New cases on Wednesday surpassed 114,73 1156 infections, with dozens of cities and towns imposing night curfews to try to control the second wave.
With a record 126,789 new CVD-19 cases found in India, most countries are battling coronavirus infections for the second time, the health ministry said on Thursday.
The death toll rose to 6,885, the highest since November, at 1,166,6622, with India’s overall caseload being the third highest in the world, behind the United States and Brazil.
The news of this new case has been received from the Ministry of Health Exceeded 115,736 infections on Wednesday, Has imposed night curfews on dozens of towns and cities to try to infect them.
The western state of Maharashtra, the country’s most affected, is responsible for about 47 per cent of new infections.
The federal government has refused to impose a nationwide lockdown for the second year in a row, with economic impacts following the first year, but it has asked states to decide whether to impose local restrictions to control the spread of the virus.
In India, there are now more than 60,000 cases averaging more than seven days a day.
The alarming figures came on Thursday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi received his second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.
“Vaccination is one of our few ways to defeat the virus. If you qualify for the vaccine, shoot your shot soon,” Modi tweeted. He received his first shot of the vaccine on March 2.
India launched its vaccination campaign in January. So far, more than 90 million health workers and people over the age of 45 have received at least one shot.
India has received only 11 million both doses as it tries to build immunity to protect its 1.3 billion people.