Among the total fresh Coronavirus cases, Maharashtra reported a maximum of 55,469 cases. Chhattisgarh stood second with 9,921 new patients.
With every passing day, the situation of Coronavirus is turning more serious in the country. As many as 1.15 lakh new infections have been detected in a single day in India. On April 4, India had recorded more than 1.03 lakh cases in a day. While 59,700 patients recovered, 630 succumbed to the virus. Even the number of active cases, i.e. patients undergoing treatment, increased to a record 54,795 within 24 hours. Earlier, on April 4, there were 50,438 active cases. It was the highest then.
Among the total fresh cases, Maharashtra reported a maximum of 55,469 cases. Chhattisgarh stood second with 9,921 new patients. Both states are in the top-2 in the total active case also. There are 4.72 lakh active cases in Maharashtra, while 52,445 patients are being treated in Chhattisgarh.
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So far, about 1.28 crore people in the country have been affected by this epidemic. Of these, about 1.18 crore have been recovered and 1.66 lakh have lost their lives. These figures are taken from covid19india.org.
- In view of the increasing Coronavirus cases, Delhi AIIMS has permanently stopped OPD from 8 April. Patients will no longer be able to reach for a direct checkup.
- The report of 7 students and 5 teachers in the Doon School of Dehradun in Uttarakhand has come out positive. These have been quarantined.
- Night curfew has been implemented in 20 cities of Gujarat from Wednesday. During this time the markets will be closed from 8 am to 6 am. There will be a restriction on exiting unnecessary work. Only 100 people will be able to attend the wedding ceremony. Government offices will also be closed till 30 April. The Gujarat High Court has commented amidst rising corona cases in the state that a lockdown is needed in the state and a decision should be taken as soon as possible. The court has directed the state government to take a decision on the weekend curfew as soon as possible.
- In Jharkhand too, all shops, clubs and restaurants will not open after 8 pm from 8 April to 30 April. Home delivery will be exempt during this period. Classes 10th and 12th will continue offline. The rest of the classes will be online. There is a ban on gathering more than 5 people.
- Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, demanding that the vaccine be given to people above 18 years of age.