Coronavirus: India adds 4 lakh cases in just 39 days
Jun 30 2020
As coronavirus cases in India are showing record spikes with several states like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and West Bengal demonstrating a rising trend, governments in a fix of either opening up activities further with the advent of second phase of Unlock beginning July 1 or of resorting to varying degrees of lockdown in an attempt to conatain sread of coronavirus.
As of Saturday, there are 6,685 active COVID-19 cases in Uttar Pradesh. But it's coupled with an anxiety that we do all we can to keep COVID under control.
The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has topped 9.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 488,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
"It will be carried out in containment and non-containment zones", he said.
In sum, the official strategy was an example of "too little, too late" as hidden infections were already spreading in all parts of the country, followed then by "too much, too soon" and not enough planning.
Recoveries exceed active casesThe gap between recoveries and active cases of Covid-19 has crossed 1,00,000, the Union health ministry said on Sunday. The national dashboard for COVID-19 was launched on April 1 for exclusive monitoring of the disease. The coronavirus tally in Bengaluru stood at 3,314.
India now has 1,026 diagnostic labs dedicated to COVID-19. The number of government labs has been increased to 726 and private labs have increased to 266, a total of 992.
"Daily more than 2,00,000 samples are being tested". The Indian Council for Medical Research didn't test people with COVID-19 symptoms without a recent travel history and a known contact that might have transmitted the virus to them, up until March 20.
As on June 28, the COVID related health infrastructure has been strengthened with the availability of 1,055 dedicated COVID Hospitals with 1,77,529 isolation beds, 23,168 ICU beds and 78,060 oxygen supported beds, it said.