Unprecedented Covid-19 surge scares India

Worldwide, COVID-19 count has crossed 1 million-mark, over 50,000 have died. India has reported the highest number of coronavirus patients in last 24 hours, with 601 fresh cases

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Worldwide, COVID-19 count has crossed 1 million-mark, over 50,000 have died.

India has reported the highest number of coronavirus patients in last 24 hours, with 601 fresh cases.

Sixty-eight people have died in India after being infected with novel coronavirus

An unprecedented surge has been reported over the last one week in states across the country.

From 900 cases last Saturday, COVID-19 count is close to touching the 3,000-mark in a week's time.

Hundreds of these cases are linked to the Delhi mosque event

Delhi has become India's biggest hotspot for the deadly virus.

Government fails to take people in confidence about the efforts being made

Confined indoors in lockdown, people await stronger action to contain the corona spread

Lack of preparedness and infrastructure is the biggest challenge for India

In Delhi, over 108 health officials working with Gangaram Hospital have been quarantined

They came in contact with two patients who tested positive for COVID-19.

These doctors have been complaining of shortage of PEPs since the corona outbreak

The centre has identified 14 hotspots across the country.

PM addressed the nation on COVID-19 pandemic for the third time on Friday

He has asked people to turn off lights at 9 pm for nine minutes this Sunday

He appealed the people to fight the darkness of COVID-19 pandemic.

  The appeal was met with a scathing response as opposition leaders lashed out at the idea.

With doctors and paramedics falling sick, panic and fear is building up across the country

People expected real ground updates from the PM in the hour of growing uncertainty

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