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Fourth phase of lockdown accounts for nearly half of total COVID cases in India

New Delhi:

The fourth phase of the coronavirus-triggered lockdown, which started on May 18, saw 85,974 COVID-19 cases till 8 am on Sunday, which is nearly half of the total cases reported in the nation up until now. Lockdown 4.0, which will end on May 31 midnight, has actually accounted for 47.20 percent of the total coronavirus infection cases, number crunching from the Union Health Ministry information exposes.

The lockdown, which was first secured on March 25 and covered for 21 days, had actually signed up 10,877 cases, while the second phase of the curbs that started on April 15 and extended for 19 days till May 3, saw 31,094cases The 3rd phase of the lockdown that was in result for 14 days ending on May 17, tape-recorded 53,636 cases till 8 am of May18 The nation had actually signed up 512 coronavirus infection cases till March24 India is the ninth worst-hit country by the COVID-19 pandemic as of now.

The first case of COVID-19 in India was reported on January 30 from Kerala after a medical student of Wuhan university, who had actually gone back to India, evaluated favorable for the infection. India registered its highest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases on Sunday, with 8,380 brand-new infections reported in the last 24 hours, taking the nation’s tally to 1,82,143, while the death toll increased to 5,164, according to the Union Health Ministry.

The number of active COVID-19 cases stood to 89,995, while 86,983 people have actually recuperated and one patient has actually moved, it stated. “Thus, around 47.75 per cent patients have recovered so far,” a senior Health Ministry official stated. With the fourth phase of lockdown ending on Sunday, the Home Ministry on Saturday stated ‘Unlock-1’ will be started in the nation from June 8 under which the across the country lockdown will be unwinded to an excellent degree, consisting of opening of mall, dining establishments and spiritual locations, even as rigorous limitations will stay in location till June 30 in the nation’s worst-hit locations.

While revealing the extension of the lockdown in containment zones throughout the nation, the Home Ministry stated temples, mosques, churches and other spiritual locations and mall will be permitted to open in a phased way from June 8, while a decision on opening of colleges and schools will be taken in July in assessment with states.

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