India reported on Saturday that the number of new coronavirus infections was a record at 145,384, and the highest number of deaths in more than five months, fighting a second wave of pandemic, which eventually led to the federal government of Maharashtra. Was locked up last weekend.
According to data from the Ministry of Health, the death toll has increased by 794, bringing the total number of deaths from the coronavirus to 168,436.
The number of cases in India reached 13.21 million, making it the third most infected person in the world. The US and Brazil have higher amounts. In the past week, India reported the highest number of cases in the world, surpassing 100,000 for the first time on Monday, and surpassing 100,000 the following day.
The government accused the masses of refusing to wear masks again.
Officials said that Maharashtra, the state of India in most cases, has closed restaurants, shopping malls and churches and banned most people from coming to control the epidemic, which threatens medical facilities. The crash and the fight against vaccine shortages. The end time of the lock is Monday.
In the economic center of Mumbai, India, hundreds of poor migrant workers fled the city by train this week, which may spread the infection in small towns and villages.
The railway department denied that people were fleeing the city due to the pandemic and pointed out that due to annual holidays and harvests, this movement of workers is considered common at this time of the year.
At the same time, many states are facing vaccine shortages.