a India 273,810 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded during the past 24 hours and set a new daily record, according to data released by the country’s Ministry of Health on Monday (19). The Asian country also recorded 1619 additional deaths in just one day, reaching 178,769 deaths since the start of the new Corona virus pandemic.
Previous record Recorded on Saturday (17), With just over 234,000 new cases. Last Thursday (15), the Asian country surpassed the benchmark for the first time 200,000 Injuries were recorded in just one day.
The largest brand of cases registered in 24 hours is still from the United States, which had it Over 300,000 confirmed on January 2. The record for injured in Brazil is 97,500 new cases within 24 hours, On March 25th.
With the new record, India is close to the 15 million infection mark, only behind United State. Last Monday (12), the country Brazil has gone through a number of confirmed cases.
In terms of the number of deaths, the Asian country is the fourth country to have lost the largest number of lives since the beginning of the epidemic, after the United States, Brazil and Mexico.
India is experiencing a period of religious holidays, ignoring epidemic control measures even as hospitals are crowded.
Last week, as the country grapples with a devastating second wave of the Coronavirus, millions of worshipers descended on the banks of the Ganges River in Haridwar, to take a dip in the water during the Kumbh Mela festival. Watch below:
Video: Devotees participate in bathing rituals during the pandemic in India
The case record comes amid an acceleration of vaccination in the country. India is the largest producer of vaccines in the world and it started the vaccination campaign in January, which took a long time to start.
The country has begun to restrict the export of vaccines against Covid-19 to increase the speed of vaccination, which has shown results.
India is the third country to have applied the most doses to date (123 million), behind only United States of America (206 million) and China (188 million), according to Our World in Data, a project associated with the University of Oxford.