corona update : 43,082 New Covid-19 Infections Push India’s Tally Over 93 Lakh
The total number of active coronavirus cases in India crossed the 4.5 lakh mark for the first time after nine days on Thursday, when 43,082 new COVID-19 infections were recorded, government data shows. With this, India’s total Covid cases have risen to 93,09,787. Up to 492 people also died of the highly infectious disease in the last 24 hours taking the overall Covid-related death count to 1,35,715. Total discharged cases rose to 87,18,517 with 39,379 new discharges in this period.
The rise in active COVID-19 cases comes amid apprehensions of a second wave nationally as infection rate has spiked in states with relatively fewer cases till now, including Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana, Chhattisgarh and Himachal Pradesh. Many states have adopted localised restrictions, including night curfews, and doubled fines for not wearing masks and crowding.
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