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The number of Covid cases in India exceeds 88 lakh, recoveries at 81 lakh | India News


NEW DELHI: The number of Covid-19 cases from India rose to over 88 lakh on Saturday with 36,881 positive tests for the viral infection. The number of victims rose to 1.29,502 after 389 deaths were recorded, recoveries reached 81.95,589, while the number of cases was 88.06,414.
Diwali is celebrated with enthusiasm across the country amid the prevailing Covid pandemic. People were found popping cookies in Ludhiana to celebrate Diwali.
The Punjab government has allowed green cookies from 8 pm to 10 pm on the occasion, in the wake of increased air pollution. People were also seen celebrating Diwali in Patna in full vigor despite the coronavirus scare.
You need to guard against carelessness in the fight against Covid and people need to be careful because contamination has also started to increase, said Dr Ravi Malik, former secretary of the Indian Medical Association. “Carelessness has slowly crept into people’s minds regarding Covid-19. We have started to see large-scale public gatherings and functions … Right now, people need to be careful because pollution has also started to increase, ”said Dr. Malik.

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