As many as 45720 new cases of COVID-19 came today. It is the highest in 24 hours, and the total number of cases in India became 1238635. India logged above 40 thousand new infections only three days back before the record broke today. In the last three days, 1.20 lakh cases have emerged in India, marking the alarming pace of the virus infection.
However, 29557 patients have also got well from the illness in the last 24 hours. It is a record. The Death toll due to the COVID-19 in India now records 29861. But, for a sense of relief, it is only 2.41 percent of the detected cases- one of the lowest in the world.
In the record cases on Wednesday, as many as 11 states across India added their respective highest in a day. States like Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu crossed new marks in daily cases. Maharashtra’s single-day rise of cases went past 10 thousand, while that of Andhra Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu, it was 6 thousand, and 5 thousand respectively. Odisha and Kerala logged cases above 1,000 for the first time.
As per the government information, Maharashtra added 10576 new cases, Andhra Pradesh 6045, and Tami Nadu 6849. In Odisha, 1078 new cases emerged on Wednesday. Kerala also added in 1038. By their standard, these are high rises.
Uttar Pradesh with 2300, and West Bengal, 2291, set record hike in cases on Wednesday. Karnataka’s 4764 is also a record rise there. So is 412 of Punjab, and 487 of Jharkhand. Uttarakhand also logged 451; it’s highest in a day as of now. Chhatisgarh and Sikkim are among the lesser infected states, but on Wednesday, they saw 268 and 106 cases respectively, their highest.
Growth trend of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, and other states
Maharashtra has been the worst infected state from the beginning; it shares nearly 26 percent of the daily rise of the caseload in the country, yet, the Wednesday’s spike was a bit high by its standard. Maharashtra added 10576 yesterday, more by 2240 than what it was on the previous day. On July 19, it got 9518 in its account, but in the next two days, the caseload happened to be 8240 and 8336, before the record jump on Wednesday.
Maharashtra began this month with 5537 cases on July 1; it has gradually increased to 10576 now, 24 percent of the total of India on that day.