India leaves US and Brazil behind in 7 day average number of Coronavirus cases

Coronavirus is raging in India with single-day spike touching 70 thousand cases on Thursday. India has left the US and Brazil behind in seven-day average of daily new coronavirus cases

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Coronavirus is raging in India with single-day spike touching 70 thousand cases on Thursday. India has left the US and Brazil behind in seven-day average of daily new coronavirus cases.

Around 53,866 people have died in the country from COVID-19 so far, with 977 people succumbing to the disease in the last 24 hours.

India reported its worst single-day spike of 69k coronavirus cases, taking the total to 2.8 million, according to the Health Ministry. India has left the US and Brazil behind in seven-day average of daily new coronavirus cases.

Around 53,866 people have died in the country from COVID-19 so far, with 977 people succumbing to the disease in the last 24 hours.Five most affected states by total tally of cases are Maharashtra (628,642), Tamil Nadu (349,654), Andhra Pradesh (306,261), Karnataka (249,000), and Uttar Pradesh (162,434).

Meanwhile, Delhi Disaster Management Authority has given its approval for opening of hotels and weekly markets in the national capital. 29% of Delhi has corona antibodies, shows new sero-survey.

"A total of 15,000 samples were collected during the second serological survey which was conducted between August 1-7",said Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain. Serosurvey involves collection of blood samples from a group of individuals to check them for antibodies for COVID. If the test is positive it shows that the person has been infected in the past. The survey while providing scientific guidance shows the percentage of people who are more at risk of catching the infection and points at the area which require more containment. Coronavirus cases in Delhi stood at 156,139 on Thursday morning according to health ministry’s data with the daily growth in cases staying below one percent in the last 10 days.

Coronavirus is raging in the country as the single day spike is on a drastic increase since last 10 days.The highest single day spike has touched almost 70,000 on Thursday.The figures are scary and beyond control.India has become the hotspot of coronavirus with largest number of cases in Asia.The country has surpassed US and Brazil in weekly average number of cases in last week. The government that has been boasting and lauding itself on the crisis has now stopped communication on the issue.The Coronavirus pandemic has gone unbridled in India due to government's mismanagement.

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