Coronavirus India Live Updates: A record surge of 78,761 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours took India’s Covid tally to 35,42,733, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday morning. This is the highest single-day surge reported by any country since the beginning of the pandemic.
India is the third worst-hit country by the coronavirus pandemic in the world after the United States and Brazil. The country has been recording the highest surge in cases recorded in a single day for the last 26 days.
In the last 24 hours, 948 deaths linked to the highly contagious disease were registered, taking the total number of fatalities to 63,498.
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu has extended its coronavirus lockdown to September 30 but has also announced major relaxations, including resuming intra-state bus services from September 1 and Chennai metro services from September 7.
Here are the Live Updates Coronavirus Pandemic:
After 50 Days, Delhi Crosses 2,000-Mark In Daily Coronavirus Cases Again
More than 2,000 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Delhi over the last 24 hours, in a first since July 10. The number was hovering close to 2,000 yesterday, with 1,954 people testing positive for the highly contagious virus. The surge comes as Delhi is getting ready to resume metro rail services, which cater to an estimated 15 lakh people a day in highly crowded conditions.
Data from Delhi government showed that in the last 24 hours, 2,024 cases of coronavirus were reported, which pushed the total in the national capital to 1,73,390. Twenty-two patients had died, taking the number of fatalities in the disease to 4,426.
Tamil Nadu Extends Lockdown, Restarts Metro, Buses, Allows Hotels To Open
Tamil Nadu has extended its coronavirus lockdown to September 30 but has also announced major relaxations, including resuming intra-state bus services from September 1 and Chennai metro services from September 7.