With 9,000 new Covid-19 cases for 2nd straight day, India’s tally at 2.26 lakh

India recorded 9,851 new cases in the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 273 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union health ministry data showed on Friday.

With over 9,000 new Covid-19

According to the health minority’s dashboard, ahead of the beginning of Centre’s Unlock 1 plan from Monday to ease more restrictions during the lockdown, the Covid-19 tally of the country now stands at 226,770, more than four times the number of cases on the same day in May.

Data shows that the quantity of folks who suffer from succumbed on the deadly infection has gone as much as 6,348 from 1,568 on May 5.

You will find 109,461 those who have been cured of Covid-19 pushing the recovery rate to 48.26% thus far.

The majority of the country’s caseload has been recorded from Maharastra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Delhi.

There are actually 77,793 patients of Covid-19 and 2,710 people have died to date in Maharashtra, while Tamil Nadu has 27,256 cases and 220 fatalities. In Delhi, the COvid-19 tally has reached beyond 25,000 along with the death toll is in 650.

While the volume of Covid-19 cases in Gujarat is lower compared to the national capital at 18,584, the western state’s death toll is higher at 1,155.

The Union health ministry has released several guidelines as part of a 3-phased plan targeted at lifting restrictions imposed to halt the spread of Covid-19.

The regular operating procedures (SOPs) came ahead of the opening of malls, religious places, and restaurants and hotels in numerous parts of the country from June 8 in the first phase of the things the Centre calls Unlock 1, and provide a glimpse of life inside the aftermath of the pandemic.

A list of dos and don’ts has physical distancing of no less than six feet; mandatory usage of face covers, frequent handwashing with soaps for around 40-one minute, use of alcohol-based hand sanitisers and covering mouth and nose while sneezing or coughing as common guidelines.

Frequently touched surfaces such as doorknobs at hotels need to be disinfected regularly, disposable menu cards at restaurants and food courts in malls has to be offered to patrons, just 50% seating capacity might be utilised at restaurants and offerings such as prasad at religious places will probably be prohibited right now.