On the 22nd of June, India recorded the biggest single day spike of 15,372 fresh cases of the Novel Coronavirus in the last 24 hours.
The Union Health Ministry confirmed the cases on the morning of the 22nd of June.
With new cases,the total number of positive cases of the Coronavirus infection reached 4,26,397 cases.
Out of the total, 1,74,387 are active cases, 2,37,195 cured/discharged and 13,699 deceased till the 22nd of June.
Maharashtra reported highest cases of covid-19, followed by Delhi, Tamil Naidu,Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Andhra Pradesh and Telangana covid-19 cases also increased in terms of high single day spike.
While Andhra Pradesh reported 477 new cases, Telangana reported 730 cases in the last 24 hours.
Despite rise in cases, India improved its recovery rate in the past few days. Previously the recovery rate was 52 % which is now better at 55.8%.
According to the population of India, 133 crore people, Indian Government’s lockdown decision was a major precaution.
According to experts, the 2 months strict nationwide lockdown, helped India to curb the spread of the Novel Coronavirus in the Country.
If the Central Government have not imposed the lockdown, the numbers of positive cases would have crossed 10 lakh till date.
The nationwide lockdown was imposed on the 24th of March and was revised again later on the 14th of April.
After 4 such revised lockdowns, on the 8th of June, Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Central Government announced Unlock 1.0.
Under the first phase of Unlock, the Central Government allowed markets, shopping malls, salons, religious places and offices to operate and function.
However, the restrictions were lifted only in the Red, Green and Orange zones in all the Indian States.
The containment zones for the spread of the virus are under lockdown 5.0., with limited restrictions.
Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducted a two days meeting with chief ministers of Indian states and union territories to discuss the ongoing situation due to the deadly infection.
Mr. Modi also cleared rumours about another lockdown and asked the chief ministers of Indian states to prepare for Unlock 2.0.
The second phase of Unlock is expected to come in force after the 30th of June, after the Unlock 1.0., and lockdown 5.0.,would end.
Stay tuned for further updates.