India is seeing rapid surge in the number of coronavirus infections. In the last week, considering that the government announced relaxation within the nationwide lockdown, the number of cases has been rising at record pace.
current rate of Covid-19 infection
On Thursday, India saw 9,304 new cases of Covid-19, the very best single-day spike up to now. The complete quantity of cases in the united states is currently 2,16,919.
It will take India two days to cross the tally of Italy, the sixth worst-affected country by Covid-19, if the same rate continues.
Italy currently has 2,33,836 cases of Covid-19. If India keeps recording cases in the same rate, it is going to add another 18,000 cases in the tally, using the total number to 2,34,919.
When it comes to fatalities, however, India has a significantly better record. The number of deaths in India is 5 times below Italy.
The nationwide tally of confirmed Covid-19 cases reached 2.17 lakh on Thursday by using a using a record spike of 9,304 new cases within the last round the clock (between Wednesday and Thursday) and plenty of states reporting their highest one-day surge.
The death toll has grown to 6,075 with 260 more fatalities in this particular period.
India is now the seventh worst hit nation after the Brazil, Russia and US the united kingdom, Italy and Spain. Regarding fatalities, India is ranked 12th currently, while it is placed at eighth place in terms of recoveries. However, India figures among the top-five countries in terms of active cases, as also for the number of tests conducted so far.