One-day jump in India
The total coronavirus cases in India have increased to 182,143 while the death toll has gone up to 5,164, according to figures released by the Ministry of Health. In the past 24 hours, 8.380 new cases and 193 deaths were reported. The health ministry said that there were 89,995 active cases in the country while 86,983 have recovered.
Data showed there were 8,380 fresh Covid-19 cases, up from Saturday’s 7,964, and 193 fatalities in the last 24 hours. The number of deaths went down from 265 reported on Saturday, a day before the fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown was scheduled to end.
The recovery rate in the country has gone slightly up to 47.75% from 47.40% on Saturday.
The doubling time of coronavirus cases in India has improved to 15.4 days from 13.3 days, the Union health ministry said on Saturday.
Most of India’s Covid-19 cases have been reported from Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh.
Maharastra continues to be the worst-affected state and has the highest number of infections at 65,168, including 2,197 fatalities. There are 21,184 Covid-19 cases and 160 deaths in Tamil Nadu, which extended the lockdown till June 30.
Delhi, which will decide on the lockdown extension on Sunday, has 18,549 infections, including 416 deaths and Gujarat with 16,343 Covid-19 patients has recorded more deaths than the national capital at 1,007.
2,380 dedicated COVID Health Centres with 1,33,678 Isolation beds; 10,916 ICU beds and 45,750 oxygen supported beds have been operationalized.