In the second wave of the coronavirus epidemic, the number of patients identified in India is approaching 20 million. The country’s health ministry said on Monday that another 3 lakh 68 thousand 147 new patients had been identified in the past 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health, the total number of coronavirus patients identified in the country is one crore 99 lakh 25 thousand 604 people.
Meanwhile, for the 12th day in a row, more than 3 lakh patients have been identified in India. At the same time, another 3,417 people died in Covid-19, according to the health ministry. The total number of deaths in the country stands at 2 lakh 18 thousand 959 people. News from NDTV.
The country has seen a maximum of 3,689 deaths in a single day since the epidemic began on Sunday. Two days ago, India had to set a new world record of identifying four lakh patients in one day.
Despite being the largest producer of vaccines in the world, there is a shortage of coronavirus vaccines in various states. There is no space in the hospital, the life-saving oxygen supply is running out.
Medical experts say the actual number of infections and deaths in the country of 135 crore people will be five to 10 times higher than the official estimate.
At least 11 states and union territories have imposed various restrictions to curb the spread of the disease, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is reluctant to impose a nationwide lockdown due to concerns about the impact on the economy, Reuters reported.