coronavirus update indiaas on : 25 October 2020 06:29 GMT+5:30
Coronavirus India: Over 1.25 Lakh Cases, Highest Single Day Spike Of 6,654 Registered|10 Points
The number of Coronavirus patients in India are increasing and recording another highest spike in a day of 6,554 patients, the country's total talky has crossed 1.25 lakh mark.
Coronavirus India: Over 1.25 Lakh Cases, Highest Single Day Spike Of 6,654 Registered
NEW DELHI: The number of Coronavirus patients in India are increasing steadily and recording another highest spike in a day of 6,554 patients, the country's total talky has crossed 1.25 lakh mark.
As per the data released by health ministry this morning, the fresh cases reported have surged the total numbers to 1,25,101 cases with the death toll reaching to 3,720. 137 deaths have been recorded in last 24 hours.
The government's data shows that nearly 25,000 cases have come up in last four days since the centre announced relaxations in the movement of people during the fourth phase of the lockdown.
Talking about the global status, India stands at 13th position in the countries worst-hit by the pandemic.
Here Are Top 10 Accentuated Points😷:
1. In the previous two months, India's testing capacity has increased by 100 times i.e. from 1,000 tests per day in March to daily one lakh tests this month.
2. In terms of tests per million of its population, India ranks behind Spain which is around 65,000 while India is at around 2000. The United States and Germany, both stands around 38,000 while France stands around 21,000.
3. The worst-hit state of the country, Maharshtra recorded highest single day spike 2,940 fresh Coronavirus cases. This is followed by Tamil Nadu with 784 new patients. Both the states are the worst hit in India by the pandemic. While Maharashtra stands at over 44,000 cases so far, Tamil Nadu has reported over 14,000 patients.
4. National capital Delhi recorded 660 new patients on Friday. The number of containment zones also surged from 79 to 92 in a single day. The national capital has the fourth highest number of cases in the country which stands at 12,319.
5. Amid high number of rising cases, Tamil Nadu on Friday appealed to the centre to reconsider its decision of resumption of domestic flights from Monday.
6. Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday had announced various SOPs as airlines prep for the one-third resumption. He also notified regarding 'pragmatic manner' in which the quarantine guidelines for air passengers needs to be followed. Passengers on a short-duration domestic flights need not go into quarantine. Amid this, several states including Assam, Karnataka, Kerala and Jammu and Kashmir, have now announced a mandatory quarantine for the passengers entering the state through airways.
7. On Friday, the Home Ministry said, Visa and travel constraints inflicted during the COVID-19 lockdown have been loosened for specific sections of Overseas Citizens of India struck abroad and yearning to return to India.
8. The health ministry on Wednesday evening said that fewer than eight people per lakh of population in India have been infected by the novel Coronavirus, as compared to the global average of 62 people per lakh. The government also said India's per lakh mortality rate (0.24) was significantly better than the global average of 4.2 per lakh. Also, India's recovery rate is improving as it was 7.1 per cent in March to 40.31 per cent this morning.
9. Yeh global data linked to the novel pandemic Indicates that more than 53 lakh people have been affected by the contagious virus while nearly 3,40,000 have died. Brazil overtook Russia Friday as the country with the second-highest number of coronavirus infections worldwide, while the United States still remains the top epicentre of the pandemic.
10. On Saturday, China registered zero new COVID-19 cases for the first time since it began inscribing data in January. COVID-19 was originated in China's Wuhan city, in Decmber.