India It set a one-day world record for more than 90,000 cases of coronavirus, to bypass the country Brazil It is the second most affected country in the world, with 4.2 million confirmed cases.
On Sunday India 90,802 new infections and 1,016 deaths were recorded. Maharashtra remains the worst-affected state and is home to the financial capital, Mumbai. It has had nearly a quarter of the country’s total infections, and on Sunday it reported 23,350 new cases.
In the capital, Delhi, the city’s subway system reopened Monday morning, although the city has an average five-day case count of more than 2,500. The reopening comes more than five months after the service closed due to Covid-19.
“We have deployed a police force at every metro station to manage crowds and to ensure people wear face masks and follow social distancing standards,” Joint Commissioner of Police Atul Katia told the Indian News Agency (ANI).
The metro also reopened in Lucknow, the capital of India’s most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, on Monday after a five-month closure.
The coronavirus pandemic has devastated India’s economy, contracting nearly 24% in the three months to June, the worst performance since records began in 1996.
Although the number of cases has risen, the number of deaths in the country is just over 71,000, and according to the Health Ministry, the death rate fell to 1.72% on Sunday.
Brazil now It is ranked third in the world, With 4.13 million cases. The we It has 6.27 million cases.
Daily case numbers are also on the rise in France, the United Kingdom and the United States. in a FranceSeven other departments covering major cities such as Lille, Strasbourg and Dijon have been placed on high alert. The move comes as the nation reported nearly 9,000 daily cases on Friday, and 8,550 more in the past 24 hours on Saturday, when the nationwide test-positive rate rose to 4.7%.
The United kingdom saw Nearly 3,000 confirmed cases On Sunday, the highest number since May, while infections are rising in 22 US states, according to a Reuters analysis. The American trend is worrying about Labor Day weekend, which is traditionally filled with family gatherings and end-of-summer parties.
South Korea Meanwhile, it added 119 cases of coronavirus, which is the lowest daily jump in more than three weeks amid a downward trend in new cases.
The Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday that the additional numbers bring the country’s total to 21,296 with 336 deaths.
Other developments include:
Australia On Monday it said it would receive the first batch of a possible vaccine for Covid-19 in January 2021, as the virus epicenter in the country said the number of new daily infections had fallen to its lowest level in 10 weeks.
Hospital patients infected with Covid-19 continue to have lung damage, shortness of breath and a cough Weeks after being discharged from the hospitalThe researchers found.
The number of global coronavirus cases has exceeded 27 million, with 883,339 deaths confirmed, according to Johns Hopkins University tracker.