With every rising sun, the news about increasing coronavirus infections along with a hike in death toll flashes on our television screens and the internet is currently flooded with information related to the covid-19 disease. If we take only the country of India into account, then we get to know that India alone stands as one of the vulnerable countries infected by the virus with 13,387 total cases till now which is rising everyday. According to the latest figures from the Health Ministry, the death toll has risen to a total of 437. In the past 24 hours, 1,007 fresh Covid-19 infections and 23 deaths were reported. On the other hand, 1748 patients have been cured of the virus or discharged. Maharashtra is the worst affected state with 3,205 cases and 194 deaths.
Some of the highly infected areas that are at high risk as of now are:-
Delhi with 1640 cases and 38 deaths, Tamil Nadu with 1267 cases and 15 deaths, Rajasthan with 1131 cases and 3 deaths, Madhya Pradesh with 1120 cases and 53 deaths, Gujarat with 930 cases and 36 deaths, and Uttar Pradesh with 805 cases and 13 deaths. The government of India said that India has received 5 lakh rapid COVID-19 testing kits from China. These are not meant for an early diagnosis of coronavirus rather for monitoring whether coronavirus hotspots in India are increasing or decreasing.