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India records 379,257 Covid-19 cases, 3,645 fatalities on Thursday

Written by: Hindustan Times

India's Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7 last year, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16.

OnlineKhabarHub Desk Published: 2021-04-29 10:03:29

Burning funeral pyres of those who died from the coronavirus during a mass cremation in New Delhi. (Reuters)
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Kathmandu: The second wave of COVID-19 is making India the hot spot on Thursday only a record of a single-day rise by 379,257 coronavirus cases, which pushed the total tally to 18,376,524, while the daily death toll crossed the 3000-mark following 3,645 fresh fatalities, according to Union ministry of health and family welfare.


The number of people who have recuperated from the disease stands at 1,50,86,878, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.12%, the data updated at 8 am showed is reported in Hindustan Times. 

Registering a steady increase, the active cases have risen to 30,84,814, comprising 16.55% of the total infections while the total death count stands at 2,04,832.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 28,44,71,979 samples have been tested for Covid-19 till April 28, of which 17,68,190 samples were tested on Wednesday.

India's Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7 last year, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16.

On Wednesday, 14 states and Union territories recorded their highest single-day rise in cases of infection. These included Karnataka and Kerala which reported 39,047 and 35,103 cases, respectively. Similarly, West Bengal’s 17,207, Tamil Nadu’s 16,665, Rajasthan’s 16,613, Andhra Pradesh’s 14,669, Bihar’s 13,374, and Haryana’s 12,444 cases were the highest-ever since the pandemic struck the country early last year
The Centre has so far provided more than 15 crore vaccine doses (156,526,140) to states and UTs free of cost.

In this devastating situation, it is being reported that many pupils are losing their lives due to a lack of medical care and oxygen. 

Here are some of the picture that can reflect the current situation of India and the COVID destruction on the daily life of mankind.