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Covid-19 cases continue to surge in India

Maharashtra witnesses record 16,867 cases; total COVID-19 tally 7,64,281 Coronavirus: India crosses 80,000 cases in a day, first country to do so
Bennie Garza | 30 August, 2020, 21:23

The total number of positive cases of COVID-19 infection in the country is 34 lakh 63 thousand and 972.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been pushing for a return to normalcy to lessen the economic pain of the pandemic after the country's imposed strict lockdowns of the country's 1.3 billion people. The World Health Organization (WHO), in its guidance note on "Public Health Criteria to Adjust Public Health and Social Measures in the Context of COVID-19", has advised comprehensive surveillance for suspected coronavirus cases.

India has the world's fastest growing number of recorded cases, now at 3.5 million, and more than 62,000 pandemic deaths.

- South Korea reported 299 new cases of the coronavirus as officials placed limits on dining at restaurants and closed fitness centres and after-school academies in the greater capital area to slow the spread of the virus.

Meanwhile, Dr Panda also pointed out that the increase in cases was the inevitable result of Covid testing being "ramped up exponentially".

According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 4,14,61,636 samples have been tested up to August 29 with 10,55,027 samples being tested on Saturday.

The recovery rate among COVID-19 patients has further improved and now it has reached 76.47 per cent. However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.

Ten fatalities each have been reported from Telangana, nine from Haryana, seven from Jammu and Kashmir, six from Kerala, four each from Ladakh and Tripura, three each from Assam, Goa and Bihar, two from Andaman and Nicobar Islands while Himachal Pradesh and Manipur have registered one fatality each. It has advised that a country needs 140 tests per 10 lakh people every day.

Maharashtra has reported 7,64,281 infections, the most number of cases in any state so far, followed by Tamil Nadu with 4,15,590 infection. It alone has accounted for more than 24,000 deaths and almost 21% of all cases.

India has reported a total of 3.46 million coronavirus cases, behind the United States and Brazil in terms of total caseload.

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