The Indian government confirmed around 90,000 cases of coronavirus this Saturday in the last 24 hours, the daily number since the end of September. This is due to an increase in infections, which has also caused the country to cross the 164,000 death threshold.
The Indian Ministry of Health detailed in its balance sheet published on the social network Twitter that 89,129 infections and 714 deaths were recorded on the last day, making a total of 12,392,260 and 164,110 since the pandemic began.
Likewise, he has stated that there are currently 658,909 active cases in the country, 44,213 more than the previous day, and an estimated 11,569,241 people who have recovered from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, including 44,202 on the last Day.
The state of Maharashtra, where Bombay is located, appears as the epicenter of this rebound in some cases and reported 47,827 infections on the last day, the highest number since the pandemic began. Bombay has recorded 8,648 cases, including a maximum in his case.
The 717 death toll – including 481 in Maharashtra – is also the highest in a day since October 21, while infections were the highest in India since late September, which triggered the alarms.
The Indian authorities have expressed concern about this boom, arguing that Maharashtra state could be restricted if the epidemiological situation does not change in the next few days.
On the other hand, the situation in the capital New Delhi and the states of Chandigarh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab and Tamil Nadu is equally worrying due to the upward trends in infections and deaths during the reporting period Weeks.