India overtakes Spain: After China and Italy, India overtakes Spain on Saturday, becoming the fifth largest country with the highest coronavirus cases in the world. The total count stood at 2,46,549 yesterday with the highest single-day jump of 10,000 cases, and new 297 deaths were recorded.
So far, America (19,06,060 cases), Brazil (6,14,941), Russia (4,58,102), and the UK (2,86,294) have reported the highest number of cases, and now India has taken the 5th position overtaking Spain’s count of 2.41,310 cases on Saturday. India recorded 10,434 fresh cases yesterday, and the death toll is less than Brazil, Spain, and the UK.
India overtakes Spain, post-China, and Italy
As India overtakes Spain, it has made its entry into five worst-hit countries in coronavirus cases. As per the government’s order, Unlock 1 has recorded more daily cases compared to the four lockdowns. The daily death count has also increased as per the data collected. The coronavirus fatality rate has gone up to 2.8%. However, India has recorded a total of 6,939 deaths so far.
Speaking of the states in India, Maharashtra has recorded the highest number of cases so far and will soon cross the 50,000 marks. On Saturday, it reported 120 new deaths, which is quite high. Currently, the state has reported a total of 1577 deaths, which are quite high. The number of cases being recorded in Metropolitan cities is still higher as compared to others.
UP has crossed 10,000 marks with 382 fresh infections. As the migrants are returning to their hometown, there’s a possibility the toll gets high in the coming days. As India overtakes Spain post-Italy and China, the condition may get worse in the future.