More than two thousand people died from coronavirus in India in a day, the number of detected cases of infection in the country increased by 13.5 thousand and amounts to 380 532, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Well-being.
According to the agency, 163,248 people are receiving treatment in the country, 204,710 people have recovered (10,386 per day), 12,573 (336 per day) have died.
On Thursday, 366,946 cases of the disease were reported (daily increase by more than 12.8 thousand), a day earlier – about 354 065 cases of the disease (daily increase by more than 10.9 thousand)
According to estimates by Johns Hopkins University, India is in fourth place in the world in terms of the number of cases, ahead of the UK, Italy and Spain.
The state of Maharashtra suffered the most in the center of the country, where about a third of all cases of the disease were recorded – 120,504 (3,752 per day). In second place – the state of Tamil Nadu: 52 334 cases (2141 per day). In third place is the capital district of Delhi, where 49 979 cases were detected (2877 per day).
Despite the increase in the number of cases previously ill, the country’s authorities ordered a gradual exit from the isolation regime where the number of diseases is minimal.
During the first phase, which began on June 8, it is allowed to open temples, hotels, restaurants, and shopping centers. In those places that are declared zones of distribution of coronavirus – where the number of diseases continues to increase, the isolation regime is extended until June 30.
On March 11, the World Health Organization announced an outbreak of a new coronavirus infection with COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest WHO data, more than 8.2 million cases of infection have been identified in the world, more than 445 thousand people have died.