Coronavirus crosses 30 lakh mark in India, no signs of respite

Coronavirus has crossed 30 lakh cases in India. The pandemic is just not slowing down, the figures are worrisome but the government continues to be content with the highest recovery rate claims

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The raging Coronavirus has crossed 30 lakh cases in India. The pandemic is just not slowing down, the figures are worrisome but the government continues to be content with the highest recovery rate claims. India, the third worst-hit county by the pandemic after the United States and Brazil, has been reporting the highest number of daily Covid cases in the world for the last 18 days. The total number of cases crossing 30 lakh has scared the country of the impending danger.

The raging Coronavirus has crossed 30 lakh cases in India. The pandemic is just not slowing down, the figures are worrisome but the government continues to be content with the highest recovery rate claims. India recorded its biggest single-day jump in coronavirus cases with 69,878 new patients on Saturday. Over 56,000 COVID-linked deaths have been registered in the country so far.The government is still not seen in action to deal with the crisis, it instead wants to save its face by repeatedly claiming the high recovery rate that stood at 74.69 per cent on Saturday. The governmmet also boasted of the highest number of samples on Friday.

India, the third worst-hit county by the pandemic after the United States and Brazil, has been reporting the highest number of daily Covid cases in the world for the last 18 days.

The United States has logged over 56 lakh cases so far, and Brazil has logged over 35 lakh cases, about six lakh more than India.India is running fast on the tally and might surpass Brazil in coming week.

Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh are the five worst-affected states in India by the outbreak.Several states are announcing fresh restrictions amid spike. Haryana on Friday announced weekend lockdown and said all offices and shops will remain shut on weekends, except the stores selling essential Punjab ordered a daily night curfew - from 7 PM to 5 AM, and a weekend lockdown in all 167 cities and towns in the state, as part of a strict response to the worrying surge in coronavirus cases.

The World Health Organization had said that the coronavirus pandemic might take around two more years to finish.Across the world, about 2.29 crore people have contracted the virus so far; about 7.98 lakh have died.India is moving on to top the deadly race of the virus with maximum number of cases and fatalities in last 10 days. The total number of cases crossing 30 lakh has scared the country of the impending danger.

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