Nearly 91 Lakh Total Covid Cases In India, 45,209 New Infections In A Day

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Coronavirus cases in India: there are more than 4.4 active lakh cases in the country (representation)

New Delhi:
Coronavirus cases in India have increased by 45,209 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 90.95 lakh, according to government data today. 501 deaths were reported on the last day, bringing the total number of deaths from the deadly disease to over 1.33 lakh. There are over 4.4 active lakh cases in the country and more than 85 lakh patients have recovered from the highly contagious disease so far.

  1. Maharashtra remains the worst affected state in the country with more than 17.74 lakh cases. There are over 80,000 active cases in the state and in the past 24 hours, Maharashtra has recorded 5,760 cases. The total number of deaths in the state is over 46,000. The other worst affected states are Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.

  2. Delhi, which has record high cases and deaths, recorded the highest number of cases in 24 hours with 5,879 cases. The capital also saw more than 100 deaths in one day. Infections in Delhi have also passed the 5 lakh mark.

  3. More than 400 intensive care beds have been added in public and private hospitals in Delhi over the past five days to tackle the surge in Covid cases, the government said on Saturday. Government Arvind Kejriwal, which has pledged a total of 1,400 new intensive care beds to deal with this health crisis, said 206 beds were added today, 76 on Thursday, 100 on Wednesday and 29 on Tuesday.

  4. Authorities in Gurgaon and Faridabad from Haryana have started random tests of people coming to the cities of Delhi which is struggling with its worst phase of the COVID-19 pandemic so far. More than 400 people have been checked at the border and found three positive cases. Previously, Noida had also launched random checks.

  5. Led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has started work on a COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan to ensure it can “deliver the vaccine at the earliest available opportunity” to its health workers and elderly amid reports of some vaccines showing promising results. At a virtual G20 summit on Saturday, Prime Minister Modi said: “Coordinated efforts of the largest economies of the world will surely lead to a faster recovery from this pandemic. “

  6. Several pharmaceutical companies are involved in the development of a vaccine to fight COVID-19. Many are in advanced stages of testing and have reported more than 90% effectiveness. The third phase of human trials of Covaxin, India’s homemade vaccine, also began on Friday.

  7. Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla said on Thursday the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine is expected to be available for healthcare workers and the elderly around February 2021 and by April for the general public, and its price will be 1000 Rs maximum for two necessary. doses to the public.

  8. Some cities in Rajasthan have imposed a night curfew amid an increase in COVID-19 cases in the state, ANI news agency reported on Saturday. No one, except those providing essential and emergency services, will be allowed to go out from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. in the state. The government of Rajasthan has imposed a nighttime curfew on Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Bikaner, Udaipur, Ajmer, Alwar and Bhilwara.

  9. The coronavirus pandemic has killed at least 1,373,381 people around the world since the outbreak of the epidemic in China last December. At least 57,583,290 cases of coronavirus have been recorded worldwide, of which at least 36,725,500 are now considered cured.

  10. The United States is the most affected country with 254,424 deaths out of 11,913,945 cases. India is third (with 1.33 lakh deaths) after Brazil with 168,613 deaths. Mexico and the United Kingdom follow India with 100,823 deaths and 54,286 deaths, respectively.

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