The rising outbreak of the corona virus has set another world record on Monday. While the number of infected worldwide has crossed the 8 million mark, the number of dead has crossed 4.36 lakh. On the other hand, after 67 new cases of Covid-19 in China, it has declared martial law in the Boding city of Hebei province besides increasing the trials in Beijing on a large scale.
Martial law has been imposed to prevent the epidemic here due to the renewed Covid-19 cluster in Shinfadi, the largest wholesale market in Boding city of Hebei province in China. Local municipal officials said that this decision has been taken in view of the high level of vigilance. Not only this, the borders of all the nearby cities of Shinfadi market have also been closed.
China has also begun large-scale testing of people traveling in Beijing. So far 67 new Corona virus cases have been reported in the country and 42 in Beijing. On the other hand, by Monday evening the total number of infected people in the world has crossed 80.17 lakh. Of these, 4.36 lakh people have been killed. The death toll in the US has come down but the death toll is still more than 1.17 lakh.
5,248 Cases in Past 24 Hours in Pakistan
After 5,248 new cases a day in Pakistan, the total infection cases in the country has increased to 1,44,676. In the last 24 hours, there have been 2,729 total deaths so far with 97 deaths. The Punjab province of the country has become the first state where the figure has risen to 1,031 with 62 more deaths on Monday. Punjab and Sindh are among the most affected provinces here.
Meanwhile, Sindh province’s Women Development Minister Syeda Shehla Raza has also been confirmed as Covid-19 positive. Due to deteriorating situation in Punjab province, some areas of Lahore have been announced to be kept under complete lockdown for 15 days.
Situation Deteriorating in Brazil
Brazil remains the center of Corona these days. The number of infected cases here has crossed 8.67 lakh till Monday, while the death toll has crossed 43 thousand. On Monday, 17,110 new cases were reported in the country while 612 people died due to epidemic. The situation has been uncontrolled since President Bolsonaro lifted the lockdown.
More than 19,000 Cases in Israel
After 83 new cases discovered on Monday in Israel, the total number of infected in the country has increased to 19,055. According to the Ministry of Health, 33 of the 133 hospitalized patients are in critical condition. During this time 18 patients became healthy. The number of cured patients increased to 15,375. There are 3,380 active cases here.