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India Surpasses Brazil To Become Second Worst Hit country by COVID-19

Coronavirus Cases India Updates: India has 2nd Highest COVID-19 Cases At 42.04 Lakh. It also reported over 90,000 fresh cases in one day.


COVID-19 cases in India are increasing at an alarming rate. According to WHO, in the world report, India has been reported to have the highest number of daily COVID-19 cases for nearly a month.

India has surpassed Brazil to become the second worst-hit country in the world by COVID-19 with a record of 90,802 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s tally past 42 lakh as per the Health Ministry data showed on 6 September morning.

Over 90,000 new infections have been registered in the past 24 hours on this second consecutive day. As per the total number of cases in the country, about 8.82 lakh cases are active (20.9 percent of the total cases till date) and the total recovery rate increases to 77 percent by this morning according to the Worldometer data.

India is just behind the US in the list of worst-affected countries by the coronavirus. The United States has the highest number of cases, over 62.75 lakh COVID infections so far, about 20 lakh more than India.


As for Unlock 4.0, has started from 7th September 2020, there are few developments in the coronavirus cases in India:

  1. According to the World Health Organization data, India has been reporting the highest number of daily COVID cases in the world for the last 4 weeks.
  2.  Across the country, a total of 71,642 deaths has been linked to COVID, which are registered since the beginning of the pandemic. So far, 32.5 lakh infected patients in the country have recovered. In the last 24 hours, over 69,000 recoveries and 1,016 deaths were recorded.
  3.  As per the reports, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu are the worst-affected states in India by the COVID-19 outbreak. These five states have also reported the highest number of cases in the last 24 hours.
  4.  As Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka are badly affected by the pandemic the government has instructed to take strict measures to control the spread of the COVID-19. On Saturday, The Union Health Ministry directed the three states to maintain their mortality rates below one percent.
  5.  There has been a rise in the cases, as the metro services restart across the country today, strict measures are taken to prevent the spread of infection.
  6.  India has a total population of 130 crores about 7.2 lakh samples were tested over the last 24 hours, taking the total number of samples tested to 4.95 crores since the beginning of the pandemic. The positivity rate, which is an indicator of the prevalence of the highly contagious disease, yesterday calculated 8.2 percent later increased to 12.6 percent this morning.
  7.  There has been over 1.43 lakh recoveries during this weekend. The data showed by the government was 70,072 patients discharged in the 24 hours on September 5 and 73,642 patients discharged from hospitals on September 6.
  8.  As quoted in NDTV, India’s “comprehensive and calibrated actions within the umbrella strategy of ‘test, track, treat’ have resulted in a low mortality rate, the Union Health Ministry has said. “Sustained efforts through early diagnosis and timely and effective treatment continue to steadily push the CFR down,” the Health Ministry said in a tweet. The fatality rate stood at 1.7 percent this morning.
  9.  A central team has been sent to Punjab on Sunday to help the state, fight against COVID-19.
  10. After the United States and India, Brazil, Russia, and Peru are in the list of the highest number of cases. Across the world, over 2.7 crore cases have been logged so far with 8.83 lakh fatalities due to COVID-19.

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