Covid-19: India reports 95 deaths, 3320 New cases within 24 hours, Total tally Close To 60,000, Death Toll At 1,981

Lav Agarwal, the Health ministry’s joint secretary, said during a press conference on the Covid-19 condition in India, that that the doubling of cases has decreased recently.

Covid-19: India reports 95 deaths, 3320 New cases within 24 hours, Total tally Close To 60,000, Death Toll At 1,981
Covid-19: India reports 95 deaths, 3320 New cases within 24 hours, Total tally Close To 60,000, Death Toll At 1,981

The death toll due to Covid-19 in the country climbed to 1,783 while the total number of cases rose to 59,662 on Saturday, registering an increase of 95 deaths and 3,320 cases in the last 24 hours,  the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday. Overall, the total number of active Covid-19 cases in India are 39,911 while 17,900 people have recovered and 1,986 people have lost their life.

Maharashtra stays to be the most noticeably awful hit state with a total number of Covid-19 cases ascending to 19,063, 37 new Covid-19 deaths on Friday, taking the total toll beyond 700, trailed by Gujarat which has reported 7,402 cases. National capital Delhi has revealed 6,318 with 338 new cases and Tamil Nadu came with 6,009 cases, as per the Health Ministry data.

According to Rajasthan Health Department "57 new Coronavirus cases have been reported on May 9 taking the total number of confirming cases to 3636. with 103 deaths."

Lav Agarwal, ministry’s joint secretary, said during a press conference on the Covid-19 condition in India, that the doubling of cases has decreased recently.

"We should have to learn to live with the coronavirus. All practices ought to be actualized as a behavioral change. The test is huge, we need everybody's help," Agarwal included.

Meanwhile,  the health ministry has also reconsidered its rules for the release of Covid-19 patients, saying just extreme cases will be tested once through the continuous polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) strategy after the symptoms die down.

The other category of patients, including mellow, gentle, pre-symptomatic, and moderate cases, need not be tested before they are released.

The amended guidelines are in complete contrast with the government’s prior guidelines that said a case confirmed by the laboratory must be tested on day 14 once and afterward again in a range of 24 hours, and the patient will be fit for release just if both the outcomes are negative.