The situation with the coronavirus in India is deteriorating and now India ranks fourth in the list of countries with the highest number of corona cases.
According to Indian media, after 11,000 new cases were reported in the country, the number of corona virus patients has risen to 298,191 while the death toll is 8,105.
According to local media, there has been a sharp rise in coronavirus cases in India this month.
On May 25, India joined the list of the ten countries worst-affected by the pandemic. In terms of daily increase in number of cases, now, India ranks fourth – after the US, Brazil and Russia.
The number of active COVID-19 cases in India has climbed to 80,722. As many as 60,490 people have recovered, the health ministry said.
“Thus, around 41.61% patients have recovered so far,” a senior health ministry official said. Though official spokespersons have been highlighting the Indian recovery rate, they do not mention that the global recovery rate is also the same or slightly better. On May 25, 41.84% of all those infected with the novel coronavirus around the world had recovered.
Of the 146 deaths reported since Monday morning, 60 were in Maharashtra, 30 in Gujarat, 15 in Delhi, 10 in Madhya Pradesh, seven in Tamil Nadu, six in West Bengal, four each in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, three in Telangana, two each in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Karnataka and one in Kerala.
Of the total 4,167 fatalities, Maharashtra tops the tally with 1,695 deaths followed by Gujarat with 888 deaths, Madhya Pradesh with 300, West Bengal with 278, Delhi with 276, Rajasthan with 167, Uttar Pradesh with 165, Tamil Nadu with 118 and Andhra Pradesh and Telangana with 56 deaths each..
The death toll reached 44 in Karnataka and 40 in Punjab. Jammu and Kashmir has reported 23 fatalities due to the disease, Haryana has 16 deaths, while Bihar has registered 13 and Odisha has seven deaths. Kerala and Himachal Pradesh have reported five deaths each so far, while Jharkhand and Assam have recorded four deaths each so far.
Chandigarh and Uttarakhand each have recorded three COVID-19 fatalities each, while Meghalaya has reported one fatality so far, according to the ministry data. More than 70% of the deaths are “due to co-morbidities”, according to the ministry’s website.
In Brazil, on the other hand, 39,680 people have died from the corona virus so far, while the number of confirmed patients is 770,000.