India recorded 1,52,545 new Covid-19 cases in past 24 hours, with over 1.5 lakh cases per day India becomes second country after US to report 1.5 lakh cases per day. This is a very grim milestone, where more than 1.5 lakh cases are being reported per day.
India reported 1,52,545 Covid-19 cases in past 24 hours which is 5% more than from the Friday’s count of 1.45 lakh. There is a rise in cases from Chhattisgarh, UP and Bihar, while Maharashtra is still reporting large number of per day cases. India just reported 50% increase in the per day cases just in a week. During first wave of Covid-19 infection max per day infection recorded was 98,795 on September 17 in 2020.
In India the total active cases crossed over 1.1 million while 839 people lost their lives on Saturday due to Covid-19 infection. On Saturday 60,000 new Covid-19 cases added to the active cases list. For the last 4 days more than 60,000 cases is being added to the active Covid-19 cases list.
The Maharashtra state is worst hit by the second wave to Covid-19 infection where 55,411 new Covid-19 cases have been reported. Maharashtra is already worst affected state, while other states including Chhattisgarh, UP and Bihar reported sharp rise in Covid-19 cases after Holi. In past 2 weeks India reported sharp rise in the Covid-19 cases.
Maharashtra reported 55,411 Covid-19 cases on Saturday, while Chhattisgarh reported 14,098 cases, Uttar Pradesh reported 12,787 cases and Bihar reported 3,469 cases.
Maharashtra to decide on the lockdown, while Delhi is already imposed night curfew and imposed strict check. Delhi banned large gathering, wedding and funerals as the per day Covid-19 cases past 7,9897 on Saturday. Other states are also considering imposing the strict measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 in second wave.
Covid-19 vaccinations at workplaces is starting in India today and it’s a paid service, the price of per vaccine dose is set at Rupees 250. While the mass vaccination drive organized by district health authority will remains free of cost.
India becomes fastest country to vaccinate the people which an achievement of 100 million vaccinations marks. India is fasted country as compared to US and China, which achieve 100 million mark in 89 days.