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Coronavirus Pandemic: Daily COVID-19 rise continues to breach 78K-mark in India


Sept. 2, 2020, 3:38 p.m.

New Delhi: Despite a lengthy lockdown which was intended to curb the COVID-19 virus, the coronavirus pandemic is getting more serious with each passing day.

The number of coronavirus infections is rising at an alarming rate in India with thousands falling victim to the COVID-19 virus every day.

The situation has become so dangerous that the number of coronavirus patients is rising by over 1,00,000 every two days as daily spikes of over 50,000 COVID-19 infections are coming to light for more than a month now.

Over the last few days, the coronavirus pandemic has gathered even more pace as the number of COVID-19 cases is rising by almost 80,000 daily.

The daily rise in fresh coronavirus cases is setting new records every day as the COVID-19 virus continues to play havoc.

As Unlock 3 unfolds, the coronavirus pandemic is assuming even more alarming proportions with the number of COVID-19 infections rising by leaps and bounds.

In terms of the daily rise in the number of COVID-19 cases is concerned, India has now surpassed even the United States, which has been the worst affected by the coronavirus pandemic among the major countries.

The coronavirus pandemic in India currently seems to be at its worst, as the country’s trajectory of daily cases continued to be the highest-ever recorded globally since the start of the health crisis in December 2019.

The unabated surge of COVID-19 is maintained as the country reported 78,357 fresh coronavirus cases in the past 24-hours mounting the national tally to 37,69,523, Health Ministry data revealed on Wednesday.

With 1,045 more deaths, the toll has climbed to 66,333 so far.

Out of the total confirmed cases, 8,01,282 are active cases, while a total of 29,01,908 have recovered from the virus so far. With 60,868 recoveries in a day, the recovery rate stood at 76.98 per cent while the fatality rate is 1.76 per cent.

Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh are the five states which reported the highest number of cases in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 15,765 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the case tally in the state to 8,08,306.

The Union Health Ministry divided the states and Union territories (UT)s into three categories based on the prevalence of Covid-19 cases. 11 states and UTs fell in the first category where the cumulative Covid-19 cases are up to 10,000. Hilly states and Union territories make up this category like Chandigarh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Ladakh, and Himachal Pradesh.

The second category included states and UTs where the Covid-19 tally is between 10,000 and 90,000. 12 states and UTs fell in this category including Goa, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan and Kerala.

The third category formed states and UTs where cases are beyond 90,000. 12 major states and UTs make up this category including Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Bihar.

The health ministry said also said that 54 per cent of the total coronavirus cases in India were reported among people between 18 and 44 years of age while patients in 60 years and above bracket account for 51 per cent deaths.

According to the fresh data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India conducted 10,12,367 tests in a single day on Tuesday taking the total number of samples tested so far to 4,43,37,201.

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Coronavirus graph in India:

Day                 Cases                        Deaths

Sept        2     78,357                       1,045

Sept        1      69,921                        819

August  31      78,512                        971

August  30      78,761                         948

August  29     76,472                        1,021

August  28     77,266                        1,057

August  27     75,760                         1,017

August  26       67,151                       1,059

August  25       60,975                          848

August  24       61,407                          836

August  23       69,239                          912

August  22       69,878                          945

August  21        68,898                         983

August  20        69,652                         977

August  19        64,531                      1,092 

August  18        55,079                         876

August 17         57,981                         941

August 16         63,489                         944

August 15          65,002                        996

August 14          64,553                     1,007

August 13          66,999                       942

August 12          60,963                       834

August 11          53,601                        871

August 10          62,064                     1,007

August  9           64,399                       861

August  8          61,537                        933

August  7          62,538                        886 

August  6          56,282                        904 

August  5          52,509                        857

August  4          52,050                         803

August  3          52,972                          771

August  2           54,736                         853

August  1           57,117                         764

July     31           55,079                        779

July     30            52,123                       775

July     29            48,513                       768

July     28            47,704                      654

July     27            49,931                      708

July    26            48,661                      705

July    25             48,916                     757

July    24             49,310                     740

July    23             45,720                 1,129

July    22             37,724                     548

July    21            37, 148                     587

July    20            40,425                      681

July    19            38,902                      543

July    18           34,884                       671



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