Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan says situation not good as tally nears 80,000.
Trivandrum: Coronavirus (Covid-19) India Unlock 4.0 News Live Updates: Indian Covid-19 tally continued to rise on Thursday after over 83,000 fresh cases were registered in a single day.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Thursday the situation in the state was “not good”, as 1,553 new COVID-19 cases and 10 fatalities were reported taking the infection count to 79,624 and death toll to 315. The chief minister said the cases may increase in wake of the active functioning of markets and other public places during the Onam holidays.
Meanwhile, hotels, restaurants, and clubs in Delhi have been permitted to serve liquor from September 9 on a trial basis till September 30. The Delhi government has also issued Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the functioning of these bars. The move comes as part of unlock 4. States like West Bengal, Goa, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu have already reopened bars and pubs, after keeping them closed for more than five months. The National Capital on Wednesday recorded 2,509 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day spike in around two months.
Indian Covid-19 tally continued to rise on Thursday after over 83,000 fresh cases were registered, the highest single-day rise in cases so far. While the overall figure stood at 3,853,406, the death toll also increased from 66,333 to 67,376, according to the latest data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Earlier today, the Union Health Ministry said that Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu account for 62 percent of active COVID-19 cases in the country. However, Health secretary Rakesh Bhushan said that there has been a considerable decrease in the active cases in these states. In Andhra Pradesh, there has been a weekly decrease of 13.7 percent, a 16.1% decrease in Karnataka, 6.8% decrease in Maharashtra, and a 23.9% decrease in Tamil Nadu, and 17.1% decrease in Uttar Pradesh, respectively.
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