Covid-19 Updates: The second wave of the Corona epidemic is proving more dangerous. For the last three days, more than 4 lakh new corona cases have been exposed across the country every day. In the last 24 hours, 4.01 lakh new corona cases have been exposed and due to this, 4187 people have died in the last 24 hours. Due to increasing cases of corona infection, medical oxygen, hospital beds for covid patients and shortages of medicines remain in many parts of the country.
On the other hand, due to the increasing corona cases, many states have also imposed lockdown. In this episode, the southern state of Tamil Nadu has announced a lockdown for two weeks from Monday 10 May. A record 26,465 new cases were revealed in the state on Friday. So far, 13.23 lakh cases have arrived there and there are still 1.35 lakh active COVID cases in the state.
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More than 2.38 lakh deaths due to corona
There have been 4,01,078 new cases of corona across the country. Thus far, 2,18,92,676 cases of corona have been reported in the country. According to the data released by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, due to corona, 4187 people have died in the last 24 hours and so far 2,38,270 people have died due to this. The risk of corona infection is once again increasing rapidly and currently there are 37,23,446 active cases. The recovery rate has also come down to 81.90 percent.
Vaccination of 22.97 lakh people in last 24 hours
The most effective weapon in the fight against the Corona epidemic is the vaccine. The world’s largest vaccination program is going on in India. In the last 24 hours, 22,97,257 people have been given corona vaccine doses and so far 16,73,46,544 people have been given vaccine doses. This figure is till 8 am on 8 May 2021 released by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Any citizen over the age of 18 can go to their nearest center and get the vaccine dosed.