The Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 cases continue to rise in India with near lightning speed.
On the 13th of July, the Union Ministry of Home And Family Welfare confirmed another massive rise in single day cases, taking the total Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 cases to 8,78,254.
On the morning of the 13th of July, India witnessed 28,701 new cases of the deadly virus.
Since the deadly virus broke out in India, it is the 4th consecutive day, the Country reported a single day spike of over 25,000 cases.
With these updates, till the 13th of July, India has 8,78,245 total positive cases, of these, 3,01,609 are active cases, 5,53,471 have been declared as cured or discharged.
Meanwhile, the number of deceased cases recorded till date are 23,174.
Despite improving the recovery rate at 62%, the everyday increase is continuing with a rapid speed. In regard to this, the Indian Government is planning to conduct a survey to determine the exposure of the virus and curb the spread by breaking the chain in India.
On the other hand, many state governments are also taking precautionary measures and announced partial lockdown in containment zones.
Maharashtra Government, Karnataka Government, West Bengal Government and other governments also announced partial lockdown in their respective containment zones.
The Madhya Pradesh Government also announced lockdown and curfews on Sundays to avoid the spread of the virus. The Bihar Government also decided to impose strict lockdown in a few regions, where the number of the Novel Coronavirus cases are increasing.
The Telangana Government is also mulling over a two weeks lockdown in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) one of the hotspots for the spread of the deadly infection.
Meanwhile, out of all states, Maharashtra continues to be the worst COVID-19 hit State, followed by Tamil Nadu.
The National Capital Delhi also is the worst Coronavirus hit region of India.
Maharashtra has 2,54,427 cases of the COVID-19 infection, Tamil Nadu has 1,38,470 cases and Delhi has 1,12,494 cases.
Despite such an increase in the COVID-19 numbers, the Union Health Ministry denied there was community transmission, the third stage of the Novel Coronavirus spread.
Meanwhile, globally the deadly virus infected as many as 13,027,337 people and claimed 571,076 lives till the 13t h of July.
Stay tuned for further updates.