India, USA second wave Covid-19 compared in 4 graphs | India News
While the United States has seen three coronavirus waves so far, India is in the midst of a second wave.
The second wave for the US began last year in mid-June and peaked during the fourth week of July. On the other hand, the second for India started at the end of February this year.
The United States also experienced a third deadliest wave that began in the first week of October 2020 and peaked in the first week of January 2021.
The second wave in the United States lasted almost 45 days. In India, the second still shows no signs of slowing down even after 60 days.
The maximum number of daily cases reported during the second US wave was 73,323, reported on July 24, 2020. During this period, the US reported more than two million cases.
On April 18, 2021, India reported a record 2.73,802 new cases. This was much higher than the 97,894 cases reported on September 16, 2020. So far, India has reported more than 4.4 million cases during the second wave.
In the US, the number of daily deaths reached close to 1,000 during the second wave. The second wave claimed more than 28,000 lives in the United States.
In India, the second wave claimed more than 26,000 lives and reached a peak of 1,761 deaths on April 19.
On the testing front, while the US conducted more than 26.8 million Covid-19 tests in 35 days, so far India has conducted more than 63.5 million tests since the start of the second wave in March.