Coronavirus Live Updates: Number Of COVID-19 Cases Rises To 2,44,000: India nonetheless has greater than 1 lakh energetic instances throughout the nation. (File)

Coronavirus Live Updates: Number Of COVID-19 Cases Rises To 2,44,000

New Delhi: India has turn into the fifth worst coronavirus-hit nation on the planet because it surpassed Spain on Saturday, reporting a grand complete of round 2,44,000 instances. Now, solely the US, Brazil, Russia and the UK have extra instances than India. Spain, a COVID-19 epicentre weeks in the past, has 2,40,978 instances.

On Saturday morning, the well being ministry information mentioned India reported 9,887 new coronavirus instances within the final 24 hours within the largest one-day spike up to now.

Although the rely of recoveries has risen, India nonetheless has greater than 1 lakh energetic instances throughout the nation. The instances have been rising sharply, by 8,000 or extra, for a number of days now. A complete of 6,642 individuals have died because of coronavirus in India until now.

Maharashtra tops the charts by way of complete confirmed instances, energetic instances, recoveries and deaths. Delhi is on the second place by way of energetic instances, although it’s third after Tamil Nadu by way of complete instances.

AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria, in an unique interview to NDTV, mentioned coronavirus instances in India may peak in two to 3 months however he maintained that there isn’t a group transmission nationally.

Listed below are the LIVE updates on Coronavirus Outbreak:

Greater than 397,000 killed by coronavirus worldwide: Report

The pandemic has killed at the least 397,179 individuals worldwide because it surfaced in China late final 12 months, in response to an AFP tally at 1900 GMT on Saturday, primarily based on official sources.

The US is the worst-hit nation with 109,497 deaths, adopted by Britain with 40,465, Brazil with 35,026, Italy with 33,846, and France with 29,111 fatalities.

Brazil President threatens WHO exit

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro threatens to observe within the footsteps of US President Donald Trump and pull out of the World Well being Group.

“I am telling you proper now, america left the WHO, and we’re learning that, sooner or later. Both the WHO works with out ideological bias, or we depart, too,” he informed journalists exterior the presidential palace.

Purchasing malls, locations of worship to stay shut in Gurgaon: Haryana minister

Purchasing malls and locations of worship is not going to reopen for the general public in Gurgaon and Faridabad districts, which have been worst-hit by COVID-19 in Haryana, state Dwelling Minister Anil Vij mentioned on Saturday.

Nevertheless, malls and spiritual place would open in different components of Haryana from June 8, he mentioned.

The Centre had on Might 30 mentioned that “”Unlock-1″” will probably be initiated within the nation from June Eight below which the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown will probably be relaxed to an incredible extent.


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