumped from 115 to 123 taking in account the cases that were not reported before.
8. The World Bank on Friday also approved a USD 1 billion loan to aid India in providing social assistance to the poor and vulnerable households, who are the worst hit by the pandemic.
9. Globally, over 44 lakh people have been affected by the novel coronavirus. The US has reported nearly third of the cases of the world and tops the tally. More than 3 lakh people have died due to the deadly COVID-19.
10. China has reported new cases in the city of Wuhan, from where the COVID-19 cases started initially. Though less than 100 people are now undergoing treatment for COVID-19 in the country.