A few months back in February, India was being praised by many other nations about how it has taken the step of early Lockdown of the country to control the spread of coronavirus. But now the data coming up is showing some other picture altogether. The number of corona-positive patients is continuously increasing and it has crossed the benchmark of 1.5 lakhs this week.
India has surpassed China’s official records
China had announced officially that there were as many as 83,000 people who got infected by the coronavirus in their country in total among which 4,634 people died.
In the initial stages, India was known to have a much lesser number of cases in comparison to not just China but also in comparison to many other countries that are badly affected by the condition. But now the recent data say that India is about to cross the death toll of China. The number of people affected by the coronavirus in India has crossed 1.5 lakhs and by now there are as many as 4,531 deaths recorded in the entire country. This is quite close to the death number of China when it was suffering from the condition.
Coronavirus Cases in India as on 29 May 2020
|Total No. of Cases||1,72,190|
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India is now 9th on coronavirus worst-hit data list
It was just a month back or so when Indians were standing proud listening to the applauds from different nations of the world about how the country has controlled the spread of the virus. But it seems, it was too early to judge and now the current data has proven how badly the coronavirus is having an impact on the country.
After China got recovered from the coronavirus, other countries across the globe started getting affected by the infection. Some of the majorly devastated countries across the globe currently are the US, Italy, Germany, Brazil, Spain, Russia, Iran, and Turkey.
Italy was in the news a month back about how they have lost hopes of getting control over the condition and how they have claimed that they are not able to handle the situation anymore. Being one of the countries to have the finest healthcare systems, when Italy stated such a condition, it was a high alert for other nations across the world and since then the procedure of lockdown started.
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But it seems that by then the infection had spread out to many of the countries such as the US, and others. India was still at a much safer side at that time with just 100 positive cases and no deaths encountered. But now with about 1.6 lakhs positive cases, the country is fast approaching towards a much dreadful situation. Earlier Turkey was considered to be the 9th worst-hit country with coronavirus. But now India has left Turkey behind and has taken its place to become the 9th worst-hit country with coronavirus.
Worst Hit States in India in terms of Fatality due to Coronavirus Outbreak
- Madhya Pradesh
- West Bengal
- Uttar Pradesh
- Tamil Nadu
- Andhra Pradesh
COVID-19 coronavirus: Top ten most-affected countries
- United States
- United Kingdom
China is at 14th place and below Iran, Peru and Canada.
What is going wrong?
The country started off quite well with an early lockdown of the country and many related precautions. But amidst the lockdown situation also, the number of coronavirus patients started increasing uncontrollably since the month of March.
There can be a number of reasons to it such as confusion among the Government officials regarding transferring the migrants from one state to another, not being able to control the general public who are not following precautionary measures and many others.
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But whatever is the case, it is quite sure that the country was that was expected to keep the number of coronavirus patient numbers in check have actually lost control and the results are quite transparent through its current data.