As India’s battle continues with the coronavirus COVID-19, the number of confirmed cases are 74,281 with 2,415 deaths and 24,386 cured cases, the recovery rate is 32.82%, as per the latest update by the Union Health Ministry on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, the number of cases worldwide has risen to 42,56,991 with a jump in the number of fatalities to 2,91,487.
The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in India is nearing the 75-000 mark, while the death toll is approaching the 2,500-mark. However, the recovery rate from the virus was reported to be around 32.82% till Wednesday, which is a significant development over last week’s 26.59%.
Maharashtra continues to be the epicentre of the coronavirus spread where the number of cases witnessed a massive spike recently. Mumbai, the financial capital of the country, has become the hotbed of the coronavirus spread in the state where the number of cases has crossed the 14,500-mark and the death toll is nearing the 530-mark as well.
Total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Pakistan have risen to 32,916, according to Dawn. This figure includes patients who have recovered (8,555) and the death toll in the country which stands at 733.
In his address yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: “With this (economic package) various sections of the country and those linked to economic system will get support and strength of Rs 20 lakh crore. This package will give a new impetus to the development journey of the country in 2020 and a new direction to the Self-reliant India campaign. In order to prove the resolve of a self-reliant India, land, labour, liquidity and laws all have been emphasised in this package.”