Maharashtra reported 35,952 new coronavirus instances on Thursday, its single-highest surge in 24 hours for the reason that starting of the pandemic, together with 111 deaths. The nation’s monetary capital Mumbai too logged 5,504 new infections – crossing 5,000 for the second day in a row – to put up a brand new single-day excessive.
Maharashtra had logged 31,855 new instances a day earlier than whereas Mumbai reported 5,185. The fee at which infections in Mumbai are doubling now stands at 75 days – a worrying determine – and it’s reducing quickly, specialists stated.
Authorities ordered individuals indoors in some cities in western India because the variety of new coronavirus infections hit 53,476 infections in a single day, the very best in 5 months, information confirmed earlier within the day.
Cases have surged throughout a number of states in since late February, following a near-full reopening of the financial system and flouting of security measures such because the carrying of face masks and social distancing, well being officers say.
India has added 53,476 contemporary coronavirus instances within the final 24 hours, the very best single-day rise in over 5 months, taking the nationwide COVID-19 tally to 1,17,87,534, the Union well being ministry stated on Thursday. 251 individuals have died throughout the identical interval, taking the full variety of useless to 1,60,692.
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People from outdoors Karnataka should carry a detrimental coronavirus check (RT-PCR) report back to enter capital Bengaluru from April 1, minister Dr Okay Sudhakar knowledgeable on Thursday.
“Nearly 1,400 cases have been reported in Bengaluru (on Wednesday), which is the highest in the last 4 months. There is a spike in cases every day. It is increasingly found in passengers arriving in the city from other states,” he stated.
“As of now, the restriction is for Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab and Chandigarh. But now going forward, it is applicable to all states,” he added.
To distinguish these uncovered to the virus, it has been determined to hand-stamp the contaminated individuals, he added.
Maharashtra: Fire breaks out at a hospital in Mumbai’s Bhandup; rescue operation on
“Cause of fire is yet to be ascertained. I’ve seen a hospital at mall for the first time. Action to be taken. 70 patients including COVID infected shifted to another hospital,” says Mumbai Mayor pic.twitter.com/sq1K29PVhe
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