India: 29,000 Cases Of Virus Reported In A Single Day After 3 Months

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

17th Mar, 2021. 07:15 pm
India: 29,000 Cases Of Virus Reported In A Single Day After 3 Months

Cases of coronavirus have emerged again in India and after 3 months, the highest number of cases has been reported in a single day at around 29,000.

Coronavirus has started spreading again all over the world including India, after which various countries have commenced taking emergency measures.

According to an international news agency, 28,903 cases were reported in India on Wednesday, the highest number of cases reported in a single day since December 13, 2020.

At least 11.4 million people have been infected with the coronavirus in India so far.

In addition, there were 188 deaths yesterday, the highest number in two months, bringing the death toll in India to 159,044.

Of these, 62 per cent infections and 46 per cent of deaths were reported from the state of Maharashtra.

Another 1,245 people have been killed and 54,437 cases have been reported in the United States, the country most affected by the virus.

A total of 295 people have been infected with the virus and 536,472 have died in the United States so far.

The coronavirus has so far infected more than 123 million people worldwide and killed 2,684,227 people, while more than 90 million have recovered.

On the other hand, since the beginning of the coronavirus in Brazil, the highest number of 2,841 deaths in a single day has been reported on Tuesday.

So far, 282,000 people in Brazil have died from the coronavirus.

A further 83,926 people have been diagnosed with the virus in the country, bringing the total number of cases to 116,355.

The Philippines has also closed its borders to foreign nationals due to the growing threat of the virus.

Filipinos who do not work abroad, as well as foreign nationals, will not be able to enter their country’s border on their return from March 20 to April 19.

South Korea has also ordered all foreigners and their employees in the country to undergo code-19 testing to prevent the spread of the virus.

The move, which began Wednesday this week, will apply to all foreign workers and their employees.

Those who refuse to take the test will be fined 7 1,760 and sued if the virus is transmitted to anyone.


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