More than 3 lakh 55 thousand new cases of corona have been reported in India on Monday. Compared to May 1, there have been new cases for the last 3 days, but now the country has set another unsolicited record. The number of people infected with corona in India has crossed 20 million. India is now the second country in the world where the total corona patients have exceeded 2 crore. The pace of infection is so fast that in a matter of 137 days, the cases have crossed 1 crore to 2 crore. Earlier, it took 360 days for the number of infected to reach one lakh to one crore. That means in four months, corona cases have doubled.
More than 3400 patients died in a day
On Monday, 3,55,828 new cases of corona arrived in the country and 3438 more patients died. According to the data of the Worldometer, the total number of infected people has reached 2 crore 2 lakh 75 thousand 543, which is 17.13 percent of the total cases of infection. While the death toll has increased to 2 lakh 22 thousand 666. There were a record 4,01,993 new cases of infection in the country on May 01, while 3,92,488 cases were reported on May 2. The number of active patients of Corona has increased to 34,44,548.
Record deaths in Delhi
On Monday, a record 448 people died in the capital Delhi due to the Corona epidemic. This figure of deaths is the highest so far.
Ministry of Health expressed concern
Union Health Ministry Joint Secretary Luv Aggarwal said that it is a matter of concern that there is still a trend of increase in corona cases in 23 states and union territories. He said that the number of active patients in 12 states is more than one lakh. Whereas seven states have between 50 thousand and one lakh.
India is the third country in the world where the most deaths
India has reached the third place in the world in terms of maximum deaths due to corona virus. So far, the highest in America is 5.92 lakhs, in Brazil 4.04 lakh people have died due to corona. After this, India is where the corona virus has killed 2.18 lakh people so far.