India has seen the highest increase in coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours. Over 2.34 lakh coronavirus cases were reported last day, data from the Department of Health and Family Welfare showed on Saturday. India reported 2,34,692 new cases and 1,341 deaths. This is the third day in a row with more than 2 lakh cases in the country. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country has risen to 1,45,26,609 and the death toll has reached 1,75,649.
The number of people who have recovered from the disease has increased to 1,26,71,220, while the death rate has continued to decline to 1.21 percent, the data said.
Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh and Karnataka have contributed most to the increasing cases of coronavirus. Maharashtra reported 63,729 cases, followed by Uttar Pradesh with 27,360 cases, Delhi with 19,486 cases, Chhattisgarh with 14,912 cases and Karnataka with 14,859 cases. Cases from these five states account for 59.79 percent of the new cases, while Maharashtra alone accounts for 27.15 percent.
India’s COVID-19 balance had passed the 20 lakh mark on August 7th last year, the 30 lakh mark on August 23, the 40 lakh mark on September 5, and the 50 lakh mark on September 16. Lakh mark. It went over 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20, and the one crore mark on December 19.
Meanwhile, India’s Medical Research Council (ICMR) announced that 26,49,72,022 samples had been tested by Saturday, including 14,95,397 samples as of Friday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also spoke to Swami Avdheshanand Giri, saying that given the increasing cases of coronavirus, Kumbh Mela should now be symbolic as two Shahi Sans (royal baths) have taken place. Kumbh is slated to continue through April 30th.
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