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Indian coronavirus cases: India crosses 50k cases; reaches a new peak of 3,600 cases in one day | India News


India surpassed two grim Covid-19 milestones on Wednesday: It crossed the 50,000 mark overall and missed the 3,000 figure on its daily account for the first time. With 3,602 new patients, the largest in one day since the outbreak of the pandemic, the total number of positive cases in the country increased to 52,935.

Alarmingly, while it took five days to cover the distance from the 30,000 mark to the 40,000 mark, the next 10,000 cases in the country were added in just three days. It was on May 3 that India exceeded 40,000 cases, while the 30,000 mark was violated on April 28.


However, at 93, the death toll on Wednesday was less than half of the 199 victims recorded across the country the day before. Maharashtra registered 1,233 new cases, bringing the total to 16,758. The state reported 34 deaths, bringing the number of victims to 651. Maharashtra only represents 36.6% of the total of 1,777 victims in India so far.

Delhi recorded the maximum number of cases in one day, at 428, bringing the total number of Covid-19 patients to 5,532. With one more death, the number of victims in the national capital is now 65.

Gujarat reported 28 more deaths, 25 of them from Ahmedabad alone, bringing the total of state victims to 396. With 380 new cases, Covid’s count in the state is 6,625. As the situation remained bleak in Ahmedabad, the administration banned the sale of groceries, vegetables and fruits, which was allowed in closings 1 and 2, from Thursday to May 15. Only the sale of milk and medications will be allowed.

Municipal Commissioner Mukesh Kumar said in a notification: “Super delivery people like those who work in stores like vegetables, fruits, groceries, provisions, supermarkets, ice cream parlors and people dedicated to home delivery of these items, as well as food delivery services application-based. become a powerful source of infection for many. ”

Bengal, which accounted for 79 deaths on Tuesday, reported only four deaths on Wednesday, bringing the state number to 144. Madhya Pradesh reported nine deaths, Rajasthan and UP four each, Andhra Pradesh three, Tamil Nadu and Punjab two each and Haryana, Delhi and Odisha one each.

Tamil Nadu saw another huge wave of infections, with 771 people testing positive, 324 of them in Chennai and 188 in Ariyalur, and the Koyambedu group spread across almost two dozen districts. Senior officials argued that the large increase was due to focused evidence of the group’s “probable” cases in Koyambedu, which has a huge vegetable market.

Haryana’s Covid-19 count reached 595 with 46 new cases, including 36 from NCR districts. Gurugram led the count with 20 new cases followed by Jhajjar, Panipat, Sonipat and Faridabad with 6, 5, 3 and 2 cases, respectively.

Rajasthan recorded four deaths on Wednesday much lower than the 12 deaths recorded a day ago. However, the number of new cases increased by 159 on Wednesday, compared to 97 the day before. The total number of cases in the state is 3317, while the number is 93. Among the news cases there are 30 BSF Jawans from Jodhpur that were deployed in the Jama Masjid area of ​​Delhi in the second half of March when the Tablighi Jamaat controversy.

In Tripura, 22 more BSF jawans tested positive, bringing the state count to 64. Of these, 62 are BSF staff and their families.

UP recorded 118 news cases, bringing the state account to 2,998. With four more deaths, the number of victims in the state is 60. For the second consecutive day, UP reported a greater number of people who were discharged than the new cases. Up to 143 patients were sent home after recovery in the past 24 hours.

In Andhra Pradesh, three more people died and another 60 tested positive.

Odisha reported her second victim, with a 77-year-old man dying in Bhubaneswar even when nine more patients tested positive, bringing the state’s total to 185.

In positive news from Kerala, no new cases were reported from the state, which is preparing to receive expats on Thursday. Only 30 active cases remain in Kerala out of the total 502 reported to date.

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