The extent to which the Corona havoc has taken place in India can be gauged from the fact that the second wave of epidemic in the country has broken the entire world record in terms of infection. According to the WorldoMeter, 3,15,478 new corona infections were found in India in 24 hours till 12 o’clock on Wednesday night. This number of infected in a day is the highest in the world since the onset of the epidemic. Before this, America had the record of getting the most new infections in one day in the world.
On January 8, 2021, 3,07,570 new infections were detected in the US. But now India has gone ahead in this matter. The number of deaths of corona patients occurring daily for six consecutive days is breaking records. A total of 2101 corona patients succumbed during 24 hours. With this, the total number of people who died due to the epidemic in the country increased to 1,84,672.
The recovery rate for corona-infected people has fallen to 84.5 percent. According to statistics, the number of people recovering from this disease has increased to 1,34,47,040. The national death toll from Corona has fallen to 1.20 percent, but in Maharashtra it is 1.5 percent and 1.6 percent in West Bengal .
The highest number of 568 people died in the country during 24 hours in Maharashtra. After this, 249 people died in Delhi, 193 in Chhattisgarh, 187 in UP, Gujarat 125, 116 in Karnataka, 69 in Punjab and 75 in Madhya Pradesh. A total of 1556 deaths occurred in these eight states, which is 75.2 percent of the total 2101 deaths.