Reaching a grim milestone, the COVID-19 every day depend crossed the 1 lakh mark in India on Sunday. The earlier excessive was achieved on September 16 final yr, when 97,894 constructive circumstances have been reported in a day. The numbers had began sliding thereafter and the decline continued for 5 months earlier than a surge, described as a “second wave”, started. India breached the 1 lakh COVID-19 case mark on a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi had chaired a evaluate meet on the current coronavirus scenario within the nation.
Through the high-level assembly, PM Modi had directed that central groups consisting of public well being specialists be despatched to Maharashtra, Punjab and Chhattisgarh, the place the scenario was of great concern, and stated the five-fold technique of testing, tracing, remedy, COVID-appropriate behaviour and vaccination if carried out with utmost seriousness and dedication can be efficient in curbing the pandemic’s unfold, in response to an official assertion.
On Saturday, India had reported 93,249 new coronavirus infections, taking the overall COVID-19 circumstances to 1,24,85,509, the Union well being ministry knowledge stated.