Covid19 – India records Highest 1 day rise in almost 3 months

Covid19 - India records highest single-day spike of 40,000 cases

Covid19 – India records Highest 1 day rise in almost 3 months

India recorded 26,291 new Covid19 cases in the past 24 hours, its highest single-day spike in 85 days, taking the country’s infection tally to 1,13,85,339, according to Union Health Ministry data.

Registering an upward trend for five days in a row, the total active caseload has gone up to 2,19,262 which is 1.93 per cent of the total infections in the country, while the recovery rate has dropped to 96.68 per cent, the data stated.

So far, 1,58,607 deaths have been reported in the country including 12,543 from Tamil Nadu, 12,387 from Karnataka, 10,288 from West Bengal, 8,745 from Uttar Pradesh and 7,182 from Andhra Pradesh.

Delhi – Delhi reports 368 new COVID-19, 306 recoveries, and 3 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases: 6,44,064; Total recoveries: 6,30,799; Death toll: 10,944; Active cases: 2,321.

Maharashtra – Maharashtra reports 15,051 new COVID-19 cases, 10,671 discharges, and 48 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases: 23,29,464, Total discharges: 21,44,743, Active cases: 1,30,547, Death toll: 52,909.

Mumbai added over 1500 COVID19   cases for the sixth day in a row on Monday, taking its tally to 3,43,947, an official said.

Maharashtra govt releases new guidelines to contain Covid-19 spread 

All cinema halls, restaurants, hotels to operate at 50 percent capacity with below restrictions:

  1. There will be no entry without masks 
  2. Adequate hand sanitisers to be kept
  3. Temperature to be checked without fail before entering premises
  4. No social/political/religious/cultural gatherings to be allowed 
  5. Not more than 50 people allowed in weddings 
  6. Not more than 20 people to be allowed for performance of last rites

Home isolation permitted with below restrictions:

  1. Info of medical professional under who isolation is adhered to should be shared with authority 
  2. Board to be put on door indicating presence of Covid patient 
  3. Home quarantine stamp to be affixed on positive patient