New jump in India and warning cases could double

Modesto Morganelli
Luglio 19, 2020

He, however, added that India may see COVID-19 cases peaking as early as in two months if there are strong public health measures and people take all precautions like wearing face masks and maintaining physical distance.

For some in India, lockdown was hard - if not impossible.

"Without salaries and jobs, people die", he said referring to restrictions imposed by some states and municipalities.

Given India's population of around 1.3 billion, experts say, one million is relatively low - but the number will rise significantly in the coming months as testing increases, further straining a healthcare system already pushed to the brink. Whilst public health officials say they now need to work on lowering the mortality rate.

India's Cumulative Positivity Rate has risen from 3.86 per cent on April 30 to 4.97 per cent on May 31 to 6.64 per cent on June 30 to 7.89 per cent on July 16. A test to confirm that they no longer have the virus is not required.

As many as 1,34,33,742 samples have been tested for Covid-19 till 17 July.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in India surpassed one-million mark on Friday, as the death toll crossed 25,000, said the latest data issued by federal health ministry.

The United States, which leads with planet with over 3.7 million cases, has also tried using to curb the outbreak at the condition and regional stages with only constrained achievement. On Friday, Delhi had more cases than Canada or Argentina, which have higher populations than the Indian capital. Hospitals in Dehi have been giving way under pressure. It can be seen that some of the top affected states in the country are showing signs of the virus slowing down. The union territory of Lakshadweep - a tropical archipelago off the coast of Kerala - hasn't reported any cases. "It is 30 countries, in terms of population".

Australia has reported nearly 12,000 cases of Covid-19 nationwide and 122 deaths in a population of about 25 million.

The WHO noted 71,484 new circumstances in the United States, 45,403 in Brazil, 34,884 in India and 13,373 in South Africa. In Spain, almost four million residents of second city Barcelona were urged to stay home as the regional government ordered the closure of cinemas, theatres and nightclubs and banned gatherings of more than 10 people.

Experts have pointed to India's relatively young population.

According to ministry officials, so far 635,757 people have been discharged from hospitals after showing improvement.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany have increased by 202 to 201,574, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed.

The World Health Organization (WHO) is again posting a single-day record of new confirmed coronavirus cases. By contrast, the U.S. has only 4% of the world's population and 26% of the world's coronavirus cases.

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