As per a report in The New York Times, India’s COVID-19 pandemic is now world’s fastest growing in terms of caseload per day. India is now recording more than 75,000 cases per day.
The report states that the reasons behind the increase in cases can be attributed to crowded cities, lockdown fatigue and lack of contact tracing. The report quoted health experts saying that the virus reproduction rate in India is increasing as more state governments are loosening lockdown restrictions to revive the economy.
Dr Anant Bhan, a health researcher at Melaka Manipal Medical College, said: ?Everything right now is indicating toward a massive surge in the caseload in coming days. What is more worrying is we are inching toward the No 1 spot globally.
Dr Bhan noted that during the strict lockdown, which was implemented from March to May, most of the COVID-19 cases were concentrated in urban areas. However, as the travel restrictions were lifted after that many people started moving from urban areas to rural areas, thereby taking the virus with them.
Till now, India has recorded more than 3.4 million cases and is at the third place after USA (6m cases) and Brazil (3.81m cases). India’s current daily increase in COVID-19 cases is substantially higher than USA and Brazil, which are currently recording 40,000 to 50,000 cases per day. More than 62,000 people have lost their lives till now in India due to COVID-19. In terms of death as well India is at the third place after USA (1,84,000 deaths) and Brazil (1,20,000 deaths).
It is to be noted that one big reason for the rise in the cases is that more tests are being done in India now. India is now conducting 1 million tests per day compared to 2,00,000 tests a day two months ago.
Purva Kothari’s jewellery collection sparkles at ‘Intrea’ exhibition in Nagpur
Amid festivities, jewellery designer Purva Kothari conducted a two-day exhibition of diamond studded jewellery at Jawaharlal Darda Art Gallery in Nagpur on October 1 and 2.
Purva, in the past, has enticed celebrities including Director at Reliance Industries Nita Ambani, Varsha Patel wife of former minister Praful Patel, Founder at Videocon Venugopal Dhoot, Founder Chairman at GMR Group GM Rao and endorsements from Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saina Nehwal, to name a few.
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September 30, 2022 | Nagpur News | नागपुर समाचार | Hindi News Bulletin | Nation Next
Shashi Tharoor is capable of bringing Congress back in power, says Congress leader Ashish Deshmukh
Former MLA and Member of Parliamentary Board, MPCC Dr Ashish Deshmukh speaking about the nomination filed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor for the post of Congress President on Friday, said, “Dr Shashi Tharoor is a popular Congress MP who has done remarkable work for the nation at the international level. It’s very welcoming thing that the election of Congress President is being done in a democratic manner. This is an important step for decentralisation in the party and the future of Congress is bright. Soniaji and Rahulji Gandhi contributed a lot to strengthen the party.”
Congress leader Deshmukh added, “This is an important step taken by the Congress elites for the elections in a democratic manner so that the party can take a higher flight. Dr Shashi Tharoor has cordial relations with everyone in the party; he has the ability to give a new direction to the party. I believe that he will be able to handle the responsibility of bringing the Congress to power in the country by taking the party forward with new strength. If he seriously deals with issues like unemployment, industry, agriculture, inflation then Congress will have fruitful days. By doing transparent politics, he will definitely convey the thought of Congress to the people at the grassroots level. If you want a rejuvenated, bigger and dynamic Congress party, Dr. Shashi Tharoor is the right candidate. He has the open support of Congress delegates in 12 states and is getting the support of Congress leaders and activists from all over India. He will be elected for sure.”
Deshmukh informed that Tharoor would be visiting Nagpur on October 1 and 2 to hear out all thoughts of Congress delegates.