2.59 lakh new cases of corona in 24 hours, total active cases more than 20 lakh in India.

[Edited By: Vijay]

Tuesday, 20th April , 2021 12:10 pm

The second wave of corona in India remains uncontrollable. There have been 2,59,170 new cases of corona in India in the last 24 hours, after which the total number of positive cases has increased to 1,53,21,089. At the same time, after 1,761 new deaths, the total number of deaths has reached 1,80,530. About 1,54,761 people have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours. A day earlier, the country had recorded 2,61,500 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours while 1,501 people had died.

On the other hand, in view of the increasing speed of the virus, the Center has accelerated the vaccination campaign, allowing all people above 18 years of age to take the vaccine from 1 May. Till now the age of vaccination was 45 years. With this decision, the government has also allowed the states, private hospitals to buy the supplements directly from the vaccine manufacturers. According to the information given by the Union Health Ministry, 12.69 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been given so far throughout the country.

According to the Union Health Ministry, five states Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala account for 65.02% of the total active cases in India. At the same time, in view of the increasing cases of Corona, the Government of Maharashtra has made it mandatory to show the Corona Negative Report to those coming to Maharashtra from the states (Goa, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Delhi-NCR, Uttarakhand and Kerala) which are declared as Corona Sensitive Areas. .

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 26.94 million 14 thousand 35 sample tests have been done for Corona virus in India till yesterday, out of which 15 lakh 19 thousand 486 samples were tested yesterday. Let us tell that all people above 18 years of age will be vaccinated in the country.

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